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CARICOM “shocked and appalled” at horrific attacks in New Zealand

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in a media release moments ago said it is shocked and appalled by the horrific attacks on the two Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday, 15 March, which has so far resulted in 49 deaths. “CARICOM condemns in the strongest possible terms this savage act of terrorism perpetrated at places […]

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Man remains in ICU after being shot by Police

Mahesh Brijpaul, a 25-year-old machine operator of Lot 14 Gour Persaud Avenue, Number 79 Village Corriverton, was allegedly shot by Police and remains a patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the New Amsterdam Hospital. Days have passed, and the Police have not issued a release on the shooting incident; and despite efforts made […]

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49 killed in New Zealand mosque attacks

Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the incident as a terrorist attack and one of New Zealand’s “darkest days”. It is the nation’s deadliest attack. A gunman identifying himself as an Australian live-streamed the rampage at Al […]

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Court dismisses charges against GECOM Chair, Govt Commissioners

Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan this morning dismissed private criminal charges filed against Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission, Justice James Patterson and the three Government Commissioners: Vincent Alexander, Desmond Trotman and Charles Gobin. The charges were filed against the men for breaching the Constitution of Guyana, by not following Article 106 which stipulates that elections […]

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Team Mohamed’s adds Nissan GT-R to racing fleet

Mohamed’s Enterprise has added another GT-R to its racing fleet in time for the drag race meet scheduled for March 24 at the South Dakota Circuit, Timehri, East Bank Demerara. The new addition, a Nissan GT-R arrived in Guyana earlier this morning and without a doubt will be taken to the strip once clearance is […]

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New Zealand mosque shootings: 49 people killed in terrorist attack on worshippers

[NBC]Dozens of worshippers were killed after mass shootings during Friday prayers at two mosques in New Zealand. Police Commissioner Mike Bush told a 4 a.m. ET press conference that 49 people were dead with many others injured. A 28-year-old man was charged with murder. “This is one of New Zealand’s darkest days,” Prime Minister Jacinda […]

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Teen feared drowned after swimming in Berbice River

A 16-year-old boy has reportedly drowned in the Berbice River. Commander of ‘B’ Division Paul Langevine confirmed that police are aware of the incident. Inews understands that the boy, known as “Hard Ball”, was out with a group of persons along the Berbice River on Thursday. He reportedly informed them that he was going for […]

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Blind Society to engage GECOM on voting mechanisms for elections

For years, persons with visual impairment have been disadvantaged when it comes to voting. However,  the Guyana Society for the Blind is on a mission to ensure systems are in place to allow for its members to exercise their right to vote. President of the Guyana Society for the Blind, Cecil Morris told the Inews […]

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Greta Thunberg, 16, up for Peace Prize

[BBC] Greta Thunberg, the Swedish schoolgirl who has inspired an international movement to fight climate change, has been nominated as a candidate to receive this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. She was nominated by three Norwegian MPs. If she were to win, she would be the youngest recipient since Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai, who was 17 when […]

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Second body found in Waini Boat Accident, others reportedly missing

Authorities have found the second body which had been unaccounted for during the boat explosion which occurred some 10 miles off the Waini River mouth in Region One, on Sunday last. Reports are that the body of the male passenger was discovered on Wednesday afternoon around 16:00hrs but up to press time his identity had […]

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