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A newspaper vendor was shot early this morning following a robbery at the Kaieteur News outlet located on the corner of Robb and King streets .
Roger Hinds also called Young Bill Rogers has been crowned 2015 Chutney King, winning the competition from among 17 other contestants last evening at the Anna Regina Community Centre ground, GINA said .
‘… The best way to attract UK and other developed world investment is to have the best possible business environment and the least possible corrupt environment’The government here is not doing enough to fight corruption and faces a stark threat from organized crime which needs a far greater allocation of resources, outgoing British High Commissioner to Guyana, Andrew Ayre has said .
‘Bush cook’ and a game of cricket on the seashore were the order of the day for young boys living in Annandale in the 1980s .
Online shopping spiked in the run up to the Christmas holidays, but the lack of telecommunication re-forms still has the Private Sector Commission (PSC) concerned .
A miner who was shot three times about his body and then robbed on Friday night at McDoom by four gunmen, pretended to be dead, which may have saved his life .
Under fire over its $3 billion loan to the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA), the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) yesterday argued that the disbursement is permissible under the law, while pointing out that it has provided billions in financial assistance in various areas in recent years .
The attacks by government officials on foreign diplomats do not reflect favourably on Guyana and do not promote Guyana’s interests, outgoing British High Commissioner to Guyana Andrew Ayre has said .
The captain of the MV Sabanto, which ran aground in November last year, has been fired and his helmsman was suspended from duty for a month, according to the Transport and Harbours Department (T&HD) .
The relatives of Ryan Couchman say that there are more questions than answers surrounding the circumstances under which he was shot dead by an off duty policeman several weeks ago and more so that eyewitness accounts rubbish the story presented by the police .
The trial into the brutal slaying of Hague hairdresser Bibi Saymar ended without a conviction, leaving behind lingering questions over just how glaring pieces of evidence could have been ignored or possibly forgotten .
Saying the police failed to act on important leads to bring the suspected killers of shopkeeper Bibi Sheniza Khan-Bhola to justice, the woman’s family is now planning to use the upcoming elections campaign period to demand an inquiry into the handling of the investigation .
Relatives of airport employee Chris Andrew Jacob whose body was found in the Cheddi Jagan International Airport’s water reservoir two months ago, yesterday launched a charity foundation in his name as they renewed calls for justice .
The unions representing University of Guyana (UG) workers, who began a sit-in last week, are awaiting clarification from the University Council on the resumption of negotiations .
She would not say why and preferred to bend her head shyly when pressed, but at the tender age of 14, for some reason, Jane (not her real name), decided to leave her parents’ home and start a common-law relationship with a man .
Under fire over a speedy $3b loan this month to the Central Housing and Planning Authority, the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) today said that it saw the lending as an investment decision .
At about 1930h yesterday, police say that miner Gladston George, 30 years, of Agricola was on the roadway at Middle Street, McDoom, when he was attacked by four men .
Guyana has put off pronouncing on a slew of recommendations, including calls to abolish the death penalty and accede to international instruments against torture as well as to repeal laws that discriminate against persons on the basis of their sexual orientation .
More than 34 years after the death of historian Dr Walter Rodney, his brother, Donald, the only living witness to his demise, yesterday testified before a Commission of Inquiry that on the fateful night they were uplifting a walkie-talkie from alleged assassin Gregory Smith and not explosives .
Four men were yesterday remanded to prison on charges of having cocaine for trafficking after being arrested by anti-narcotic agents during a drop in the city .
An electrician was seriously injured yesterday in an explosion at the Rusal-owned Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI) mining site in Kwakwani .
Dr Faith Harding was yesterday eulogised as larger than life and someone who walked the talk during a funeral service at the Christ Church in Waterloo Street, before she was laid to rest .
A number of states on Wednesday urged Guyana to do more to protect the rights of women and children as the country’s human rights record was reviewed by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva .
The political climate of the recently-concluded Miss Universe Pageant might be the reason she did not make it to the top 15, Miss Guyana Universe Nikita Barker says .
Opposition leader David Granger has called the recent $3 billion loan to the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) unlawful and said the coalition would seek to take action against those responsible .
A fisherman has gone missing, and is feared drowned, after falling off a boat while at sea .
Fisherman Envil Pollard, who was shot dead by a security guard at Pritipaul Singh Investments (PSI) wharf at Mc Doom, East Bank Demerara on Thursday had been paying the guard to allow him to fish under the wharf because the owner never allowed it, Pollard’s wife Ashmoon Khan said yesterday .
Almost six years after he was charged with raping a 19-year-old woman, entertainment promoter Colin Mack will have his fate decided soon, following closing statements at his trial yesterday .
Damion Bailey, accused of trying to uplift a smartphone at a city store by pretending he was sent by Minister of Housing and Water Irfaan Ali, yesterday claimed he was mistakenly identified by store workers .
A 72-year-old man was yesterday charged with sexually penetrating a nine-year-old girl .
With Puran Brothers Inc signalling its intention to discontinue the collection of garbage in some sections of the city because of outstanding payments, the mayor is laying the blame at the feet of the Minister of Local Government and the acting Town Clerk .
The Rights of the Child Commission (RCC) has called for the immediate rescinding of the promotions of Narine Lall and Mohanram Dolai, the policemen who tortured a teen boy at the Leonora Police Station, while saying their elevation is not in the interest of the police force or law and order .
A delegation from the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) headquarters in Georgetown visited Linden on Wednesday for a tour of the newly renovated $35M Integrated Regional Tax Office (IRTO), which resumed its duties late last year .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from Test cricket, after four years in the wilderness and just weeks after being sacked from the one-day squad .
The Rights of the Child Commission today expressed its alarm at the promotion this year of two policemen found culpable of the torture of a child in 2009 at the Leonora Police Station and called for the rescinding of the preferments .