An internal investigation found that the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) had issued guns to an ‘R Corbin’ and the Ministry of National Development in 1976 .
[caption id="attachment_299130" align="alignleft" width="165"] Linden Primo[/caption]Linden Primo, the man who allegedly discharged a firearm at Congress Place on Sunday during the PNCR’s 18th Biennial Congress, was arrested at the Cheddi Jagan Inter-national Airport (CJIA), Timehri yesterday morning .
The Ministry of Home Affairs yesterday lifted the recently-imposed two-year birth certificate requirement for first time passport applicants but announced that it may now take longer for the travel document to be issued since “a more robust verification process” will be needed .
While declaring polls at its just-concluded 18th Biennial Congress to be free and fair, the PNCR yesterday accused Aubrey Norton and Sharma Solomon of deliberately setting out to cause “maximum disruption” to the proceedings .
By Mario Joseph A Nandy Park, East Bank Demerara businessman was last Sunday robbed for the 5th time since commencing business operations there some 10 years ago and he has now decided to migrate .
The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) was yesterday accused of orchestrating a “massive cover-up” in the death of historian Dr .
Kevin George and Samuel Johnson, the two teens charged after being found with an unlicensed M-16 assault rifle, a quantity of matching ammunition and grenades on Aubrey Barker Road, South Ruimveldt in January this year, were yesterday each ordered to serve three-year jail sentences .
Guyana and the United States have concluded “in substance” an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) for implementation of the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) .
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A post-mortem (PM) examination conducted yesterday on the remains of 17-year-old Haresh Roth of No 69 Village proved that he died from a severe hit to the head .
The construction of the proposed $200M-plus Zeeburg Secondary School in Region Three will be pushed back as Cabinet announced yesterday that it has withheld its no-objection because the contract evaluation committee was not properly constituted .
The incident which led to MP Vanessa Kissoon’s suspension from the PNCR is still to be officially pronounced upon by the newly elected Central Executive of the party .
[caption id="attachment_299089" align="alignleft" width="235"] Navin Chandarpal[/caption]Presidential Advisor on Sustainable Development, Science and Technology, Navin Chandarpal is back home and responding well to treatment he received for cancer .
The auction for mining properties set for yesterday was postponed and will now be held on August 11, the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) said .
Guyana’s level of human development is below the average for countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region, according to the latest United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Index (HDI) released last week .
A group of science students from Guyana were able to yesterday witness the launch of an Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) into space from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, a release from the Ministry of Education said .
[caption id="attachment_299074" align="alignright" width="216"] Claudette Singh[/caption]The two persons previously acting in the posts of Director of Prisons and Deputy Director of Prisons at the Guyana Prison Service have been given substantive appointments by President Donald Ramotar .
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport yesterday presented cheques totalling $8 .
Wesley Griffith, the remand prisoner who attacked his accuser in court last month, was yesterday sentenced to five months imprisonment .
A computer technician yesterday found himself before a city court after being accused of converting a laptop charger belonging to his customer to his own use .
A man accused of cuffing his friend about the body after a misunderstanding over “name-calling” yesterday paid over compensation of $100,000 after they both agreed to settle the matter .
The Government of Guyana on Monday condemned what it says are “war crimes” being committed in the Gaza Strip and is backing calls for an international probe of the situation there .
Crime Chief Leslie James has confirmed that Linden Primo was arrested at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri earlier today pending inquiries into an allegation that he discharged a firearm at Congress Place, Sophia on Sunday during the PNCR’s Congress .
Amid mounting criticism from within and outside of the party, the PNCR today defended their congress elections on Sunday as free, fair and transparent and accused challenger for the leadership, Aubrey Norton and Region Ten member Sharma Solomon of seeking to cause maximum disruption .
Trinidad-based ANSA McAL has not yet received a reply from the Ministry of Health on where it failed in its evaluation to prequalify to supply drugs for the health sector and it yesterday dismissed a report that its application was not considered because it didn’t provide manufacturer authorizations .
The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) has no records of the enlistment of Gregory Smith, the main suspect in the 1980 death of historian and political activist Dr .
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Two persons were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital for treatment yesterday after they were shot around 20:00hrs during an apparent robbery attempt at Plaisance, East Coast Demerara .
The Walter Rodney Com-mission of Inquiry (CoI) has secured a bundle of correspondence which represents exchanges between the British High Commis-sioner and his superiors in the UK about the political situation in Guyana during 1980, according to lead Counsel Glenn Hanoman .
Former Police Commissioner and APNU MP Winston Felix says he has heard that the shot fired at Congress Place during the chaotic voting at the PNCR’s 18th Biennial Congress on Sunday might have been in an effort to save a woman from being stampeded .
PNCR Chairman Basil Williams says the party needs “healing” following the events that marred its 18th Biennial Congress on Sunday and he is suggesting that a committee might have to be set up to oversee the process .
A pork knocker was placed on bail yesterday after denying that he stole over $1M in raw gold, cash and other items during two thefts in the North West District .
By Mario Joseph(This is the 11th instalment in a series on the state of local government)Chairman of the Linden Town Council, Orrin Gordon believes that the spirit of democracy lies in local government elections .
Charles Ollivirre, accused of assaulting and threatening his common-law wife, has been ordered to attend counselling sessions to learn to manage his anger and resolve conflicts by non-violent means .
Australian gold mining company Troy Resources on Monday reported positive results from an updated prefeasibility study that considered only an open-pit mining scenario at its Karouni project in Region Seven providing a faster route to production as opposed to including an underground mine .
[caption id="attachment_298984" align="alignright" width="176"] Terry Faria[/caption]A horse-cart driver was sentenced to seven days in jail yesterday after he admitted to assaulting the mother of his child in a police station .