Moblissa man dies after being lashed to head

The police are investigating the murder of Moblissa resident, 37-year-old, Davanand Daniels, who was killed during an argument with another man on Thursday evening at Moblissa on the Linden Soesdyke Highway. A Police report stated that investigations have revealed that Davanand Daniels and another man were involved in an argument during which he was struck […]

Government no longer disapproves of LEAD project

The Government of Guyana on Thursday announced that it no longer “disapproves” of the US funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project as it continues its negotiations with the US Ambassador to Guyana on developing a the project with possible changes. Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon did not want to go into the details on the […]

CANU issues wanted bulletin for Mark Polo of Albouystown

The Customs Anti Narcotics Unit on Thursday issued a wanted bulletin for Albouystown resident Mark Polo, whose last known address was given as Cooper Street, Albouystown. According to a statement from the drug enforcement agency, Mark Polo is wanted for questioning in connection with the discovery of a quantity of cocaine and marijuana at the […]

CARICOM Foreign Ministers examine 5 year plan

(CARICOM) The Thirty-Fourth Meeting of the Community Council of Ministers of the Caribbean Community will deliberate on the third draft of the CARICOM Five-Year Strategic Plan when the Council meets on Thursday 22 May at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown Guyana. The two-day meeting which concludes on Friday 23 May, will be held under the Chairmanship of Senator, the Honourable Camillo Gonsalves, […]

Recaptured prisoners sentenced to 2 years in jail

The two prisoners who were recaptured after escaping from the lock ups at the Georgetown Magistrates Court have been sentenced to two years in jail each. A city Magistrate handed down the sentence on Wednesday after the two pleaded guilty to escaping from lawful custody. The two prisoners, Randolph Marks and Steve Bacchus were both […]

Fly Jamaica takes Guyanese Chefs to Kingston for Food Festival

Five Guyanese chefs and their assistants will take their local cuisine to Jamaica this weekend for the annual Jamaican Epicurean Escape. The festival will feature some of the world’s best chefs and their tasty secrets over two days in the land known for jerk chicken. This year, Fly Jamaica has taken the lead to sponsor […]

Qualfon employees fall ill at workplace

Several employees of the Qualfon company at Plaisance on the East Coast of Demerara were rushed to the Georgetown Hospital on Tuesday evening after complaining of shortness of breath and asthma like symptoms. According to some of the workers, there was a total power shut down in the new enclosed building that the company operates […]

Prison escapee recaptured; found under bed

The Guyana Police Force on Tuesday announced that it had recaptured prison escapee Randolph Marks. He was nabbed early on Tuesday morning just after 1:15am hiding under a bed in a house at Freeman Street in East La Penitence. He was among four prisoners who crawled their way out of the Magistrates’ Court lock ups […]

Prison escapee shot dead

One of the three men who escaped from the Magistrates’s Court lock ups on Monday afternoon has been shot dead by the Police. the dead man has been identified as Vickram Persaud. He was on trial for the murder of  police constable Michael Cumberbatch who was shot dead on September 23, 2013 in Sophia. Persaud’s […]