GPL execs summoned to cabinet over blackouts

The management and board of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Incorporated has assured the Cabinet that every possible step will be taken to address in a timely manner, the transport and distribution difficulties that are responsible for the recent spate of power outages. The meeting with the power company’s board and management took place […]

At least 12 dead as heavy rainfall swamps St. Vincent and St. Lucia

(BBC)  At least eight people died and dozens were forced out of their homes by heavy rain in the Caribbean islands of St Vincent and the Grenadines. Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves has cut short his holidays and was returning from London, the government said. Landslides and flooding also reportedly killed five people in the neighbouring island […]

Without a Trace: GEA officer remains missing one year later

One year later, there is still no trace of Guyana Energy Agency employee LeVoy Taljit who went missing last December and has not been seen or heard from since. Taljit who was 25 years old at the time left his Queenstown home driving a  Toyota Raum motorcar and relatives said that was the last they […]

More Police Officers trained overseas

(GINA) The security sector continues to focus heavily on training of its personnel, and only recently several officers benefited from overseas training at various levels. The Home Affairs Ministry in a release today announced that Detective Sergeant Shivram Murguyya and Detective Corporal Devon Lowe attended the Junior Criminal Investigation course in Christ Church, Barbados. The aim […]

Youth busted smuggling ammunition into jailhouse

Twenty nine-year old Kelon Benjamin of Station Street Kitty was arrested on Monday after he was busted allegedly attempting to smuggle two 12 gauge shotgun cartridges into the Camp Street Prison. Reports state that Prison officers were searching the items Benjamin took to the jail house for his cousin who is an inmate, when the […]

Tuschen woman killed by jealous ex husband

An East Bank Essequibo woman who was a mother of four was stabbed more than twenty times to her body on Monday morning, allegedly by the father of her children. Thirty seven-year old Lalita Basdeo, employed with GuyAmerica furniture store, was attacked in her bathroom at her, Phase Two, Tuschen New Scheme, East Bank Essequibo […]

Woman stabs man to death over $1000 food money

An East Bank Essequibo woman is in custody and will face charges this week after she stabbed a 43-year-old man to death during an argument. According to the Police the woman and the man became involved in the argument after he converted for his personal use, $1000 that she had given to him to buy […]

Linden will have football on January 1 -Solomon

President of the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA), Regional Chairman Sharma Solomon says that the people of Linden will have football on January 1, contrary to what the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and its General Council has instructed. Under the newly launched Banks GT Beer, 14 clubs from Linden are doing battle to see who […]

MLS Super star in Guyana to conduct training clinic

The USA’s Major League Soccer (MLS) Super Star Dwayne De Rosario is expected to arrive in Guyana tomorrow and will conduct a coaching clinic with 52 children between the ages of 10 and 18 years at the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground on Sunday December 22. De Rosario, whose parents are Guyanese, has never visited Guyana […]

Woman who returned home for vacation killed in accident

Overseas based Guyanese 39-year-old Osan Dillion-Jordon was  killed on Friday morning in a two vehicular smash up at  Liliendaal, along the railway embankment on the East Coast of Demerara. The woman returned to Guyana a week ago for her Christmas vacation and to celebrate her 40th Birthday. She died less than an hour after she […]