(Trinidad Express) St Lucia’s Prime Minister Kenny Anthony says that all the players who quit the tour of India in October last year should have been fired .
Under the slogan “It is time,” the APNU+AFC alliance yesterday launched their campaign for the May 11 general elections and promised a new day for Guyana, unity, and a change in the local political culture while assuring that the alliance is not a short-term, office-sharing bargain .
Cabinet on Tuesday approved a controversial $3B loan by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) to the housing authority, CHPA despite a court order on February 27, 2015 for the GGMC to justify the move .
Referring to Jarvis Small and Bibi Sharima-Gopaul as “cold-blooded killers”, State Counsel Diana Kaulesar in her impassioned closing arguments yesterday presented to the jury, reasons why they should be found guilty of the murder of 16-year-old Neesa Gopaul .
A woman, who was allegedly nabbed with a quantity of cocaine in a suitcase as she was leaving Guyana via the Timehri Airport was yesterday refused bail, along with the man who reportedly gave her the suitcase .
ExxonMobil’s approximately US$200M oil exploration project is to kick off today as the Deep Water Champion rig is in position at the offshore Stabroek Block .
Students of the Georgetown School of Nursing have called off their protest against the relocation of their school and are looking at different avenues to engage the Ministry of Health .
The Caribbean Community has noted with grave concern that the ruling by the Dominican Republic concerning the regularisation of Dominicans of Haitian descent expired on February 1 and government officials have indicated that it will not be extended .
A Stabroek Market vendor was last evening shot to his leg and robbed of an undisclosed sum of cash at his Vereeniging, Mahaica home and two of the alleged robbers were caught sometime after in a neighbouring village .
Tenders were on Tuesday received for the procuring of laptops for teachers under the Guyana Improving Teacher Education Project (GITEP) .
Having completed a four-year sentence for drug trafficking last year, a former Georgetown Magistrate’s Court employee was yesterday again busted with cocaine this time as he attempted to board a LIAT flight for Barbados .
Emphasising that Guyana’s tertiary education system needs to be reformed, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor Nigel Harris has urged that a “national conversation” on education be started and promised to assist if asked .
After stepping down as the Chairman of Blue CAPS, the social change organisation, businessman Clinton Urling is mulling a future in politics .
A Zeelugt man, who broke the window of a car to steal a handbag and was caught in the act, was yesterday sentenced to seven months imprisonment after he was found guilty of the charges when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court .
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A scuffle over house keys landed a couple in court yesterday where they were placed on a six-month bond to keep the peace, while the husband was fined $10,000 .
Former President Bharrat Jagdeo is set to be one of the main speakers at the Babu John Crematorium in Port Mourant, Berbice this Sunday when the People’s Progressive Party holds its annual commemorative ceremony for late Presidents Dr Cheddi Jagan and Janet Jagan .
Caricom leaders last week endorsed the idea of the Caricom Secretariat and Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) preparing a proposal for a Caribbean Creative Industries Management Unit .
A man who pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit forgery was yesterday sentenced to 12 months imprisonment when he appeared in a city court .
A man was remanded to prison after he denied two counts of possession of narcotics read to him at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts yesterday .
Adults and children should reduce their daily intake of ‘free sugars’ to less than 10% of total calories, the World Health Organization (WHO) has advised .
Eccles Nursery School’s literacy and numeracy programme has been boosted with the donation of a television set by Massy Gas Products at a ceremony held at the school at Peter’s Hall, East Bank Demerara last Friday .
Caricom leaders are gravely concerned at the Region being labelled as a high-risk area for financial services and have established a Committee of Finance Ministers to address the matter .
The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) has launched what is reported to be the first Military Electronic Health Information Network (MeHIN) in South America which is designed to aid efficient and accurate reporting to measure the impact of medical programmes .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – West Indies fast bowling icon Sir Curtly Ambrose has urged discipline from his pace attack when they face reigning World champions India on what is expected to be a lively pitch here tomorrow .
The GRA today said transparency and accountability are at the heart of its operations .
Not forming an alliance with APNU might have meant the death of the AFC, the party’s leader Khemraj Ramjattan has said even as he emphasised that it was time to move beyond the history of the PNC .
Another Guyanese was busted last week in New York attempting to smuggle cocaine in cans of what he said contained mixed fruit and after the drugs were discovered he then claimed he was paid to smuggle what he thought were diamonds .
The Guyana Sugar Corporation’s ongoing legal woes with Bedessee Imports Ltd have come to an end as it was found that the latter is legally entitled to use the mark of Demerara Gold on its products in North America .
Despite beginning her campaign as Prime Ministerial candidate for the incumbent PPP/C government, Ambassador Elisabeth Harper will continue serving as Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs until the end of this month .
ExxonMobil’s rig, Deepwater Champion is in place and is less than a week away from the commencement of drilling for oil in the “Liza” area of the Stabroek Block off the Demerara Coast .
Opposition Leader David Granger says that arrangements have been put in place to ensure that there is a united campaign in Linden for the upcoming elections .
The lawyers for Jarvis Small and Bibi Sharima-Gopaul, the couple on trial for the murder of 16-year-old Neesa Gopaul, yesterday asked jurors to find their clients not guilty, while charging that there was a lack of evidence to convict them .
A Guyanese mother and her two children were arrested in Brazil last week as Brazilian police continue to capture alleged members of a drug ring that transported marijuana from Guyana to Brazil .
A 42-year-old man is nursing gunshot injuries he sustained around 11:50 pm on Monday after he was allegedly caught red-handed stealing from a spare parts shop at Belle Vue, West Bank Demerara and shot by the owner .
Two persons are in custody in connection with the murder of Ryan Sooklall, who was shot and killed at Providence on Sunday, and his sister said yesterday that he was threatened on the very day he met his end by a woman who was accompanied by police .
New British High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn says the immediate priority in the short-term is ensuring transparent elections on May 11 .