$78 Million Lotto jackpot claimed

The Guyana Lottery Company has announced that the winner of its $78 Million jackpot has finally come forward and has claimed the prize. The drawing took place on February 16, 2013 and the claim period would have expired on Friday, May 16, 2013. The lucky winner whose identity will not be revealed, claimed the prize […]

Energy Agency fires Six more staffers over polygraph

Six more employees of the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) were fired on Tuesday morning after being told that they had failed the Government issued polygraph tests. The GEA has now dismissed over twenty employees in less than two months claiming that they were all unsuccessful after they submitted themselves for the lie detector tests. One […]

Guyana and Repsol ink Petroleum Deal

The Government of Guyana announced on Tuesday that it has signed an Agreement with Repsol Exploracion S.A. (Repsol) to undertake oil exploration in the Shelfal waters of Guyana’s Exclusive Economic Zone. Repsol is one of the largest Spanish Oil exploration companies. President Donald Ramotar who is the Minister Responsible for Petroleum signed on behalf of […]

Cross dressing challenge to continue

Guyana’s Chief Justice, Ian Chang will continue to listen to arguments on June 4 in a landmark case that could have an impact on some colonial type laws that remain in modern-day Guyana and which affect the Gay and Lesbian community. The Society Against Sexual Orientation and Discrimination(SASOD) and four other applicants in the names […]

Six charged for murder of “Guana Man”

Six Corentyne residents appeared in the Whim Magistrates’ Court on Monday and were charged with the murder of Manchester, Berbice resident, Alfred Munroe called “Guana Man”. They were all refused bail and remanded to prison. The 45-year-old man who residents suspected of being a thief, was beaten to death last Thursday at Port Mourant, Corentyne […]

Ex Husband being sought for hotel murder

The ex husband of 30-year-old Maryann Nauth is being sought by Police in connection with the murder. The ex husband’s name has been given as Vinod Balgobind. He has not been seen or heard from, since the brutal slaying of the mother of three, in a city hotel on Sunday. The two were married for […]

Blind man charged and remanded for inciting murder

A 55-year-old visually impaired man from Greenwich on the East Bank of Essequibo has been remanded to prison after being refused bail for the charge of inciting to commit a felony of murder. The father of six whose name was given as “Lochan”, appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court on Monday […]

Mother of seven burns house down

A mother of seven children is in police custody after she allegedly set fire to her Bamboo Drive, Meadowbrook home on Mother’s Day. The house was completely gutted. Firemen were called to the scene just before 3 o’ clock on Sunday afternoon when neighbours noticed the blaze and raised an alarm. The woman fingered in […]

Air China approached to fly Guyana route

The Government of Guyana has announced that it is trying to convince Air China to begin a service to Guyana. That service could be offered via New York. Air China is the world’s 10th largest airline and is the National Flag Carrier of China. The carrier currently operates 11 non-stop flights between New York and Beijing […]

Woman stabbed to death in city hotel

The lifeless body of a 31-year-old woman was found sprawled on the bed in a room of the K&VC Hotel on South Road in Georgetown on Sunday morning. The body had multiple stab wounds. The woman has been identified as Maryann Nauth. No last known address has been provided for her. According to the Police, […]