Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today sacked the justice minister over his criticism of a $1.1 billion deal, signed last month, to lease a port to a Chinese company, the cabinet spokesman said.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Two Harvard University researchers said in a study published today they had collected scientific data proving Exxon Mobil Corp made “explicit factual misrepresentations” in newspaper ads it purchased to convey its views on the oil industry and climate science.
In the wake of rising bad loans and a massive alleged fraud against it this year, the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) has posted an unaudited net after tax profit of $603m for the first six months of this year compared to $961m in the same period for 2016.
Several candidates recorded outstanding performances at this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE).
Geometric improvements will be carried out on the East Coast Railway Embankment Road come September for smoother traffic flow.
Swift action by the Law Enforcement and Investigation Division (LEID) of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) aided in the removal of a large quantity of seized foreign chicken from two separate cold storage facilities in the Berbice area after it was discovered that the commodities were unlawfully being disposed of, the GRA said today.
The Church Street hotel and casino Hotelier Clifton Bacchus today filed a $2 billion lawsuit against the state-owned Guyana Chronicle newspaper following its publication of two recent articles which he has described as “highly defamatory.” Guyana National Newspapers Limited, which is the publisher of the Guyana Chronicle, and the editor of the Guyana Chronicle were listed as the defendants in the suit, which was filed by a team of lawyers headed by former Attorney-General Anil Nandlall.
LONDON, (Reuters) – The gradual decline of West Indian cricket is hardly a new phenomenon but the latest capitulation of a once-dominant test match power has brought genuine expressions of sadness throughout the sport.
Eleven residents of the juvenile correctional centre at Onderneeming on the Essequibo Coast were apprehended between yesterday and this morning.
Jerry Lewis LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died today of “natural causes” at the age of 91, his family said.
Beharry Automotive Limited (BAL) , the authorised distributor for Toyota parts and lubricants, says that an abundance of imitation Toyota parts and lubricants have entered the market with the Toyota logo and trademark.
Grace Mugabe HARARE, (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe returned from South Africa early today, state media reported, after a 20-year-old model accused her of assault in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel room.
Anil Nandlall Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall today rejected an explanation by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon over the government’s directive to the Police Service Commission to halt promotions.
Nicolas Maduro CARACAS/LIMA, (Reuters) – A group of 12 regional nations plus the United States rejected Venezuela’s new government-allied legislative superbody, saying they would continue to regard the opposition-controlled congress as the country’s only legitimate law maker.
Following an outreach in Lethem today, President David Granger (centre at left side of table) held a high-level security meeting with a number of officials including Guyana Defence Force Chief of Staff, Brigadier Patrick West (third from right on right side of table) and British security sector reform advisor Russell Combe (second from right on right side of table) among others.
The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) says that just after midday today, three armed bandits stormed its Parika Customer Service Centre; robbing the location of all revenues received up until that time, holding the staff and customers at gun point and disarming a security guard of a gun.
Cevons clearing city garbage WPA STATEMENT ON THE UNRESOLVED ISSUE OF GARBAGE COLLECTION IN THE GEORGETOWN MUNICIPALITY The WPA is deeply concerned that the Georgetown City Council’s inability to honour its financial obligations to Cevons Waste Management and Puran Brothers has the potential of endangering the health and lives of citizens.