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Pedestrian killed in Vreed-en -Hoop accident

A 27-year-old resident of Ann’s Grove, East Coast Demerara was this morning killed in an accident on the Vreed-en -Hoop Public Road, West Coast Demerara. Police said initial investigations revealed that at about 03:45hrs on Sunday,…

Colidgen furniture factory destroyed by fire

A furniture factory at 3031 Industrial Estate, Colidgen on the East Coast of Demerara was completely destroyed by a fire on Saturday. According to information received, Supra International Furniture factory, owned by Keith Munesar, a…

Lorry driver killed in accident

A driver was killed on Friday evening after the motor lorry which he was driving turned turtle at 14 Miles Potora Road, Region Seven. Information reaching News Room disclosed that the 30-year-old driver, Kevon Sauers of Kwakwani, Berbice…

Mon Repos businessman robbed

A 48-year-old businessman of Railway line Mon Repos, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was on Friday robbed of a quantity of cash and his iPhone. News Room understands that Ramsundar Persaud operates a general store at his residence and at about…

Security beefed up at Guyana/Venezuela border

A new patrol base has been set up by the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) in the community of Whitewater, Barima-Waini (Region One) following security concerns as a result of the economic crisis facing Guyana’s neighbour, Venezuela. President…

Vendor charged with attempted murder

A 26-year-old market vendor was on Friday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for attempted murder. Lisa Bobb was not required to plea to the charge which alleged that on February 14, 2018, in Campbellville, Georgetown,…

Cop charged with rape of female colleague

A 20-year-old Police Constable appeared before Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court, charged with the rape of his 19-year-old female colleague. Dillon Crandon was not required to plea to the charge which…