(Trinidad Express) Very serious and troubling .
The Guyana Geology and Mines Com-mission (GGMC) has signed a loan agreement for $3B with the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) which observers say transgresses the GGMC Act and would also violate the constitution .
By Rae Wiltshire A father of seven was shot dead yesterday by a security guard at the Pritipaul Singh wharf at Mc Doom, East Bank Demerara .
A 37-year-old miner was shot dead at a camp at Five Star, North West District on Wednesday and a team of police ranks are hunting for a former employer who allegedly committed the offence .
The Berbice Bridge Company Inc (BBCI) has written to the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) – the holder of $950m in preferred shares and other stakeholding, saying that it was unable to pay dividends for 2014 as it did not make a profit .
Gavin Graham, the suspect in the arson of a Sophia home that claimed two lives, was charged with murder yesterday .
People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) leader David Granger has had “long and detailed talks” with Region 10 Chairman Sharma Solomon to address the growing disenfranchisement among supporters in the region .
Rape accused Colin Mack yesterday led his defence, telling jurors that he and his accuser engaged in consensual sex and afterward the woman’s mother attempted to extort $1 million from him .
Canada on Wednesday questioned what Guyana is doing to address the intimidation of members of the press as well as the lack of impartial distribution of broadcast licenses .
Teleperformance, which occupies the six-storey structure at the junction of Camp and Robb streets, has announced that the opening of a new customer care facility is slated for later this year .
Justin Felix was yesterday freed of the 2008 murder of Paul Austin, after Justice Franklyn Holder upheld a no-case submission .
A miner was yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with recruiting a 16-year-old girl for sexual exploitation in the interior .
People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary Clement Rohee yesterday testified that Dr Cheddi Jagan and Dr Walter Rodney shared a “healthy relationship” and, although constantly under pressure by the state, neither believed in the use of violence to retaliate .
Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) ranks during an operation in the Sheriff Street area on Wednesday seized over ten kilogrammes of cocaine according to its head James Singh who stated that four persons who were arrested will be appearing in court today .
A trickster was yesterday again arrested by the police after he pretended to be Minister of Housing and Water, Irfaan Ali .
Several soldiers sustained injuries yesterday morning after the bus they were travelling in collided with a truck on the Public Road at Garden of Eden, East Bank Demerara .
The late Dr Faith Harding was a hard worker and insightful thinker, whose contribution to Guyana’s development is beyond question, according to Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman .
A city magistrate yesterday refused bail to a labourer, who is being accused of harming his girlfriend, causing her to lose an eye .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Eight Republican and Democratic U .
Two men were remanded to prison yesterday on a charge of planning to commit a robbery on an Indian national .
Milton Eastman, who was arrested after he and two others broke into a Survival Supermarket outlet, is now a remanded prisoner after being arraigned on a charge of stealing over $6 million .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget on Monday will include $1 billion in new aid for Central America as part of a broad effort to address the unaccompanied child migration crisis, the White House said yesterday .
A security guard has been fined $35,000 for stealing a surveillance camera from the Guyana Hydrometeoro-logical Service .
Months after the Ombudsman ruled that there had been no basis to charge employees from the New Building Society (NBS) following a 2007 scam, former NBS Director Nanda Gopaul maintained that his integrity is still intact .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The United States will begin accepting applications on Feb .
Civic group BlueCaps has welcomed President Donald Ramotar’s announcement of a date for the General and Regional Elections and urges all parties to avoid indulging in adverse tactics while campaigning .
The Guyana Fire Service (GFS) has announced that 93 ranks including three women graduated on Monday after having successfully completed three months of intense training at its newly built training complex at Leonora, West Coast Demerara .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka is planning an investigation into accusations of human rights abuses in the final stages of a 26-year civil war amid international frustration at the failure to look into numerous civilian deaths, a government spokesman said late on Wednesday .
Minister of Finance Dr Ashni Singh and Governor of the Bank of Guyana Dr Gobind Ganga on Wednesday unveiled a plaque emblazoned on the façade of the bank in honour of its 50th anniversary celebration .
Suriname-based psychologist/psychoanalyst Professor Tobi Graafsma on Monday held a mental health workshop on suicide prevention for ministry officials and other stakeholders aimed at helping them to better identify and address risk factors .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has fired the country’s highest ranking diplomat and replaced her with India’s ambassador to the United States, a day after a successful visit by U .
A man who allegedly used insulting language at a woman found himself before a city court facing a charge .
ISMAILIA, Egypt, (Reuters) - Islamic State’s Egypt wing claimed a series of attacks that killed at least 27 security personnel yesterday in some of the worst anti-government violence in months, after commemorations around the anniversary of the 2011 uprising turned deadly in the past week .
GENEVA, (Reuters) - The number of new confirmed Ebola cases totalled 99 in the week to Jan .
[caption id="attachment_321088" align="alignleft" width="383"] Bibi Halima Khan rehearsing her song ‘Dulaha Dulahin’ on Wednesday (GINA photo)[/caption]Preparations are underway for the chutney singing competition which is slated for tomorrow at the Anna Regina Community Centre ground .
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, (Reuters) - Officials in Puerto Rico and Colombia arrested 17 members of an alleged drug ring yesterday accused of money laundering and smuggling cocaine from Venezuela to the United States .
(Trinidad Express) Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams yesterday issued a statement confirming that a report has been made by the Director of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) David West against Attorney General, Anand Ramlogan, in which West made an allegation of “an attempt to pervert the course of justice .