The main opposition APNU yesterday boasted that its efforts along with the AFC have been able to pressure the government into greater ministerial accountability, although it admitted that little has been achieved in improving the lot of the working poor, except for a small increase in old age pension .
When security guard Philomena Pilgrim went to work last week, the idea that she would have no home to return to was far beyond her imagination .
Today marks six days since allegations surfaced that the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) was mistreating 21-year-old Absent Without Leave (AWOL) accused Akeem Charles, and the army is still to utter a word regarding the situation .
Wayne Porter planned to spend Christmas with his family, but instead ended up in hospital on life support after he was shot during a robbery in Sophia .
A Leopold Street man was yesterday remanded to prison until January 18, 2013, when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court to answer to the charges of robbery and unlawful assault .
Just over a week since the Pomeroon River boat accident claimed six lives, there is still no word from the Maritime Administration (MARAD), which is spearheading the investigation, on the collision .
The file on police shooting victim Dameon Belgrave is expected to be with the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) by today after the DPP called for the file from the police yesterday, Crime Chief Seelall Persaud said .
Twelve-year-old Paula Ann Cottom will lose her sight completely, unless she is able to raise some US$2,000 for an operation .
Steffon Francis, a miner, has been missing from his Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara home for over two months .
Several children in the Bath Settlement area were treated to holiday goodies when the Aditya Kids Trust Fund Foundation (AKTFF) held a Christmas cultural show/party on Saturday and a Santa parade on Sunday .
The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Community Policing Organisation of Guyana (CPOG) say they deeply regret the loss of one of the active members of the CPOG, .
A man was yesterday released on self bail after he appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at .
IDB President Moreno says Latin American and Caribbean economies performed strongly in 2012, but face challenges
The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean have performed strongly in the face of a challenging external environment, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Luis Alberto Moreno said, but the region needs to continue to pursue key reforms to ensure growth in the future .
Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai during a recent three-day outreach to Region 9 lauded Taushida residents for being productive and ensuring that the presidential grant is put to good use .
The police say they are investigating the murder of Devon Da Silva, 19 years, of Sisters Village, East Bank Berbice, which occurred at about 0215h today at his residence .
A Canadian woman, in her sixties, was today remanded to prison for the possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking when she appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrates’ court .
Seventeen-year-old fisherman Vickram ‘Andrew’ Harrynandan who disappeared at sea on November 5 had focused on building a house for his single mother; but she may never know what really happened to him .
A search by a team of family members along the Linden-Soesdyke Highway for a Guyana Energy Agency employee missing since Sunday failed to find any trace of him or his vehicle and fears are growing over his well-being .
Quason Paul, a 22 year-old, who chased after bandits who had robbed a friend, said he was shot in his right leg by a police stray bullet after the law enforcers also joined the pursuit early on Christmas morning .
Amid record gold production, the Chairman of the GGMC, Eton Chester has said that the industry would be faced with many challenges next year: some dramatic and others subtle but none insignificant .
The Region 10 Regional Administration has called on both the international community and the local private sector to remind the government to honour its obligations to governing in the interest of all the people, including its commitments to Linden .
A businesswoman ran for her life on Monday after she was shot by a robber who then snatched a handbag containing $400,000 and fled in his vehicle .
Twelve mothers of Christmas Day babies received Cheekies hampers on Tuesday .
Maisie Preville who went missing on December 24 was found the same evening at a relative in D’urban Street, Georgetown .
Prime Minister Samuel Hinds on Tuesday joined senior citizens at the Dharm Shala, a home of benevolence for all races, on King Edward Street, Albouystown, in their annual Christmas Day celebration .
Minister within the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, Norman Whittaker on December 21, 2012 formally declared the newly-built Buxton/Foulis NDC Office open .
President Donald Ramotar, accompanied by First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar, Health Minister Dr Bheri Ramsaran and other officials visited the Paediatric Ward of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation on Christmas Day .
Police are probing a report that at about 2010h on Monday, Christina Dinoon, 39 years, and her thirteen-year-old daughter were about to enter their home at Diamond Housing Scheme, EBD, when they were held up by two men armed with handguns .
At 1900h on Monday, police say that Wayne Porter, 26 years, of ‘B’ Field Squatting Area, Sophia; and Rayon Harrop, 23 years, of Kuru Kuru, Soesdyke/Linden Highway, were outside of a shop at ‘C’ Field, Sophia, when they were attacked by two men armed with handguns .
Family members of a Guyana Energy Agency employee who mysteriously went missing on Sunday are keeping the faith that he will be found alive and well .
An audit by Rainforest Alliance (RA) of Guyana’s performance in meeting REDD+ Enabling Indicators under the Guyana-Norway climate and forests partnership has concluded that three of the 10 indicators were met, three were not met and four were partially met, and Guyana has committed to further action .
As government continues to lay the blame at the feet of the opposition for the failure to confirm the two top judicial posts, Opposition Leader David Granger said yesterday that President Donald Ramotar has not made any attempt to engage the opposition to have these issues sorted out since attaining office just over a year ago .
Work on resuscitating the Tumatumari hydroelectricity station in Region Eight (Potaro/Siparuni) halted early this year owing to financial difficulties .
New Guyana Pharmaceutical Corporation (NGPC) supplied $3 .
The year I got a blue remote-controlled Ferrari .
The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission’s (GGMC) Newell Dennison has been promoted to Assistant Commissioner and the agency is now looking for a new Petroleum Manager .
Two Mahaicony families, whose homes were damaged by high winds on Christmas Eve Day, have been reassured of Government’s intention to help them .