Migration, death, and even imprisonment are among the reasons why some city residents on the national register have not collected identification cards from the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), a check by this newspaper has found.
ExxonMobil will be training protected species observers as part of its plans to mitigate the environmental impact on marine life of its operations offshore and it is encouraging organisations to apply although it has already received about 100 applications for training.
The police in Region 4 (a) (Agricola-Cummings Lodge) are investigating the murder of a vagrant, whose lifeless body was discovered yesterday morning at the corner of Regent and Light streets, Bourda The dead man has been identified by the police as `Andrew’ or `Spongebob’, 35, of the Timehri Docks area.
An excavator operator is currently a patient at a city hospital after he was shot and robbed yesterday afternoon while on duty at Sussex Street, Albouystown.
Members of the Region Six Regional Democratic Council (RDC) are currently at logger-heads with the Regional Executive Officer (REO) over the selection of appointees for the Regional Tender Board.
Scattered showers along the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara did not prevent the Regional Administration from its annual Remembrance Day observance at the Stewartville Monument Site on the West Coast of Demerara on Sunday. In photo: Members of the Guyana Police Force ‘D’ Division, taking the salute from Member of Parliament John Adams and Regional Executive Officer, Jennifer Ferreira-Dougall (left) and Commander Simon Mc Bean. (Department of Public Information photo)
The driver who is allegedly responsible for last Friday’s hit-and-run accident along the Timehri, East Bank Demerara Public Road which claimed the life of security guard, Harrichan Ramsundar has been arrested by the police.
Two East Canje, Berbice men were last week each sentenced to four years in prison after they pleaded guilty to robbing several persons at a Canefield Settlement beer garden and supermarket back in April.
A shopkeeper and a labourer were both charged last Friday with possession of ecstasy pills for the purpose of trafficking.
President David Granger on Sunday evening told the residents of Victoria village that they should be proud of their village’s history as their ancestors, despite their struggles, persevered and pioneered economic independence and democratic empowerment.
Donne Dojoy, the Guyanese woman who was fatally stabbed in Queens, New York last Friday was previously assaulted by her estranged husband Dineshwar Budhidat in August and had an order of protection out against him.
Vabita Arjune, 50, was hit by car late last month and died on Thursday.
Two students of the Guyana Industrial Training Centre (GITC) have been awarded grants by the Small Business Bureau to make their ideas for businesses a reality.
(Trinidad Express) A twenty-nine year-old San man was in police custody last night after he turned himself in after he kidnapped his one legged landlord and threw him down a precipice off the North Coast Road last week.
HONG KONG, (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired tear gas today in the Central financial district, over the harbour in Mong Kok and at universities to break up pro-democracy protests which they said were leading the city to the “brink of total breakdown”.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A psychiatric evaluation has been ordered for the St James woman who was recently charged in connection with the deaths of her two sons, in a fire which destroyed their home in Paradise, Norwood, on November 1.
Guyana’s most exciting super flyweight pugilist, Elton Dharry is in confident mood ahead of the biggest fight of his career to date.
Christopher Barnwell and Raymond Reifer piloted Guyana to a 13-run victory over the United States in the Colonial Medical Insurance Super 50 series in Port of Spain, Trinidad yesterday.
LUCKNOW, India, CMC – Elegant stroke-maker Shai Hope carved out a seventh one-day hundred as West Indies completed a rare series whitewash with a five-wicket victory over Afghanistan in the third One-Day International here yesterday.