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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, […]

Princess opens Kid’s City, Movie theatres

When the Princess Hotel Chain bought the Buddy’s Hotel less than five years ago, the company promised that it was going add some class and family entertainment to the hotel facilities. The company is now keeping that promised and has opened a multi million dollar entertainment centre at the hotel for the entire family. On […]

Guyana Police officers undergo FBI training

The U.S Embassy on Friday announced that thirteen Guyanese law enforcement officials are attending a series of  training courses in neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago at the Police Academy of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service. The training began on May 13 and will end on June 28 in Port of Spain.  According to the embassy, […]

Merriman’s Funeral Home “fire bombed”

Police and Fire investigators were combing through the damage at the Merriman’s Funeral Home early on Thursday morning after a section of the building was set on fire. Investigators believe fire bombs were used. Two hearses were almost completely gutted and the front of the building was badly scorched. Neighbours recalled hearing two loud explosions […]

Digicel introduces its own smartphone

The smartphone market has found itself another competitor but this time, it’s a mobile service provider that is entering the field. Digicel Guyana on Thursday announced that the company “is making the Android experience affordable and accessible to all with the launch of its own affordable smart phone”. According to the company, the  new and […]