In his address to the 18th biennial delegates' conference of the PNCR this afternoon, Party leader David Granger urged a One Nation solution for the country and lambasted the PPP/C for not seizing the opportunity for more inclusive governance .
(Jamaica Observer) Driven by its commitment to providing air transportation within the Caribbean and to North America, Fly Jamaica Airways has acquired a second aircraft which, the airline says, it intends to put into service as soon as it gets all the regulatory approvals .
Hours before its biennial delegates conference is to convene, the PNCR was still grappling with complaints over membership cards for Region 10 delegates and integrity issues .
The United States Embassy is currently experiencing technical problems with its passport and visa system .
Trinidadian conglomerate ANSA McAL plans to write the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) to find out where in the Ministry of Health’s pre-qualification evaluation for the supply of drugs they failed .
House Speaker Raphael Trotman has ruled in favour of APNU MP Carl Greenidge’s motion to have Finance Minister Ashni Singh referred to the Privileges Committee over the $4 .
Even as the Health Ministry awaits results from Trinidad and Tobago, the number of confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus has doubled to 62 within the last two weeks .
The AFC has drafted its no-confidence motion against the government and the party’s leader Khemraj Ramjattan yesterday said that the document will be distributed to the relevant parties to be discussed and reviewed .
Justice Rishi Persaud yesterday sentenced a child sex offender to 30 years in prison after stating that he did not “buy” the man’s remorseful statement .
Bartica is without power after a failed turbo charger caused the No .
Hopeful for the PNCR leadership, Aubrey Norton says the party’s constitution was not properly followed in dealing with the Vanessa Kissoon – Oscar Clarke dispute .
[caption id="attachment_298354" align="alignright" width="196"] Chandrada Rampersaud[/caption][caption id="attachment_298355" align="alignleft" width="207"] Hardat Kumar[/caption]Tears flowed freely in court yesterday as sentences were handed down for the jointly-charged quintet in the July 12, 2011 multi-million-dollar Bel Air Gardens armed robbery committed on Annie Ramsood; they had been found guilty on Wednesday .
A 42-year-old New York woman has been charged in the killing of a missing Guyanese mother of four whose partially dismembered body was found in a parking lot on Long Island earlier this month .
The man accused of killing 70-year-old Osmond Fiedtkou was yesterday remanded to prison after being arraigned at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts .
The body of a miner who went missing on Monday evening after the boat he was travelling in capsized in the Mazaruni River was discovered yesterday morning .
[caption id="attachment_298390" align="alignleft" width="143"] Vickram and his wife Kavita[/caption]An employee of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) lost his life after being hit by a car on the Number 19 village public road, Corentyne, yesterday .
Fellow comedians and friends of legendary actor/comedian Habeeb Khan who died on Tuesday, yesterday described him as an icon and expressed regret that he was never properly honoured for his contribution to comedy in Guyana .
A taxi driver accused of defrauding three men of more than $0 .
A woman who pleaded guilty to assaulting her husband was yesterday ordered to attend counselling with her partner when she appeared before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts .
Langston Fraser, 25, was yesterday remanded to prison after denying that he robbed another man at gunpoint while receiving a free drop .
The photograph above the name Rayon Jones on the front page of yesterday’s edition of this newspaper is that of a member of the Guyana Police Force (GPF), according to a press release .
[caption id="attachment_298409" align="alignright" width="375"] The boat operators trained (MARAD photo)[/caption]Conservation International and the Guyana Tourism Authority partnered with the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) to provide training and certification for boat operators in the Annai-Rupununi area on July 17, 2014 .
Darren Bravo maintained his nerve to steer the Trinidad Red Steel to a thrilling four wicket win over the Guyana Amazon Warriors last night in the Caribbean Premier League T20 series .
The police say they are investigating a fatal accident that occurred at about 0640h .
Contender for the leadership of the PNCR, Sharma Solomon today wrote party General Secretary Oscar Clarke stating that MP Vanessa Kissoon is entitled to delegate status at tomorrow’s biennial congress .
A 42-year-old New York woman has been charged in the killing of a missing Guyanese mother of four whose partially dismembered body was found in a parking lot on Long Island earlier this month, police say .
Only the New GPC has been pre-qualified to supply drugs to the health sector and Cabinet Secretary Dr Roger Luncheon said that it was because the company outscored competitors not only in safety requirements but also in local investment .
After almost three months on the run, Deon Layne who allegedly left a bottle of cocaine-laced SSS multi-vitamin tonic at an East La Penitence home that caused the death of four persons who ingested the product, appeared at the Georgetown Magis-trates’ Court yesterday charged with trafficking in cocaine .
Candidate for leadership of the PNCR, Sharma Solomon yesterday said he represents the change that the party needs but added that his chances of victory depended on the circumstances under which the will of the people is expressed .
Jermaine Mitchell, Rayon Jones, Chandraradha Rampersaud, Aubrey Simon, and Hardat Kumar were yesterday found guilty of the July 12, 2011 multi-million-dollar Bel Air Gardens armed robbery committed on Annie Ramsood .
The Donald Ramotar administration yesterday called on the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to show proof that it is ready to host local or general elections .
Region 10 Chairman and aspirant to the leadership of the PNCR, Sharma Solomon says he supports the move for a motion of no-confidence against the government .
A day after the University of Guyana (UG) ann-ounced that a number of programmes will see a hike in fees come September, the university’s student body representatives supported the decision and deemed it “long overdue” .
Bartica’s power woes are yet to be resolved and electricity outages continue even as several outraged residents took to the streets in protest yesterday .
Despite being invited, no government representatives were present yesterday at a media workshop on reporting on the National Assembly and Leader of the Opposition David Granger said that government’s stranglehold on the state media is an abuse of power .
Sustainable community-based agriculture and tourism enterprises in the Rupununi, as well as startups will have access to a $60 million fund, which was launched yesterday with the aim of providing financing and technical support under the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) .
The construction of the $204 .