President of the Guyana Women Miners Organisation (GWMO) Simona Broomes says the alleged drugging and brutal rape of a young woman at a popular Mahdia hotel and bar highlights the violation and injustice women in the interior often endure .
The Donald Ramotar administration will not call early general elections to pre-empt the no-confidence motion against it when the National Assembly comes out of its recess next month .
Three persons are in police custody in connection with the brutal murder of Samantha Ashby and it is suspected that she might have been attacked while on her way home from a social gathering during the wee hours of Tuesday .
A young painter was yesterday charged with causing the death of Reena Singh, who was fatally struck down on Sunday night at Letter Kenny, Corentyne, triggering angry protests over frequent road accidents .
A shop owner was yesterday fined $5,000 after admitting that he gave his wife “two, three slaps” and took her back to their home after finding her drinking with friends .
Mayor Hamilton Green has dismissed the reasons given by acting Town Clerk Carol Sooba for the barricading of City Hall on Tuesday and has since demanded an explanation from the Chief City Constable .
Although the Route 44 bus operators have called off the strike for increased fare, commuters are still opting for the free government buses .
Berbicians and young people are currently being targeted as implementation of the United States (US)-funded US$1 .
Patients visiting the Agricola Health Centre with clinical signs of chikungunya are being referred to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) because the centre has no pharmacist on staff to prescribe medication to treat the symptoms .
Scotiabank, through its Bright Future Programme, recently partnered with the Guyana Book Foundation to donate over 150 books to two East Coast Demerara schools in observance of Education Month .
A 75-year-old East Canje, Berbice man was found hanging in his bedroom on Tuesday around noon from a noose fashioned by a bed sheet ripped in half .
Three persons, including the eight-year-old daughter of murdered Friendship woman Shelly Persaud, testified yesterday as the preliminary inquiry (PI) into the murder charge against her partner, Vindra Seeram, continued .
Two loggers, accused of possessing over 35 pounds of marijuana, were further remanded to prison yesterday, even as their lawyer challenged the prosecutor to produce all of the drug in court .
The Berbice High School is inviting its alumni to send their contact details to its centenary secretariat as plans are in train to create a database of old students as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations on September 5, 2016 .
The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) categorically rejects BK International’s attempt to “deliberately misrepresent the facts” surrounding the destruction of its cable infrastructure at Diamond, East Bank Demerara, saying the contractors were working outside of their assigned zone when the incident occurred .
When Cabinet met this week five projects were given no objections, including the $81 .
The St Agnes Primary School was officially commissioned yesterday and Education Minister Priya Manickchand said the main focus was quality output .
Heavy winds early yesterday morning caused further damage to the already dilapidated Stabroek Market wharf vending area leaving it in imminent danger of collapse .
Minister of Agriculture Dr Leslie Ramsammy has ratified the closed season for Guyana’s seabob (shrimp) fishing in keeping with a previously established protocol between the ministry and the seabob industry .
Leonard Allicock, who was accused of chopping an Albouystown mason to death, was yesterday acquitted of the murder in High Court .
The Guyana Pharmacists Association (GPA) recently signed a memorandum of understanding to host the Annual Caribbean Association of Pharmacists in 2015 after winning the sole competitive bid against Jamaica .
A “jet man,” accused of committing two thefts on the same day, was remanded to prison yesterday after he denied the charges when they were read to him .
The Ministry of Public Works today said that an area of the East Bank Highway Expansion project where GT&T cables were damaged by construction activity had not been assigned to BK International for work to be done .
The People’s Progressive Party today announced full support for the Government’s decision to terminate the contract which Surendra Engineering Company Ltd for the construction of the Speciality Hospital .
The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries Department today said it has implemented a closed season for the Guyana`s seabob (shrimp) fishery .
Saying she was drugged and then brutally raped by three men last Saturday night at a popular Mahdia hotel and bar, a young woman is now calling on the police to fully investigate the attack and let justice be served .
The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) will function under the guidance of intelligence provided by the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), according to recently-appointed head Sydney James .
By Dacia WhaulAn attempt by Mayor Hamilton Green and some city councillors to show solidarity for Opposition Leader David Granger’s call for local government elections was disrupted yesterday when City Hall’s gates were locked to bar supporters from attending a planned prayer service and meeting .
The naked and battered dead body of a woman was found behind a community centre at Matthews Ridge, North West District (NWD), yesterday .
A man accused of a gunpoint robbery was remanded to prison yesterday .
Route 44 minibus operators did not continue their strike action for fare increase yesterday, but said the “government buses” showed up to provide free transportation .
By Jeff TrotmanThe belongings of Leola Narine, Assistant Regional Executive Officer (AREO) for Sub Region Two (Kwakwani/Berbice) in Region Ten, have been removed from the region’s property in Fair’s Rust, Linden .
A cooking gas delivery man and his son got the scare of their lives when armed bandits fired at them yesterday and later escaped with their bags .
Eion Henry, who was chopped during a beat down by four men two weeks ago, says he does not understand why his attackers have not been arrested .
The results of an analysis of samples taken from the skeletal remains of a woman found along the Turkeyen Road in July and from the parents of Nyozi Goodman, a school teacher who disappeared after a basketball game earlier in that month, are expected to arrive soon .
A man allegedly shot and injured his nephew late Monday afternoon as a result of an ongoing land dispute .
Two men accused of trafficking 17 kilos of cannabis were yesterday remanded to prison .