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Friday, December 6, 2019

Man reportedly hangs self at Parika Backdam

The body of a man was found hanging this afternoon by relatives at his residence at Parika Backdam, East Bank Essequibo (EBE). It is believed that...

Taxi driver charged with murder of Sophia woman

The 31-year-old taxi driver whose vehicle was used to transport the body of Simone Hackett, today made his first court appearance at the Sparendaam...

UPDATE: Driver in Bushy Park accident still in critical condition at hospital

Relatives of 20-year-old Shawn Spellen, the young man who lost his life when the Toyota Tundra vehicle he was travelling in turned turtle, are...

Breaking …Another body found floating in trench

The body of a man was earlier today fished out of a trench in the village of Hubu, East Bank Essequibo (EBE). According to reports...

National Tourism Policy to be presented to Cabinet soon

Following a number of public consultations on the National Tourism Policy (NTP), some of the suggestions from stakeholders are being incorporated into the plan...

U.S. Embassy worker, LGBT editor hacked to death in Bangladesh

(CNN) A U.S. Embassy worker and editor of Bangladesh's first LGBT magazine was among two men hacked to death Monday evening in Dhaka, officials say. A...

Shopkeeper shoots bandit dead…with his own gun

The bandit who died last evening after being shot at in Yarrowkabra, Soesdyke/Linden Highway when he entered the home of a shop-keeper has been...

Kitty man shot by pillion rider

A young man is now nursing a gunshot wound to his right hand after he was shot at by two men on a motorcycle...

Bandit shot during botched robbery at Yarrowkabra

A bandit was shot during a botched robbery at Yarrowkabra along the Linden/Soesdyke Highway last night. Reports are that the perpetrator invaded a house in...

One dead, another critical in Bushy Park accident

One man is now dead and another is seriously injured following an accident which took place at Bushy Park, Parika, East Bank Essequibo (EBE)...

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Fire guts houses at Bent Street

A fire this morning completely destroyed several houses at Bent Street, Georgetown. The fire started just after 05:00h Friday morning and quickly swept through the...

Driver gets bail for accident that killed boy, 7

A 21-year-old man was released on $500,000 bail by Magistrate Rabindranauth Singh when he appeared at the Blairmont Magistrate’s Court in relation to the fatal...

Chicken smugglers open fire on police

A group of men who were in the process of smuggling chicken opened fire on police ranks on Thursday at Belfield, East Coast Demerara...

Boy, 6, allegedly sexually assaulted at school

Police are investigating reports that a six-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted whilst at school. Police Commander of Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) Subdivision ‘C’ (East Coast...

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...