The Region Eight (Potaro/Siparuni) administration today said that a government building was ravaged by fire and twelve persons from four families are now homeless .
The St George’s Cathedral this afternoon announced the launching of its restoration fund and said that the total amount required to complete the renovation is US$2 .
BUJUMBURA, (Reuters) - Burundian riot police today forcibly dispersed crowds protesting against the president seeking a third term, a decision critics said is unconstitutional and could rekindle turmoil after a decade of calm in the East African state .
The PPP/C says job creation will be its “highest priority” if it is re-elected at the May 11th general elections and President Donald Ramotar yesterday said a robust five-year plan has been structured to ensure improvements in every sector of the country so that all can be assured a better life under his government .
Story and photos by Joanna KhanMalgre Tout is a tiny village on the West Bank Demerara bordered by Versailles and Klein Pouderoyen .
If re-elected next month, the PPP/C says it will once again seek to realise the Amaila Falls Hydropower project, the Cheddi Jagan airport expansion and a specialty hospital, for which the Donald Ramotar administration was unable to woo opposition support in the National Assembly during its truncated term .
Baishanlin director Chu Hongbo’s naturalization as a Guyanese citizen ensures that at least 50% of the shares of Bai Shan Lin Mining Development Company Limited are held by Guyanese .
A former magistrate was shot several times yesterday afternoon at a construction site in Eccles .
Three days after fire razed a section of the Two Brothers Service Station located in Eccles officials are close to concluding their investigations and identifying the source of the blaze .
The issues that push activist Sherlina Nageer into action can vary from a boy’s genitals burnt by the police, protestors shot and killed, a woman dying after an illegal abortion, a child being raped or just a woman suffering a mental health breakdown .
Despite concerns about the size of the voters’ list, US Charge d’Affaires Bryan Hunt says he believes it is “largely accurate .
Amidst calls for a presidential debate, APNU+AFC presidential candidate David Granger says the coalition is sticking to its position that it will not participate in a presidential debate unless a prime ministerial debate precedes it .
The APNU+AFC Coalition says while it participated in cordial meetings with members of the Muslim community including the Anna Catherina Islamic Complex (ACIC) the groups did not endorse the coalition .
APNU+AFC Coalition prime ministerial candidate Moses Nagamooto told an enthusiastic crowd at a rally at the Vreed-en-Hoop Stelling, West Coast Demerara on Friday that the May 11 “election is about saving Guyana…”Vowing that a coalition government would increase old age pensions and salaries, he said “if we go in there and find money in the Treasury, the first people we will think about will be our senior citizens .
Four independent investigators for the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) have been appointed and have so far received more than a dozen complaints against the police, including the alleged assault of Mayor Hamilton Green during a picketing exercise at the recent opening of the Marriott Hotel .
Sections of the seawall are reeking because of a noticeable increase in seaweed and other water creatures that have washed ashore .
Fyuse Hossein, 63, the rice farmer who was shot and robbed at Church Street on Friday, is in now a stable condition at a private hospital, his wife Omeela Hossein has said .
Over a year and a half after the murder of his common-law wife, investigators have finally taken a statement from Sergeant Colin Bailey, while telling him the probe is still active .
A new bridge has been constructed at the Eastville Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara by H Nauth and Sons Civil Engineering Contractors after the old one caved in under the weight of one of its heavy-duty trucks .
Chairman of the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) retired Justice Cecil Kennard was forced to stick to his recommendation that an inquest be held into the fatal police shooting of Ryan Couchman after the man’s relatives failed to deliver on a promise to bring eyewitnesses .