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La Grange man charged for Policeman’s murder

A 28-year-old man from La Grange on the West Bank Demerara was on Friday morning charged for the shooting death of police constable Michael Cumberbatch. The accused was identified as Vickram Persaud and as he made his first court appearance he complained about being beaten by the police into making a statement and also being […]

58 year old man killed in Stanley town accident

Two drivers are in police custody following an accident that claimed the life of a 58 year old motorcyclist. The dead man has been identified as Carl Wright of 71 Bagotsville, West Bank Demerara. According to the Police, at about 7:15 on Thursday night, mini bus BDD 1690, motor car PMM 1009 and motor cycle […]

Fly Jamaica is air bridge between Guyana and Jamaica -Reece

Under clear skies on a still Georgetown night, Fly Jamaica officially began its service into the Guyana market promising to be the airline that will create more linkages between Guyana and Jamaica. The inaugural flight arrived to loud cheers at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport with its executives declaring that the airline will be Guyana’s […]

President calls for UN to address inequality

Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar on Thursday issued a call for the United Nations to pay more attention to the issue of inequality and address concerns by many nations. In his address at the UN General Assembly in New York, President Ramotar said if the world is to become a better place for everyone the issue […]

CARICOM wants financial “graduation” review

(CARICOM) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has appealed to the international community to support the Region’s call for the immediate review of the criteria used by multilateral financial institutions (MFIs) and some development partners to graduate small highly indebted middle income countries (SHIMICS) from access to concessional resources. The appeal was issued by Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, […]

Police issue Wanted Bulletin for “Bow Foot”

The Guyana Police Force on Wednesday issued a Wanted Bulletin for 21 year old Colin O’Neil Blair called ‘Bow Foot’ . According to the Police, “Bow Foot” is wanted for questioning in relation to the murder of Royston Sylvester Greenidge called ‘Roy’, which occurred at Far Back Backdam, Cuyuni River, on June 18, 2013. “Bow Foot” is […]

Man hangs self under Liliendaal house

Police were called to the scene of an apparent case of suicide on Wednesday afternoon when the body of a man was discovered hanging from a rafter at the bottom of a house in Liliendaal on the East Coast of Demerara. The identity of the man has not been released. However, residents in the area […]

Police OPR claim no evidence of Police abuse of Shaka Chase

The Guyana Police Force Office of Professional Responsibility has dismissed accusations from former murder accused Shaka Chase that he was abuse and tortured while in Police custody. The young man had filed the complaint after he was freed of a murder charge laid against him by the Police. The Director of Public Prosecutions had ordered […]

Man beaten to death and dumped outside G/town Hospital

A man who is still to be identified was found dead, slumped against the fence of the Georgetown Hospital on Tuesday morning. The man appeared to have been beaten to death and dumped just outside the hospital. Police investigators were called in and were examining the scene. The man was found clad in a black […]

Police constable gunned down at Sophia home

Just one day after Police Commissioner Leroy Brummel declared war against criminals, a young police constable was gunned down in his yard in North Sophia, Georgetown. The dead policeman has been identified as 30-year-old constable Michael Cumberbatch. The incident took place just after 9:30 on Monday night. According to the policeman’s mother Jacqueline Cumberbatch, her […]