The GHRA is calling for concerted and urgent action from the Ministry of Health and the Guyana Police Force for a more professional and realistic response to allegations of sexual assault in hinterland areas .
GT&T yesterday said it wanted to clear the air on any perception that the company may somehow be involved in the unlawful disclosure of customers’ voice conversations, short messages(SMS) and/or electronic mails to law enforcement authorities or other third parties .
Ankara,(Reuters) - Turkey will fight against Islamic State and other "terrorist" groups in the region but will stick to its aim of seeing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad removed from power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday .
(Trinidad Express) IF you have a noticeable tattoo and you are thinking of joining the Police Service, forget about it .
The estate of murdered State prosecutor Dana Saroop Seetahal is valued at TT$18,411,682 .
Attorney Saphier Husain Subedar has approached the High Court of Guyana to compel the holding of local government elections, while arguing that annual amendments to the law in order to delay the polls are unconstitutional .
Chief Executive Officer of the Alesie Group of Companies Dr Turhane Doerga has voiced concerns over corruption in the award of contracts for the supply of paddy and white rice for the Venezuelan market .
Students of one of the branches of the American Health Care Institute yesterday protested over concerns that they are being scammed by the school while demanding refunds .
A Regent Street store employee is now on the run after he stole over $100,000 from the handbag of his boss yesterday morning .
A man was yesterday refused bail on an armed robbery charge after a court heard that he was found with a part of a stolen gold chain .
Kurt Clarke, who is accused of fatally stabbing another man outside the Baroombar Club after being addressed by a gay slur, will stand trial for murder in the High Court .
A lone bid pegged at US$420,935 ($88 .
Professionals in the educational system, workers and employers were made aware of the importance of TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) in secondary schools as the Ministry of Education held a symposium at the Millennium Manor Hotel on Hadfield Street yesterday .
Auditor General Deodat Sharma yesterday submitted a report to the National Assembly where it will remain under ‘lock and key’ until it is laid in the House .
The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has announced that it has recently concluded discussions with the German Development Bank (KfW) that will pave the way for the launching of the €4 .
An upholsterer, accused of inflicting grievous bodily harm on his wife, was on Monday admitted to $50,000 bail .
The trial of Devin Singh and Rosel Tilbury-Douglas, the police ranks accused of assaulting Colwyn Harding while he was in police custody last year, will commence on November 12 .
An attendant was on Monday refused bail after being charged with having an illegal gun and ammunition in an interior camp .
A driver is in police custody after he stuck down a Hinterland Scholarship student as she attempted to cross the Rupert Craig Highway yesterday afternoon, in the vicinity of the Ocean View Hotel .
The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) will be offering taxpayers the opportunity to get real-time updates on their tax status when they visit its booth during GuyExpo, which starts tomorrow at the Sophia Exhibition Site .
Speaker Raphael Trotman yesterday dismissed suggestions that recent sexual abuse allegations made against him will negatively impact his work in the National Assembly when it reconvenes later this month .
(Reuters) - A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said yesterday, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa may spread globally .
A Charity Essequibo Coast vendor was on Monday sentenced to prison in absentia when charges of drug trafficking and wounding against him concluded before Magistrate Sunil Scarce at the Charity Magistrate’s Court .
A Hackney Canal, Lower Pomeroon River man was on Monday found guilty of unlawfully wounding another man and sentenced to 9 months in prison in absentia .
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the US Secret Service faced scathing criticism yesterday for the agency allowing an intruder with a knife to run into the White House, while details emerged of a separate security lapse involving an armed contractor who rode an elevator with President Barack Obama .
A construction worker was on Monday released on bail after he denied stealing a woman’s mobile phone .
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong early today, ratcheting up pressure on the pro-Beijing government that has called the action illegal, with both sides marking uneasy National Day celebrations .
Guyana has opted not to send a delegation to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference in Cameroon given the existing fears of the deadly Ebola virus which has hit parts of West Africa, Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman said yesterday .
Technical difficulties, including a blackout, couldn’t stop creator of The Vagina Monologues, Eve Ensler from eliciting roars of laughter from audience members during her presentation at the Theatre Guild on Monday night .
The Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Guyana Seventh Day Adventist Church will host a walk on Sunday beginning at 8 am, to raise cancer awareness .
ARBIL, Iraq/MURSITPINAR, Turkey (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria yesterday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since US forces began bombing the Islamists .
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela has kept its economic growth figures under wraps this year but empty store shelves, closed factory gates and idled construction projects tell their own story - the economy is contracting and some sectors are in deep trouble .
By Jeff TrotmanChairman of the Board of the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) Mortimer Mingo and Minister of the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the Peoples Republic of China Li Bin, unveiled a plaque on Sunday to symbolically mark the opening of a Laparoscopic Surgery Centre at the LHC .
BRASILIA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will pay Brazilian cotton producers $300 million to settle a decade-old dispute over cotton subsidies, two officials familiar with the settlement said yesterday, the first concrete step to repair ties hurt by an espionage scandal .
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House announced its intention yesterday to establish refugee processing in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to try to deter unaccompanied children from resorting to crossing the US-Mexico border on their own .
By Jairo Rodriguesin St Cuthbert’s MissionTragedy was averted on Sunday when two persons were pulled out of the Mahaica River at St Cuthbert’s Mission during the ‘Wash Down’ celebration of the Heritage Festival, one of them in an unconscious state .
(Reuters) - The World Bank arbitration tribunal will give its final award ruling this week on a multibillion- dollar claim by Exxon Mobil Corp against Venezuela over the 2007 nationalization of two oil projects, legal sources said yesterday .