Woman stabs man to death over $1000 food money

An East Bank Essequibo woman is in custody and will face charges this week after she stabbed a 43-year-old man to death during an argument. According to the Police the woman and the man became involved in the argument after he converted for his personal use, $1000 that she had given to him to buy […]

Linden will have football on January 1 -Solomon

President of the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA), Regional Chairman Sharma Solomon says that the people of Linden will have football on January 1, contrary to what the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and its General Council has instructed. Under the newly launched Banks GT Beer, 14 clubs from Linden are doing battle to see who […]

MLS Super star in Guyana to conduct training clinic

The USA’s Major League Soccer (MLS) Super Star Dwayne De Rosario is expected to arrive in Guyana tomorrow and will conduct a coaching clinic with 52 children between the ages of 10 and 18 years at the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground on Sunday December 22. De Rosario, whose parents are Guyanese, has never visited Guyana […]

Woman who returned home for vacation killed in accident

Overseas based Guyanese 39-year-old Osan Dillion-Jordon was  killed on Friday morning in a two vehicular smash up at  Liliendaal, along the railway embankment on the East Coast of Demerara. The woman returned to Guyana a week ago for her Christmas vacation and to celebrate her 40th Birthday. She died less than an hour after she […]

Guyanese among largest number of immigrants in New York

NEW YORK — The percentage of immigrants in New York City’s population is the highest it’s been in a century, according to a report issued by the city on Wednesday and there are now close to 200,000 Guyanese living in the New York area alone. More than 3 million of the city’s residents in 2011 […]

Public Works Ministry robbed of $8 Million payroll

Gunmen on Thursday attacked and robbed clerks attached to the Ministry of Public Works of over $8 Million that was being taken to the Ministry for payment of salaries. Public Works Minister Robeson Benn confirmed the midday robbery to some Members of Parliament as he made his way into the National Assembly. Early reports indicate […]

DPP instructs murder charges re-instituted against cricketer

The Director of Public Prosecutions has instructed that the murder case against cricketer Carlyle Barton be reopened and that the preliminary inquiry continue. Barton was set free by a City Magistrate on the murder charge back in November. The murder charge was connected to the caught on tape shooting death of Shawn Nelson at Orange […]

Gold production hits new high

The Ministry of Natural Resources is reporting that Guyana has recorded the highest ever gold declaration of 458,105 ounces as at December 16, 2013. That declaration surpasses the previous highest level of 455, 918 ounces in 2001; which included the declarations of both Omai and small scale operators, according to the Natural Resources Minister. Minister of Natural […]

Counterfeit $5000 bills surface

The Bank of Guyana on Tuesday confirmed that it has received a number of reports about persons making attempts to pass off counterfeit $5000  bills. At least one commercial bank has filed a report with the Central Bank after an attempt was made by a customer to deposit several counterfeit $5000 bills. Banking Manager at […]

No January 1st football for Linden -GFF

Upon granting the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) the permission to host its GT Beer Knock out tournament, the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has instructed that the Finals cannot be held on New Year’s Day (January 1). The UDFA partnered with Banks DIH under its newly launched beer to stage a return of year-end football […]