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Toddler crushed to death by lorry

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a toddler who was crushed after a lorry rolled over him. The incident occurred on Saturday around 06:30h at Access Road, Zeelugt, East Bank Essequibo (EBE). Fifteen months old Terrence Wilson was rushed to the Leonora Cottage Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. According […]

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Seaman feared dead after sliding off fishing vessel

A Captain and his crew are presently in the custody of the Police assisting with investigations into the reported drowning of one of their crew members. According to information reaching this publication, the vessel identified as  Mv Snook 1, was being captained by 24-year-old Chrishnadat Sukhdeo of Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara (EBD). He […]

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Several arrested following Police operations in B, C and D Divisions

Operations conducted by officers attached to three Divisions of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) on Friday resulted in the arrest of several persons in connection with multiple infractions. Police in C Division acting on information received went to a house at Area G Industry, East Coast Demerara (ECD) on Friday about 15:00h and conducted a […]

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Moruka boat captain fear dead after falling overboard

Linden Williams, a boat captain of Moruka of Region 1, Barima-Waini, reportedly fell overboard into the Pomeroon river at the Charity Waterfront, Essequibo, late on Thursday night and is feared dead. Based on information reaching this publication, Williams, believed to be around 40 years old, was the captain of a cargo boat which usually comes to […]

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NEW GPC successfully completes US FDA Audit

The NEW GPC INC. recently completed another successful US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) audit. The US FDA is extremely rigorous in its inspections but compliance is necessary for any company to export its products to the USA. In a statement on its audit success, the company posited that “NEW GPC operates a Quality Management […]

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Former Home Affairs Minister Ronald Gajraj dies

Former Home Affairs Minister and Guyana’s High Commissioner to India and Bangladesh, Ronald Gajraj died this morning at a private city hospital following a brief period of illness. Gajraj served as Minister of Home Affairs under the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) administration from January, 1999 to May, 2005 before taking up the High Commissioner post.

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5 including toddler injured as car turns turtle

At least five persons, including a baby, were rushed to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre on Friday afternoon after the motorcar in which they were travelling reportedly slammed into the back of a truck before turning turtle. The accident occurred at about 15:40h on the Providence Public Road, East Bank Demerara. According to eyewitnesses, the truck […]

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Migrant caravan: US to investigate after child dies in custody at border

An investigation has been launched after a seven-year-old girl died while in the custody of the US Border Patrol. The Guatemalan child, named as Jakelin Caal Maquin, was detained last week after crossing the US-Mexico border with her father, officials say. It was earlier reported that she died of dehydration, but border officials insist the […]

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Rovman Powell disappointed over umpiring error

ESPNcricinfo– In a controversial incident in the series-deciding ODI in Sylhet, West Indies captain Rovman Powell was out to what should have been called a no-ball due to an excessive number of Bangladesh fielders manning the leg-side field. Following the game, which Bangladesh won to seal the series, Powell expressed disappointment with the on-field umpires […]

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PPP mulling court as matter of PM’s presence is Parliament sent to Committee

Instead of providing a ruling on whether the Prime Minister (PM), in this case Moses Nagamootoo, had the right to be present in the National Assembly when he was acting as President, Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Barton Scotland announced on the final day of examining the budget estimates on Friday that he was […]

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