A 20-year-old Fourth Street, Alberttown mechanic was killed last night after he attempted to assist a police officer who was arresting a man in the community.
-Aranka cave-in survivor Percy Lancaster, one of the survivors of the Aranka backdam cave-in that claimed three lives, says he feels like he has come back from the dead.
-c-section had been recommended A Bagotville, West Bank Demerara mother is calling on the authorities to investigate the death of her 21-year old daughter after giving birth at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) yesterday.
Two fishing trawlers slammed into the Demerara Harbour Bridge yesterday, after a strong tide broke them loose from their moorings at the Georgetown Ferry Stelling.
Described by residents as one of the smallest and oldest communities in the region, Supenaam is considered among the busiest ports on the Essequibo River.
A Stabroek Market vendor was on Thursday evening robbed by unmasked gunmen at his Eccles, East Bank Demerara home, becoming the latest victim in a series of robberies on the vendors.
The female dormitory at the New Opportunity Corps (NOC) on the Essequibo Coast was razed by fire last night even as several inmates of the juvenile correctional facility remain at large following a mass break-out on Wednesday night.
The capacity of the Hydromet Department to provide real time weather information across the country has been boosted with the installation of an automatic weather station (AWS) at the Boeraserie Conservancy in Region Three.
“I came here about five years ago from West Berbice but I find it ok here because it peaceful,” said Roy Shivdat, one of the less than 200 residents who live in the Region One mining community of Arakaka.
A Cessna 172 light aircraft landed on its fuselage yesterday morning at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri after the pilot reportedly forgot to deploy its landing gear.
Residents of Port Kaituma have expressed concern over the condition of the roads there, even though millions are being spent annually to maintain and upgrade them.
A Bel Air Village businessman was murdered last night by three men who turned up at his home posing as Customs officers.
Story and photos by Alva Solomon By 9 am on any given morning the Region One mining community of Port Kaituma is buzzing with activity as a variety of vehicles plough through the narrow slushy roads at the Waterfront.
A 17-year-old carpenter died yesterday morning when a stairway being built at a house at Coldingen, East Coast Demerara (ECD) crashed down on him.
Passengers, who were affected by the collapse of regional airline REDjet, will soon receive their ticket refunds as the authorities have moved to a private bank to secure the bond lodged by the airline.
Story and photos by Alva Solomon Situated some three miles off the Linden-Soesdyke Highway is the sprawling religious community of Hauraruni.
The bound body of a Garden of Eden farmer which bore several stab wounds was yesterday morning discovered at his home and relatives believe he was killed over a court matter in which judgment was passed in his favour.
Police on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) are investigating the murder of a 50-year old woman whose body was found buried in an unfinished bathroom of a house at Melanie North last evening.
Nandy Collins, the young mother who delivered a premature baby boy at a Nabaclis barber shop on the East Coast Demerara on Saturday night recounted a harrowing experience in which she almost gave up on the birth of her first son.
Taxi drivers yesterday foiled a carjacking, which ended after a high speed chase on the East Coast of Demerara.
Works to make a five-mile stretch of road at Burma, in Region Five, temporarily passable are almost completed but rice farmers and residents that use it are pessimistic about the scope of the project.
New members of the Integrity Commission could be sworn-in within a week, Prime Minister Samuel Hinds announced last night as the National Assembly approved a government motion to ensure that Members of Parliament submit annual declarations in keeping with the provisions of the Integrity Act.
APNU and the AFC last evening used their combined parliamentary majority to move the four service commissions towards financial independence.
The cook for a cargo ship is missing and feared dead after the vessel capsized in the Demerara River yesterday afternoon.
Story and photos by Alva Solomon The sprawling community of St Ignatius in Region 9 is peaceful and quiet and residents there thrive on their ‘self-help’ customs to develop their environs.