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December 2017

Berbice man reportedly commits suicide

By Royan Abrams As Guyanese prepare to usher in the new year, a Reliance, East Canje Berbice family have been plunged into a state of mourning following the death of 39-year-old Joseph Mohabir. News Room understands that the man’s…

GDF announces promotions

- In accordance with Part III Section 16 of the Defence Act 15:01 of 1977, the Chief of Staff Brigadier Patrick West is pleased to announce that His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief Brigadier David Granger, has approved the…

Caribbean sugar is close to a sticky end

-  A century and a half after slavery ended, the plantations are closing. In its 18th-century heyday cane grown in the Caribbean and cut by African slaves provided Britain with nearly all its sugar. The masters of this brutal trade made…

SWAT Commander busted with smuggled alcohol

By Leroy Smith Deputy Superintendent of Police and Head of the Special Weapons and Tactic Unit (SWAT) Motie Dookie was Saturday evening busted with thirty cases of smuggled Johnny Walker Whiskey in Corentyne Berbice. News Room was…

Man jumps to death from Diamond Overpass

The newly constructed overpass at Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD) has seen its first case of a suspected suicide on Saturday, December 30, 2017, when a 40-year-old man jumped to his death at about 15:00hrs. Dead is Navin Surujpaul of…

Flood-hit Albouystown gets aid

Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon and a team of representatives from the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), the Mayor and City Council (MCC) of Georgetown and the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) on Friday distributed 300 sanitation hampers…