The Ministry of Public Infrastructure would like to inform the public that the eastern lane from Rupert Craig Highway to the Railway Embankment on Sheriff Street will be closed from Saturday, 24 November 2018 for Subgrade works. Southbound traffic is requested to use the Conversation Tree Road or Church Road


The Ministry of Public Security has announced that tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 will be a national holiday. Banks, government offices, and other institutions are expected to close in honor of the Hindu celebration of Diwali. Diwali, or Deepavali as it is also known will be commemorated with a traditional

Armed bandits rob EBD gas station

Police are currently searching for four men who robbed two employees of the Shell Gas Station at McDoom, East Bank Demerara. The four gunmen struck the business at around 03:15hrs today and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. Watch Channel 2 Headline News tonight at 7pm for more details.

Gym trainer charged with unlawful wounding, granted bail

Today, a 32 year old gym trainer was summoned to the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court to face charges of unlawful and malicious wounding. Darius Ramsammy of Castello Housing Scheme denied the charge. It is alleged that on June 16, Rammsammy unlawfully and maliciously wounded Danatta Bobb at Castello Housing Scheme.The court heard

Fatal accident kills pedal cyclist

Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 18:30hrs yesterday on Spring Garden Public Road, Essequibo Coast involving motor car PPP 6851 driven by a 23-year-old Forest Ranger whose blood alcohol level was found to be exceedingly high and pedal cyclist Lallman Narine Sahadeo, 41, a minibus conductor of

Police probe teen miner’s suspicious death

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Joel Amad, 19, a miner of Anarika, Essequibo River which occurred about 19:20hrs last evening at 17 Miles, Rockstone Village, Essequibo River.   The body which bore a suspected gunshot injury to the stomach is presently at the Linden Hospital Complex Mortuary awaiting

Viral video leads to arrest of minibus driver and conductor

On Thursday, the Guyana Police Force issued a statement regarding the arrest of a Route 42 minibus driver and his conductor, in connection with a video posted on Facebook. PRESS RELEASE "The Guyana Police Force notes with much concern, a disturbing video of an overloaded minibus with school children circulating on social