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 […]

Post mortem exam rules out murder in Guyanese Granny death

A post-mortem examination performed on the body of the 62-year-old Guyanese woman, Shirley Caesar who was found dead in New York after being missing for over a week, has ruled out murder as her cause of death. Relatives for the dead woman on Wednesday confirmed the findings of the post-mortem examination which was conducted on […]

CARICOM commits to engaging regional business leaders

(CARICOM ) Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will engage business leaders as part of the overall effort to improve the economic situation of the Region. This was announced by Chair of the Conference of Heads of Government, Dr. the Hon Ralph Gonsalves as he wrapped up the 25th Intersessional Meeting Tuesday in St […]

Nurses Association warns about large intake of nursing students

The Guyana Nurses Association is warning once again about the large intake of nurses in wake of the recent examination results for nurses who write the final year state examinations.  Close to 70% of the student nurses who wrote the examinations failed and the figure is worrying to many in the health sector. In a […]

Guyanese crew member dies on St Vincent

Health Authorities in St Lucia are trying to figure out the cause of death of a Guyanese man who died on board the St Vincent registered cargo vessel, the MV Lady Zai which departed Georgetown on Thursday, March 6, 1014 and arrived in St. Lucia on Sunday. The man whose name has not been released […]

Missing Guyanese granny found dead in NY cemetery

The lifeless body of 62-year-old Guyanese Shirley Caesar was found on Wednesday afternoon in a New York cemetery, exactly one week after she was reported missing. The elderly woman who has been living in Brooklyn, New York for the past 10 years was last seen alive when she left her Brooklyn apartment last Wednesday to […]

US Embassy honours LGBT activist as International Woman of Courage

The U.S Embassy in Georgetown on Wednesday evening honored human rights and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender activist Zenita Nicholson as its International Woman of Courage. According to the U.S Embassy the award is about courage and leadership and the civil society activist embodies those qualities in her work and commitment to ensuring change in […]