Internet Radio

News

GTT’s CEO steps down

Mr. Justin Nedd would be stepping down from the post of Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) from May 3, 2021, he announced Tuesday. He would be replaced by Mr. Damian Blackburn who said his  immediate priorities would be to “listen to our customers” and “deliver on the country’s goals”. He said he intends to ...

Read More »

Police officers charged with GYD$1.8 million fake food fraud

The Head of the Guyana Police Force’s Finance Department and a Mess Officer at the Brickdam Police Station have been charged with allegedly defrauding the law enforcement agency of a total of GYD$1.8 million for food. Police said only the Head of the Finance Department, Assistant Superintendent Kurt Smith was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and he was granted ...

Read More »

President Ali, PNCR’s Aubrey Norton wrangle over racial discrimination claims

President Irfaan Ali on Monday slammed executive member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton for accusing the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) administration of discriminating against Afro-Guyanese. Dr. Ali charged that Mr. Norton’s claim of racial discrimination in favour of Indo-Guyanese was baseless and mischievous.  “To have Mr. Norton, without any basis,  making such a statement. There ...

Read More »

MURDER-SUICIDE: Mother, child now dead; eight year-old alive

The woman, who ingested poison and gave her children some to drink, has now died while her eight-year old child continues to cling to life at the Linden Hospital, police said Monday. Police said the woman, Temecia Sampson, was discovered motionless at about 12:22 AM Monday and pronounced dead four minutes later. An autopsy revealed that the cause of death ...

Read More »

DJs, programme suspended after bottle-stabbing incident at HJ 94.1

An independent radio disc jockey, known as DJ Yannick, has been allegedly injured by his selector, DJ Raw Gold. The incident occurred last night at about 8:45 at HJ Radio 94.1 on Lance Gibbs Street, Queenstown. Police say DJ Raw Gold allegedly broke a Guinness bottle and stabbed DJ Yannick, who is 28-years old, several times to his face. DJ ...

Read More »

Pirara Bridge collapses; workers hoping for swift repairs to resume two-way Lethem traffic

The Pirara Bridge in Region Nine collapsed overnight, effectively cutting off two-way vehicular traffic to and from Lethem, but workers are hoping to remove the truck and repair the wooden thoroughfare swiftly, Public Works Minister Juan Edghill said Sunday. “At this current time, we are trying to mobilise resources for emergency works because we have to remove the truck from ...

Read More »

253rd coronavirus death, 12 COVID lawbreakers arrested in Region One

Guyana continues to record more COVID-19 deaths, even as the crackdown continues against persons violating the law aimed at curbing the spread of the viral disease. The Health Ministry says a 41-year old woman from East Berbice-Corentyne is the 253rd person to have died from the disease so far. She reported died while receiving care at a government medical facility. ...

Read More »

New York-based Guyanese banker charged with US$1.7 million bank fraud

A  Guyanese woman, who lives in Queens, New York, has been accused of swindling the bank she worked at of US$1.7 million, according to the United States Department of Justice. The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of ...

Read More »

Suriname will quarantine all visitors even if COVID negative or vaccinated

Passengers, bound for Suriname with the ferry, would not be allowed to board the vessel unless they have a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test result taken within 72 hours of their scheduled departure, Guyana’s Health Ministry said. Further, Guyanese authorities said even if passengers are COVID negative and vaccinated, they must be quarantined on arrival in that neighbouring country ...

Read More »