Woman suspected of posting hammocks saturated in cocaine

Tiffini Collison and the hammocks (CANU photo)

The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) today said that Tiffini Collison, 26-years-old of F 21 Samaan Street Guyhoc Park, Georgetown posted four hammocks suspected to have been saturated with cocaine to an address in the USA through an International Courier Service in Georgetown sometime last week.

Hurricane relief

A debt of gratitude is owed to all those here and abroad who have risen up to provide relief to the hurricane-stricken islands of the Caribbean, whether it be the first responders, householders gathering clothing and batteries, the business community mobilising food and building materials, institutions providing cash or friendly governments availing inter-island transport.

Health ministry invites bids for extension, construction of bonds

Bids are expected to be soon submitted for the extension of the Ministry of Public Health’s drug bond at Diamond and construction of a storage bond in Georgetown as the ministry moves to fulfil its pledge to stop renting private bonds.

Action on plot probe recommendations would be geared to bolstering GPF structure – Harmon

Government’s implementation of recommendations from the Commission of Inquiry (COI)  into the alleged plot to assassinate President David Granger will be made to ensure that the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) overall “structure” is sound, says Minister of State Joseph Harmon.

Arrivals at CJIA in August at all-time high

Arrivals at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri for August 2017 set an unprecedented record of 34,796 passengers, surpassing the 2012 figure of 33,367.

GuySuCo using Wales for seed paddy as aquaculture still being developed

While one of the plans for the rice planted at the Wales Estate was for aquaculture, the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) says that it is currently using it to produce seed paddy to sell to the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB).

Journalist Nills Campbell passes away

Veteran journalist and former Stabroek News reporter, Nills Learmond Campbell passed away yesterday in the United States where he had been living with his family.

‘Suspicious’ men held at Grove with guns

A 19-year-old student and his 23-year-old friend were on Saturday night arrested after they were found with one gun each on their person at Grove, on the East Bank of Demerara.

Water restored to West Demerara communities – GWI

The Guyana Water Inc  (GWI) says that residents served by the Westminster and L’Oratoire, West Bank Demerara well stations have had their service normalized.

GRA officer shot, robbed of service weapon

A Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) enforcement officer was shot and robbed of his service revolver early Saturday morning and the police have since arrested two persons for questioning.

Health ministry invites bids for extension, construction of bonds

Bids are expected to be soon submitted for the extension of the Ministry of Public Health’s drug bond at Diamond and construction of a storage bond in Georgetown as the ministry moves to fulfil its pledge to stop renting private bonds.

Biker seriously hurt in Providence crash

A man has been admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital in a  serious condition after the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a vehicle yesterday morning at Providence, East Bank Demerara.

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