Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee is said to be returning to his post by Monday November 25 .
Cabinet has granted permission for the commissioning of 17 District Tender Boards across Guyana’s ten regions which will be responsible for tendering contracts with sums up to $599,999, Cabinet Secretary Dr Roger Luncheon has said .
A North Sophia man who pleaded guilty to having a small quantity of cannabis and not guilty to having a larger amount was yesterday remanded to prison .
The Ministry of Health has partnered with the University of Guyana (UG) to host a week-long health and wellness fair targeting male students and lecturers, and open to the public .
Retiring Chairman of the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Group of Companies Yesu Persaud has broadsided government for its handling of the sugar industry, saying the Skeldon Modernisation Project is costing taxpayers money and not producing what is was designed to while stressing the importance of returning focus on the fields and cane cultivation .
Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai on Thursday visited St Cuthbert’s Mission, Region 4, to hand over a Hilux pick-up valued $5 million, to Toshao Luke Simon, to be used for the community’s benefit .
The Berbice Bridge Company Inc (BBCI) on Friday donated three trophies for the winners of the Comforting Hearts Primary School Art Competition .
With one in ten Guyanese affected by asthma, the Georgetown Public Hospital hopes the opening of its state-of-the-art lung testing lab and Asthma Education Programme will take it one step closer to managing chronic lung diseases .
Stabroek News apologises for the omission of a table at the end of a letter by EB John captioned ‘An examination of the comparabilities across the whole justice sector should be considered justifiable’, which was published in our edition of Monday, November 18 .
A policeman is now on $150,000 bail after being charged with stealing a laptop from a colleague .
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Guyana’s first Spirometry Lab and Asthma Education Programme will be open at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) tomorrow, according to a release from the hospital .
The Ghanaian Navy yesterday detained a vessel travelling from Guyana carrying 21 bags of substances suspected to be cocaine, according to today's edition of the Ghana Business News quoting the Ghana News Agency .
The Government of Guyana (GoG) yesterday withdrew the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it had signed with Natural Globe Guyana Inc for the construction of a recycling plant .
The Guyana Water Incorporated today said that it will remove the entire service of delinquent customers in a move to reverse a decline in revenue collection .
The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) is to receive a gift of a US$4 million container scanner from the government of the People’s Republic of China, which Commissioner-General Khurshid Sattaur says will boost its export surveillance capacity, thereby ensuring revenue collection and detecting drugs being smuggled through the ports .
A Sophia miner died on Monday after he was dealt a blow to his head by a fellow miner at the mining camp they were working on at West Park Backdam Cuyuni, the police said yesterday .
Police ranks in Region Five are under scrutiny for their handling of a case involving a 14-year-old, who is now four months pregnant, including their failure to report the situation to the Child Care & Protection Agency (CC&PA) .
Satrohan Mannaru was yesterday found guilty of murdering his 14-year-old ex-girlfriend abd was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment .
Local cricketer Carlyle Barton is now a free man after the murder charge against him was discharged at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court yesterday .
President Donald Ramotar lauded the contributions the Commonwealth has made to strengthening democracy and hailed the reconstituted Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) as an opportunity for leaders to recommit to the values and principles of the organisation, at the CMAG meeting held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Sunday .
A major drug interdiction earlier this year is being touted as one of the successes of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) for Guyana and a US State Department official yesterday assured of his government’s commitment to the continuing partnership with Caricom member states and the Dominican Republic .
As the world marks Universal Children’s Day today, UNICEF is urging much stronger attention to be paid to the millions of children around the world, in every country and at every social level of society who are victims of violence and abuse that continue to go unnoticed and under-reported .
Attorney at law and chartered accountant Christopher Ram has filed a $100,000,000 suit against Guyana Times and its editor, following the publication of at least nine articles, which he said smeared his character .
Residents of Matthew’s Ridge and neighbouring communities in Region One are closer to finally having a proper morgue to store the bodies of the dead with the opening of tenders yesterday for construction of the facility .
Prime Minister Samuel Hinds lauded 15 officer cadets being trained at the Camp Stephenson, Colonel Ulric Pilgrim Officer Cadet School for their commitment to serving the nation, at the Officer Cadets’ Day event held on Sunday .
Distribution of annual old age pension books started off smoothly in Region Five on Monday when recipients turned up at the Probation and Social Services Department in Fort Wellington .
In an effort to improve communication with the citizens of Guyana and to effectively inform them, 10 staff members of the Government Analyst – Food and Drug Department (GAFDD) are undergoing a 4-day training programme in collaboration with the Centre for Communication Studies department of the University of Guyana .
Former Director of the Univer-sity of Guyana Berbice Campus (UGBC) at Tain, Professor Daizal Samad who recently tended his resignation, is ready to serve in that position again .
Ryon Mentore is now a remanded prisoner after he was denied bail on a charge that he attacked another man with a metal pipe .
The Guyana Post Office Corporation (GPOC) in-creased its postage rates for domestic and international services from November 18 .
A stray catcher attached to the Ministry of Home Affairs was placed on $80,000 bail yesterday after he denied being one of 10 persons who assaulted a man .
One month after numerous persons appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates Court to face charges over $52 million owed to the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) for rates and taxes, Jennifer Green has paid $10 million and had her matter withdrawn .
A skater was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) by public spirited citizens on Monday, after he was involved in an accident, in the vicinity of Lucky Dollar .
A water vendor and a minibus tout found themselves in court yesterday to answer assault complaints they made against each other .
A larceny accused was placed on $100,000 bail on Friday after facing four separate charges at the New Amsterdam Court .
Ronell France and Neko Devonish, accused of robbing a man of all his valuables including his shoes during an armed hold-up, were remanded to prison yesterday .