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Haitian man abandons children in Guyana

Haitian man abandons children in Guyana

GEORGETOWN –– A Haiti national is said to be on the run, having abandoned his two children moments after they disembarked a flight at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri. The missing man has since been identified as Jacque Village, of Morisot Province, Haiti. According to reports reaching Kaieteur News, the man disembarked a COPA Airlines […]

GUYANA – Region Eight endures severe flood

GUYANA – Region Eight endures severe flood

GEORGETOWN – The people of Region Eight are in distress. Over 1000 residents are affected by flood. Waters have accumulated to as high as 15 feet in several communities. Houses have been washed away, some have submerged and others are half under water. Food is gone; clothing has been destroyed, animals—pets and livestock alike—have perished. […]

GUYANA – Former AG on the wrong side of the law

GUYANA – Former AG on the wrong side of the law

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Opposition legislator and former Attorney General Anil Nandlall has been charged with larceny for the alleged theft of over GUY$2 million (One Guyana dollar =US$0.004 cents) worth of law books from the Ministry of Legal Affairs. Nandlall’s arrest on Thursday, came two days after he was questioned by members of the Special […]

Guyana doctors get training to detect microcephaly

Guyana doctors get training to detect microcephaly

Doctors from all regions in Guyana are being trained to detect microcephaly in expectant mothers. The training is being conducted by the Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and RAD-AID International. Microcephaly is a condition where the head of the foetus is smaller than normal. It may be caused by […]

GUYANA – Man allegedly gardens around wife’s makeshift grave

GEORGETOWN –– It surely must have taken someone with a certain level of cold-bloodedness to daily tend to a garden that is just next to the spot where one’s murdered wife is buried. But that’s exactly what Mibicuri farmer, Sunildat Balack, apparently did for almost a year. When police went to the spot where 44-year-old Balack […]

GUYANA – Pastor convicted for raping six-year-old

GUYANA – Pastor convicted for raping six-year-old

GEORGETOWN –– A pastor has been convicted for raping a six-year-old girl. The incident took place between June 1 and June 30, 2007. The initial facts of the case are that the man was at home with the girl and her sibling, when the act was committed. He called the child into a bedroom where he […]

GUYANA – ‘Death to parking meter by-laws’

GUYANA – ‘Death to parking meter by-laws’

GEORGETOWN – In its sixth week of protesting against the implementation of parking meters in the City of Georgetown, the Movement against Parking Meters has made their plea much more colourful by calling for the death of the parking meter by-laws. This message was communicated vividly yesterday with the enactment of a funeral procession in-front […]

Cops thwart alleged prison escape plot

Cops thwart alleged prison escape plot

GEORGETOWN – Swift action by police ranks led to the arrest of a woman after a grenade and a quantity of marijuana was found in her home. Police later learnt that the 27-year-old woman was planning on smuggling the contraband into the Camp Street prison for Mark Royden Williams called ‘Smallie’ who was recently handed […]

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 […]

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