Minister of State, Joseph Harmon and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Sydney Allicock, on Saturday, handed over $1M to the Rupununi Rodeo Committee, a statement from the Ministry of the Presidency said yesterday.
The Xercise, the first local sports non-profit initiative of its kind is Guyana, as stated by co-founder Nitesha Mokutnauth, is geared towards working with local athletes off the field in terms of capacity building, communication skills and leadership qualities.
An East Canje man was on Thursday found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm to his son who he had set afire with methylated spirits when the 11-year-old child tried to stop him from leaving their house for more alcohol.
Charged with being in possession of almost two pounds of cannabis, two men were on Thursday remanded to prison.
Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan read the charge to Dexter Manning, and Jason Norton, who are accused of having 884 grammes (equivalent to 1.9 pounds) of cannabis for trafficking on April 10, at Jackson Street, Tucville.
More than two weeks after she said that a report would be issued to the press, acting Chancellor of the Judiciary, Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards is still to pronounce on the courtroom confrontation between Attorney General Basil Williams SC and Justice Franklin Holder.
-at launch of state-of-the-art concrete products factory
In keeping with its vision to modernise Guyana’s infrastructure, KSM Investments Inc. last evening launched its state-of-the-art concrete products factory, cement warehouse and interactive product display facility and Managing Director Mahadeo Panchu challenged the government to not accept the use of poor quality building materials in taxpayer-funded projects.
There has been no cause for immigration authorities to vet visiting missionaries upon their arrival here, Minister of Citizenship Winston Felix has said, in light of calls made by the Hindu community for immigrants seeking to enter Guyana for the “propagation of their religious beliefs” to be screened.