The Police Office of Professional Responsibility is investigating an allegation that Deon Gherow, 47 years, of Onderneeming, Essequibo Coast, was assaulted by police ranks following his arrest at about 1700h.
At about 2230h. last night, police say that businessman Joel Sullivan, 35 years, of James Street, Albouystown, was in the process of closing his business place at James Street when he was attacked by a man armed with a firearm who demanded his valuables.
At about 2200h. last night, police say that Stanley Adams, 47 years, of Grove Housing Scheme, EBD, and Police Constable Andrew Forde, 22 years, of Block Y, Grove, EBD, were riding motorcycles along the Diamond Access Road, EBD, when they collided resulting in both of them suffering injuries.
A dispute has erupted between the Supreme Court of Judicature and the Ministry of Legal Affairs over the hiring of staff for a court reporting unit, which observers say strikes at the heart of ensuring the full independence of the judiciary from the executive branch.
-court puts deportation on hold at emergency hearing
The Federal Court of Canada yesterday stayed the deportation of a Guyanese father, allowing him to remain for the moment in Canada with his daughter, a Canadian aboriginal girl for whom he is the sole guardian.
Nearly two years after a deal was brokered to end the bloody blockade of Linden, Region 10 and the government are continuing to trade blame for the lack of progress on key agreements, including resolving the contentions around a proposed hike in electricity tariffs that sparked the unrest in the town.
A Guyanese woman, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor, received life-saving surgery in the USA last month after a US-based Guyanese doctor learnt of her condition while visiting and volunteering here.
A handful of placard-bearing citizens turned out yesterday to call for an end to the weeks-long bombing of the Gaza Strip by Israel and to show their solidarity with thousands of Palestinians who now have no homes or access to food and water.
A Linden boy drowned while on an Emancipation Day outing at Katapuli Creek, in the mining town yesterday.
Dead is eight-year-old Kassel Harlequin, who was found motionless by relatives, minutes after they noticed he was missing during their family outing at the popular creek in Linden.
Over the 15 years of the Troy Resources Guyana Inc (TRGI) gold project in the Kaburi area, approximately 150 hectares of forest will be cleared for the mines, widened roadway and related facilities but this would have no impacts on national deforestation rates, according to the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report.
A D’urban Street resident, accused of robbing a Good Samaritan, was on Thursday granted bail for the but will spend the next month in prison after he tearfully told the court that he could not afford to post it.
The National Task Force on Sexual Violence on Wednesday held a session to review the draft protocols under the Sexual Offences Act 2010 and examined the draft action plan for the implementation of the Domestic Violence Act 2010 at Cara Lodge.
The Caricom Secretariat rolled out its Creativity for Employment and Business Opportunity (CEBO) programme in St. Vincent and the Grenadines earlier this week to target youth unemployment, and crime and violence among youths.