President Donald Ramotar and Prime Minister Samuel Hinds join a cultural group in a dance at the opening of the Amerindian Village and Amerindian Heritage Month at the Sophia Exhibition Site yesterday.
ALGIERS (Reuters) – An Air Algerie flight crashed today en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an Algerian aviation official said.
A so-far unidentified bandit was shot dead by a licensed firearm holder today, moments after he snatched a bag of money from the man, while his accomplice, who was riding a CG motorcycle managed to escape.
Two persons were arrested earlier today during a Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) bust in the Grove/Diamond, East Bank Demerara area.
Guyana’s population as at September 15, 2012, Census Day, stood at 747,884, a marginal reduction of 3,339 from the last official census taken on September 15, 2002.
President Donald Ramotar today again said he is ready to deal with the fall-out should the opposition pass a no-confidence motion against his government.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Legendary stage and screen actress Ruby Dee, who won acclaim on stage, film and television and became a notable figure in the US civil rights movement, died peacefully at home, a friend of the family said today.
Cadet Officer, Franz Paul, accused of shooting 15-year-old Alex Griffith in the mouth was remanded to prison this afternoon after facing four charges.
A Rubis gas station employee was robbed on his way to make a deposit at Demarara Bank this morning.
(Reuters) – Comic actress Ann B. Davis, who played the devoted housekeeper Alice on the television sitcom “The Brady Bunch” and won two Emmy awards as the forever-single secretary Schultzy on “The Bob Cummings Show,” died on Sunday at age 88.
WINSTON-SALEM N.C (Reuters) – US author and poet Maya Angelou has died at age 86 in North Carolina, local media reported today, citing her agent and a local official.
Three prisoners are on the run after they managed to break out of a holding cell at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court today while a fourth was recaptured, Crime Chief Leslie James has confirmed.
Carol Ann Lynch was today freed of the charge of murdering her husband.
The Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) has accepted Deputy Chief Election Officer Calvin Benn’s decision to not have his contract renewed.
We know one thing for sure, in this year of 2014: we Guyanese live in a society trapped in developmental deformity.
By Jim Yong Kim Jim Yong Kim is president of the World Bank Group.
Certain foods are all about tradition in terms of how they are made and eaten; however, I have to confess (and this is the season for the baring of one’s soul) that I have never liked the traditional Cross Buns.
The joint opposition today rejected $1.3 billion proposed capital expenditure in the 2014 budget under ‘Health’ for Regional and Clinical Services, stating that the sum included the speciality hospital.
Carol Sooba’s appointment as Town Clerk was today quashed by Chief Justice (ag) Ian Chang in the High Court.
Estimates totalling $13.9 billion meant for the Ministry of Education were approved on Wednesday afternoon when the National Assembly met to consider the amounts.