The Ministry of Home Affairs today announced that a new passport with upgraded security features will be issued from Monday .
A post mortem examination was today performed on the body of Alicia Ali, of Cummings Lodge, ECD, by Pathologist Dr .
The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has written to President Donald Ramotar asking him as Minister of Information to urgently address the question of equitable access to the broadcast media .
MONTABAUR, Germany, (Reuters) - The German pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps killing 150 people broke off his training six years ago due to depression and spent over a year in psychiatric treatment, a German newspaper reported today .
With Guyana recognised as a “real contender” in the region for the outsourcing industry, President Donald Ramotar yesterday said his administration is working on creating a highly-educated workforce that is second to none in order to assure investors that world class service is available for their companies .
The dismembered body of an unidentified woman was found at the Annandale foreshore yesterday morning .
Eleven years ago, a young woman journeyed from Mexico to Guyana to determine the feasibility of opening an office for the business process outsourcing company with which she worked .
Police yesterday continued to comb the area where the body of schoolgirl Alicia Alli, 15, was found in hopes of finding out more about her death, Crime Chief Leslie James said .
The new multi-million dollar Giftland Mall, which is nearing completion at Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara, is set to be opened on Independence Day May 26, 2015 .
[caption id="attachment_161459" align="alignright" width="216"] Rawletta Greaves[/caption]Charles Albert, who killed his daughter in 2011 at Corriverton was sentenced to thirteen years imprisonment yesterday by Justice Brassington Reynolds .
Giftland signed a deal yesterday to house their first “stand alone concept store” in the Caribbean for internationally-known brands Levi’s and Dockers .
After admitting to fatally bludgeoning a fellow inmate at the New Amsterdam Prison, Jason Orlando McKenzie, known as “Psycho,” was sentenced to 12 years in jail yesterday .
The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) missed several key targets in 2014 including in relation to the number of blackouts and the utilities commission will be reviewing the company’s performance and deciding whether its explanations are acceptable .
Rudolph London, 43, will be spending the next 14 years in jail for killing his former partner, Shaunell Warrick .
Marsha Maria de Caires, accused of trying to smuggle cocaine onto a flight to Barbados, was yesterday remanded to prison after she appeared in court facing a charge of cocaine trafficking .
APNU parliamentarian Vanessa Kissoon has denied being arrested for disrupting a PPP meeting and has called on Guyanese to denounce the intolerance of freedom of expression in Linden and Guyana even as the opposition alliance appears to have chastised her for her behaviour .
Gregory Smith, the man long implicated in the murder of Dr Walter Rodney, was not an agent of the then PNC government or then Prime Minister Forbes Burnham, according to his sister, Anne Wagner .
A 17-year-old boy of Canal No 2 Polder, West Bank Demerara sustained gunshot injuries to his foot while rendering assistance during an accident involving a truck and a car early yesterday morning in the area .
The parents of slain political activist, Courtney Crum- Ewing yesterday continued protests outside of the Attorney General’s Chambers on Carmichael Street .
BRASILIA, (Reuters) - Brazilian authorities yesterday said they uncovered a tax fraud scheme at the Finance Ministry’s tax appeals board that may have cost taxpayers up to 19 billion reais ($5 .
SANAA/ADEN, Yemen, (Reuters) - Yemen’s President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi left his refuge in Aden for Saudi Arabia yesterday as Houthi rebels battled with his forces on the outskirts of the southern port city .
PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES, (Reuters) - A young German co-pilot barricaded himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and apparently set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, French prosecutors said yesterday .
(Trinidad Express) In response to widespread condemnation over her contribution in Parliament on Wednesday in which she decried Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley as a child of rape, Minister in the Ministry of the People and Social Development, Vernella Alleyne-Toppin yesterday issued a release in which she apologised for some of the things she said .
SAN JOSE, (Reuters) - Costa Rica fired its ambassador in Venezuela after the diplomat gave an interview in which he defended the Venezuelan government, the Central American country said on Wednesday .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Four apartment buildings in New York’s East Village neighborhood caught fire from an apparent gas explosion on Thursday and three collapsed, causing 19 injuries, authorities said .
The murder of activist Courtney Crum-Ewing has undermined Guyana’s democracy contributing to a cycle of fear and President Donald Ramotar’s attempt to liken him to a criminal is ill-advised, the Guyana Bar Association and Justice Institute Guyana said today as they urged that the killers be brought to justice .
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PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES, (Reuters) - The co-pilot of the Germanwings airliner that crashed in the French Alps killing all 150 people aboard appears to have brought the A320 Airbus down deliberately, the Marseille prosecutor said today .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Steve Smith's sublime century laid the groundwork and Australia's pace bowlers finished the job to send the co-hosts storming into a seventh World Cup final with a 95-run victory over champions India today .
An East Canje, Berbice quartet was jointly charged with the 2014 murder of a 20-year-old man at the Reliance Magistrate’s Court yesterday and subsequently remanded to prison .
The nude body of a female third form student of the Campbellville Secondary School was yesterday found at the seawall just off Turkeyen .
Devon Thomas, 22, and Randy Isaac, 19, were yesterday sentenced to 75 years each in jail, after being found guilty of murdering 25-year-old businessman Kumar Mohabir, on Mashramani Day, 2013 .
President Donald Ramotar is hoping that a planned meeting between United States President Barack Obama and CARICOM leaders on April 9th in Jamaica would present the opportunity for him to express his government’s “hurt” at the stalled Amaila Falls Hydropower Project (AFHP) .
The Commonwealth Sec-retariat yesterday said that the Secretariat had received an update from Guyana on recent developments concerning the challenge to petroleum exploration by Venezuela within what Guyana maintains to be its exclusive economic zone .
Envoys of the United States, Britain and Canada were on Friday given a briefing by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on its preparations for the May 11 General and Regional elections .
An inmate of the Camp Street Prison was badly chopped yesterday morning with a cutlass by two other inmates and concerns are being raised again about how prisoners are gaining access to weapons .
An investigation has been launched into the death of the baby boy who died one day after being vaccinated at the Plaisance Health Centre and his mother Suemede Eastman-Critchlow told Stabroek News yesterday that she wants justice for her son .