The Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) and Transport and Harbours Department (T&HD) on Friday hosted an award ceremony at the MARAD boardroom, Battery Road, Kingston, Georgetown for top students and winners of an essay competition.
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) today quietly reopened its doors to the public and its first location, under a new franchise holder, is housed under the NALICO/NAFICO headquarters on Hincks Street, Georgetown.
Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 9.50 pm yesterday on the Goed Fortuin Public Road W.B.D., which resulted in the death of 58 year old cyclist Albert Shivdyal of Goed Fortuin, W.B.D.
President David Granger will make a State visit to Chile from tomorrow to Wednesday.
A release from the Ministry of the Presidency said that during the visit, the President will attend a meeting with President Michelle Bachelet at Palace Moneda and participate in the ceremony for the signing of two pacts between Guyana and Chile; the Open Skies Air Service Agreement and the Reciprocal Visa Abolition Agreement.
Still ongoing expansion works that have prevented the use of the Brickdam Police Station’s lock-up are “dragging on for too long,” according to acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine, who says the situation is taxing the force’s scarce resources to shuttle detainees, including high-profile suspects, to other facilities on a daily basis.
Government is disappointed that Barama Company Limited has publicly stated that an estimated 500 workers will be laid off as a result of the closure of its forestry operations in Guyana, according to Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman.
Baffled by her sudden death, a West Bank Demerara family awaits a post-mortem examination (PME) to determine what killed 13-year-old Mariza Kissoon, who collapsed suddenly at school on Thursday, while the school’s head teacher decried the poor treatment the child received at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH).
Tampered passport used by Dataram would have been detected at official ports – Felix
Given the security features on machine readable passports and the electronic equipment in place, any attempt to tamper with them will be detected once presented at a port, Minister of Citizenship Winston Felix has said, while noting that this may be why convicted drug trafficker Barry Dataram and his reputed wife Anjanie Boodnarine did not leave Guyana legally.
After enduring years of abuse at the hands of her alcoholic husband, Roselyn (not her real name) knew that it was time to leave him when his actions resulted in their 15-year-old son standing over him with a cutlass aimed at his neck.
From the time seven-year-old Ephraim Collins was diagnosed with hydrocephalus at two months old, his life has been a series of grave predictions from healthcare professionals who said that nothing could be done for him.