Guyana born, British witchdoctor jailed 10 years for fraud

(Daily Mail) A Guyana born, British witch doctor who conned her ‘patients’ out of £1million to become one of the most prolific conwomen in history has been jailed for 10 years. Juliette D’Souza, 59, persuaded 11 clients to hand over their life savings – which she insisted would be hung from a magic tree in […]

Man arrested for shooting Guyanese father in St. Kitts

(SKNVibes) BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – KRISHNA CHATRAM, son of the Guyanese fisherman who was shot last Wednesday night (May 28) at Pinney’s Beach, is in custody assisting with investigations into the incident. According to a police press release, initial investigations by the Violent Crime Unit on Nevis revealed that Shawn ‘Fisherman’ Chatram of Stoney Grove was […]

Hollywood actor credits strict Guyanese upbringing for his success

by Tangerine Clarke  (Caribbean Life) Award winning television and screen actor, Sean Patrick Thomas said a disciplined Guyanese upbringing definitely moulded him into the person he is today. “My family lived in Wilmington, Delaware where we were considered different in our neighborhood because we were the only black people, who were Guyanese,” said Thomas, whose […]

Associations give GFF President “red card

Rawle Toney reports Selective affiliates of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) namely, Georgetown Football Association, East Bank Football Association, East Demerara Football Association, West Demerara Football Association, National Association of Women’s Football, Guyana Football Referees Council and Guyana Football Coaches Association, forming two-thirds (2/3) of the General Congress, on Saturday passed a “No Confidence” vote […]

Kidnapped baby found; man and wife arrested

The newborn baby who was kidnapped close to two weeks ago was found on Sunday morning in a house on the Corentyne coast and has been reunited with his mother. Acting on information, Police investigators hurried down to a house in Chesney village, Corentyne where they discovered the baby in the company of two adults. […]

Guyanese born Drug Kingpin busted in North Carolina operation

A Guyanese man who has been living in the United States illegally for over two decades has been busted for drug trafficking and money laundering in a massive undercover operation by US Drug Enforcement Agents that spanned 10 years. Court documents revealed that Guyanese national Loris Gemon “conspired to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine […]

US Embassy and Youths For Guyana team up for Guyana Shines

The U.S Embassy here in Georgetown and the youth group, Youths For Guyana have teamed up in an ambitious campaign to clean up the country through volunteerism. The “Guyana Shines” project was first launched two years ago as a clean up campaign targeting the Lodge and Tucville communities. It had as its objectives to motivate […]

WICB moves New Zealand game from Guyana over new Cricket Bill

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board today advised that following engagement with the Government of Guyana on matters pertaining to the Cricket Administration Bill in Guyana, the parties have not been able to find a mutually agreeable resolution. The WICB has serious reservations that the Cricket Administration Bill which was passed in the […]

Harbour Bridge worker killed as tug flips over

Maintenance work at the Demerara Harbour Bridge was halted on Saturday midday when a worker attached to the bridge fell overboard and drowned after the tug that he was standing on, flipped over. The dead man has been identified as 57-year-old, Seepersaud Roopchand, who was a Tug Operator attached to the Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB). […]

“Mr. Clean” passes more cocaine pellets

Guyanese weightlifting champion Colin Aubrey Chesney aka Mr. Clean, has been remanded to jail in the United States on the drug trafficking charge after he was refused bail after appearing in court in the New York area. The Prosecution team also updated the complaint against Chesney after he excreted additional pellets containing cocaine. When the […]