A Guyanese pastor of Parika Village, Region 3, Guyana, South America, has reportedly found an intruder in his home this morning (29th of May, 2022).
Texas Shooting: Police Response Was Painfully Slow
On Tuesday, 24th of May, 2022, at around 11:30 Texas time, a deranged youth, perhaps possessed by the devil or having psychological problems, went on a killing rampage. His target: an elementary school of 7 to 10 years old. Reports are that he had shot his grandmother at home before leaving in a car. Clad in body armor, 18-year old Salvador Ramos was armed with a handgun, an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, and high-capacity magazines.
The Death of My Son is a Life Sentence of Grief – Fadia Reynolds Tells Her Story (Redirected)
Fadia Reyolds lost her son in a tragic accident along the Soesdyke-Linden Highway on the fateful evening of Tuesday, Jan 14, 2022. It was a tragedy that would change her life in ways she didn’t imagine possible. Fadia’s relationship with her beloved son was an exemplary one – a reality which made losing him almost unbearable. This is her story….
Decomposing Body of Teacher Found, Husband Wanted
41-year-old Omega Ault, a teacher of Crane Public Road, West Coast Demerara, was this afternoon, Friday, 27th of May, 2022, discovered dead and in a state of decomposition at her home. Her brother, who had been calling her for about two weeks with no response, decided to visit her home. Upon knocking and receiving no response, he decided to break into the house and came face to face with the gruesome discovery.
Letter: Regardless of Whom We Fancy Burnham to be, He deserves to be Celebrated (Redirected)
So my people, it is with a heavy heart that I learnt that the National Library on Monday canceled its permission to the Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham Foundation to host the Foundation’s Commemorative Exhibition celebrating the life of Forbes Burnham and in particular his contributions to our independence struggle and securing our independence.
President Ali and Ministers Pray for Woman Whose Children Were Killed in Fire
President Ali and his Ministerial Team were in Essequibo for Independence Day Celebrations when the tragic news of the three children who perished in an early morning fire reached them. According to a Live Report by the Guyanese Critic, the President and his team flew straight to the Police Club Sports Ground in Eve Leary, Georgetown and met with the mother of deceased children. Tracy Flur, 23, was apparently taken there by the police as investigations into the incident continue.
Guyana Celebrates 56 Years of Independence from Great Britain
Today, 26th of May, 2022, Guyana celebrates its 56th year as an independent nation. Guyana was granted independence from Great Britain in 1966. However, the exact date, May 26th, was appointed by then President Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham as the date to remember Guyana’s status as an independent nation.
Contract Signed for New Demerara River Bridge
The government of Guyana this morning signed the much-anticipated contract for the construction of a New Bridge to replace the existing Demerara Harbour Bridge which, Minister Deodat said, has run its course and needs replacement.
Tornado Rips Zinc Sheets Off House in Berbice (Redirected)
The tornado was relatively mild and occurred in a remote, sparsely populated farming area. Therefore, there was minimal damage to property or lives. Nevertheless, citizens sent in footage of the tornado on the ground as well as photos of a house which was damaged by it.
Opinion: Striking a Delicate Balance (Redirected)
Police have a difficult task: contending with bandits, murderers, thieves, and lawbreakers and troublemakers in general. Consequently, they are trained to be tough, to handle offensive weapons, and to survive under dangerous circumstances. In light of this, the general civilian population whom the police are paid to protect and serve must offer a high level of cooperation. If the police are completely stripped of the respect which the uniform should naturally carry, then there will be an inevitable breakdown of law and order in the country.
Funnel Clouds Recorded Over Region 6 (Redirected)
A resident sent in photos of a funnel cloud which appeared today, 23rd May, 2022 over the landmass of Black Bush Polder, Region 6, Guyana, South America. Below are the pictures of the funnel cloud which occurred over Black Bush Polder.
Flood Waters Ravage Region 9 Killing Animals, Displacing People, and Destroying Property
The Regional Authorities in Region 9 have sounded an alarm and a cry for help as rising flood waters continue to sweep across Lethem and outlying area today, Monday, 23rd of May, 2022.
Single Mother Taking Care of 4 Children and Sick Parents Appeals for Help to Rebuild Collapsing House
A single mother of 4, who is also taking care of her sick parents, has reached out to this publication for help in highlighting her situation hoping that some philanthropic person(s) or organization(s) will step up to her rescue.
Guyana, a Land of Mystery and Intrigue, “Has No Comparison” – Says UK Travel Writer, Steph Dyson (Redirected)
UK travel writer, Steph Dyson, wrote an article about Guyana calling it a place of mystery and intrigue, and says that, from a tourism perspective, this hidden gem “has no comparison.”
Israel Removes All Travel Restrictions
The Middle Eastern country of Israel has joined the growing list of countries to have dropped all Covid-19 travel restrictions for travelers to the destination. Now, in order to visit Israel, you don’t need to show proof of vaccination, take any tests, or be quarantined for any amount of time. Travel to Israel has returned as it was before the start of the pandemic in 2019.
Guyanese Born, Donald Bacha, Published by Pearson IT Certification (Redirected)
Having a passion for simplifying technical knowledge, Donald pitched a proposal to Pearson in 2019. However, at that time, Pearson already had an author working on a similar idea, so they suggested that Donald worked on another idea.
Correction: Guyanese Romanus Carmichael Died of Natural Causes in Brazil
In reference to an inaccurate article published by this publication today, 18th of May, 2022, stating that Romanus Carmichael was shot dead in Manaus, the family of Romanus has contacted this publication to state that he died from natural causes on the 17th of January, 2022, and has provided evidence of the same. The said article has since been deleted.
RDC Councilor, Ali, Said He “Reacted” After Taki Fired a Punch at Him
Contrary to an irresponsible, one-sided report published on the social media page of “Guyana Press,” the RDC Councilor of Region 6, Intikab Ali, explained that he was not the aggressor in the confrontation which turned physical this morning, Saturday, 14th of May, 2022 at around 9:00 A.M.
18 Young Professionals of Linden Acquire Brand New Houses
President Ali is on a mission to transform the lives of Guyanese. Better and more affordable housing for all Guyanese is part of the agenda. The president had announced in January, 2021 that his government would build 1000 new homes in Linden. This promise has already seen the light of day. Yesterday, 13th of May, 2022, the process was finalized for the first 18 new homeowners who fall under the category of young professionals in Linden to be handed keys to their spanking new concrete structures.
Residents of Lowland Housing Scheme Appeal for Better Roads
In August, 2021, we published a story highlighting the distress of residents of Lowland Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara, Guyana, South America. Several residents had reached out to this publication asking us to highlight the dilapidated condition of the roads in that village which makes the life of the residents extremely difficult.