Schoolboy dies in Diamond road accident
Kaieteur News

A 14-year-old boy was killed in an accident Tuesday night when he reportedly ended up in the path of a minibus that was heading south on the East Bank Demerara (EBD) Public Road, in the vicinity of Diamond. The accident...

Carjackers caught driving stolen vehicle
Kaieteur News

Three men who were accused of carjacking a Sheet Anchor teenager last Tuesday in the vicinity of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, were nabbed by police on Saturday. The car PTT 6559, a white Fielder wagon, was...

Linden police abuse power, sued for wrongful arrest and lock-up
Kaieteur News

Two Lethem, Region Nine residents are suing Linden police for wrongful arrest and detention last month. Taking on the police are Corwin Nicholson and Clavis Nicholson, of Lethem, a border area shared with Brazil. In...

Bartica Massacre trial … Accused recalls joining partner on gun toting trip to Bartica
Kaieteur News

The Caution Statement, (CS) taken from murder accused, Dennis Williams, was admitted into evidence, Tuesday, before Justice Roxanne George and a mixed 12-member jury, on Wednesday. Williams, called “Anaconda,”...

Blairmont sugar worker charged with raping villager, 67
Kaieteur News

A 36-year-old man accused of raping a 67-year-old woman, was placed on $200,000 bail, when he appeared before Magistrate Rhondel Weever, on Tuesday, in the Blairmont Magistrate Court, West Bank Berbice. According to the...

Cops, suspected bandit trade bullets in churchyard
Kaieteur News

Drops .38 revolver behind A suspected bandit and the police traded gunfire Tuesday night in front the compound of the St. Phillips Anglican Church located at D’Urban and Smyth Streets, Georgetown. The shooting...

Guyana gov't, bank dismiss reports of foreign currency crisis
Jamaica Observer

GEORGTOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana government has dismissed reports of a foreign currency crisis warning that such reports had the potential to destabilise the country. Local News Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:17:27 GMT Time...

Rescuers scrabble for survivors as Indonesia quake kills 97
Jamaica Observer

MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AFP) — Rescuers scrabbled through the rubble of shattered homes, shops and mosques in search of survivors Wednesday after a powerful earthquake struck western Indonesia and killed at least 97...

Climatologist warns region of correlation between increased temperatures and health problems
Jamaica Observer

ST GEORGE ‘S, Grenada (CMC) — A senior climatologist at the Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH), said there is a correlation between the increase in temperatures and health...

'Mannequin challenge' video leads to arrests in Alabama
Jamaica Observer

ALABAMA, United States (AP) — A "mannequin challenge" video of people staging a shootout has led to the arrests of two men in Alabama and the seizure of several guns and marijuana. Local News Wed, 07 Dec 2016...

J'can held without bail over deadly Los Angeles shootings
Jamaica Observer

LOS ANGELES, United States (AP) — An alleged Jamaican gang member charged over a shootout that killed four men at a Los Angeles party has been ordered jailed without bail. Local News Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:20:04 GMT...

Councillors to be sworn-in tomorrow
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — As two magisterial recounts get underway today, Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie announced that all candidates who have been duly confirmed as having won divisions in the November 28...

Hezrog to sign MOU for resuscitation of Ja's rail service
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) will on Friday sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with US company Hezrog for the resuscitation of rail service in Jamaica. Local News Wed, 07 Dec 2016...

Zaman Khan triumphs in Flying Ace Cycle Club season closing cycle event
Kaieteur News

Juvenile cyclist Zama Khan capitalised on a five minutes head start to defeat a competitive field of his contemporaries when the Flying Ace Cycle Club (FACC) staged its season ending cycle race in Berbice last Sunday...

Brazen bandits shoot, rob man in Finance Ministry compound
Kaieteur News

… after trailing him from City bank Two brazen gunmen stormed the Ministry of Finance compound on Main Street, Georgetown around 12:55 hrs yesterday and shot a 29-year-old man, who they had reportedly trailed from a...

Charged with armed robbery at 19…‘Career criminal’ a prime suspect in two gun-related killings
Kaieteur News

A man whose criminal life allegedly began at 19 has now been implicated in two murders that occurred over a two-month span. One killing was the shooting to death of a man for a gold chain. The other is the...

Murder of Berbice carpenter…Bisram’s US attorneys promise to cooperate with Guyanese authorities
Kaieteur News

-US attorneys promise to cooperate with Guyanese authorities More than a month after he was implicated in the murder of Berbice carpenter Faiyaz Narinedatt, US-based suspect Marcus Bisram is finally speaking about the...

Deposed GPHC Chairman reveals attempts to hide drugs shortage situation
Kaieteur News

-claims institution suffers from political interference Guyana’s premier public health institution, the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), is faced with a protracted drugs shortage challenge. This state...

National Cruise Council chairman hails arrival of six cruise ships today
Jamaica Observer

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — The ports of Falmouth, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios and Kingston will host a combined six cruise vessels today, giving the island’s cruise-shipping industry another significant boost. Local...

US congresswoman fearful of Trump administration deporting young immigrants
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D Clarke has expressed deep concern about plans by the incoming Donald Trump administration to deport hundreds of thousands of young immigrants...

Cuba starts return to normal as mourning for Castro ends
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — Music is playing in the streets again. Tourists are sipping mojitos at sidewalk cafes. Flags are flapping at full staff. After nine days of national mourning for Fidel Castro, Cuba is slowly...

Tufton to be quizzed on baby deaths today
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is expected to address questions regarding neonates at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital at today’s meeting of the House of Representatives. Local News Tue,...

PNP hopes to retain hold on KSAC with Rae Town magisterial recount
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — People’s National Party (PNP) supporter Wendy McGlashan yesterday submitted documents to the Sutton Street Court House requesting a magisterial recount for the Rae Town Division of the...

Pakistan to probe hiring of 50 gov't employees from one family
Jamaica Observer

KARACHI, Pakistan (AFP) — Pakistani authorities promised an inquiry on Tuesday after a southern province was found to have employed almost 50 members of the same family in various health ministry jobs, many in the...

Promoters without relevant permits will be prosecuted — JCF
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is urging party promoters to get the relevant permits before hosting events. Local News Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:35:15 GMT Pakistan to probe hiring of 50...

Ransomed — The freeing of 226 Christians from Islamic State
Jamaica Observer

SAARLOUIS, Germany (AP) — The millions in ransom money came in dollar by dollar, euro by euro from around the world. The donations, raised from church offerings, a Christmas concert, and the diaspora of Assyrian...

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