Several boat operators have been taken into custody for questioning following last Thursday’s boating accident in the Aruka River, Region One, while ranks continue their efforts to retrieve the bodies of two children feared dead as a result of the accident.
Story and photos by Bebi Oosman
Called ‘Coco Belly Village’ for the abundance of this small fish that lives in its swamplands, Seawell Village is tucked away between the Number Two Village and the Number 19 Public Road, Corentyne, Berbice.
A 14-year-old was held following the discovery of two pounds of cocaine in the handles of his suitcase while he was waiting to board a flight destined for New York at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri (CJIA) on Friday afternoon.
Town Clerk Royston King has assured city councillors that there shall be no legal ramifications arising from the city’s decision to pull the contracts of the two garbage collection companies in some wards of the capital where the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) is now responsible for collection.
Between the now year-old transition from diagonal to parallel parking and the impending implementation of controversial parking meters in the central business district, some Robb Street businesspersons fear that the city will become a “ghost town” in the future.
Alliance for Change (AFC) Leader and Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan has said that his party is in full support of the amendment to the Narcotics and Psychotro-pic Substances Act that has been tabled by one of its members.
People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) General Secretary Oscar Clarke yesterday said that the signing of the Cummingburg Accord—which was the basis for the pre-election alliance between APNU and the AFC—was the right decision for the future of the party.
A post-mortem examination has revealed that the mother of 9 who succumbed after being sent away from the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) without scheduled surgery for her leg, died from cardiac arrest.
New York-based Guyanese businessman, Ed Ahmad will now be sentenced on November 15 for mortgage fraud conspiracy.
In a letter dated August 24 to New York Judge, Dora Irizarry, Steven Kartagener sought the deferral from September 14, 2016 because of the postponement of the sentencing of former New York State Senator John Sampson to September 22, 2016.