The Supreme Court of Judicature yesterday launched a $17 million Sexual Offences Court at Suddie, on the Essequibo Coast.
Following a meeting with the Carter Center, President David Granger once again said in a nationwide address yesterday that it is the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) which must advise him on the best possible date for elections.
A quarrel between two brothers escalated and ended in the death of one yesterday at their home at Enterprise, East Coast Demerara.
Corruption allegations levelled by junior ranks against Deputy Commissioner of Police Lyndon Alves warranted an independent and robust investigation, Co-President of the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) Mike McCormack says.
Aliyah Abrams, Emanuel Archibald and Quamel Prince have been named by the Athletic Association of Guyana as the nation’s representatives for the IAAF World Athletics Championships.
The public response to the recent opening of the new Massy Superstore at Turkeyen has been pleasing without being excessive.
Commending government’s efforts to develop an oil spill response plan as the country is poised to become one of the most active offshore oil exploration and production (E&P) centres in the region, a United States (U.S.) government official yesterday pledged continued assistance.
Four of the 14 suspected gang members, who were arrested by police last week during an operation in Linden, were yesterday faced with separate charges of possession of military paraphernalia and possession of ganja.
A Venezuelan national was on Sunday stabbed to death at Tabatinga Creek, Region 9 and the suspect has been arrested by the police.
On September 13, 2019, technical experts from Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago participated in a bilateral meeting on market access issues related to the export of agricultural products from here to the Twin-Island Republic.
Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, yesterday, announced that UK-based Tullow Oil plc’s (Tullow) Joe-1 exploration well has discovered a new Upper Tertiary oil play in the Guyana basin.
A city magistrate yesterday ruled to allow a witness in the trial of Rosanna Ramnarine, the former Guyana Gold Board (GGB) accountant accused of six counts of fraud, to continue his testimony after an objection was raised about him being considered an expert.
Minister of Public Telecommuni-cations Catherine Hughes and Chief Executive Officer of the Machinery Corporation (MA-CORP) Guillermo Escarraga yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for free online training for persons interested in being certified for the repair and maintenance of heavy machinery.
Customers of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT), who are located on the East Bank of Demerara, can expect reduced downtime in all GTT services following the installation of a secondary fibre cable in the New Hope to Timehri areas.
Charged almost three months ago with escaping police custody, Seon Maynard was cleared yesterday after a city court found that the prosecution failed to make a case against him.
The Guyana Police Force is awaiting legal advice on the way forward on the alleged assault committed on Regional Vice Chairperson Nandranie Coonjah by Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) Regional Executive Officer (REO) Denis Jaikarran.
A young man, said to be known for committing simple larcenies, was remanded to prison yesterday after being charged with stealing a cellphone.
Indal Sheobalis, the accused in the theft of over $50,000 in valuables from an Essequibo shop, was unable to secure bail yesterday after he could not provide a fixed address to a city court.
President David Granger, this afternoon, received a courtesy call from representatives of the Carter Center at State House and assured them that he will act decisively on receiving advice from the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) as to its readiness to conduct General and Regional Elections.
(Reuters) – U.S. gasoline prices jumped on Tuesday after crude oil futures spiked nearly 15% following weekend attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, according to a report by the AAA motor club.
(Trinidad Guardian) While Trinidad and Tobago recently made headway in the US on Venezuela, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is most upset with the British Broadcasting Corporation’s (BBC’s) recent documentary on T&T’s Venezuelan amnesty registration exercise – and he’s writing to the British Government on it.
WASHINGTON/DUBAI, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said yesterday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not want to go to war, as the attacks sent oil prices soaring and raised fears of a new Middle East conflict.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government will seek to persuade Britain’s top court this week that his decision to suspend parliament until shortly before the date for Brexit was not illegal as Scottish judges concluded last week.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – The grand opening of Sri Lanka’s tallest tower was mired in controversy yesterday when President Maithripala Sirisena said one of the Chinese firms contracted to work on the project had disappeared with $11 million of state funds.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Spain’s High Court ruled yesterday that the government should refuse a request from the United States to extradite Venezuela’s former military intelligence chief and ordered his release from jail.
(Trinidad Guardian) Chief Justice Ivor Archie has opened the new law term with a scolding for the media for what he contends is the abdication of its duty to act responsibly.
(Trindiad Guardian) In her feature address centred around judicial reform during the church service for the ceremonial opening of the 2019-2020 Law Term, Dean of the Law Faculty at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine said that, in her opinion, lawyer fees in the country “are too high”.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren yesterday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country’s politics and economy, drawing her largest crowd thus far in a sign of her campaign’s growing strength.
(Trinidad Express) A Valsayn woman who claimed she stole over $3,000 in clothing to give to the poor, has been arrested.