GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Test players Jermaine Blackwood and Chadwick Walton stroked half-centuries to propel Jamaica Franchise but leaders Guyana Jaguars hit back strongly to take a share of the honours on the opening day of their WICB PCL eighth round match here today.
The police say that investigations are being conducted into the circumstances surrounding the death of Shem Padmore, 28 years, of Kaneville, EBD, who was taken to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre, EBD, at about 2200h last night by two men who hurriedly left the medical facility in a motor vehicle.
Bibi Sharima-Gopaul and her former lover Jarvis Small were yesterday found guilty of the brutal murder of 16-year-old Neesa Gopaul and both received sentences that will see them spend the rest of their natural lives behind bars.
A furtive bid by the government for the transfer of $3b to the housing authority suffered another setback yesterday after the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) received legal advice saying that it couldn’t be directed to move money to another agency.
Guyanese are gloomy about the economy while confidence in politics, political parties, and satisfaction with the way democracy works have declined since 2012, according to a survey last year for the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP).
The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) yesterday announced that it was introducing laser treatment for Open Angle Glaucoma.
The development coincides with the observance of World Glaucoma Week which runs from March 8 to 14.
Former Precision Wood-working Limited employees yesterday continued a protest in front of Republic Bank on Camp Street, demanding money owed to them after the furniture company closed and workers were laid off.