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Sparendaam man shot dead in gang conflict

Police investigators are hunting for a lone gunman they believe shot and killed Sparendaam youth, 22-year-old Michael Hamilton. According to reports, the incident took place late on Monday afternoon in the Sparendaam squatting area, East Coast Demerara. Residents from the community suspect a young gang member as being the assailant. Reports indicate that the two […]

Bosai workers go on strike over 3% increase

Scores of workers attached to the Bosai Bauxite company in Linden launched strike action on Monday to press the company to agree to a 10% increase in their wages and salaries. The bauxite company is offering the workers 3.5%. The workers would enjoy salary increases every year and in 2012, they benefited from a 7% […]

SWAT will not be another Black Clothes -Top Cop

As the Guyana Police Force moves to establish a SWAT unit to aid in the fight against crime, Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell is giving the assurance that the new SWAT team will “not be a black clothes”. The Commissioner was referring to the infamous Black Clothes Squad of the Guyana Police Force that had to […]

Tearful Leroy Brumell takes oath as Top Cop

Fighting back tears, newly sworn in Police Commissioner Leroy Brumell has promised to continue serving and protecting the Guyanese people even in the face of criticism. Mr. Brumell on Monday morning took the oath of office as Commissioner of Police, less than one week after the President and the Leader of the Opposition consulted on […]

Guyanese charged in NY motorist beat down case

A Guyanese man who lives in  Brooklyn, New York has been charged in connection with the beat down of a New York motorist in road rage case that has made international headlines. The New York Post reports… “The man who cops say launched last week’s vicious biker-gang beatdown of a West Side motorist was awaiting […]

PPP celebrates 21 years in Office

(GINA)  President Donald Ramotar defended decisions he made in the past, and will likely make in the future to withhold assent to opposition piloted legislation that he deems unconstitutional and counter-productive to democracy. The Head of State was at the time speaking to a gathering of Berbicians at the University of Guyana, Tain Campus during […]

Guyanese woman busted with cocaine in Dubai

Dubai:  Airport security officers intercepted two drug mules carrying 5.361kg of cocaine worth around Dhs8 million, reported the Dubai Police Anti-Narcotics department on Sunday. In the first operation, the police intercepted a Tanzanian man, SK, who had arrived from Sao Paulo in Brazil. He was arrested at Dubai International Airport following a tipoff that he […]

CCJ rules in favour of Shanique Myrie

(Jamaica Gleaner)  The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ruled that Jamaican Shanique Myrie be awarded a total of Bds$75,000 or $3.6m Jamaican dollars. The ruling by the six-member panel was delivered via a video conference in the Supreme Court. The court declared that the Barbados government breached Myrie’s right to enter the country under […]

Woman confesses she was hired to kill Industry woman

A young woman who is believed to be the employee at a city hotel has reportedly confessed to being involved in the attempted murder of an East Coast Demerara woman saying. According to Police sources, the young woman admitted that she was promised one hundred and thirty thousand dollars to murder Industry resident Linda Phillips. […]

Guyexpo 2013, Hydro, Craft and new Beer

(GINA) Amidst complaints about high energy costs facing the local manufacturing sector and major setbacks in the realization of hydro electricity, a new brewery is soon to be established that will facilitate marketing of a new alcoholic beverage in Guyana. President Donald Ramotar made the announcement to the thousands gathered at the Sophia Exhibition Centre […]