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Woman's body found on seashore without head, limbs

At about 0730h. today Thursday March 26, 2015, the body of a woman was found on the foreshore in the vicinity of Buxton, ECD. The head, legs and arms of...

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Nude body of woman found on foreshore

Nude body of woman found on foreshore

The nude body of a young woman was Wednesday morning found on the East Coast Demerara foreshore in the vicinity of UG (University of Guyana) Road. The body was found...

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PPP appears comfortable with size of voters list

24 March, 2015

PPP appears comfortable with size of voters list

The governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP) appears to be satisfied with the size of the voters’ list, despite concerns by the opposition that the roll has grown by at least 100,000 persons since the 2011 general and regional elections. ...

Pawnbroker, associate charged with holding woman against her will

23 March, 2015

Pawnbroker, associate charged with holding woman against her…

Two men, who allegedly held a woman in a house against her well because she allegedly owed failed to repay them GUY$500,000, were refused bail on Monday. They are pawnbroker 36-year old Freeman Fordyce of 99 Collingswood Avenue, Nandy Park,...

Voters list is "dirty"- Granger

23 March, 2015

Voters list is "dirty"- Granger

Opposition Leader, David Granger has raised concerns about what appears to be a “dirty” bloated voters list and urged supporters to be vigilant on polling day. Addressing supporters of the coalition A Partnership for National Unity+ Allianc...

Opposition coalition lashes back at PPP attacks in Queens, New York

22 March, 2015

Opposition coalition lashes back at PPP attacks in Queens, N…

In the face of counter-punches by Guyana’s ruling People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) that the recently minted opposition coalition would eventually collapse and that the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) was a violent party, the...

PPP supporters protest outside opposition coalition meeting in Queen's, New York

22 March, 2015

PPP supporters protest outside opposition coalition meeting …

About 40 supporters of Guyana’s incumbent People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) on Sunday protested and booed the opposition coalition’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Moses Nagamootoo as he arrived at Queen’s, New York venue for a meeting ...

Easier energy... still on drawing board, says Stanley Ming

22 March, 2015

Easier energy... still on drawing board, says Stanley Ming

Businessman and retired politician, Stanley Ming, says Guyana can access power to satiate the entire country’s demand, and prevent further debt itself, if government takes up an energy deal offered by Brazil. “The Brazilians, since 2009, h...

Rice cereal factory to create jobs for over 200 Essequibians

22 March, 2015

Rice cereal factory to create jobs for over 200 Essequibians

More than 200 jobs will be created for persons living along the Essequibo Coast in the near future with the establishment of the Institute of Applied Science and Technology’s (IAST) $100M rice cereal factory. The rice cereal is branded ‘Mor...

"Put boots on ground" to convince voters, NY Senator tells Granger

22 March, 2015

"Put boots on ground" to convince voters, NY Senat…

New York State Senator, John Sampson Saturday night gave Guyana’s opposition presidential candidate, David Granger some strong advice to win the upcoming elections- put “boots on the ground” to convince those reluctant to change. Speaking a...

Foreign investors have nothing to fear; Diaspora must return to help rebuild Guyana - Granger

21 March, 2015

Foreign investors have nothing to fear; Diaspora must return…

Guyana’s opposition presidential candidate, David Granger Friday night expressed concern about rapacious exploitation of primary natural resources but assured that if he wins the upcoming elections foreign investors woud have nothing to fea...

Caricom backs Guyana against Venezuela's border assertions

20 March, 2015

Caricom backs Guyana against Venezuela's border assertions

CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has stated its concern about several recent assertions from Venezuela, and has again expressed its hope for an early resolution of the controversy ...

Fisherman killed, dumped in Atlantic Ocean

20 March, 2015

Fisherman killed, dumped in Atlantic Ocean

Police are probing the alleged murder of a fisherman and the dumping of his body overboard.Three men were arrested on Thursday, March 19, 2015 “and are in police custody assisting with the investigations.” The dead man has been identif...

Alleged Lethem school thieves caught with cash

20 March, 2015

Alleged Lethem school thieves caught with cash

Two men, who allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from a school in Lethem, have been arrested, police said.Investigators said at about 7 O’clock Thursday morning (March 19, 2015) it was discovered that the Machuine Primary Schoo...

Govt, Private Sector hope observers will minimise challenge of election results

20 March, 2015

Govt, Private Sector hope observers will minimise challenge …

The Guyana government and the business community appear to be banking on international observers, including the well-respected Carter Centre, to quell any unease about the results of the upcoming general and regional elections. Less than on...

Britain offers to help GECOM for elections

20 March, 2015

Britain offers to help GECOM for elections

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) says Britain has promised to provide assistance to hold the upcoming general elections. The elections management authority said the pledge was made by Britain's new High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg ...

Key Club of Georgetown International Academy officially chartered

20 March, 2015

Key Club of Georgetown International Academy officially char…

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA: The  Key Club of Georgetown International Academy was officially chartered as a member of the Kiwanis International Service Leadership Program, earlier this month under the auspices of Key Club International Ca...

Legal wrangling over whether PM Hinds' son should face fresh trial

20 March, 2015

Legal wrangling over whether PM Hinds' son should face fresh…

Legal wrangling continue in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court over whether the son of Prime Minister Samuel Hinds should be sentenced for unlawful wounding or he should face a new trial because the magistrate who convicted him has been fire...

Finance Minister unhurt in vehicular accident

19 March, 2015

Finance Minister unhurt in vehicular accident

Georgetown, GINA, March 19, 2015..At approximately 2:30 Thursday afternoon , the driver of the Minister of Finance was involved in a vehicular accident on the public road in Buxton, East Coast Demerara.The Minister of Finance and his securi...

Bandits cart off $millions, guns from credit union

19 March, 2015

Bandits cart off $millions, guns from credit union

Bandits early Thursday morning tied up a guard, invaded a Credit Union and carted off at least GUY$15 million and several guns from a safe, police confirmed. The incident occurred about 1:30 AM at the National Credit Union, Regent and Orono...

Some Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner contain metal; Guyanese can seek refund or exchange

19 March, 2015

Some Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner contain metal; Guyan…

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 242,000 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of the Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner – due to the possibility that some boxes may contain small piec...

Guyana loses bid for OAS Assistant Secretary General

19 March, 2015

Guyana loses bid for OAS Assistant Secretary General

Guyana’s candidate, Ambassador Bayney Karran, on Wednesday lost out in his bid to become the next Assistant Secretary General of the Organisation of America States (OAS) at Wednesday’s elections. The OAS said in a statement that Karran only...

Carter Centre likely to observe another historic Guyana election

19 March, 2015

Carter Centre likely to observe another historic Guyana elec…

The Carter Centre appears set to observe Guyana’s general and regional elections for the first time since it 2006, although its Head- Former American President Jimmy Carter- has become rather disillusioned by the state of governance in the ...

Aracari Resort says not involved in human trafficking

19 March, 2015

Aracari Resort says not involved in human trafficking

A local hotel at which several Nepalese stayed is seeking to clear its name from any involvement in harbouring persons intended for trafficking. Following the naming of Aracari Resort located at Plantation Versailles, West Bank Demerara by ...

Area to be named after Crum-Ewing; fund for his children to be established

18 March, 2015

Area to be named after Crum-Ewing; fund for his children to …

Hours before the mortal remains of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing were due to be interred, City Mayor Hamilton Green announced that intends to take steps to memorialize the name of the man who became well-known for his solo protest...

GECOM begins distributing National Identification Cards

19 March, 2015

GECOM begins distributing National Identification Cards

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Wednesday announced that the distribution of National Identification Cards, for persons registered during the recent Claims and Objections exercise has commenced nationwide. "GECOM is asking those ...

Nepalese being trafficked through Guyana

18 March, 2015

Nepalese being trafficked through Guyana

The Guyana government on Wednesday said it believed that a large number of Nepalese coming to the South American country were being trafficked, in the wake of two sets of South Asians  being here in recent months. “Based on these detai...

International human rights watchdog voices concern about Crum-Ewing's killing

18 March, 2015

International human rights watchdog voices concern about Cru…

The global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, expressed concern that the gunning down of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing, one week ago while urging residents of Diamond, East Bank Demerara to go out and vote in upcoming e...

Abused mother of two killed; body found on roadway

17 March, 2015

Abused mother of two killed; body found on roadway

A mother of two very young children, who was widely believed to be the victim of an abusive relationship, was found dead in a clump of bushes at Charity, Pomeroon early Tuesday morning.Police identified her as 26-year old Quineza Patricia B...

Well-known lumber dealer stabbed during argument

17 March, 2015

Well-known lumber dealer stabbed during argument

A well-known lumber dealer was stabbed to his neck during an argument and drove himself to a City hospital with a knife in his neck, eyewitnesses said. Known only by his surname, Beckles, he was stabbed outside a taxi service just off Cummi...

Coalition will not witch hunt political opponents - Granger

17 March, 2015

Coalition will not witch hunt political opponents - Granger

Presidential candidate for the opposition coalition, David Granger on Tuesday assured the business community that if he wins the upcoming general and regional elections he would not be hunting down or sidelining political opponents but woul...

Opposition may forge ahead with Amaila Falls Hydropower project if it wins elections

17 March, 2015

Opposition may forge ahead with Amaila Falls Hydropower proj…

Presidential candidate for the opposition coalition, David Granger on Tuesday said his “green energy” strategy could incorporate the current government’s proposed Amaila Falls Hydropower Project that his party had up to recently rejected on...

Sweetie thief shot while attempting to chop policeman

17 March, 2015

Sweetie thief shot while attempting to chop policeman

At about 0130h. today Tuesday March 17, 2015, vendor Walter Drakes, 46 years, of Smyth Street, Georgetown, was riding a bicycle along Croal Street when he was held up by a man armed with two cutlasses.The perpetrator took away a bag contain...

Police to help beef up security for opposition coalition

17 March, 2015

Police to help beef up security for opposition coalition

The opposition coalition A Partnership for National Unity+ Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC)  and the Guyana Police Force (GPF) have agreed to help beef up security for its Presidential and Prime Ministerial candidates and a number of loc...

Appointment of Senior Counsel depends on Office of the President, says Chancellor of the Judiciary

17 March, 2015

Appointment of Senior Counsel depends on Office of the Presi…

Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Carl Singh has said that the long-awaited appointment of Senior Counsel now depends on the Office of the President. “The trouble is the Office of the President is yet to say we are ready for your recomme...

Two suspects almost cleared of Crum-Ewing's killing

16 March, 2015

Two suspects almost cleared of Crum-Ewing's killing

The two men held in connection with the shooting death of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing almost one week ago have so far been cleared of that crime, a senior police officer said Monday night. The police sources said they were now ...

Guyana "very optimistic" Karran will be OAS' next Assistant Secretary General

16 March, 2015

Guyana "very optimistic" Karran will be OAS' next …

Guyana remains “very confident” that its candidate would be voted in as the next Assistant Secretary General of the Organisation of America States (OAS)  on Wednesday although another Caribbean Community (Caricom) member-state is field...

PPP ministers' salaries do not reflect "Cadillac" lifestyle

16 March, 2015

PPP ministers' salaries do not reflect "Cadillac" …

General Secretary (GS) of the Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C), Clement Rohee, believes the salaries and benefits enjoyed by current government ministers reflects the principles of the “lean” and “clean” government asserted by late P...

PPP mum on reaction by Cheddie's daughter on parents' lifestyle

16 March, 2015

PPP mum on reaction by Cheddie's daughter on parents' lifest…

People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary, Clement Rohee on Monday chose to remain mum about counter-claims by Nadira Jagan-Brancier that her father- late President Cheddie Jagan- lived in a simple rather than extravagant lifestyle...

UG unions threaten strike action

16 March, 2015

UG unions threaten strike action

The unions representing workers at the University of Guyana are threatening to call another strike if negotiations with the administration turn out to be a sham and if all salaries for March including the 10 percent interim pay-hike are not...

Police to probe violations of Racial Hostility Act.

15 March, 2015

Police to probe violations of Racial Hostility Act.

Police Commissioner, Seelall Persaud said investigations would be conducted to determine whether utterances by Former President, Bharrat Jagdeo and political activist, David Hinds have violated the Racial Hostility Act. Jagdeo, as a former...

Teenagers still in custody for Crum-Ewing's murder

15 March, 2015

Teenagers still in custody for Crum-Ewing's murder

Two teenagers from Diamond, East Bank Demerara were up to Sunday still in police custody in connection with the shooting death of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing. Among the theories being explored for the killing is that the perpetr...

"We must not be enslaved by the past"; time to "kick ass" - Nagamootoo tells Lindeners

15 March, 2015

"We must not be enslaved by the past"; time to …

The opposition coalition’s Prime Ministerial candidate, Moses Nagamootoo Saturday night  heaped criticism on the governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP) for harping back to bad governance by the People’s National Congress (PNC)-led ...

Granger points fingers at ruling party for Crum-Ewing's killing

14 March, 2015

Granger points fingers at ruling party for Crum-Ewing's kill…

Presidential candidate for the opposition coalition, David Granger Saturday night sought to link the gunning down of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing to the ruling People's Progressive Party.Addressing thousands of persons at the Lind...

Lawyers dissociate themselves from Juliet Holder-Allen's party

14 March, 2015

Lawyers dissociate themselves from Juliet Holder-Allen's par…

The newly-formed National Democratic Party of Guyana (NDPOG), led by former Chief Magistrate Juliet Holder-Allen, appears to be in trouble one day after its existence was announced with several persons dissociating themselves from that orga...

Berbicians allegedly caught with marijuana in Georgetown charged

13 March, 2015

Berbicians allegedly caught with marijuana in Georgetown cha…

Two West Coast Berbicians, who were caught during a high speed chase with anti-narcotics police earlier this week, were Friday refused bail and remanded to prison until next week Monday. Farad Hamid of McRae Street, Rosignol and Mark Dougla...

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