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Peacemaker shot dead at 14 Miles mining camp

A miner who decided to act as a peace maker in an argument between two other men was shot dead late on Monday night at 14 Miles, Bartica in the Essequibo region. The dead man has been identified as 33-year-old Selwyn Bess of Grove on the East Bank of Demerara. Police Investigators have moved into […]

Fire guts Ministry of Health Annexe at Lilliendaal

An Early morning fire of unknown origin has completely gutted the Ministry of Health Annexe at Lilliendaal on the East Coast of Demerara. The building which is also known as the Medex Building was located just next to the Ocean View Hotel’s Conference Centre. It housed a number of departments in the Health Ministry. Aided […]

Man charged for murder of Guyanese woman in Barbados

POLICE in Barbados have arrested and charged 28-year-old Andrew Pollard, of Mahaica Gap, Green Hill, St Michael for the murder of Guyanese Onicka Gulliver. The partially nude and decomposing body of 23-year-old Gulliver, was found in a bushy area of Vaucluse, St Thomas last Friday after going missing from her Station Hill, St Michael home […]

Carbon monoxide kills Guyanese family of 3 in Canada

(CBC) Police believe carbon monoxide caused the deaths of three members of the same Brampton, Ont., family early Monday when propane heaters were brought into the home after the furnace stopped working in frigid conditions. “It’s just a tragedy … a terrible situation,” Peel Regional Police Const. Fiona Thivierge told reporters Monday. Just before 2 […]

Mother and 4 children burnt to death in Port Kaituma arson

Police investigators late Friday night discovered the charred remains of a Port Kaituma mother and four of her children among the ashes of what was once her house in the same area. The woman and the 4 children were reportedly trapped in the house by her estranged husband who later set the house on fire […]

Woman and children killed in Port Kaituma fire

A woman and her four children were killed in a fire that ripped through their home and business place in Port Kaituma on Friday night. Reports out of the area suggest that the fire was started by the woman’s husband who trapped the four in the building. Persons in the area said the children could […]

Guyanese woman found murdered in Barbados

Police in Barbados have arrested a man in connection with the death of a Guyanese woman on the island. The dead woman has been identified as Onicka Gulliver. Barbados Police on Friday said the woman’s body was found in the Parish of St. Thomas in a bushy area close to some empty plots of land. […]

Obama orders review of deportation practices for illegal immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to pacify frustrated immigration advocates, President Barack Obama is directing the government to find more humane ways to handle deportation for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, the White House said Thursday. With prospects for an immigration overhaul in Congress appearing ever dimmer, immigration advocates have been ramping up pressure on Obama […]

New Chief Elections Officer ready for Job

Newly appointed Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Chief Election Officer (CEO)/Commissioner of National of National Registration, Keith Lowenfield, has promised to uphold, defend and promote the interest of the commission to the best of his ability, and act in full compliance with its policies.             Lowenfield, a former army official and who served in various capacity […]

Vybz Kartel and 3 others Guilty of murder

(Jamaica Observer) THE look on the face of entertainer Vybz Kartel when his guilty verdict was handed down yesterday said it all. The deejay, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, appeared drained and forlorn as he seemed to try to come to grips with the fact that he could be spending more than two decades behind […]