Gunmen storm Montrose house, cart off cash and jewellery

A 23-year-old young woman was forced to hide in her house as three gunmen invaded her Montrose Railway Line home on the East Coast of Demerara on Tuesday night. The young woman lived at the house with her parents and a younger sister. The parents were not at home at the time. While the older […]

WRHM TV thrown off air after lightning strike

Local television station, WRHM TV was thrown off the air on Tuesday after GPL’s neutral line in the Providence area where the TV station is located was struck by lightning. According to a statement from the East Bank Demerara based television station, the lightning strike to the GPL equipment resulted in damages to several pieces […]

Guyana records 85 murders in 8 months

The Guyana Police Force on Tuesday reported that at the end of August, 2013, eighty-five murders were recorded since January 1, 2013. According to the Police Public Relations Department, that figure represents a 4% increase when compared to the corresponding period in 2012. “Of the 85 murders this year, 35 were of the disorderly type, […]

APNU wants Clerk of National Assembly to send Bills to President

The Opposition party, A Partnership for National Unity issued a call on Tuesday for the Clerk of the National Assembly to fulfill his constitutional duties and send four recent Bills passed by the National Assembly to the President for his assent. In a statement the APNU said the Clerk of the National Assembly needs to fulfill […]

DJ Cheddie gunned down; suspect in custody

Tucville resident, 36-year-old Sheldon Cheddie aka DJ Cheddie was gunned down close to his Tucville home on Monday night leaving the South Georgetown community in shock. The man was shot multiple times to the body and was pronounced dead after he was rushed to the Georgetown Hospital. Police sources have confirmed that a suspect is […]

Trinidad cuts fuel subsidy for Caribbean Airlines

Already faced with heavy criticism across the region for its high ticket prices, regional carrier, Caribbean Airlines may be preparing for more financial turbulence as the Trinidad and Tobago Government has announced that it intends to discontinue the fuel subsidy that the airline currently enjoys. Trinidad’s Finance Minister Larry Howai made the announcement on Wednesday […]

Trinidad Farming Associations say TT has enough land of its own

(Trinidad Guardian)  Reports that the Government plans to provide 10,000 acres of land in Guyana for T&T’s farmers have already stirred up discontentment within the agricultural industry. Among the groups voicing their concerns are the T&T Agriculture Society, United Farmers Association and the T&T Cane Producers Association. In an interview yesterday, president of the T&T United […]

Wanted Bulletin issued for Randy Jagdeo for murder of Kirk Davis

The Guyana Police Force on Monday issued a Wanted Bulletin for Water Street Businessman, Randy Jagdeo. According to the bulletin, Jagdeo is wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of biker Kirk Davis who was gunned down in front of his Eccles home last Tuesday night. The Police Force is asking for anyone with […]

Literacy Action Plan to be unveiled

In observance of International World Literacy Day 2013, Education Minister, Priya Manickchand announced that the government and the Ministry is committed to unveiling a 2014 literacy plan of action and projected results, with a goal of working with everyone, to fulfill to every citizen the right of literacy. She explained that it is even more […]

Top Cop names suspect in Biker’s murder

Police Commissioner Leroy Brummel on Sunday night said police investigators were progressing well with their probe of the gunning down of well-known biker Kirk Davis. Speaking to family and friends who gathered outside the Brickdam Police Station for a candle light vigil for justice, Commissioner Brummel said “we have been working on it, so I […]