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APNU supporters charged for breaching COVID-19 measures during protest in NA

Six supporters of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) were today charged for breaching COVID-19 measures when they gathered in large crowds for...

Leguan man dies after crashing into culvert

A father of two is now dead after he crashed into a culvert at Blenheim, Leguan Island on Wednesday morning. Dead is 24-year-old Phillip Sooklall. Phillip...

Skeletal remains found in city building

Skeletal remains of a human were found in an abandoned two-storey building at High and Princes Streets, Georgetown. Though the discovery was made on June...

2-Y-O girl drowns after canoe capsizes in Kukui River

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a two-year-old girl, who reportedly drowned when a canoe capsized in the Kukui River, Region...

Boat captain arrested for ganja escapes after plunging overboard

A boat captain, who was on Tuesday arrested over marijuana found in his vessel, has managed to escape law enforcement officers by plunging overboard...

59-Y-O farmer detained over unlicensed gun, ganja

A 59-year-old farmer of Corentyne, Berbice was on Tuesday detained by police ranks conducting a foot patrol in Limlair Village, Region Six (East Berbice...

Market vendor critical after shot by bandits during robbery

A market vendor is said to be in a critical condition after he was shot by bandits at the La Penitence Market, Georgetown on...

4 homeless after fire destroys Mocha home

Four persons are now homeless after a fire suspected to be electrical in origin gutted a flat concrete house at Mocha Arcadia, East Bank...

Lindener jailed 4 years for armed robbery

A 24-year-old man of Wismar, Linden was on Monday sentenced to four years imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to the charges of armed robbery...

Kitty man shot dead in Agricola whilst searching for party spots

A 27-year-old man of Kitty, Georgetown was killed during the wee hours of Monday after gunfire erupted in a crowd at Brutus Street, Agricola,...

Recent Articles

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,...