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GUYANA – Six homeless after Princess Street fire

GUYANA – Six homeless after Princess Street fire

GEORGETOWN – A family of six is now contemplating the next move after their Princes Street, Georgetown home went up in flames last evening.  Fortunately no one was injured in the blaze. The Guyana Fire Service (GFS) is currently investigating and examining what may have led to the blaze that occurred around 7:35 p.m. According […]

GUYANA – Murder accused stabbed on his way to court

GUYANA – Murder accused stabbed on his way to court

GEORGETOWN –– Eighteen-year-old Timothy Paul Chance was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital just after noon yesterday, after he was stabbed to the abdomen as he was making his way to the Police Outpost at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. The stabbing occurred minutes after Chance and four co-accused (two male and two female) –– two of […]

GUYANA – Woman fakes kidnapping to run away with lover

GUYANA – Woman fakes kidnapping to run away with lover

GEORGETOWN –– When 21-year-old Fazeema Zabar was dragged into a car at knife-point two Mondays ago in the presence of her mother and brother, at Zeelugt New Scheme, East Bank Essequibo (EBE), it was actually a scene she was enacting—one she and her lover plotted the night before. The plot went just as they expected — […]

GUYANA – Mum coming to grips with daughter’s death

GUYANA – Mum coming to grips with daughter’s death

GEORGETOWN –– Tears flow down her cheeks as she continues to deny that she needs counseling having had to witness her three-year-old daughter, Bianka Sancho, perish as dozens helplessly stood in front of the raging fire at Vigilance, East Coast Demerara (ECD) last month. Although she cries daily, Shavane Sancho is trying hard to put the […]

GUYANA – Suspected wife-killer caught after eight years on the run

GUYANA – Suspected wife-killer caught after eight years on the run

GEORGETOWN – They’ve finally got him. After almost eight years on the run, alleged killer Charles Chapman, called ‘Frenchie’, will finally be placed behind bars for the March 12, 2009 murder of his reputed wife Savitri Arjune. Chapman, who is now around 62, was arrested yesterday at a house at Limlair, Corentyne, where he had […]

GUYANA: Task Force to improve drainage system

GUYANA: Task Force to improve drainage system

A task force has been established to look at ways to improve and manage the drainage system here. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon told reporters that the Minister of Communities will lead the task force. “The task force will also be expected to prepare a plan for the long -term development of these works which […]

GUYANA – Two shot dead on New Year’s Day

GUYANA – Two shot dead on New Year’s Day

GEORGETOWN –– Poultry vendor Desmond Singh called “David” was one of two persons who were riddled with bullets around 7 a.m. on New Year’s Day at Humphrey’s Street, Friendship, East Bank Demerara (EBD). The incident is being described as a planned hit. Singh, 34, of Lot A-1 Orange Walk, Bourda, and 24-year-old Azrudeen Hussain, of […]

GUYANA – Hospital buries fisherman’s body by accident

GUYANA – Hospital buries fisherman’s body by accident

In what is being described as a confusing and disturbing state of affairs, five bodies are to be exhumed after mortuary attendants at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) mistakenly buried the body of a 43-year-old fisherman among those that had to be given poor burial. Surujpaul Dindyal, a father of three of Melanie Damishana, […]

GUYANA – Prison warden stabs, kills estranged wife

GUYANA – Prison warden stabs, kills estranged wife

GEORGETOWN –– A prison warden attached to the Mazaruni Prison early yesterday morning turned himself in to authorities, in the company of his attorney, after fatally stabbing his estranged wife at her workplace. Dead is 22-year-old Lonnette Nicholson-Prince, a mother of one, and a cosmetologist attached to the New Amsterdam Psychiatric Hospital. She was allegedly stabbed […]

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