President Donald Ramotar says that the government’s legal team is examining the legitimacy of the $37 .
President Donald Ramotar received a courtesy call on Thursday from seniorofficials of Canadian miner, Guyana Goldfields Mining Company and among the issues discussed was expedited customs clearance .
The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment and the Environmental and Protection Agency (EPA) are in the process of drafting bio-safety/bio-technology legislation which will cater for the “contained” use of gene-modified organisms .
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The People’s National Congress Reform yesterday said that it has taken a decision not to participate in the Commission of Inquiry into the death of Walter Rodney .
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A 44-year-old mechanic of Anna Regina who claimed his wife “does see things” after he was charged with physically abusing and threatening to kill her was on Tuesday found guilty and fined $20,000 or an alternative of two weeks in jail .
A 43-year-old gold miner was on Tuesday sentenced to two weeks in prison by Magistrate Sunil Scarce, when he appeared before the Anna Regina Magistrate’s Court charged with the possession of narcotics .
A North West District man was on Tuesday granted bail when he appeared before the Anna Regina Magistrate’s Court on a charge of simple larceny .
A man was on Thursday placed on $10,000 bail after he was charged with larceny when he appeared before Magistrate Geeta Chandan Edmond in Court 10 at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts .
Following the clearing of the Guyana Sugar Corporation’s $6 billion subvention by Parliament’s Committee of Supply, Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy has met with members of the opposition to iron out the criteria for members of the new Board of Directors .
Guyana is preparing for the first shipment of rice to Venezuela under this year’s quota, which will begin loading today, according to the Rice Producers Association’s General Secretary, Dharamkumar Seeraj .
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By Desilon DanielsFive men accused of murdering kidnapped Enmore businessman Rajendra Singh were remanded to prison yesterday after being charged with the capital offence .
Labelling the US’ decision to proceed with the USAID-funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project “provocative,” government yesterday said there would be no further talks on the initiative unless it is suspended .
A New Amsterdam businessman, Charles Henry aka Charlie Bristol, is currently in police custody in connection with the shooting to death of 52-year-old Errol Lindo called ‘Sono’ and ‘Son-son’ of Caracas Village, West Canje .
Guyana is no closer to local government elections as the bill required to mandate the elections by a specified date this year is yet to engage President Donald Ramotar’s attention .
Seventy-five year old Albert Andries was sentenced to 10 years in prison by Justice Dawn Gregory yesterday in the High Court for killing his step-son during an early morning fight in 2012 .
Niron Wilson, the man accused of providing a Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) officer with cocaine to post in the mail, was yesterday remanded to prison on a drug trafficking charge .
An early morning collision on the Orangestein Public Road on the East Bank of Essequibo yesterday left one man dead and several other persons injured, including three students who were being transported to sit the National Grade Six Assessment examinations .
Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Persaud was made to defend a $116 million subvention for the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) during the consideration of his ministry’s $778 million budget allocation by the Committee of Supply on Tuesday .
Main opposition APNU is standing firm by its charge that the government has utilised the Amerindian Development Fund (ADF) to mobilise PPP/C support in Amerindian communities .
Attorney General Anil Nandlall on Thursday appealed acting Chief Justice Ian Chang’s ruling that the appointment of Carol Sooba was legally defective .
Two trucks belonging to the two top beverage companies in Guyana were yesterday involved in an accident on the public road at Evergreen, Essequibo Coast .
The partly decomposed body of a man which was found in a cow pasture at the back of New Road Essequibo Coast on Wednesday was identified yesterday as that of odd-job worker Phillip Darchiville .
The Committee of Supply on Wednesday evening approved the $2 .
Kerwin Livingstone, lecturer in the Department of Language and Cultural Studies, School of Education and Humanities, University of Guyana, Turkeyen campus, has won the gold medal for his field at the University of the South Pacific, Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji .
A man who pleaded guilty to obstructing traffic on Water and Cornhill streets was yesterday fined $10,000 with the alternative of 20 days in jail, while another who denied the charge was placed on bail .
Police are still on the hunt for suspects in the killing of 75-year-old Joyce Lewis, who was found dead in her North Ruimveldt home over three weeks ago .
Stabroek News had mistakenly carried the photo of Keshwar Harinarain, 24, on April 8 along with the story of Deodat ‘Popcorn’ Seecharran who was shot dead by police during a shootout .
Caricom Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque said he is satisfied with the progress in the Plan of Action with Chile, when he paid a courtesy call on President Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday, the second and final day of his official visit to that country .
On April 11 and April 12, 2014, ranks of the police “ D” Division (West Demerara/East Bank Essequibo) continued with their outreach programme to several communities .
Two persons appeared yesterday before Magistrate Geeta Chandan Edmond in Court 10 at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with littering and one was fined while the other is to lead a defence in two weeks .
Imran Deonarine, whose address was not given, was charged with fraudulent misappropriation yesterday when he appeared before Magistrate Geeta Chandan Edmond in Court 10 at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts .
Two old men, charged with break and enter and larceny of a Bourda Green stall yesterday had their bail reduced by Magistrate Geeta Chandan Edmond in Court 10 at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts .
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Five men appeared in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court this morning charged with the murder of kidnapped businessman, Rajendra Singh and were all remanded to prison .