Former Assistant Commissioner of Police arrested in MFK murder probe

May 17, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Investigators on Friday upped the ante in their probe of the murder of popular businessman Mohamed F. Khan, when they arrested a retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, who has been implicated by alleged hit man Lennox Wayne called “Two Colours”. Kaieteur News was reliably informed that detectives have also detained a sergeant who was said […]

Coalition secures Regional elections victory

May 17, 2015 | Filed Under News 

As Guyana’s elections came to a close following five days of waiting, the results have shown that the APNU+AFC coalition earned itself the most votes not only in the General elections but also in the regional. The coalition managed to narrowly beat out the PPP/C in the Regional elections with 204,981 valid votes. In comparison, […]

Linden celebrates quietly as Granger is sworn-in as President

May 17, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Tranquility enveloped the Mining town of Linden yesterday.  A walk around the Mackenzie business centre saw persons going about their businesses quietly. Most businesses were open as usual, though not much business was going on, as most residents had stocked up on rations before elections. There were not many persons in the streets, as quite […]

APNU+AFC gains control of Executive and Legislative arms of government

May 17, 2015 | Filed Under News 

– PPP fought to the end to derail declaration of this By Abena Rockcliffe The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) exhausted all avenues to prevent this; the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) yesterday officially declared that the A Partnership For National Unity and Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) has won the 2015 General and Regional Elections. David Arthur […]

Dredge owners to seek restitution in court

May 17, 2015 | Filed Under News 

– attackers still at large -edited Dredge owners Mario and Alisha Figuera are expected to go to court to recoup their losses following last week Sunday’s attack on their mining operation. But the men who carried out the daring attack are yet to be apprehended, despite the couple’s insistence that they are still in the […]

Breaking News!!! David Granger sworn in as the 8th President of Guyana

May 16, 2015 | Filed Under News 

extends olive branch to PPP/C David Arthur Granger has been sworn in as Guyana’s 8th Executive President, minutes after the Guyana Elections Commission Chairman Dr. Steve Surujbally formally announced that his Coalition party had won the 2015 General and Regional Elections. In his swearing in speech, President Granger extended an olive branch to his predecessor […]

‘Remain calm’— Chief of Staff warns

May 16, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Chairman of the Joint Services, Brigadier Mark Phillips, is urging all Guyanese to remain calm and to continue to exercise restraint and good judgement. “As we await the final declaration from GECOM, let us avoid antagonistic behaviour and remain patient as due process and the rule of law takes its course”. “Continue therefore to temper […]

GECOM likely to make final elections declaration today

May 16, 2015 | Filed Under News 

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has indicated that a final declaration for the 2015 General and Regional Elections results is likely to be made today. GECOM had been scheduled to make the declaration yesterday. However, via a press release, the body indicated that the results will instead, be revealed after midday today when the period […]

Women nabbed at CJIA with 12 kilos of cocaine

May 16, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Two women were nabbed around 16.00 hrs yesterday attempting to smuggle some 12 kilograms of cocaine out of Guyana. The women were arrested while preparing to board a Caribbean Airlines aircraft that was heading to the John F. Kennedy International Airport. Anti-narcotics ranks have been making several major drug busts in recent times. Last April, […]

Election results… GECOM’s new data has Coalition in the lead

May 14, 2015 | Filed Under News 

After a long wait, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has announced preliminary results of the May 11, General and Regional elections. The released figures indicate that Guyana may very well be on its way towards being run by a coalition government. During a press conference last evening, GECOM’s Chief Elections Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield, told […]

ABC envoys call on parties to respect results

May 14, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Following a visit to the People’s Progressive Party/Civic’s (PPP/C) Freedom House, Robb Street, headquarters, the American, British and Canadian (ABC) diplomats in Guyana called for political parties to respect the results of Monday’s General and Regional election polls. Speaking to members of the media outside Freedom House, yesterday, Charge d’Affaires of the US Embassy, Bryan […]

APNU+AFC accuses GECOM of selective announcement of results

May 14, 2015 | Filed Under News 

The APNU+AFC Coalition is immensely disappointed and alarmed by GECOM’s selective announcement of results at its press conference last evening. From the results announced it is obvious to the APNU+AFC Coalition that GECOM is cherry picking Statements of Poll to report on, in order to create an illusion of a close race. This is being […]

Breaking News!!! PPP/C requests recount of votes in all Regions

May 13, 2015 | Filed Under News 

… move likely to delay election result The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has requested a recount of a number of boxes in all ten administrative regions, citing as its reasons cases where polling agents were allegedly intimidated and forced to flee from their respective locations. This was announced at a press conference at Freedom House […]

Dem boys seh… Guyana have more medals than de Olympics

May 7, 2015 | Filed Under Dem Boys Seh, Features / Columnists, News 

De government giving out deals like how de Olympic body does give out Olympic medals. When people tek part in de Olympics dem does win medals in three category. De best athletes does get a gold medal; de second best does get a silver medal and de third one does get a bronze. Dem got […]

Govt. lies about free fibre optic cable repairs

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under News 

Government’s claim that Dax Contracting Services would be repairing the Brazil fibre optic cable at no cost to taxpayers, is false and misleading. The government has granted Faisal ‘Dax’ Mohamed hundreds of millions of dollars in duty free concessions on luxury vehicles. In the agreement signed March 16, Dax is allowed to import two SUVs […]

Arrival Day celebrated at Indian Monument Gardens

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under News 

…Gov’t officials a no show The Indian Monument Gardens came alive yesterday as the Indian Commemoration Trust (ICT) hosted an event in commemoration of the 177th anniversary of the arrival of Indian Indentured Labourers to Guyana. The gardens became the scene of Indian culturally themed exhibitions, cuisines and art forms, as hundreds of citizens turned […]

Guinness ‘Greatest of de Streets’ Competition…Russians crowned new champions of Linden; Unknowns, Star Boyz disqualified

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Despite the disgraceful episode that threatened to put a damper on what eventually turned out to be an enthralling final between Amelia’s Ward Russians and Wisroc, Organisers of the Linden segment of the Guinness ‘Greatest of de Streets’ Competition could feel satisfied with the successful conclusion of this year’s event which ended late Monday night, […]

Leon ‘Hurry Up’ Moore pursues bigger boxing accolades following 8 months hiatus

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Following an 8 month layoff from the ring, Leon ‘Hurry Up’ Moore is set to resume his professional career when he matches gloves with Puerto Rican, Manuel Gonzalez, for the Latin Bantamweight title on May 30 at the B B Scott Sports Auditorium, Philipsburg, St. Maarten. This much was relayed to Kaieteur Sport by the […]

Under-23 Golden Jaguars commence trials ahead of Olympic Qualifiers

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Fifty-one local based players have been called to trails by the Guyana Football Federation ahead of the CFU Zone Olympic Qualifying competition from June 24 – 28 in Aruba where Guyana has been drawn with the hosts, Cuba and Antigua & Barbuda. Head Coach Jamaal Shabazz and his Technical support staff were busy yesterday morning […]

Andrew Lewis’ demise must be positively transformed into his dreams

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Says Michael Benjamin Approximately 14 years after his photo was splashed on the front pages of the nation’s leading newspapers after breaking the world title jinx, former World Boxing Association welterweight championship, Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis was once again the center of the news, albeit under the most distressing of circumstances, having lost his life in […]

GSCL Inc. Independence Cup…Regal are open champions, Floodlight take over-40 title

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Regal defeated Shuttle Max by 104 runs to win the open final of the Georgetown Softball Cricket Association (GSCL Inc) Independence Cup on Sunday last at Everest Cricket Club. Navin Singh cracked 34 (5×4), while Kawson Joseph made 26 (3×4,1×6) and Randy Budhu 22 (3×4) as Regal posted a respectable 184-9 in 20 overs, batting […]

RHTY&SC Silver Jubilee Courtland are Ansa McAl 5-over tourney champs

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Courtland, led by the experienced John Percival defeated surprise finailists Yakusari of Black Bush Polder by 8 wickets to emerge champions of the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club, Silver Jubilee Ansa McAl sponsored 5-over cricket tournament. The venue was the Area ‘H’ ground in Rose Hall Town on Friday last where a large […]

Ramdin – Win gives Windies fresh belief

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Bridgetown, Barbados, CMC – Captain Denesh Ramdin believes the drawn series against world number three England has injected a new level of confidence and belief into West Indies. The Caribbean side bounced back from a heavy nine-wicket defeat in the second Test in Grenada last week to stun England by five wickets inside three days […]

JetBlue Airways joins WICB as a partner

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

WICB Media BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The West Indies Cricket Board announced a new sponsorship and partnership deal with JetBlue Airways. The New York-based airline is the official partner for the 2015 Series of International Cricket. The season of international cricket will feature three Tests between West Indies and England for the Wisden Trophy followed by […]

Juventus edge Real in semi-final first leg

May 6, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

BBC – Juventus will travel to Real Madrid with a one-goal lead in their Champions League semi-final second leg after grinding out a deserved home victory. Juve went ahead when Alvaro Morata slotted in against his old club after Carlos Tevez’s effort was spilled. Real levelled when Cristiano Ronaldo nodded in James Rodriguez’s cross. But […]

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