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Daily Archives: March 18, 2015

Nepalese being trafficked through Guyana

The Guyana government on Wednesday said it believed that a large number of Nepalese coming to the South American country were being trafficked, in the wake of two sets of South Asians  being here in recent months. “Based on these details regarding the conduct of a number of Nepalese Nationals in Guyana and their travel patterns compared with the case ...

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International human rights watchdog voices concern about Crum-Ewing’s killing

The global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, expressed concern that the gunning down of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing, one week ago while urging residents of Diamond, East Bank Demerara to go out and vote in upcoming elections would cause greater unease in the South American country. “The killing of a political activist in Guyana during the pre-electoral period fuels fear ...

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Opposition Leader Granger addresses Business Luncheon

Guyana’s Opposition Leader, David Granger on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 addressed businesspersons on wide range of areas that his coalition intends to pursue if it wins the May 11, 2015 General and Regional Elections. He touched on several aspects that could lead to the improvement of governance and local democracy. On the question of renewable energy, he said efforts would ...

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Abused mother of two killed; body found on roadway

A mother of two very young children, who was widely believed to be the victim of an abusive relationship, was found dead in a clump of bushes at Charity, Pomeroon early Tuesday morning. Police identified her as 26-year old Quineza Patricia Benn of Charity, Essequibo. She was the mother of two children ages three and five years. Her common-law partner ...

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Well-known lumber dealer stabbed during argument

A well-known lumber dealer was stabbed to his neck during an argument and drove himself to a City hospital with a knife in his neck, eyewitnesses said. Known only by his surname, Beckles, he was stabbed outside a taxi service just off Cummings and Church Streets while he was allegedly holding a weapon. An eyewitness told Demerara Waves Online News ...

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