The Canada-based Mahdia Gold Corp (MGC) says its local subsidiary has executed a term sheet with Republic Bank here for the equivalent of US$3 million in gold-mining equipment to be used at its Omai site .
Training for law enforcement officers was the main focus of the bilateral meetings that Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee had at the 30th International Drug Enforcement Conference in Moscow, Russia .
Former President Bharrat Jagdeo was conferred with a Doctor of Laws degree by Trent University of Canada in recognition of his leadership achievements and his advocacy for the environment, at a convocation ceremony held on Wednesday .
The woman Yohan Greenidge was reportedly protecting on Thursday when he was shot has denied that he was protecting her from being physically abused by his brother, who is her reputed husband .
An eye care outreach was held on Wednesday at the Wales Community Centre .
A meeting of the Special Select Committee on Local Government, scheduled to be held yesterday, was postponed, even as arguments persist about the holding of local government elections this year .
Planning for the 3rd International Congress of Biodiversity of the Guiana Shield was the main agenda item when the executive board of the International Society of Biodiversity of the Guiana Shield (IBG) met at the Anton de Kom University of Suriname (AdeKUS) in Paramaribo last month, from May 13 to May 15, 2013 .
Four Members of Parliament (MPs) were sent to Canada for training to strengthen the scrutiny of public spending estimates .
The police say they are investigating a fatal accident that occurred at about 0905h today on Mandela Avenue, Georgetown, and which resulted in the death of pillion rider Travel Gilbert, 22 years, of North Ruimveldt, Georgetown .
Salma Majeed of the ISA Islamic Academy school in Georgetown is the top performer out of the 16,811 students who sat the National Grade Six Assessment with Christian Pyle of Mae's Primary School coming second .
A total of 51 murders were recorded by the police at the end of May 2013, the identical number for the same period in 2012 .
Foreign Affairs Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett has called on the OAS to formulate new approaches to battling drugs, arguing that policies centred around “eradication and interdiction are doomed to fail” .
For the first quarter of this year, the Child Protection Agency received 1039 cases of child abuse, according to the Government Information Agency .
The main opposition APNU yesterday said that local government polls could be held this year, while emphasising that it would not tolerate further delays .
Miner George Hanover, charged with stealing from another miner, yesterday told a court that his accusers made him strip naked and tied him to a tree in the bushes where they beat him .
A group of sergeants of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) who graduated yesterday was charged by the Chief of Staff Commodore Gary Best to uphold the principles of the Force, and to let their values be their guide, according to the Government Information Agency .
Parabudyal Tarachand, called Ramesh, 34, of 67 High Reef Albion, appeared before Magistrate Adela Nagamootoo in the New Amsterdam court yesterday charged with murdering his wife, Geeta Bissoondyal .
The report on the circumstances surrounding the death of Farida De Souza who suffered three heart attacks during a 12-hour wait at the Georgetown Hospital will be available today and the findings revealed to the media, according to the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, Michael Khan .
Minibus driver Winston Nobrega was yesterday charged with abusing and assaulting his estranged wife .
Campton Sparman, Officer-in-Charge of the Guyana Fire Service’s Berbice Division has defended the New Amsterdam Fire Department’s response to the early morning fire in the town last Saturday, saying fire-fighters were professional, effective and efficient in executing their duties .
The AFC yesterday denied the charge that it had known of the exploitation of Kato Primary School students in Region Eight, who were made to fetch firewood to cook their meals two months ago and was only now bringing it to the fore to score political points .
Christianburg Magistrate Ann McLennan sounded a caution to persons who commit domestic violence in her jurisdiction even as she dismissed a case against a man accused of threatening to kill a woman .
Georgetown Mayor Hamilton Green says only 50% of taxes owed to the city have been collected for the year, while saying the government is behind in payments .
A man is now nursing a gunshot to his right arm after he was shot by his brother as he attempted to prevent him from hitting his pregnant wife at Self Help Square, East Ruimveldt yesterday .
A 16-month-old toddler remains in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH), which is denying an allegation by his mother that an overdose of medication at the facility is to blame .
Magistrate Ann McLennan sentenced a man to three years in jail after he told her that the 15 grammes of cannabis he had in his possession was to make tea .
The Ministry of Education last evening said that it will be announcing the results of the 2013 National Grade Six Examinations today in keeping with the Education Minister’s commitment that the results will be out earlier than normal .
A farming couple in West Berbice are worried that they will have to vacate lands that they have occupied and cultivated since 1990 and for which they have been paying Drainage and Irrigation charges with the expectation that the land would be eventually leased to them .
Sections of West Berbice were given a facelift over the past few days when the National Youth Development Network (NYDN) ventured out to undertake community projects .
Guyana Shines, an initiative launched by US Ambassador D Brent Hardt in collaboration with the US, UK, Canada and the EU diplomatic missions launched .
A man accused of touching a waitress in an inappropriate way was yesterday placed on self-bail by Magistrate Sueanna Lovell at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court .
Kishan Ramdat, the Unity, Mahaica fisherman and his two-year-old niece who were injured in a gas explosion on Sunday night are still in critical condition in the Burn Care Unit of the Georgetown Hospital .
Police yesterday destroyed a half-acre ganja field at Ann’s Grove Backdam, East Coast Demerara but no arrest was made .
The Ministry of Education last evening said that it will be announcing the results of the 2013 National Grade Six Examinations on Friday, June 7, in keeping with the Education Minister’s commitment that the results will be out earlier than normal .
The police say that at about 1100h today, Yohan Greenidge, 32 years, of Guyhoc Park was allegedly shot and injured to his right upper arm by his brother as a result of an argument at Self Help Square, East Ruimveldt, Georgetown .
Minibus drivers from Sophia yesterday parked their buses in protest over the deplorable condition of the roads in ‘A’ to ‘E’ fields in Sophia .
Cabinet has given approval for new airline, Fly Jamaica to commence flights from here to New York and Toronto but this is contingent on the company meeting all of the financial and technical requirements, including a $40 million bond .