Junior Natural Resources Minister Simona Broomes has said that as the ministry moves to put provisions in place to protect small miners, only those with under 10 blocks of land will be able to become members of mining syndicates.
The Guyana Police Force tonight refuted claims by a section of the media (MTV News Update Ch. 65) that senior ranks of the Force were involved in a plot to assassinate President David Granger which the force said the TV station intends to air on its newscast tonight.
-to enable police probe of money laundering allegations
Manager of the Guyana Gold Board, Lisaveta Ramotar has been sent on administrative leave, with immediate effect, to facilitate the Guyana Police Force’s investigation of allegations of money laundering, a letter she received yesterday stated.
Two days after she found herself at the centre of allegations of using her office to get preferential treatment at the Fort Wellington Hospital, APNU+AFC Region Five Councillor, Carol Joseph has resigned.
With the University of Guyana (UG) council rejecting a plan to rent the complex at Camp and Lamaha streets, in Georgetown, the plans by one of its intended sub-lessees, the Ministry of Public Health’s Maternal and Child Health Department, to occupy the building now appear to be in limbo.
A Mocha man was yesterday charged with sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl.
During an in-camera hearing, Gladwin Welch, a pork-knocker, was read a charge which alleged that between December 1, 2016 and December, 24, 2016, he engaged in sexual activity with the child by touching and rubbing her.
Jermaine Hermanstyne and Karen Van Sluytman, two organisers of the group that has been calling for the removal of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) President Patrick Yarde and some members of the union’s executive council, say attempts have been made to tarnish their reputations at their workplaces.
St Agnes Primary School students of grade levels One to Three will be relocated for the upcoming term to the St Sidwell’s, St Ambrose, Thomas Moore and Comenius primary schools, as the Education Ministry moves to have the school building demolished and rebuilt in time for the start of the new school year in September.