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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Region 7 records increase in accidents, murder

For the period January 1 to November 29, 2019, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) has recorded an increase of murders in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni)...

12 die in 7 days on Guyana’s roadway

A pedestrian who had been standing on the Leonora Public Road, West Coast Demerara (WCD) on Sunday afternoon is the country’s latest road fatality,...

Miner found dead in mining pit

A miner working in the Macurie Backdam, Mazaruni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) was found dead by his co-worker in a mined-out pit near their...

Lusignan Prison Officer detained over ganja

A 39-year-old prison officer has been detained after he was reportedly found with 340 grams of suspected cannabis in his haversack at the Lusignan...

Duo arrested for “playing” with firearm at Stabroek Market

A 32-year-old vendor and a 34-year-old licensed firearm holder were last night arrested after investigations revealed that they were "playing" with the weapon at...

Rice farmer dies in Anna Regina accident

An alleged drunken motorcyclist was on Friday killed after he reportedly collided with a minibus along the Anna Regina Public Road, Region Two (Pomeroon-Supename). Dead...

Nurse struck down by speeding car on Essequibo Coast

A 36-year-old nurse was this morning struck down by a speeding taxi at Queenstown Village on the Essequibo Coast, Region Two (Pomeroon Supenaam). Darcia Bissoon...

Bandits storm Enterprise home after family returns to Guyana

Bandits this morning raided a house at Enterprise, East Coast Demerara (ECD), just hours after the family returned from overseas. Faruk Khan told Inews that...

Police destroy 1800 cannabis plants, 30lbs dried ganja in Linden

As the Guyana Police Force (GPF) continues its drug eradication exercise throughout the country, ranks stationed in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice) on Tuesday...

Trio charged for illegal gun possession following Agricola raid

Three men were charged for the illegal possession of guns and ammunition when they appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday. Esan Gibson, 18,...

Recent Articles

Teen girl raped, later assaults suspect with hammer, mopstick

A 15-year-old girl was on December 3 allegedly raped by a 28-year-old man, who is employed as a miner and is said to be...

‘I am not required to make an announcement now’ – Pres. Granger on dissolution...

With pressure mounting for President David Granger to dissolve parliament, in preparation for the March 2, 2020 elections, the Head-of-State has contended that he...

Businessman accused of gold smuggling charged for attempting to bribe CANU rank

A businessman, who was charged on November 25, for attempting to smuggle raw gold through the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), was on Thursday...

Taxi driver jailed for 3 years for stealing woman’s underwear, cash

Twenty-six-year-old Yudhister Samjawan of 158 Third Street, Alexander Village, Georgetown, who was accused of breaking and entering a woman’s home and stealing a pair...

GAWU claims Police suppressing sugar workers’ right of expression

The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) has raised serious concerns about ranks of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) for suppressing the cries...

Former SOCU Head being probed over missing gold, cash

Embattled Assistant Police Commissioner Sydney James, the former Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), is now under further Police investigation following instructions...

Visually-impaired students gifted laptops

Eleven students from schools across the country, who are either partially visually impaired or completely blind, on Tuesday benefited from a donation of laptops...

Excavated drain blocks roadway at Festival City

Residents are calling on the authorities to address a situation whereby a main roadway into Festival City, Georgetown is now blocked off due to...

Elder statesman Kieron Pollard wants to create nurturing environment for West Indies’ young talents

Hyderabad. It's where the Kieron Pollard story burst to life a decade ago, when he smashed an unbeaten 18-ball 54 for Trinidad & Tobago...

Berbice women in viral video to appear in Court today over assault on Cops

Two Berbice sisters, who allegedly assaulted cops at the Rose Hall Police Outpost, are scheduled to appear at the Number 51 Magistrate’s Court today...