Better Hope girl abducted by female security guard

Police investigators are on the hunt for a female security guard from the Better Hope community on the East Coast of Demerara who they believe may have abducted a 16-year-old girl in the village after a row with the girl’s family. The young girl Kareshma Rampersaud was last seen last Thursday morning picking flowers to […]

17-year-old girl missing after night out with friends

A Sophia, Georgetown family is growing increasingly worried about the whereabouts of their daughter 17-year-old Tiffany Hazel who has been missing since Saturday. The young woman who worked at the Survival Supermarket was last seen by her mother on Saturday morning as she headed off to work. Her mother Donna Hazel said her daughter told […]

Best calls for better resources for GDF

Former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Rear Admiral Gary Best wants to see more resources being channeled to the GDF. On Tuesday afternoon Rear Admiral Best officially said goodbye to the Guyana Defence Force at a parade that was hosted in his honor. He said he is proud of his service to […]

Mini-bus conductor killed in Brickdam crash

A 22-year-old mini bus conductor was killed on the spot when the route 48 Sophia bound mini bus he was conducting, slammed into a motor car and toppled several times along Brickdam close to Louisa Row. The conductor has been identified as Gavin Deally. The accident took place just after 9 o’ clock on Tuesday […]

Stone Row: GCCI wants BK to get benefit of the doubt

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry has gotten involved in the stone row between the Works Ministry and BK Quarries. The Ministry of Works recently announced its intention to import stone for construction projects because of a “shortage” on the Guyana market. BK Quarries has indicated that there is no shortage and it could […]

PPP blames Opposition for crime situation

The governing People’s Progressive Party is blaming the Opposition parties decision to vote against a firearms bill for the current crime situation in the country. The PPP is of the view that the Opposition’s vote down of a firearms. “The People’s Progressive Party rejects recent statements emanating from the camps of the Alliance for Change […]

New Chief of Staff takes Office

After taking the oath as the new Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Chief- of -Staff, Brigadier Mark Phillips made his first public appeal for parents to encourage their children to join the army and serve with dedication. “Serve not necessarily for 30 years like myself, but serve for at least three years; it’s a wonderful thing […]

Man shot dead by Police at West Coast Demerara

Investigators believe a man who was shot dead by the police this morning on the West Coast of Demerara was a key suspect in last week’s gunning down of a West Coast Demerara businessman  The incident took place on Monday morning. The dead man has been identified as Kirk Bacchus of Paradise, East Coast Demerara. […]

Guyana bound vessel busted with 4,000 lbs of marijuana

A Jamaican registered fishing vessel busted in the Caribbean sea with over 4,000 pounds of marijuana was heading to Guyana, according to local authorities familiar with the case. The bust took place last Thursday out in the Caribbean sea aboard the fishing vessel “Miss Tiffany”. United States and British Navy patrols in the area carried […]

Pensioner dies during Corentyne robbery

Police in Corentyne, Berbice are investigating the death of a 79-year-old man who died after being tied up during a robbery at his home. The man has been identified as Abdul Majid of No. 70 Village, Corentyne. According to investigators, he was found in his Store with his feet tied and was pronounced DOA at the […]