Pit caves on miner in North West District

An investigation has been launched into the safety of a mining area in the North West Community after a mining pit caved and killed a young miner. The dead man has been identified as 33-year-old Seckou Adams of Den Amstel, West Coast Demerara. Reports state that the incident occurred just after 2 o’ clock on […]

Sophia man stabbed to death by ex wife’s boyfriend

A 42-year-old Sophia man was stabbed to death on Sunday evening during a brawl with the reputed husband of his ex-wife. The incident took place in Lamaha Gardens at the woman’s home. The dead man has been identified as Carl Garnett. His assailant who is nursing stab wounds at the Georgetown Hospital has been identified […]

Elderly man killed in West Coast home

Police are investigating the death of a 57 year old West Coast Demerara man who was found in his home on Sunday morning with several wounds to his body. The dead man has been identified  as Jamaludeen Sattaur of Stewartville, West Coast Demerara. His wife made the discovery when she returned home on Sunday morning from […]

Football returns to Linden with Banks GT Beer Tournament

“Wednesday December 11, 2013 marks the rebirth of Region 10 football…OUR football…OUR players…OUR fans…OUR ground…OUR thing. For too long Linden has suffered without its beloved game occurring at a time to which we have grown accustomed. For too long, this MSC Ground has stood silent…its stands empty…at the beginning of each year” The words of Regional Chairman and President of the Upper Demerara Football Association […]

A Division Police Commander passes away

The Commander of A’ Division, Derrick Josiah passed away on Thursday afternoon at the Woodlands Hospital where he was nursing injuries form a vehicular accident which took place in November. Mr. Josiah who also served as an Assistant Commissioner of Police never returned to work after the accident and his injuries were said to be […]

APNU to probe Volda Lawrence’s abstention from vote

Leader of the Opposition, David Granger has indicated that his party, A Partnership for National Unity intends to investigate the decision by its Member of Parliament Volda Lawrence to abstain from some key votes in the National Assembly on Thursday that dealt with parts of the supplementary budget provisions for some government sectors. Many of […]

Travelspan launches Guyana/NY service with $647 fare

As Guyanese gear up for a bust Christmas travel season, Guyanese owned airline Travelspan has announced that it will begin its Georgetown/New York non stop service on Saturday, December 14 with an inaugural flight from New York. According to the airline, it will offer twice weekly flights between Georgetown and New York. “Round trip tickets […]

Luncheon says 5% is it for public servants

The Government is not budging from its position that it could only afford a 5% increase for public servants this year. The administration’s chief spokesman Dr. Roger Luncheon on Wednesday said the government was moving ahead with the 5% increase even as the union and the workers continue to press for a higher percentage. The […]

Guyana Goldfields inches closer to start of gold production

The Guyana Goldfields Incorporated has set a 2015 date for the start of its gold production for the Aurora Gold Project. The new gold production project by the Canadian company is the largest in Guyana since Omai Gold mines limited and when it goes into full operation, it is expected to created hundreds of jobs. […]

Caribbean Airlines to name plane after Mandela

(Trinidad Express) The Boeing 767-300ER jet that flew Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to South Africa on Monday will be named the Nelson Mandela aircraft, the Prime Minister announced late yesterday in the country’s capital, Johannesburg. A statement from Office of the Prime Minister press secretary Francis Joseph stated Persad-Bissessar said the Caribbean Airlines aircraft which took […]