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, […]

“Hydropower in Guyana Shrouded in secrecy”

(The Economist)  GUYANESE have long dreamed of harnessing their powerful rivers for hydroelectricity. Instead, they rely on imported oil for intermittent and expensive power. Now the government wants to move forward with an $840m project at Amaila Falls, deep in the forested interior. At full capacity of 165MW, it could supply more power than Guyana’s […]

Man and wife arrested after approaching Benschop for “Hit-men”

A Parika man and his wife have been taken into police custody after they approached Political activist Mark Benschop to hire “hit men”. Benschop who operates a foundation in New Market Street, Georgetown said the couple came to his building on three occasions but it wasn’t until they came the second time, that their true intent […]

Guyanese gets 22 yrs for St Maarten double murder

ST. MAARTEN (WCIV/AP) — The three men accused of killing a Lowcountry couple last year while they were visiting the Caribbean have been convicted and sentenced. According to Solicitor General Taco Stein, Meyshane Johnson was sentenced to life in prison. Jeremiah Mills was sentenced to 28 years and Guyanese, Jefferson Woolford was sentenced to 22 […]

Cambio dealer and wife “executed”

Police investigators believe a Georgetown businessman and his wife were murdered, execution style in their Turkeyen, east Coast Demerara home just before fire was set to the two-story house. The dead persons have been identified as Cambio owner and city  businessman, Totaram Mohotoo and his wife Basmattie Mohotoo. Persons in the area said they heard […]