LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor and Pulitzer-winning playwright Sam Shepard has died from complications related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a representative for his family said on Monday.
The court this afternoon ruled that former New Building Society (NBS) Chief Executive Officer Maurice Arjoon was wrongfully dismissed ten years ago, and is entitled to all benefits owing to him from the NBS.
The police, acting on information, this afternoon apprehended accused Trinidadian drug trafficker Cornelius Thomas, one of the six inmates who escaped from the Georgetown Prison on July 9.
School of the Nations’ Saskia Twahir has emerged the top student in the 2017 Grade 6 examination , landing her a place at Queen’s College.
Magistrate Judy Latchman this afternoon once again freed Regan Rodrigues of the 2015 murder of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing.
Some two months after the Director of Public Prosecutions ordered the reopening of the Preliminary Inquiry into the murder of Courtney Crum-Ewing, murder accused Regan Rodrigues, aka ‘Grey Boy’ was today freed of the charge for the second time, after the prosecution failed to prove its case.
The following update has been released by the Department of Public Information: All work on the installation of the arch has been stopped and will resume tonight.
Government today announced that while it would be retaining sugar production as the core function of GuySuCo at three factories it would be divesting the remaining parts and would be inviting expressions of interest in this process.
Justice Franklin Holder this morning recused himself from presiding over Carvil Duncan’s challenge to his suspension as Public Service Commission Chairman.
A curious crowd gathered beyond the police cordon this morning as cops dig in the backyard of the Balacks property, seen at left Police this morning have found what appears to be human remains buried in a yard at Mibicuri north, Black Bush Polder, Corentyne, Berbice.
Justice Brassington Reynolds, moments ago, ruled that Smart City Solutions can continue enforcing fines against drivers who fail to pay for parking in metered zones and even have their vehicles clamped, while the substantive matter is still being determined by the court.
(Reuters) – Emmy-winning actress Mary Tyler Moore, who brightened American television screens as the perky suburban housewife on “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” and then as a fledgling feminist on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died on Wednesday at the age of 80, a representative said.
Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo today submitted a list of six names to President David Granger from which he would hopefully choose the chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission.
One of the suspects in the Corentyne money changer robbery was today charged and remanded to prison when he appeared before the Chief Magistrate.
Until further notice, the Bank of Guyana will no longer be buying Trinidad and Barbados currency from cambios, a decision taken in the aim of stabilizing the foreign exchange market.
Minister of Public Health Dr George Norton was this afternoon referred to the Privileges Committee over inaccurate statements he made in the National Assembly in August with regard to government’s controversial renting of the Sussex Street bond.
General Manager of the Guyana Marketing Corporation Nizam Hassan and others were today charged with fraud pertaining to payments for work done on the Guyana Marketing Corporation building.
A 56-year-old businesswoman was early this morning found bound and gagged on the floor of her bedroom at her Mahaicony home following a robbery.
Attorney-General Basil Williams today said that there has been no compulsory acquisition of the two small lots of land on Carmichael Street, while stating that to engage owners whose lands are under consideration with a view of their acquisition on the question of purchasing them by private sale, could “open one to severe recrimination” if not done under the protection of a Section 4 order as was published in the gazette on September 24, 2016.” Williams today distributed a statement to the media in which he maintained that his ministry was following through with a process that was initiated by the PPP/C administration
Retired CANU prosecutor Oswald Massiah was early this morning found dead in his car which was parked at the Parika Stelling, Divisional Commander Leslie James has confirmed.
Two siblings were killed and their friend seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in earlier this afternoon collided with a truck at Friendship, East Bank Demerara.
A 19-year-old North Ruimveldt resident was shot dead early this morning while another man was critically injured, following an argument which ended outside the Rio Nightclub in Queenstown.
This year’s top Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) performer is Fatima Karim of St Rose’s High.
Following months of controversy, the Ministry of Communities today announced that Regional Executive Officer of Region 6 Dr Veerasammy Ramayya has resigned.
The Committee of Appointments has recommended Matthew Edward Hugh Langevine for the position of Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit after the top candidate for the position was barred following a police report.