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Two elderly watchmen beaten to death in separate incidents

Police investigators are probing the death of two security guards in two different parts of the country. In Berbice, a 78-year-old watchman was found badly beaten on August 1, 2013 at his work site. He was rushed to the Georgetown Hospital where he died on August 4th. According to a police report, the man who […]

Lightning knocks out GT&T Service in Linden, other areas

A lightning strike along the Linden Soesdyke Highway has severely damaged several GT&T cables and service equipment, leaving a communication black out in the mining town of Linden and several other communities. All GT&T land line, cellphones and internet services have been affected by the disruption. The disruption was first discovered on Sunday morning. A […]

Man hammers wife to death then kills self at Mahaica

Crime Scene Investigators from the Guyana Police Force rushed to the scene of a murder-suicide at Mahaica on the East Coast of Demerara early on Saturday morning. A 26-year-old woman who has been identified as Vanessa Richmond was hammered to death by her husband in the couple’s Jonestown, Mahaica home. The man reportedly drank a […]

Men found Not Guilty of Lusignan killings

A mixed jury on Friday night returned a Not Guilty verdict for the two men charged with the murder of 11 persons at Lusignan in 2008. The Prosecution appeared shocked with the verdict and immediately indicated the State’s intention to appeal the verdict that would make the two men, James Anthony Hyles, known as ‘Sally’ and […]

Missing Mocha man found murdered

The partly decomposed body of a young man from Mocha Arcadia on the East Bank of Demerara was found in the backdam of the Mocha community on Friday morning and police investigators believe he was murdered. The 26-year-old man who has been identified as Dellon Melville was last seen alive on Monday  night. According to […]

Customs Officers, Security Agent refused bail for CJIA drug bust

Two Customs Officers and an Airline Security Agent were on Friday charged with conspiracy to trafficking narcotics. The trio appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court and were all refused bail on the conspiracy charges. Customs Officers Anthony Thomas and Gregory Loo and Airline Security Agent Ravindra Singh all pleaded not […]

Housing Ministry warns of fraudsters

Minister of Housing and Water Irfaan Ali has issued a warning to the general public to beware of fraudsters who attempt to sell house lots to them which are only available through the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA). Minister Ali is urging persons “to safeguard yourself and to operate in an honest way because […]

Man kills 2 children, chops wife in Zeelugt attack

Two young children were savagely chopped to death by their father early on Wednesday evening at Zeelugt Squatting area on the East Bank of Essequibo when the man went on a murderous rampage in his home. The man’s wife and the mother of the children was also attacked and badly chopped about her body. The […]

Caribbean Airlines slapped with new lawsuits over 2011 crash

Eight Guyanese passengers who were on board the ill-fated Caribbean Airlines Flight 523 that overshot the runway and crashed at the Cheddi Jagan Airport have now moved to the Guyana courts seeking compensation. In the separate lawsuits that were filed in time for the 2nd anniversary of the July 30 accident, passengers Ernest Scott, Abdool […]