A team from the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) including CDC Director General Colonel Chabilall Ramsarup and CDC Deputy Director General Major Kester Craig will accompany Minister of State who also holds responsibility for disaster preparedness management, Joseph Harmon to Lethem (Region 9) tomorrow.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – U.S. authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others today for engaging in a wide-ranging corruption scheme.
The opposition PPP today called for electoral reforms to be placed on the front burner including a fresh voters list, improved bio-metrics, electronic voting and a new Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).
A permanently-staffed United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) office will be set up here by mid-January next year and the person to lead it has already been identified, according to new US Ambassador Perry Holloway.
The Arbitral Award of 1899 settling the Guyana/Venezuela boundary should be respected, according to newly-accredited US Ambassador to Guyana Perry Holloway, who yesterday stressed that peaceful means consistent with international law should be used to settle the ongoing controversy between the two countries.
A miner was yesterday charged with two murders, armed robbery as well as possession of a gun and drugs.
Mark Atkinson, 37, of Red Hill, North West District, claimed that at least one of the murders was committed in self-defence during his arraignment yesterday.
Two men, who were apprehended after allegedly committing a brazen robbery on a phone store near police headquarters last Friday, were yesterday remanded after being charged with multiple counts of armed robbery.
The owners of the Future Gill stall at Stabroek Market, say authorities are refusing to remove a vendor’s mobile display case, which has been illegally placed at its entrance and is encumbering its operations.
New Amsterdam shop owner Roxanne Smith will be spending the next three years in prison after she admitted to being in possession of a quantity of cannabis, which she intended to sell to help her brother obtain medical assistance.
The Guyana Power and Light Incorpora-ted (GPL) is aiming to reduce electricity losses to 23% by 2019, which would be 5.5% less than the current losses of 28.5%, according to Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson.
The ratio of Guyanese to Chinese workers on the US$138 million Cheddi Jagan International Airport Expansion Project is in line with what is stipulated in the contract, Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson said yesterday.