Tuschen man kills three in early morning rampage

Police at Tuschen on the East Bank of Essequibo are hunting for a cane cutter after he reportedly murdered his former mother-in-law, his young child and his ex wife’s new boyfriend.  They were all chopped to death. The man reportedly also chopped his ex-wife who is in a critical condition. The incident took place early […]

APNU confident of CJ granting Conservatory Order

A Partnership for National Unity Member of Parliament and Shadow Minister of Legal Affairs, Attorney Basil Williams is confident that the Chief Justice of Guyana will grant a Conservatory Order to block the government from further unapproved spending and further spending on projects that were disapproved by the National Assembly. Mr. Williams who is part […]

US and Cuba to resume diplomatic relations after 50 years

(NY Daily News)  WASHINGTON — The United States will normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba, opening an embassy in Havana, and easing trade and travel restrictions in move that ends more than a half century of estrangement with the long-communist island. President Obama announced the breakthrough in a noontime speech while Cuban President Raul Castro, the […]

Rogue cops are a reflection of society -Police Commissioner

Acting Police Commissioner Seelal Persaud would not say that he is surprised or worried about the number of current and former policemen who have found themselves involved in criminal activity, however, he admits that their behaviour may be a reflection of the society at large. Speaking to reporters on Wednesday morning just after hosting the […]

Second Montrose gunman identified; friends and family shocked

The second gunman who was shot dead  on Monday night during a stand off with police after robbing a Montrose supermarket has been identified as 24-year-old Mahendra Sukull aka Vikki of Prashad Nagar. The other dead gunman was identified as policeman Warren Blue who was wanted for the murder of Agricola teenager, Shaquille Grant who […]

Prisoner loses leg while weeding “Dutch” burial ground

A 26-year-old inmate of the Georgetown Prison who is scheduled to be released at the end of January is now a patient of the Georgetown Hospital after he lost his right leg in a freak accident. The incident occurred on Sunday while he was on work duty at the old Bourda burial ground. The young who […]

City markets closed as City Hall workers strike

Scores of workers of the Georgetown City Council launched strike action on Monday morning forcing the closure of the Stabroek market and the Bourda market. Stall holders became furious as they turned up at work only to find locked gates. Some stall holders who were in the market early said they were asked to leave and […]

Woman douses popular Linden businessman with acid over “blow”

A popular Linden businessman remains hospitalised after he was doused with acid by his reputed wife as she levelled allegations of unfaithfulness. The businessman who is known as “Chicken” and runs the popular “Chicken Bar” on Republic Avenue in Linden was reportedly about to head into his bathroom late on Sunday afternoon after a misunderstanding […]