Trinidad cuts fuel subsidy for Caribbean Airlines

Already faced with heavy criticism across the region for its high ticket prices, regional carrier, Caribbean Airlines may be preparing for more financial turbulence as the Trinidad and Tobago Government has announced that it intends to discontinue the fuel subsidy that the airline currently enjoys. Trinidad’s Finance Minister Larry Howai made the announcement on Wednesday […]

Trinidad Farming Associations say TT has enough land of its own

(Trinidad Guardian)  Reports that the Government plans to provide 10,000 acres of land in Guyana for T&T’s farmers have already stirred up discontentment within the agricultural industry. Among the groups voicing their concerns are the T&T Agriculture Society, United Farmers Association and the T&T Cane Producers Association. In an interview yesterday, president of the T&T United […]

Wanted Bulletin issued for Randy Jagdeo for murder of Kirk Davis

The Guyana Police Force on Monday issued a Wanted Bulletin for Water Street Businessman, Randy Jagdeo. According to the bulletin, Jagdeo is wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of biker Kirk Davis who was gunned down in front of his Eccles home last Tuesday night. The Police Force is asking for anyone with […]

Literacy Action Plan to be unveiled

In observance of International World Literacy Day 2013, Education Minister, Priya Manickchand announced that the government and the Ministry is committed to unveiling a 2014 literacy plan of action and projected results, with a goal of working with everyone, to fulfill to every citizen the right of literacy. She explained that it is even more […]

Top Cop names suspect in Biker’s murder

Police Commissioner Leroy Brummel on Sunday night said police investigators were progressing well with their probe of the gunning down of well-known biker Kirk Davis. Speaking to family and friends who gathered outside the Brickdam Police Station for a candle light vigil for justice, Commissioner Brummel said “we have been working on it, so I […]

Chief Justice rules cross dressing not a crime unless…

Chief Justice Ian Chang on Friday ruled that cross dressing is not a crime unless being used for improper purpose. The ruling brought down by Chief Justice Chang came in response to court action filed by four gay men and the Society Against Sexual Orientation and Discrimination 2009 after the four gay men were arrested […]

Wakenaam businessman attacked by gang of bandits

A businessman on the island of the Wakenaam in the Essequibo river is nursing a gunshot wound to his shoulder and other injuries after he was attacked a shot by a group of armed men during a robbery at his home. According to a Police report, at around 8 o’ clock on  Saturday night, businessman […]

GPL blames lightning for recent blackouts

The recent spate of blackouts that residents, particularly on the East Coast and East Bank of Demerara have been experiencing is as a result of network related problems. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Incorporated, Bharrat Dindyal explained that the two transmission lines leading from Garden of Eden, East Bank […]

Biker was shot 16 times; suspect still in hiding

A post-mortem examination conducted on the body of biker Kirk Davis revealed that the young man died from shock and hemorrhage as a result of gunshot injuries. The report also found that the 30 year old man was shot 16 times to the upper body and all of those shots were fired at close range. […]