AFC Region 10 Regional Democratic Council (RDC) member Audwin Rutherford has voiced concern about the composition of the region’s team that is continuing negotiations with government for implementation of August 21, 2012 agreement brokered to end unrest in Linden.
A businessman was kidnapped yesterday at Foulis, Enmore, a police press release has said.
An elderly woman was found murdered in her home at South Amelia’s Ward Linden earlier this afternoon and police believe that she was a victim of a robbery gone bad.
A plane heading to the interior crashed on take-off at the Ogle International Airport this morning leaving one woman seriously injured.
Crime Chief Seelall Persaud has confirmed that police are investigating a shooting death which occurred early this morning on Mandela Avenue during a $500 gambling row.
A 29-year-old La Grange, West Bank Demerara resident yesterday died on the spot after the vehicle he was travelling in slammed into a utility pole at Crane Public Road, West Bank Demerara.
The Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) Rajendra Singh has told Stabroek News that his contract has not been renewed although he will be returning to the state-owned corporation in another capacity.
The body of a man was found at Westminster, Parfait Harmonie this morning with injuries about his body, Crime Chief Seelall Persaud has confirmed.
Carlyle Barton aged 23 was this afternoon charged with the murder of Shawn Nelson who was shot and killed on Sunday in Orange Walk.
Four persons are missing following a boat mishap at the Matouk Falls on the Cuyuni River this morning.
Residents of several coastal communities today woke to find their yards and homes under several inches of muddy seawater after windy conditions in the Atlantic propelled 1.5 metre swells, riding on 3.11 metre tides over various sea defence structures.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of nations should get troops ready to invade Syria in order to secure possible stocks of chemical weapons, a senior US senator said today.
CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s electoral authority said yesterday the opposition created false hopes about a vote audit being prepared after President Nicolas Maduro’s narrow election win, adding that his rival had failed to present compelling proof of foul play.
President Donald Ramotar’s statement that he has not yet seen the two opposition-sponsored bills passed by the National Assembly despite the fact that they were sent to his office over two months ago does not protect him from the requirements of the law, APNU spokesman on Finance Carl Greenidge has said.
DHAKA (Reuters) – Two factory bosses and two engineers were detained in Bangladesh on Saturday, three days after the collapse of a building where low-cost garments were made for Western brands killed at least 352 people.
ANKARA (Reuters) – If you are looking for one sure way to split public opinion in Turkey, just bring up the word alcohol.
Tupelo, Miss (Reuters) – A Mississippi martial arts instructor arrested early today was charged with possession of the biological agent ricin and with attempting to use it as a weapon, the US Department of Justice announced.
(Trinidad Express) The police investigation into bribery allegations against former national security minister Jack Warner was submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on Thursday afternoon.
(Trinidad Express) A quantity of cocaine was found aboard a Caribbean Airlines (CAL) jet bound for Miami, Florida, yesterday morning.
(Trinidad Express) In the face of questions about the propriety of the arrangement, former permanent secretary in the ministry of works, Cheryl Blackman, maintained yesterday she broke no rules when she allowed her minister, Jack Warner, to pay for the expenses for herself and other members of staff to travel to Jamaica.
(Jamaica Gleaner) A five-member panel of the Court of Appeal yesterday handed down a decision that a single judge of the Court of Appeal was not empowered under the Constitution to hear a procedural appeal.
Police are investigating an armed robbery at Anchorville, Port Mourant, Corentyne which took place last night during which a woman was shot and injured.
A Drysdale Street, Charlestown, fire has left four persons dead, including three children, and another critical at the Georgetown Public Hospital after it gutted the upper flat of a house around 6am yesterday.
Three persons lost their lives tragically this morning when the car they were travelling in crashed into a sand truck at Relief, East Bank Demerara around 11am.
Former Police Commissioner Wilfred Henry Greene, DSS, DSM, was Sunday honoured by colleagues, relatives, friends and the government for his service to the nation as he was laid to rest following his death on September 7.