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Man attempts suicide after feeding poison to toddler

Man attempts suicide after feeding poison to toddler

Police are investigating the alleged suicide attempt committed by a man who also attempted to kill his toddler. The incident occurred during the ...
  • Guyana Times
IDPADA-G graduates 16 small contractors in essential bidding

IDPADA-G graduates 16 small contractors in essential bidding

Sixteen small contractors have successfully been trained in essential bidding competencies following a month-long virtual training session facilitated by the International Decade of ...
  • Village Voice News
Caribbean people blood pressure rates highest in the

Caribbean people blood pressure rates highest in the

Hypertension or raised blood pressure is the leading risk factor for cardiovascular diseases worldwide.  It is therefore not surprising that the non-Latin Caribbean has ...
  • Village Voice News
Teixeira commends work of LGBTQ rights group 

Teixeira commends work of LGBTQ rights group 

Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, His Excellency Mark Berman, and Managing Director of EQUAL Guyana, Mr. Anil Persaud sign documents initiating the project. ...
  • Village Voice News
Single father attempts suicide, gives poison to toddler

Single father attempts suicide, gives poison to toddler

Police are investigating the alleged suicide attempt committed by a man who also attempted to kill his toddler. The incident occurred during the ...
  • INews Guyana
General Register Office delivers first computer generated

General Register Office delivers first computer generated

The General Register Office (GRO) on Monday issued its first set of computer-generated birth certificates. The new electronic system also produces death and ...
  • Newsroom Guyana
GNBS burns 290,000 packets of cigarettes without proper

GNBS burns 290,000 packets of cigarettes without proper

The Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) on Tuesday said it destroyed 290,000 packs of imported cigarettes in Lethem Region 9 because they ...
  • Newsroom Guyana
Father attempts to kill self, baby girl

Father attempts to kill self, baby girl

A man has told Police that the burden of caring for his children after his wife committed suicide forced him to ingest a ...
  • Newsroom Guyana
Foreigner arrested in North-West District for theft from

Foreigner arrested in North-West District for theft from

A 43-year old foreigner has been arrested in connection with the theft of GYD$800,000 in cash, jewellery and other items from his employer’s ...
  • Demerara Waves
Carpenter shot at Zeelugt during a game of pools

Carpenter shot at Zeelugt during a game of pools

A carpenter has been shot and seriously injured by a mechanic while they were playing a game of pools at Zeelugt Housing Scheme, ...
  • Demerara Waves
North West man reportedly dies by suicide

North West man reportedly dies by suicide

A 33-y-o man of North West District allegedly took his own life last night at around 11:30hrs. Daily News was told that the ...
  • Daily News Guyana
Businessman robbed of valuables by foreign national

Businessman robbed of valuables by foreign national

A North West businessman is now counting his losses after he was reportedly robbed of $800,000 worth of valuables by a foreign national ...
  • Daily News Guyana
Mechanic shoots carpenter over game of pools

Mechanic shoots carpenter over game of pools

Police are investigating a shooting incident on Monday at Zeelugt Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo involving a 34-y-o mechanic and a 43-year-old male ...
  • Daily News Guyana
Single-parent attempts suicide, killing of toddler after

Single-parent attempts suicide, killing of toddler after

A man, who claimed that he could not cope after his wife committed suicide earlier this year, has admitted drinking poison and giving ...
  • Demerara Waves
Father attempts to kill self/toddler after becoming

Father attempts to kill self/toddler after becoming

On Tuesday at around midnight, a man reportedly attempted to take his life and that of his toddler. He reportedly gave the child ...
  • Daily News Guyana