The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic says it is finding it difficult to accept that Speaker of the National Assembly Barton Scotland doesn’t grasp the importance of their objection to the use of green and yellow; the APNU+AFC coalition colours, on state property.
The general manager of a mining company, who allegedly threatened to kill his reputed wife, was yesterday remanded to prison when he appeared before Magistrate Alex Moore at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Courts.
A second person has been detained for questioning into the murder of Corentyne businesswoman Su Di Wong, while investigators continue to hunt for a third man who is suspected to have transported the perpetrators to and from the scene.
More seniors are benefitting from the government’s increase of the old age pensions than from subsidies for electricity and water bills that had been instituted under the former government, APNU+AFC Member of Parliament Charrandass Persaud told the National Assembly on Monday.
PPP General Secretary Clement Rohee says efforts should be made to ensure that an inquest is quickly set up to probe the circumstances surrounding the deaths of army intelligence officer Robert Pyle and two others, who were killed during a bungled surveillance operation in December.
The Maritime Administration Department’s (MARAD) Hydrographic Surveyor, Darrell Fraser, 22, left Guyana in June 2015, and returned on December 20th, 2015 after successfully completing training in “Hydrography for Charting and
President David Granger yesterday met with Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG), Professor Nigel Harris to discuss matters related to the repositioning of the institution such as maintenance of infrastructure, enhancing research capabilities and students’ experience, a release from the Ministry of the Presidency said.
A Plaisance duo who pleaded not guilty to assaulting and causing grievous bodily harm to a neighbour had to find $40,000 bail yesterday after answering to the charges before the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica reduced its oil import bill by more than US$438 million (J$52 billion) for the first six months of the fiscal year based on the slide of commodity prices, according to newly released data from the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ).