-Maduro likely for Barbados visit
Amid signs that Venezuela is trying to limit condemnation from Caricom on its May maritime decree that targeted huge swathes of Guyana’s Atlantic waters, President David Granger and Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge yesterday ramped up pressure on the regional body to take a strong stance while pointing out the threat to the wider community. 0
Registrar of Lands Juliet Sattaur was yesterday sent on leave to facilitate an investigation into the operation of the registry and “certain financial matters,” Minister of State Joseph Harmon has revealed. 0
A Bartica businessman was yesterday charged with misappropriating $120 million given to him to purchase gold when he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. 0
An excavator operator has been remanded to prison after being charged with the murder of Hardat Kissoon, who was shot once to his chest and robbed of a bag containing money on June 1 while he was in a minibus heading home. 0
Government by the end of yesterday was to make a final decision on the board of Atlantic Hotel Inc (AHI), the special purpose company for the controversial Marriott Hotel, Minister of State Joseph Harmon announced yesterday even as he made it plain that Winston Brassington will be removed as its Chairman. 0
Accountability Watch: A significant achievement: The passing of the amendments to the anti-money legislation
Story and photos by Joanna Dhanraj This week, the World Beyond Georgetown visited a gem of a village tucked away between Sarah Johanna and Caledonia on the East Bank Demerara.