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Former Health Minister Blackman released from US prison, returns to Guyana

Former Guyana Minister of Health. Dr. Noel Blackman has been released from a United States (US) prison and had returned to his home country ahead of the completion of his 50-month sentence for conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, a controlled substance. He was sighted leaving a popular Main Street, Georgetown cafeteria on Thursday, December 26. The US Bureau of Prisons said ...

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Suspected bandit who attacked policeman with cutlass, accomplice arrested -police

Police Sunday morning arrested two men who allegedly robbed two foreigners of their mobile phones. One of the suspects also allegedly attacked a policeman with a cutlass while efforts were being made to arrest him. The incident occurred on Longden Street, Georgetown shortly before 10 o’clock Sunday morning. Police said the suspected robber, who aggressively attacked a policeman with a ...

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Man stabbed to death early Boxing Day

A man, who was earlier seen staggering in La Penitence, Georgetown, was early Boxing Day – Thursday – stabbed to death by two males who fled the scene, police said. He is 32-year-old Israel McKenzie, a labourer, of 74 Middle Road, La Penitence. No one has been arrested. Guyana Police Force homicide detectives were told that the man was attacked ...

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Gold miner slashed to death, companion injured

A young gold miner was Christmas Eve night stabbed to death and a male companion has been seriously injured. Police say they have arrested a “person of interest”. The dead man has been identified as 19-year-old Neville Moonsammy of Four Miles Main Access Road, Port Kaituma, North West District. He succumbed to knife wounds to his left hand. Investigators say ...

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Updated: Suspect in stabbing death of Corentyne driver arrested

Police in East Berbice- Corentyne have captured a prime suspected killer only known as ‘Babba’, hours after he allegedly stabbed to death a driver of Rose Hall, Corentyne. Dead is 30-year old Carlos ‘Tony’ Williams of  267 Rose Hall Reef, Corentyne Berbice Two other people, including the dead man’s wife, were injured while they intervened. The incident occurred at about ...

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Fisherman arrested for barbecue fork murder

A 67-year-old fisherman, is now in police custody for the alleged murder of 32-year-old Balchan Avai Baichan of no fixed place of abode. The killing took place at the fisherman’s Logwood Squatting Area, Enmore North, East Coast Demerara residence on Sunday about 1:20pm. Investigations so far revealed that the suspect was on his verandah imbibing when Baichan entered his yard ...

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Policemen who allegedly beat, burn suspected teen burglar granted bail

The two policemen, who beat and burned a teenager who allegedly burgled their home, were Friday released on a total of GYD$800,000 bail. The police prosecutor, Inspector Matthew did not object to bail. Constables Daniel Bernard, 24, and Isaiah Bernard, 26, of La Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara pleaded not guilty to two joint charges when they appeared before Magistrate ...

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