Parents want the Ministry of Education (MoE) to launch a full-scale investigation into the violence at the Charlestown Secondary School on Friday afternoon which left one student and three teachers injured.
Youths are concerned about the ethnic divide and “traditional racial voting” which they believe plagues General Elections in Guyana.
Gold miner Eldon Chisholm sustained a gunshot wound to the left ear on Monday night while fighting off two men who attempted to rob him and his family.
Balram Teekaram, 43, is currently a patient in the Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC), after three bandits broke into his Anna Catherina, West Coast Demerara home and beat and robbed him and his son early yesterday morning.
Cornelia Ida pensioner Elfreida Benjamin died last Thursday, almost two weeks since she was hospitalised after using expired medication allegedly given to her at the Leonora Cottage Hospital (LCH).
Juvenile offenders who enter the justice system will now be kept at a $37.6 million holding centre, which was formally opened yesterday afternoon.
For almost three decades the Pigeon Island squatting area has attracted poverty-stricken Guyanese with its promise of rent-free dwelling.
An undermined section of the bridge
Embracing culture, becoming acquainted with tradition, acknowledging roots is what fifth generation Punjabi descendant Roshini Kushi Boodhoo has done in her journey to becoming Miss India Guyana World Wide (MIGWW) 2011.
Farida “Suzie” Ramdeen, 20, of Vreed-en-Hoop Squatting Area (The Jetty), West Coast Demerara was found dead in a Houston,
Lyrics should tell a story, have meaning and the ability to teach people a valuable life lesson, famous singer of the hit Chutney single “Dem Ah Watch Meh” Mahendra Ramkellawan says.
With a spicy tune advocating the independence of women Fiona Singh sang her way to the Chutney crown for the second consecutive year.
A Strathspey cane cutter and his family were on Sunday night held captive for over two hours by gunmen, who later attacked the Devin’s Hangout Bar and left the bartender with multiple stab wounds.
Close to 5,000 additional hectares of rice were cultivated last year and resulted in an 11.4 percent increase in production when compared to 2009 figures.
hile speeding along the East Bank Demerara (EBD) Public Road just after midnight yesterday, a minibus driver lost control of his vehicle, slammed into a light pole and toppled into a trench, resulting in the death of a passenger.
Two men were beaten and shot by five gunmen last night during a robbery at Grove Public Road, East Bank Demerara.
An argument at the Diven’s Hangout Bar in Strathspey, East Coast Demerara resulted in a fight which left one man dead and several others with minor injuries just after midnight yesterday.
Helton Lazarus, the man who died in the Stabroek Market grenade explosion, did not have a criminal record and was not known to police, Crime Chief Seelall Persaud has said.
Minister of Transport and Hydraulics Robeson Benn again gave 31 relocated vendors permission to operate outside Demico House and explained that police had ordered them to vacate on Wednesday because of a certain security concern.
As Ministry of Public Works and City Hall workers continued their demolition at the Stabroek Market square yesterday, owners of permanent business structures watched on silently dreading when it would be their turn to see years of hard work torn to pieces.
Vendors from the Stabroek Market area whose stalls were dismantled following the explosion on Wednesday morning staged protests at various government ministries and City Hall yesterday.
A minibus ride for a Patentia man and his four children turned into a nightmare on Sunday, as they found themselves caught on the wrong end of a high-speed police chase.
The man who was discovered along the Dora trail, Linden/ Soesdyke Highway, was yesterday morning identified as taxi-driver Leyton Garraway and police are now searching for several men who were seen leaving the area shortly before his body was found.
Just before midnight on Saturday a mechanic who was reportedly speeding along the Coldingen Access Road fatally struck a female special constable.
The Guyana Police Force (GPF) records show that armed robberies have decreased by 19.6% since last year and credit is being given to increased anti-crime patrols and intelligence gathering.