With the addition of five new work stations at the Central Passport and Immigration Office in Georgetown, a larger number of applications are being processed at a much faster rate, resulting in the disappearance of the regular early morning lines outside of the location.
Two men, including a Brazilian national, were yesterday charged with trafficking nine women, who police say were held against their will at a Providence, East Bank Demerara house, where they were beaten and threatened.
The 14-year-old who was held at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri, on Friday, following the discovery of a quantity of cocaine in the handles of his suitcase, has been released, while his mother and another individual are expected to be charged soon for drug trafficking.
Police have arrested the prime suspect in the murder of Port Kaituma shop owner Ramsammy Narine, who was killed on Sunday morning after he allegedly refused to sell two customers who wanted to buy more alcohol.
A group of armed bandits, one of whom was dressed as a woman, robbed a Pere Street, Kitty hotel on Sunday night, when they carted off a quantity of cash and electronics and left staff members traumatised.
The Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce is calling on President David Granger to ask Minister of Health, Dr George Norton to resign over the controversial contract for a pharmaceutical bond which saw the minister misleading Parliament.
-says PNCR to focus on leadership in governing coalition
President of Guyana and People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Leader David Granger says that despite the rejection from the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), he will continue to press it to co-operate for the social cohesion of the nation.