Man with Guyana links gunned down in Brooklyn

A man who is the son of Guyanese parents and who  lives in Brooklyn, New York was gunned down early on Monday morning while leaving the Tracks Night Club and Lounge on Ralph Avenue in Canarsie, Brooklyn. The dead man has been identified as 31-year-old Dustin Yates who was shot multiple times to his upper […]

Durban St. Man succumbs to gunshot wound

The 39-year-old man, Shawn Nelson who was shot to the head on Orange Walk on Sunday morning has died. Relatives were contacted by the Georgetown Hospital early on Monday morning with the grim news. Doctors had already told relatives that the chances of the Durban Street resident surviving the gunshot wound were very slim. He […]

Man stabbed to death over dog fight

31-year-old Atlantic Ville resident, Adrian Richmond was stabbed to death on Sunday evening in the village of Industry on the East Coast of Demerara, after a celebration over a dog fight turned into a heated brawl between competing dog owners. Reports indicate that Richmond’s dog had won a bloody battle with another dog in the […]

Cricketer turns self in for Orange walk shooting

Local cricketer Carlyle Barton who plays for the Demerara Cricket Club turned himself into Police on Sunday afternoon after being identified as the person who shot Durban Street resident Shawn Nelson to the head on Sunday morning in Orange Walk, Bourda. Family members said Barton and Nelson are known to each other and they are […]

Bodies of two miners found in Cuyuni river

Search and Rescue efforts became search and recovery as officials said hope has faded in the Cuyuni river as the bodies of two miners were discovered on Sunday afternoon. Two other miners are still missing and are presumed dead. The four miners were reportedly thrown overboard when their small boat capsized  in the Matuk Falls in […]

Guyanese auto dealer in NY fingered in Sampson bribery scheme

The New York Daily News is reporting that a Guyanese national who owns an Auto Mall in Brooklyn is the latest person to be fingered in allegations of corruption linked to former State Senator John Sampson who is of Guyanese parentage. The Daily News reports that “One of those questioned by the FBI, sources say, […]

Man fights for life after being shot to head

Doctors at the Georgetown Hospital were battling to save the life of 39-year-old Durban Street resident, Shawn Nelson after he was rushed to the emergency room with a single gunshot to his head. The man was shot on Orange Walk in Georgetown just around 7 o’ clock on Sunday morning as he made his way […]

Ready to engage all for nation’s benefit -President

In his Address to the Nation to mark Guyana’s 47th Independence Anniversary, President Donald Ramotar has urged Guyanese to work harder for Guyana in the interest of the nation and all of its people. On a cold rainy Saturday night at the National Park in Georgetown, the President delivered his speech at the annual Flag […]

Four missing, three survive as boat capsizes in Cuyuni river

Four persons who are all believed to be  miners have gone missing in the Cuyuni river after their boat capsized on Saturday morning. Three others have survived the river tragedy. Transport Minister Robeson Benn confirmed that the accident took place just after 9 o’ clock on Saturday morning in the river as the boat approached […]

Granger pushes human trafficking probe

Leader of the Opposition David Granger believes it is time that Guyana gets to the bottom of the human trafficking scourge that continues to haunt the country. The Opposition parties in Parliament have used their majority to push the Government to set up a Special Commission of inquiry to investigate cases of trafficking in persons, […]