Rohee is new PPP General Secretary

Guyana’s oldest political party, the People’s Progressive Party has announced that its longtime member Clement Rohee has been elected as the new General Secretary of the party. The decision was made on Monday as the party executives met to elect its central committee. The position is the most powerful one in the party and was […]

Several injured in East Bank Demerara accident

Several passengers were rushed to the Georgetown Hospital on Sunday night after the mini bus they were traveling in was involved in a serious accident at Agricola on the East Bank of Demerara. Initial reports indicate that the route 45 mini bus was returning to the city with a number of friends who had spent […]

Caribbean Airlines to review Guyana pricing

Threatened by the Guyana Government, that the country’s flag carrier status could be revoked, regional carrier Caribbean Airlines has given an undertaking to immediately review its fare structure for Guyana. Over the weekend, a high level Caribbean Airlines team headed by the company’s Chairman visited Guyana to hold talks with the Guyana Government. The meeting […]

GECOM advertises for new Chief Elections Officer

Less than a month after deciding that it was not going to renew the contract of its last Chief Elections Officer, Gocool Boodoo, The Guyana Elections Commission has started a search for a new Chief Elections Officer. The Commission has started to place ads in the newspaper announcing the vacancy for the position. In one […]

Guyana born man beats 4 year old to death in Washington DC

(Washington Post) A man upset when the 4-year-old boy he was babysitting rode his scooter on the wrong side of the street was charged Wednesday with beating the child, and police say he then went outside his Northeast Washington apartment to sell marijuana as the youngster died. D.C. police made the allegation in court documents […]

Nurse doused with acid outside Nursing School

A young student nurse based at the Georgetown Hospital and the School of Nursing was doused with acid early on Wednesday morning just as she was heading into the compound of the nursing school. Reports indicate that the nursing student had just arrived in the area and was crossing the street when a man who […]

Man beaten and stabbed to death in Plaisance

A Plaisance man was beaten and stabbed to death by his fiancée and another man early on Wednesday morning. The woman may have gotten tired of living in an abusive relationship with the man. In a statement from the Police, the dead man was identified as 35 year old Clifford Singh of Prince William Street, Plaisance. […]

Attorney and Juror in hot water over links in Lusignan case

High Court Judge, Navindra Singh on Tuesday issued a stern rebuke to the Jury Foreman in the just concluded Lusignan murder case after it was revealed that the same juror is a client of Attorney at Law Nigel Hughes who served as a Defense Attorney in the same case. The Jury had handed down a […]

Essequibo students score 18 Grade Ones at CSEC

The Essequibo region is shining after pulling off several outstanding performances at this years Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations of the Caribbean Examinations Council. Anna Regina student Zimeena Rasheed who wrote 20 subjects at the May/June Examinations gained 18 Grade Ones and Two Grade Twos. She was closely followed  by another Anna Regina Secondary School student […]