(Reuters) – A member of FIFA’s audit and compliance committee was handed a provisional 90-day ban from football on Friday, a day after pleading guilty in a U.S court to taking bribes in exchange for using his influence within the global soccer body.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed yesterday between University of Guyana (UG) Vice Chancellor, Pro-fessor Ivelaw Griffith and Director of MovieTowne Derek Chin for the construction of a solar farm on the Turkeyen Campus.
The University of Guyana (UG) Council yesterday said ‘no’ to a proposal from Vice-Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith to rent the building at the corner of Camp and Lamaha streets, Georgetown, for a downtown campus.
President David Granger flew to the Bahamas by chartered airplane because it was all around more feasible and resulted in money being injected into a local company, Communications Director of the Ministry of the Presidency Mark Archer says.
Relatives of the passenger who collapsed and later died onboard a Caribbean Airlines, New York-bound flight, BW 526, necessitating an emergency stop at the San Juan Airport in Puerto Rico, will identify his body before it is returned to Guyana for burial.
Citing the fact that she holds Banks DIH Limited shares, acting Chief Justice Roxane George SC has recused herself from adjudicating over the $28B lawsuit filed by the beverage company against the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) and the government.
Work has stopped at Palmyra, Corentyne on the base for an Indian immigration monument which embarrassingly collapsed on Tuesday and questions are being asked about which government agency awarded the contract and whether the work was being monitored for quality.
Children from the community of Adams Creek and surrounding areas in the Upper Pomeroon River have to cross a dilapidated bridge to get to the Dredge Creek Primary and Nursery schools and concerned parents are pleading with the relevant authorities to have it repaired urgently.
The five men charged with murdering fisherman Hemchand Sookdeo, who was thrown overboard during a pirate attack on the Corentyne River in May of last year, will be facing additional charges for the murders of three other fishermen who had also been aboard the targeted vessel.
A man and a woman were arrested yesterday by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), which unearthed an undisclosed amount of narcotics, suspected to be cocaine, at an abandoned property at Waterloo Street, Georgetown.