A 30-year-old man appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court on Monday and was remanded over shotgun cartridges in a taxi .
Guyanese singer Roger ‘Young Bill Rogers’ Hinds has received a cheque for US$9,300 for his participation in the 2013 Trinidad and Tobago International Chutney Soca Monarch competition held in that country on January 26 .
The Guyana Defence Force today said that Lieutenant Madainey Humphrey has been dismissed from the GDF following the conclusion of court martial proceedings against him in relation to an alleged robbery attempt .
The Government of Guyana (GOG) today signed an agreement for petroleum exploration and production with Repsol Explorations S .
Six men were slapped with a murder charge in connection with last week’s vigilante murder in Berbice, when they appeared at the Whim Magistrate’s Court yesterday .
Mayor of Georgetown, Hamilton Green, and councillors of the Mayor and City Council (MCC) yesterday walked out of the council’s statutory meeting after they refused to sit with Acting Town Clerk, Carol Sooba, reportedly the first time this has ever happened in the mayoralty .
To assist Guyana in attaining its objective for mercury-free mining, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) yesterday donated US$60,000 or $12 million to facilitate training and awareness to the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MNRE) .
Totaram Mohotoo and his wife Bhagmattie were badly beaten before they died an indication that the killer/s spent some amount of time with them before ransacking their Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara home and setting a homemade bomb .
The mother of the man believed to be responsible for the murder of Maryann Sunita Nauth was yesterday taken into custody even as he continues to evade capture by police .
While top government officials have stated that Chinese company Bai Shan Lin has ceased mining laterite without permission and has since applied to extract the red soil for its 200-acre concession, residents of Moblissa said yesterday that the company continues to mine early in the mornings before checks are made .
The police in a statement last evening denied that drugs pass “freely” across the Guyana-Suriname border as reported by this newspaper, pointing out that there have been interceptions and law enforcement cooperation between the two countries is very high at the moment .
Sweethearts Vijay `Kevin’ Arjune, 23, and Parbattie `Priya’ Mangoo, 19, who died in a suspected murder/suicide days before they were to be married, will likely have separate funerals .
A 65-year-old woman had what she described as a “painful and bloody experience” when what should have been a simple procedure of removing an intrauterine device (IUD) at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) went horribly wrong after the doctor was forced to abandon the procedure because the hospital did not have the instrument needed to remove the device .
Claims by Local Government Minister Ganga Persaud that Region Eight Chairman Mark Crawford and other regional councillors were included in the preparation of the region’s budget were refuted by Crawford who said that neither he nor any of the other councillors had any “part to play in the regional budget submission .
A blind 55-year-old man was yesterday refused bail after he was charged with attempting to incite political activist Mark Benschop to procure murder .
Two men were remanded to prison yesterday after they appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court to answer to the charge of robbery under arms .
Two men were placed on $50,000 bail each when they appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine- Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court yesterday to answer to the charge of possession of cannabis .
After indulging in a Mother’s Day celebration at her Foulis, West Coast Berbice home a 51-year-old woman was struck down by a car, PMM 8310 at Moor Park/Number 37 Village around 8 .
The ninth annual Berbice expo was launched on Wednesday at the Albion Estate Senior Staff Club under the theme ‘Raising our standards, enhancing our competitiveness .
Locally-funded publishing house Caribbean Press is facing a serious human resource crisis as its current editor Professor David Dabydeen plans to take a back seat to focus on his own writing and his quest to find suitable candidates to take up the mantle has hit a brick wall .
Attorney General Anil Nandlall stated yesterday that President Donald Ramotar was not a mere rubber stamp of parliamentary processes and acted “within constitutionally prescribed parameters” when he withheld assent to two opposition bills recently .
Three police officers are currently attending a Criminal Gang/Organised Crime Investiga-tions Course in Trinidad and Tobago .
Two separate accidents yesterday morning saw four vehicles colliding and one turning turtle several times on the northern corridor of the Rupert Craig Highway, in the vicinity of Conversation Tree after a damaged transformer leaked oil onto the road .
There was no visible police presence and no vendors, but couples and families found nooks and crannies to park their cars along the Rupert Craig Highway, the venue of the now banned seawall ‘lime’ on Sunday .
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Today, police say that the undermentioned persons were charged with murder committed on Alfred Munroe called ‘Guana Man’, of Manchester Village, Corentyne, on May 09, 2013, at Port Mourant, Corentyne .
Post Mortem Examinations were today performed on the bodies of Totaram Mohotoo and his wife Bhagmattie by Government Pathologist Dr .
Post Mortem Examinations were today performed on the bodies of Vijay Arjune, 24 years, of Land of Canaan, EBD, and Parbattie Mangru, 19 years, of Soesdyke, EBD, by Government Pathologist Dr .
(Barbados Nation) Long overdue, and a step in the right direction .
A 30-year-old mother of three was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) yesterday morning after she was found with knife wounds at the K&VC Hotel on South Road .
Minister of Agriculture, Dr Leslie Ramsammy, yesterday said that while information is still being gathered, the first round of payments to rice farmers, from a $2 .
Cambio dealer Totaram Mohotoo‘s business practices and huge unpaid debts likely resulted in the brazen home invasion on Thursday which ended in the brutal killing of him and his wife, Bhagmattie and the setting off of a thunderous explosion and fire which wrecked the home .
Television veteran and former Member of Parliament Anthony Vieira insists that because of the name change from Vieira Communications Limited to Television Guyana, that Ramroop Group station should have been shunted to the back of the line and not given a radio licence before others .
Citing the 20th anniversary of Stabroek News’ first failed application for a radio licence, the Trinidad Express newspaper has criticized the Guyana Government for its “blatant” favouring of “friends and family” in the allocations .
In keeping with its plans to step up overseas training of personnel in the police and fire service, the Ministry of Home Affairs yesterday announced courses in Jamaica, Russia and other places .
Opposition coalition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) said on Friday that President Donald Ramotar violated the spirit of the Constitution when he refused to sign two bills .
With less than a week of harvesting left the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has no chance of getting near to its 77,000-tonne first crop target and is headed for a record low .