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Man who protested against AG shot dead execution style

Police investigators were called to the Diamond community on Tuesday evening after political activist and former Guyana Defence Force Officer, Courtney Crum-Ewing was shot dead execution style along one of the roadways in the community. Crum-Ewing had carried out a one man protest for months outside the office of the Attorney General Anil Nandlall, calling […]

I don’t know whether I am an asset or liability to PPP -Jagdeo

As the election campaign gets set for full take off, former President Bharrat Jagdeo is expected to make many more appearances on the campaign stage for the governing People’s Progressive Party although he has said he does not wish to seek any elected office. But the former President is not sure whether his presence will […]

Marriott Guyana pushing for April 16 opening as local contractors hired

The Guyanese tax payer funded Marriott Hotel is expected to officially open its doors in mid April. The opening has been running behind schedule and sources close to the company have indicated that the contractors and management of the hotel are pushing for an April 16, 2015 opening date. There are also reports the Atlantic Hotels […]

APNU+AFC calls out PPP over “Jagdeo’s appeal for racist politics”

The APNU-AFC coalition on Monday evening called on Guyanese to reject what it called “Jagdeo’s appeal for racist politics”. The coalition was referring to statements made by former President Bharrat Jagdeo at the Babu John memorial for late Presidents Cheddi Jagan and Janet Jagan. During his fiery speech, Jagdeo claimed that during the 2011 elections, […]

Obama toughens up on Venezuela with new sanctions

(TIME)  The White House is further cracking down on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s administration for its handling of protests last year, issuing sanctions against seven officials over human rights violations. The sanctions come via an executive order signed by President Obama on Monday that expands on a law passed last year to allow the U.S. […]

Linden man stabbed to death during early morning brawl

One Lindener is dead and another is nursing serious injuries after the two were involved in an early morning knife wielding fight at Amelia’s Ward on Monday.  According to a police report, 43-year-old Kelroy Williams of Wisroc Housing Scheme, Linden got into a confrontation with Marvin McLennon and was stabbed to death. Williams was stabbed […]

Stand by me in the name of Cheddi -Ramotar tells Babu John

As Campaign 2015 heats up in the run up to the May 11 elections, President Donald Ramotar is pleading that he begin another term in office, as he faces the opposition coalition APNU-AFC. Speaking at the annual Memorial for the founder of the People’s Progressive Party, Dr. Cheddi Jagan on Sunday, Mr. Ramotar said Guyanese should […]

Rohee tells Babu John Granger is danger and moses is neemakaram

General Secretary of the ruling People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Clement Rohee continued tradition on Sunday and used this year’s annual Babu John event to harshly criticize the political opposition, accusing the newly formed opposition coalition of having persons who according to him, have ran foul of the law. Speaking to hundreds of supporters who gathered […]

It’s just not us with big houses -Jagdeo talks about PPP changes

Former President Bharrat Jagdeo was in campaign mode on Sunday afternoon as he told the large crowd gathered for the annual memorial event for late President Cheddi Jagan that Guyana has seen real changes under the PPP administration and Guyanese should stay the course for more changes. Mr. Jagdeo said the APNU-AFC cannot offer the […]