The police say that they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 7.30 this morning at the intersection of Middle and Camp Streets that resulted in the death of Motorcyclist Dereck Francis Mangal, 47, a businessman of lot 779 Block X Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara.
BERLIN, (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined her doubts about the reliability of the United States as an ally on Monday but said she was a “convinced trans-Atlanticist”, fine-tuning her message after surprising Washington with her frankness a day earlier.
(Trinidad Newsday) An abusive relationship ended in murder on the weekend as Guyanese-born grandmother Enid Rosaline Periana, 62, was chopped to death inside the man’s apartment in Madras Road, St Helena.
(Trinidad Guardian) University of the West Indies history professor, Dr Brinsley Samaroo, great-grandson of indentured Indians, in a moving search for his roots in India, found his relatives in the village of Baraich in Uttar Pradesh and keeps a close connection with them.
It was only after the $941M alleged fraud at the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) was reported to police and the Bank of Guyana that the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) began a review of information it had on the transactions of gold dealer Saddiqi Rasul and the Special Organized Crime Unit (SOCU) began investigations of money laundering, sources say.
Observers have expressed concerns that certain positions within the Regional Democratic Councils (RDC) have been filled without the due procedures being followed, citing example of cases in Regions two and three.
-PPP/C invites parties in governing coalition to meeting on nominees
While the government remains silent on why it is not setting up the Local Government Commission (LGC), the opposition PPP/C is proceeding to consult with the two parties in the governing coalition on its nominees to comply with a requirement by Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan.
With the water having receded completely in Potaro-Siparuni (Region 8) and in the residential areas of Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region 7), and with the rivers decreasing in volume, rehabilitation efforts have been initiated by the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), which has been supplying residents with tools to start rebuilding.
Participants of “Go See Visit 2017,” a pilot project of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), expressed optimism toward setting up enterprises locally, following five days of engagement with the private and public sector, which concluded last Thursday.
A Universal Church Kingdom of God (UCKG) worshipper died yesterday during the church service.
Stabroek News was told that the man collapsed as the church service was ongoing at the Charlotte and Wellington Sts building.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Scandal-plagued Brazilian President Michel Temer yesterday named a new justice minister, placing a respected legal figure in the position as the leader defends himself against corruption allegations.
The Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Lusignan, East Coast Demerara (ECD) handyman.
The dead man, Narine Singh, 54, of Lot 2 Latchman Singh Housing Scheme, Lusignan Rail-way Embankment, ECD was found lying in a semi-conscious state with injuries to his body on Friday night.