Three adults and child killed after ingesting cocaine laced tonic

Police and Drug Enforcement officers are investigating a bizarre case that has left four persons dead and  young child in a critical state. The dead persons have been identified as Alex Baird, Natasha George and Simone Price. Alex and Simone were a couple. Their son Jahaquel Blair also died. Pandemonium broke out at an East […]

Senior Counsel Dana Seetahal executed in Trinidad

(Trinidad Express)  At about 12:05 a.m. Sunday morning, senior counsel Dana Seetahal was in her Volkswagen SUV proceeding north along Hamilton-Holder street, Woodbrook when upon reaching the vicinity of the Woodbrook Youth Facility two vehicles pulled alongside her causing her to come to a stop. One of the vehicles, a Nissan Wingroad, then drove ahead a […]

Haslington man chopped to death during robbery

Police investigators are looking for two men who on Friday broke into the home of a Haslington, East Coast Demerara family and chopped the owner to death while injuring his wife. According to the Police, initial investigations indicate that two men, both of whom were armed with cutlasses, entered the home of 40-year-old Chetram Bharrat […]

Guyanese busted at JFK with cocaine in custard powder packets

A 35-year-old Guyanese man who travelled to the United States on Travelspan Airlines on April 22, 2014 was busted at New York’s JFK International Airport with over 17 pounds of cocaine stashed in custard powder packets. He pade it pass all the layers of security at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan Airport without the packets of cocaine […]

Pres. Ramotar expresses worry about CARICOM food imports

President Donald Ramotar, while attending the Third CARICOM-Mexico Summit which began on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico, highlighted the challenges which the region faces in the agricultural sector, pointing out that despite the many initiatives taken, the Caribbean was still be a net importer of food with the food bill amounting to […]

15-year-old shot by Police while in custody

A 15-year-old North East La Penitence boy is nursing a gunshot wound to his mouth after he was shot late last night by the Police while in Police custody. The teenager, identified as Alex Griffith is a patient of the Georgetown Hospital this morning.  According to the boy’s mother Marcelle Griffith, she was at home […]

GT&T invests $60 Million in University of Guyana

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Guyana which will see the company investing $60 Million in the University over the next three years. The MOU was signed by GT&T Chief Executive Officer RK Sharma and Vice Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Jacob  Opadeyi. According […]

Ramotar doesn’t sign Budget Appropriations Act

Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar left Guyana on Monday for a Caricom-Mexico meeting without signing into law, the Budget Appropriations Act. The Act was sent to the President for his assent on Friday morning. President Ramotar’s decision not to sign the bill into law may be as a result of the budget being reduced by $38 […]