A strong five-man unit of local wheelsmen is scheduled to represent Guyana at this weekend’s multi-stage road race in French Guiana.
Dear Editor, The announcement by Minister Trotman that the Amaila Falls Hydro Project is still on the table is most welcome.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela arrested 15 senior military officials around the time President Nicolas Maduro won re-election in a widely criticized vote, a rights group said, adding to scores already detained on accusations of conspiring or deserting.
If the adage about one swallow not making a summer clearly applies to the recent initiatives by the Government of Guyana and the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) to attempt to breathe new life into the country’s agro-processing sector, it would be churlish not to acknowledge the recent developments in the sector and what we should be reading into it.
Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton, who paid a site visit to the Independence Day rehearsals yesterday at D’Urban Park, said that works were done at the Homestretch Avenue venue to enhance its scenery for the hosting of this national event today.
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BOGOTA, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A landslide at Colombia’s biggest dam that forced the evacuation of about 26,000 people highlights the risks to communities who have lived the area for generations, according to campaigners who have protested for years over the massive project.
Dear Editor, This month, May 26 to be precise, marks 52 years since Guyana attained political independence from Great Britain.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 774’s trading results showed consideration of $106,100 from 5,125 shares traded in 3 transactions as compared to session 773’s trading results which showed consideration of $20,537,831 from 62,847 shares traded in 7 transactions.
BUNNIK, Netherlands, (Reuters) – Dutch prosecutors identified a Russian military unit on yesterday as the source of the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people on board.
(Reuters) – Russians will not be involved in drug testing procedures at the World Cup as FIFA looks to reassure teams that samples cannot be tampered with, the governing body’s medical committee chairman Michel D’Hooghe has told The Times newspaper.
For far too long the Guyana Parliament has served almost only as a battleground for warring political parties – both those in government and those with their eyes set on becoming the government.
Recent comments made by Attorney General Basil Williams SC that private lawyers who fail to hand over cases involving the state should be charged, are out of place and unnecessary, the Bar Council of the Bar Association of Guyana said yesterday.
Twenty-five-year-old Maryann Daby, who is accused of attempting to murder a Police Constable was yesterday further remanded to prison after making her second appearance in a city court.
The independent psychiatric evaluation of GDF Captain Orwain Sandy is to be presented on 31st May before City Magistrate Judy Latchman.
An East Coast Demerara businesswoman was yesterday afternoon robbed at gunpoint of $1.5M in cash and valuables shortly after she had visited a city commercial bank.
Lowtie Atwaroo, the 32-year-old woman who was submerged in a drain at Herstelling on Monday evening, allegedly by her reputed husband, died of drowning and a compression injury to the neck, an autopsy revealed.
Even though the Guyana Timber Expo closed on Sunday, Manager of the Forest Products Development Marketing Council of the Guyana Forestry Commission, Kenny David says that participants are already enquiring about another expo, and he dubbed this year’s “a very huge success”.
With attorney Anil Nandlall failing to adhere to previously set timelines for laying over legal submissions, commencement of the trial in the challenge mounted by the Cheddi Jagan Research Committee Inc.
The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) is currently working to wrap up its investigations into five more cases of land being sold way below market value during the PPP/C’s time in office.
Two residents of Aishalton are disputing a letter writer’s claim that the nomination process for a toshao and councillors of Aishalton Village Council was not free and fair and that it was not understood by everyone present because the Returning Officer did not speak in Waphichan when asked to.
Anti-Castro Cuban exile and former CIA operative Luis Posada Carriles, accused of masterminding the explosion of a Cuban airliner 40 years ago, died early yesterday in Florida at the age of 90, his attorney’s office said, according to Reuters.
Stray cattle roaming in Port Kaituma, Region One are being blamed for hindering the reconstruction of a road, and the contractor Chrisna David is calling for the establishment of a pound in the community.
More than 2,000 children will be involved in the staging of this year’s Independence flag raising celebrations, which, for the first time ever, have been shifted to the afternoon to accommodate the youth presence.