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Friday, July 3, 2020

Port Kaituma miner confesses to killing friend over wild meat and cassava bread

Charles Leonard, 49, also called “Poon” of White Mile Port Kaituma, North West District (NWD) Region One, (Barima Waini) on Monday confessed to killing...

West proceeds on pre-retirement leave, Bess takes charge of GDF

Days after caretaker President, David Granger called on members of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to be loyal to him, he has granted approval...

6 injured after minibus crashes into motorcar at Soesdyke

Six persons were rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre on Saturday evening following a two-vehicle collision along the Soesdyke Public Road, East Bank Demerara. Based...

Police Constable disappears after leaving home for work

Police Constable Quincy Lewis, who is attached to the Agricola Outpost, disappeared without a trace on June 19, 2020, after leaving home for work. The...

55 arrests, 27 new trafficking cases investigated in 2019 – US TIP Report

For the fourth consecutive year, Guyana has maintained its Tier 1 ranking in the 2020 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report of the US Department...

2 arrested following Enmore hit-and-run accident

Two persons have been taken into police custody following the hit-and-run accident which claimed the life of a 16-year-old boy and rendered his younger...

Fire destroys ND&S furniture store

The ND&S Furniture Store and Factory was on Thursday evening destroyed by fire. Reports indicate that the fire start at around 22:45hrs and ripped through...

Berbice farmer charged for possession of illegal gun, ammo

A Corentyne farmer was on Thursday remanded to prison when he appeared at the Whim Magistrate Court for possession of illegal firearm and ammunition. Cloyd...

Enmore teen recovering after hit-and-run accident

Christopher Pollard, the 14-year-old lad who was struck down in a hit and run accident that claimed the life of his brother, is said...

Cops yet to locate suspect in murder of West Ruimveldt woman

Eighteen-year-old Timothy Evans who is accused of murdering his West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, neighbour, continues to evade the police almost one month later. On May 1,...

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Lowenfield slapped with 3rd private criminal charge

Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield has been slapped with yet another private criminal charge for fraud. Two private criminal charges were filed against Lowenfield for...

Suspect in Agricola fatal shooting nabbed, confesses to crime

The man who was fingered in the shooting to death of 27-year-old Tyron Duesberry on June 22, 2020, whilst he was searching for party...

General Elections set for August 10th in Trinidad and Tobago

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley, has announced that general election will be held on August 10th. After announcing that he had...

UN urges all to refrain from acts, remarks that could incite racial hostility

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guyana, Mikiko Tanaka, has urged all stakeholders to work towards ensuring that there is peace and stability in...

‘I have every confidence in recount’ – CARICOM Secretary General

Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says he has "every confidence" in the work conducted by the high-level CARICOM delegation...

Private Sector bemoans that COVID-19 Task Force not functioning as expected

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has once again expressed concerns that the COVID-19 Task Force - which comprises of caretaker ministers - is not...

Charges against PPP/C’s “pro-democracy” protesters withdrawn

The charges which were instituted against two pro-democracy protesters for breaching the government’s COVID-19 guidelines have been withdrawn. The charges were brought against former People’s...

GTA, THAG receive int’l funding to tackle wildlife trafficking

The Tourism and Hospitality Association of Guyana (THAG) and Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) have received funding from the Latin American Trade Association (LATA) Foundation...

Caribbean scholars join mounting calls for Granger to concede defeat

Respected Caribbean scholars and practitioners; W. Andy Knight and Winston Dookeran, on Friday, joined the mounting calls for Guyana’s President David Granger, Leader of...

Bandits storm Western Union outlet, pharmacy at Little Diamond

Four armed bandits on Wednesday pounced upon a Western Union outlet and a pharmacy located at Little Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD). During the ordeal,...