With no response from the President to his request for the naming of a date for local government polls, Leader of the Opposition David Granger was yesterday unprepared to give specifics on his next course of action .
Akeem Edwards, the convict accused of stabbing a fellow prisoner to death at the Mazaruni Prison remains in custody pending charges as police and prison officials wrap up their investigations .
The Public Works Ministry has launched a daily bus service to transport commuters in an out of Georgetown, free of charge during peak hours, although the move was met with skepticism by some travellers .
Residents who took part in a protest at Letter Kenny Village on Sunday night could face charges for their participation in the night’s dramatic events, including the torching of a car .
A fisherman who allegedly broke and entered the house of his former employer was on Monday granted bail when he appeared at the Charity Magistrate’s Court .
Though there have been some leads following the release of an image of the shooter involved in the Delicious Chinese Restaurant killing, the police are yet to apprehend a viable suspect .
Chief Election Officer (CEO) Keith Lowenfield says there is no place for political activists within the ranks of the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom), which has embarked on a series of training programmes to ensure the availability of trained personnel for either registration or election activities .
In the light of quickly increasing cases of Chikungunya within the region, the Caribbean Community (Caricom) is ramping up its efforts in dealing with the epidemic .
Colwyn Harding was rushed to Georgetown Hospital on Sunday night with his intestines protruding but owing to concerns about his safety at the institution his mother removed him yesterday .
A single gunshot wound killed Orlando Fredericks, 22, who died on Saturday evening shortly after he was suspected of participating in a robbery .
More than one week after a five-year-old girl was kidnapped by her mother from the Cropper Primary School on the Corentyne while in protective custody, her whereabouts are still unknown .
Some 400 exhibitors are expected to show their produce and services for four days next month when GuyExpo is held at the Sophia Exhibition Site .
People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary Clement Rohee yesterday downplayed the significance of the protest by Letter Kenny, Corentyne residents over the frequent number of road fatalities .
Three witnesses testified yesterday at the start of the preliminary into the murder charge against Vindra Seeram, who stands accused of drowning his wife, Shelly Persaud, in a bucket of water at their home in June .
A taxi driver was yesterday fined $50,000 for stealing electricity .
The Umana Yana, the historic benab that served as a leading centre for cultural events in the city, which was destroyed by fire on September 9, was up to date in its state of fire preparedness, according to Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, Alfred King .
The man accused of murdering 21-year-old Rafael Danns called ‘Singh’ of Grant Anna Regina, Lower Pomeroon River was yesterday remanded to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Sunil Scarce at the Charity Magistrate’s Court .
Autopsies have not yet been conducted on the two persons who perished in an early morning accident at the Rockstone Junction on Sunday .
GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the last week, bringing the death toll this year to almost 3,000, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said yesterday .
The results of Region Ten’s secondary school students at this year’s Caribbean examinations were not as good as last year’s .
The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development is to repair the non-functioning garbage collecting machinery of the Mayor and City Council, which will then be used to clean up Georgetown under the $1 billion ‘Clean up my Country’ programme .
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US military struck an Islamic State target southwest of Baghdad, US Central Command said yesterday, in an expansion of the Obama administration’s campaign against the militant group that has seized large swaths of Iraq and neighbouring Syria .
BISSAU (Reuters) - Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has dismissed the head of the country’s armed forces, according to a decree read on state radio yesterday .
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Leftist guerrillas in northeastern Colombia killed two contractors working on a pipeline for the state oil company, Ecopetrol, military sources said yesterday .
Sterling Products Limited (SPL) has introduced 13 youth to the world of work in a recently completed two-month work study programme .
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Syrian military’s air defences would face retaliation if Syria attempted to respond to US airstrikes that are expected against Islamic State targets in Syria, senior US officials said yesterday .
The Office of the Attorney General will be utilising the Law Revision Commission, established under the Inter-American Development Bank Modernisation of Justice Administration Project, to correct the various omissions in the Revised Laws of Guyana .
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NATO’s top military commander said yesterday that Russia appeared to be following some of the same “hybrid warfare” script in dealing with the former Soviet republic of Moldova that it used before annexing Crimea and intervening in eastern Ukraine .
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is running almost even with her main rival, Marina Silva, in a likely second-round runoff in the October presidential election, a poll published yesterday showed .
After being found guilty of inflicting grievous bodily harm on another man, a 26-year-old man was yesterday jailed for 9 months by Magistrate Sunil Scarce .
SYDNEY/SUVA (Reuters) - When voters in Fiji head to the polls tomorrow for the first time in eight years, they will be voting not only for a leader, but also testing the success of one of their military junta’s key justifications: ending a history of ethnic conflict .
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The debut of a livery car service providing women drivers for female passengers in the New York City area has stalled over lack of a sufficient number of drivers, the founder of the service said yesterday .
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaican authorities have blocked the importation of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes with liquid cartridges or replacement liquid cartridges .
LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers say the government is doing a worse job of reducing air pollution, preventing flooding and protecting wildlife than it was four years ago, according to a report published today .
A taxi driver was remanded to prison yesterday on a charge that he was one of the two men who invaded a woman’s home and robbed her at gun-point .
The Ministry of Public Works says it has implemented a free public transportation system to reduce the long wait citizens endure on a daily basis .
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Jamaica’s Protected Disclosures Act is regarded as one the best whistleblowing legislations enacted in countries globally, by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) .