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Miner beaten to death in Cuyuni

There continues to be an upsurge in violent crimes in the mining communities deep in the Guyana jungles as more persons get involved in gold and diamond mining. Police Investigators are probing the death of yet another miner. 42 year old miner, Michael Morris of Sophia was reportedly involved in an altercation with some other […]

Cricketer walks free of murder charge following no show by witnesses.

Cricketer Carlyle Barton who was caught on tape allegedly shooting his friend Shawn Nelson to death, walked out of the Georgetown Magistrates Court a free man on Tuesday morning after Magistrate Fabio Azore ruled that no prima facie case had been made out against the young cricketer. The incident took place in May on Orange Walk, […]

Camp St. inmates complain about inhumane conditions and food

Security officials and members of the fire service were kept busy on Sunday evening as inmates of the camp street jail started a loud protest over the conditions they were being held under. A Section of the building was set on fire a number of times during the protest and inmates called for justice and […]

Two killed in Mandela Avenue accident

It was a bloody weekend on the country’s roadways on Sunday evening, two persons became the latest road fatalities. Taxi driver and former model Percival Chester and trainee dispatcher Tiana Holder were killed on Sunday night when Chester lost control of the Toyota motor car he was driving and slammed into a number of vehicles […]

Albouystown man stabbed to death during argument

 The murder toll for the month continues to climb and police investigators are now looking for an Albouystown man who stabbed another resident of the community to death on Sunday. According to a police report, 24-year-old Lloyd Benjamin of King Edward Street, Albouystown, was stabbed to death on Sunday morning just after 10 o’ clock. […]

Mon Repos man beaten to death in Lusignan

Police detectives are investigating the savage beating death of a Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara man. The incident took place just after 2 o’ clock on Sunday morning at Lusignan on the East Coast of Demerara. According to a police report the dead man has been identified as 18-year-old Budhan who is also known as […]

Women miners rescue 4 teenage girls from Mahdia

As concern continues to mount about the high number of human trafficking cases in Guyana, the Guyana Women Miners Association has once again gone to the rescue of teenage girls who have found themselves in human trafficking situations in the gold mining district working as prostitutes. On Saturday, officials from the Women Miners group moved […]

Two men killed in hit and run accident after morning prayers

Two West Coast Demerara  men were killed on Sunday morning in a hit and run accident as they walked home just after morning prayers in the Meten-meer-zorg community on the West Coast of Demerara. The two dead men have been identified as 56-year-old Juman Ali of De Willem Village and 51-year-old Hasid Mohammed Bulla of […]

New $5,000 bill to go into circulation on 9th December

The Bank of Guyana on Friday officially launched the $5000 note, in keeping with the Currency Reform Process, and will come into circulation on December 9, 2013. The face side of the note carries the map of Guyana with its natural resources, while the reverse portrays the national bird and the rainforest. It measures 156 mm x […]

Over 1,300 graduate form University of Guyana

The University of Guyana (UG) Turkeyen Campus on Saturday churned out another batch of 1,376 graduates in various fields at its 47th Convocation ceremony. The event was attended by Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, who is currently performing the functions of President. This annual event has always been one of grandeur; however, this year, it was even […]