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Guyana records 119 murders, 113 road deaths in 10 months

The Guyana Police Force has released the crime statistics for the first 10 months of the year and the murder rate and road fatality rate continue to climb. According to the Police, at the end of October, the country recorded 119 murders and that represented an increase of 7% for the corresponding period last year. […]

GGMC workers strike over pay dispute

Workers attached to the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission downed the tools of their trade early on Monday morning and launched strike action for increased wages and salaries. The workers are being represented by the Guyana Public Service Union. The Union had given Management of the GGMC up to last Friday to reach agreement on […]

Two children burnt to death in Robb and King St. Fire

Two young children were burnt to death in an early morning fire that ripped through a three-storey building early on Monday morning at the corner of Robb and King Streets in Georgetown. Their charred remains were found just after sunrise as the investigators moved through the ashes of the building. Their identities have not been […]

Early morning fire guts building at Robb and King Sts.

An early morning fire ripped through a three-storey building early on Monday morning at the corner of Robb and King Streets in Georgetown.  The building was once occupied by former Minister of Home Affairs under the PNC Government, Jeffrey Thomas. It is believed to be at the centre of a dispute.  Several small businesses and […]

Ramjattan avoided Opposition rally fearing PPP backlash

The Leader of the Alliance For Change Khemraj Ramjattan has come under criticism from many of his party’s supporters on social media and political observes over his decision to stay away from a joint opposition rally with A Partnership for National Unity. While the Square of the Revolution rally was attended by the AFC Chairman […]

NYC seeks to assist undocumented immigrants facing deportation

NEW YORK (CMC) – With United States President Barack Obama vowing to proceed on immigration reform by executive order, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday signed two bills that would drastically limit the federal government’s ability to deport undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants from New York City. Under one of the new […]

Man found dead with bullet wound on Berbice Street

The police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 40 year old man who was found dead on Saturday night in Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam with a gunshot wound to his head. The man has been identified as Richard Dey of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam. Investigators said he also had several marks of […]

35-year-old miner murdered during Cuyuni drinking spree

The murder rampage is continuing in the mining community and the Guyana Police Force has found itself investigating yet another brutal murder in the Port Kaituma area. Dead is 35-year-old miner, Dennis Creme,  of Port Kaituma, North West District. He was stabbed to his neck on Friday during a drinking spree with a friend at […]