Miner beaten to death at Cuyuni

The Guyana Police Force today announced that it has launched an investigation into the murder of yet another gold miner. According to a Police Press Release, 25-year-old John Mc Pherson of Plum Park, Sophia was pronounced dead at the Bartica Hospital after being badly beaten by a number of other miners on Wednesday April 10, […]

NCN Board disbands Current Affairs Unit

The Board of the National Communications Network has made a decision to disband a recently formed Current Affairs Unit and transfer all the recently hired staff for that unit to the newsroom of NCN. The move by the NCN Board has unsettled some of those who were a part of the unit and some of […]

Women Miners want better security.

The Guyana Women Miners Organisation has issued a call for there to be the presence of more policemen in the mining districts. The call comes in wake of yet another murder of a miner at an interior location. In a statement issued Thursday, the group said “many times because of no police presence in these […]

Guyana bids Farewell to “Reep”

Remembered as one to always find compromise while remaining a humble soul, the life of Reepu Daman Persaud was celebrated today. Scores of persons gathered at the Guyana International Convention Centre to pay tribute and to reflect on the life and work of the former Government Minister and Member of Parliament. Cloudy conditions with the […]

Shanghai picks up Shabazz support

Former Guyana Technical Director and Head Coach of the Golden Jaguars Jamaal Shabazz has come out in total support for Aubrey ‘Shanghai’ Major’s candidacy for President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF). Major is the person who came up with the idea to bring Shabazz to Guyana’s football in 2005, when the Golden Jaguars rose […]

Two Dead, Two missing in Berbice River Tragedy

The bodies of two persons have been found following a tragedy in the Upper Berbice river that has left investigators baffled. Late Tuesday night, the body of a mid age man was taken to the New Amsterdam Hospital after it was found floating in the river in a farming community known as Mara. Mara is […]

Linden nurses strike

Nurses at Linden began strike action Wednesday morning over their unpaid gratuity money and they say they do not intend to head back to the hospitals until they are sure the payments will be made. The over 75 nurses marched through the streets of Linden expressing their displeasure with the way they were being treated. […]

Linden forms Trust for new TV Station

The Region 10 Administration has started work on forming a Trust that will overlook efforts for the Region to be granted a TV station license and get a TV station into operation within months. Speaking in the National Assembly on Monday, Chairperson of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority Bibi Shaddick  who is a Member of […]


Last year, Barbados got the better of Trinidad and Tobago twice in the Regional four-day tournament. Today, the Denesh Ramdin led T&T side have a chance at retribution. They host the Bajans in the final round of the 2013 four-day championship at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain starting today from 10 a.m. and will […]

Christopher Nurse endorses Shanghai

With the much-anticipated elections of the Guyana Football Federation approaching a kick off time, the Captain of the Guyana National Football Team, Christopher Nurse has announced his endorsement of long-time Guyana Football Federation Executive and Football administrator Aubrey Shanghai Major for the Presidency. In a statement, the 28-year-old midfielder said he believes Shanghai is the […]