Suspected gas explosion at Diamond/Grove

A homeowner of 6th Avenue Diamond/Grove Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara (EBD) is counting his losses after an explosion occurred in his yard late Thursday night. News Room understands that the owner was digging a private well. It…

Guyana gets new ‘face’ of ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil’s Kimberly Brassington, who functioned as the face of the company over the past three years is ending her term of duty here. She is being replaced by Deedra Moe, who has been with the company for 16 years and will occupy the…

17-Y-0 remanded on gun, ammo charges

A 17-year-old Charlestown resident was remanded to prison Thursday by Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan on two gun-related charges. Colin Denny of Charles and Howes Street, Charlestown denied the charges of possession of a gun and…

Tucville businessman robbed at gunpoint

A 36-year-old businessman is counting his losses after he was held at gunpoint and robbed of over $200,000, his phones and other items at around 4:00hrs on Wednesday. News Room understands that Steve Wharton was confronted by two…

Father, son charged with murder of Vendor

A father and his son were today charged with the murder of a 22-year-old vendor, who was stabbed to death during a fight at Stabroek Market, Georgetown. Timothy McKenzie, a 21-year-old minibus conductor and his father, James McKenzie…