Hardware company Gafoor's is donating 2,000 chairs to the University of Guyana (UG) .
The list of candidates for the May 11 general elections published in the newspapers today has former President Bharrat Jagdeo's occupation as "President" while President Donald Ramotar's occupation has been listed as "politician" .
Its record of corruption should be enough to cost the ruling PPP/C the May 11th general elections but on the other hand APNU+AFC is yet to articulate solutions for problems facing the country, political analyst Christopher Ram says .
The incumbent PPP/C and the main opposition coalition yesterday accused each other of intimidating and harassing supporters and activists of their campaigns .
Magistrate Annette Singh has decided to seek the guidance of the High Court as to how to proceed in the matters against Samuel Hinds Jr, who was facing sentencing after being found guilty of beating his sister-in-law .
Two more persons were yesterday arraigned on armed robbery and abduction charges stemming from the attack in which $42M was stolen from the Guyana Post Office Corporation (GPOC) during a transfer to the Bourda Post Office .
Almost four months after he was found guilty of murder and attempted murder, a Guyanese man was on Thursday sentenced to 30 years to life in prison by a Canadian court, the Toronto Star has reported .
Attorney Glen Hanoman said yesterday that his clients, Barry Dataram and three others who were present in a house during a multi-million-dollar cocaine raid, were in the wrong place at the wrong time .
Although Guyana’s women have made immense strides over the last four decades, the vast majority, and particularly those in rural areas, is not adequately served by programmes in place for social and economic development, APNU+AFC coalition candidate Cathy Hughes said yesterday .
Although Corinne Greene, 53, was among 11 field workers at the Uitvlugt Estate to be attacked by bees on March 31, she was the only one who succumbed .
Two houses owned by the suspects in the Mount Sinai murder erupted in flames late Thursday night .
Once unemployed, 18 youths selected from the Uitvlugt and Stewartville, West Coast Demerara communities now have temporary jobs as a result of the Guyana Police Force ‘D’ Division administration’s social intervention project, C-PETS (Creating Positive Environments through Safer Communities and Partnerships) .
Continuing its mission to empower, enhance and improve communities and livelihoods, St Francis Community Developers (SFCD) recently partnered with Food For the Poor (FFP) Guyana and distributed farming tools to communities on the East Bank of Berbice .
The search for the pilot, Nicholas Persaud, and cargo handler, David Bisnauth, continues four months after the Air Services Limited (ASL) plane went missing in Region 8 .
Three friends were found guilty of an armed robbery and were each fined $75,000 at the conclusion of their trial in a Georgetown court yesterday .
Kareem Lovell, a suspect in an armed robbery who police say they found with an unlicensed gun and ammunition, was yesterday sentenced to two years in jail .
Guyana is set to deliver training in rehabilitative medicine to medical personnel from within the region via a co-operation agreement that will see Cuba providing five specialists to the programme .
The US Embassy Humanitarian Assistance Programme (HAP) donated parcels of foodstuff, clothing and other items to over 1,000 persons during several recent outreach exercises held in Corriverton and Linden .
A city court on Thursday was filled with praises to God after an East Ruimveldt woman was freed of a narcotics trafficking charge .
Already facing 48 charges, Jashodra Bahadur was slapped with 10 more counts of forgery and embezzlement when she appeared in a city court yesterday .
Two men accused of robbing a businesswoman of over $600,000 were yesterday refused bail after they appeared in a city court .
Operation Restoration, a non-governmental organisation, is partnering with the European Union to implement the ‘Cooperating for Community Transformation’ Project in East Ruimveldt, which is aimed at informing residents about the various social, financial and other services available to them .
Dynamic Airways has said that all flights scheduled to depart Guyana destined for New York will experience a 24-hour delay due to a cancellation on Thursday .
St JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Last year’s controversial abandoned tour of India will be on the agenda when the West Indies Cricket Board meets with CARICOM’s Committee on Cricket Governance next Monday in Grenada .
(Reuters) - Jason Holder struck his maiden first-class century to lead West Indies to a draw in the first test in Antigua on Friday after James Anderson had become England's leading test wicket-taker .
GT&T today said that it has been hit by rampant vandalism in recent months, costing it millions .
NASSAU, Bahamas, (Reuters) - On the surface, CONCACAF's congress yesterday looked very different to the last time the regional confederation had gathered before a FIFA presidential election .
Controversially built with taxpayer money, the US$58M Guyana Marriott Hotel was commissioned by President Donald Ramotar yesterday during a morning ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a grand opening reception attended by a few hundred persons in the evening .
Regent Street businessman Farouk Hamid was found dead in his backyard with multiple stab wounds yesterday morning and both investigators and his family are baffled as to what might have led to his murder .
The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) yesterday afternoon arrested businessman Barry Dataram and three others in connection with over 100 kilos of cocaine along with an undisclosed sum of cash and ammunition .
By Rae WiltshireAt least one person was held yesterday after a skirmish between protestors and police during a planned demonstration outside of the Marriott Hotel as its opening ceremony was being held .
A jury yesterday unanimously found 73-year-old Donald Mopp, called “Chetty,” guilty of murdering gold miner Winsel Roger Edwards .
Police in Berbice are hunting for two brothers who are the prime suspects in the fatal shooting at Mount Sinai, New Amsterdam on Wednesday .
An elderly man, who police have accused of trying to smuggle a quantity of cocaine to Canada through the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri was yesterday remanded to prison when he appeared in court on a drug trafficking charge .
Rajesh Seegobin, the owner of a tyre business, was yesterday charged with underreporting cash at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri .
Dellon Glasgow was yesterday discharged of the murder of Jules Walker after justice Navindra Singh upheld a no-case submission made by the defence .
A United States citizen was yesterday sentenced to three years in prison after he admitted to trying to smuggle just over half a kilo of cocaine onto a flight to New York .