Six Guyanese injured in Surinamese accident

Police in Suriname are reporting that six Guyanese nationals were injured early on Monday morning when the black Toyota Hilux land cruiser they were travelling in, suffered a blowout resulting in the driver losing control and the vehicle toppling a number of times. Media reports out of Suriname stated that the accident occurred in Nickerie […]

Time is now for Chris Williams to make National Squad

Rawle Toney reports… Chris Williams, the average built shooting guard, standing roughly at 6’1” has never represented Guyana at any level though his stats would show that he’s actually way better than some who would’ve went on to stardom on the local scene. The 24 year-old hails from Victory Valley Linden, an area many from […]

Guyanese Chefs create a stir at Jamaican Food Festival

When Fly Jamaica Airways offered five Guyanese Chefs and their assistants the opportunity to participate in the annual Epicurean Escape in Jamaica, many of them had never heard of the food festival and did not know what to expect. But on the opening day of the festival on Saturday, the spice filled aroma of the […]

UG law students still in limbo as Hugh Wooding doesn’t budge

The Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago does not appear to be budging from its position that University of the West Indies graduates will be given preference to be admitted to the school over Guyanese University of Guyana graduates. The Government of Guyana and CARICOM have been trying to get the Hugh Wooding […]

Marriott Hotel lands Hong Kong investors

The Atlantic Hotel Inc. (AHI) and Republic Bank Ltd in a joint press statement have disclosed principal investors in the Marriott Hotel construction and the completion of the financial arrangements syndicated borrowing of US$27M in debt financing for AHI. The US$27M is for “the construction of the Marriott operated hotel and the shell of an […]

Man found dead on Eccles road with gunshot wound

Police investigators up to late Saturday night were interviewing a number of persons in the Eccles area on the East Bank of Demerara to see if they could be provided with any leads following the discovery of a man’s body on the Eccles Industrial site access road. The man who was still to be identified […]

CJIA staff arrested over cocaine found on aircraft

Several ground handling agents and baggage handlers at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport have been arrested following the discovery of two packages of cocaine in the bottom of the Caribbean Airlines aircraft on Friday. Over five pounds of the cocaine was found neatly stashed in the bottom of the aircraft where the bags would be […]

Moblissa man dies after being lashed to head

The police are investigating the murder of Moblissa resident, 37-year-old, Davanand Daniels, who was killed during an argument with another man on Thursday evening at Moblissa on the Linden Soesdyke Highway. A Police report stated that investigations have revealed that Davanand Daniels and another man were involved in an argument during which he was struck […]

Government no longer disapproves of LEAD project

The Government of Guyana on Thursday announced that it no longer “disapproves” of the US funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project as it continues its negotiations with the US Ambassador to Guyana on developing a the project with possible changes. Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon did not want to go into the details on the […]