Six former members of the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) were held for questioning by the Special Organized Crime Unit (SOCU) yesterday afternoon for allegedly omitting to record a “particular inflow of money” and they are expected to face charges today.
President David Granger has ordered ”immediate relief” for hundreds of Region Eight residents hit by heavy flooding that has submerged homes but up to press time it was unclear what actual aid has been provided by the Civil Defence Commission (CDC).
The Ministry of Public Health yesterday said an employee of its Materials Management Unit (MMU) has confessed to stealing an estimated $100,000 in medical supplies from its flagship Diamond bond, while another has resigned with immediate effect.
Tracy-Ann Todd, the South Ruimveldt woman who police say was arrested after failing to declare over $9 million when she landed at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), was yesterday charged with the crime.
Two armed bandits yesterday afternoon attacked a Leonora, West Coast Demerara Supermarket and carted off cash and other valuables.
Police Commander of ‘Division, Leslie James yesterday told Stabroek News that the robbery occurred at around 2.30 pm at the A&N supermarket owned and operated by Alisia Pareshram.
A Police Constable was yesterday placed on self-bail after denying an assault charge.
Dwayne Dodson, 26, of Lot 2601 Kaikan Street North Ruimveldt, was charged with unlawfully and maliciously inflicting grievous and bodily harm on Donald Mahadeo on October 16, 2016, at the National Park.
A new Board of Directors has been appointed for the state-owned Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL), publishers of the Guyana Chronicle, with Geeta Chandan-Edmond being elected to serve as chairperson.
President David Granger would be among world leaders participating in the Arabic-Islamic- American Summit in Saudi Arabia that would address ways of countering and preventing terrorism and violent extremism around the globe.
Four candidates have been submitted to President David Granger to fill the vacancies that exist for puisne judges, acting Chancellor Yonette Cummings-Edwards confirmed on Wednesday, while well-placed sources said that Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and former Guyana Association of Women Lawyers president Simone Morris-Ramlall are among them.
After withdrawing cleaning services from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) last week, the owner of Stain Masters Services and Products says he is willing to negotiate with the airport, but it must be willing to meet his company half way.