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GUYANA – Weeping trio arraigned for brutal murder of seniors

GUYANA – Weeping trio arraigned for brutal murder of seniors

GEORGETOWN – Accused of strangling two elderly women for cash and other valuables, three men wept uncontrollably when they appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan on joint murder charges. Claiming he suffers from depression, the alleged mastermind in the killing of 88-year old Constance Fraser and 75-year old Phyllis Melrose Caesar, Imran Khan called Christopher […]

GUYANA – GBTI prepared for court showdown

GUYANA – GBTI prepared for court showdown

GEORGETOWN – A request for details of transactions at the Guyana Bank For Trade and Industry (GBTI) by the police Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) appears headed for a court showdown. This was after the bank made it clear yesterday that its primary duty is to protect the confidentiality of customers. The bank, in a […]

GUYANA – Opposition questions Camp Street prison contract

GUYANA – Opposition questions Camp Street prison contract

GEORGETOWN – The Parliamentary Opposition is questioning Government over contracts to repair sections of the Camp Street prison, following a deadly fire and the prisoner escapes earlier this year. According to the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), there is no published evidence of which contractor was awarded and little word from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure […]

GUYANA – Dredge owner tortured, killed

GUYANA – Dredge owner tortured, killed

GEORGETOWN – Murdered Brazilian dredge owner, Antonio Da Saliva allegedly knew of the plot to raid his Akaiwanna, Cuyuni, Region Seven camp three months ago, and even had photographs of five of his would-be attackers. This is according to sources close to the victim who also claimed that the businessman had even prepared for the […]

GUYANA – New bridge pegged at US$170m, old to be demolished

GUYANA – New bridge pegged at US$170m, old to be demolished

GEORGETOWN – The Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI), amidst questions over a mega-project to build a new bridge across the Demerara River, has released the feasibility study which recommended a low-level, three-lane, 1.5km structure between Houston, East Bank Demerara, and Versailles, West Bank Demerara. According to the study, that bridge could cost up to US$170m, […]

GUYANA – House blaze leads fire-fighters to burnt body

GUYANA – House blaze leads fire-fighters to burnt body

Fire-fighters early yesterday morning stumbled upon the body of a Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara man just minutes after they were called to his home to investigate a fire that had broken out in one of the bedrooms. The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Sean Prince, of 67 Sideline Dam, Golden Grove. He was […]

GUYANA – Freak storm causes panic at Guyana highway resort

GUYANA – Freak storm causes panic at Guyana highway resort

Families enjoying an outing along the Soesdyke/ Linden Highway are counting their lucky stars after witnessing a freak storm which swept through the creek located opposite Splashmin’s resort, taking down light poles and benabs with it. Kaieteur News has obtained pictures of the aftermath of the occurrence. The storm is said to have occurred around […]

GUYANA – Pirates attack four fishing vessels in one week

GUYANA – Pirates attack four fishing vessels in one week

GEORGETOWN – Pirates have attacked four fishing vessels in the Waini River, Region One, in the space of one week. The masked gunmen even escaped with one of the vessels named “Priya 2” after dumping its workers onto another vessel that was in the area and which they had also raided. Around 2 P.M. two […]

GUYANA – Man burns to death after setting home afire

GUYANA – Man burns to death after setting home afire

GEORGETOWN – A West Coast Berbice man is now dead following a morning blaze yesterday. The aftermath of the fire at Cotton Tree Village where 52-year-old Baldeoram was burnt to death. The man reportedly set his house alight after threatening to do so earlier that morning. Dead is Bisram Baldeoram, 52 of Cotton Tree Village. […]

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