Two suspected bandits were killed yesterday after an attempt to rob a city storeowner.
The inspiration to host the Guyana Carnival came from Guyana’s 50th Independence Jubilee celebrations, says Chairman of the organising committee Bobby Vieira, who is hopeful that the event will be another tourism-boosting calendar activity.
A young mother of two was yesterday morning stabbed to death at Belmont, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara, by her estranged husband, who later ingested a poisonous substance and succumbed.
Continuous rainfall and above normal high tides are being blamed for flooding in sections of Georgetown yesterday.
Powerful winds lashed Lima, Essequibo Coast, yesterday morning, ripping the roof off of a house, and leaving two persons nursing injuries and the area without power.
Livestock farmer Jean Bacchus, who the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) said has been rearing and slaughtering pigs inside of Le Repentir Cemetery, has been served with an eviction notice, although she maintains she has done nothing wrong.
A Regent Street clothing vendor was fatally stabbed this morning during an attack by a Buxton, East Coast Demerara resident.
A 17-year-old of Canal Number Two Polder, West Bank Demerara, was electrocuted after a live wire fell on him on Sunday night and the Guyana Power and Light Inc.
Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan has labelled the claims of interference levelled against him by Georgetown Mayor Patricia Chase-Green as “unfair and unjustified,” while saying that a recent letter he wrote to the Chief Citizen was only intended to offer “guidance” on matters that were brought to his attention.
An event yesterday to officially open foot path bridges in Alexander Village saw a public outcry from residents in the area for government and City Hall to address an over 25-year-old flooding issue there.
Two children were rescued on Monday night by a neighbour after a fire ripped through the top flat of their home at Unity, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara.
Residents of Canal Number One, West Bank Demerara say the flooding they are experiencing is a direct result of the main drainage canal not being cleaned in preparation for the rainy season.
This week, the man and woman in the street share their thoughts on the co-education system and whether there is a need to return to separate educational institutions for boys and girls.
With many pensioners across the country having to wait for hours in long lines at local post offices to cash their monthly pension vouchers, some are calling for new arrangements, including payments through the bank.
Roger Bumbury, once listed among Guyana’s most wanted fugitives, was executed in his Good Hope Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara home early yesterday morning.
It is a race to zero as the Ministry of Public Health and the Pan American Health Organisation have set a goal of eliminating lymphatic filariasis in Guyana by the year 2027.
This week we asked the man and woman in the streets of Berbice what they thought of Guyana’s huge oil discovery.
An accident yesterday on the Vreed-en-Hoop Public Road, West Coast Demerara (WCD) has claimed the lives of three persons including a student from the Diamond Secondary School.
Diwali celebrations This week we asked the man/woman in the street about their Diwali celebrations this year and how it compared to previous years.
The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) yesterday demolished almost two dozen structures on the government reserve in ‘A’ Field, Sophia, during an exercise that was brought to a premature end after a confrontation with squatters, some of whom claimed they had not received any notice to move.
At age 15, Martin King was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and his life changed in many ways.
Vamanadev Hiralall, of the privately-run Saraswati Vidya Niketan (SVN), is the country’s top performer at this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) after achieving an accumulated 13 grade one and 3 grade two passes.
Two persons, including a four-year-old, died in the past week after being stung by scorpions.