The New Amsterdam Mayor and Town Council and the police yesterday ordered a Savannah Park funeral parlour to suspend its operations until its managers can provide documentation to show that they are operating legally.
Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin yesterday condemned recent newspaper advertisements targeting the Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest), calling it both an attempt to sully the country’s image and to “blackmail” a government agency.
The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association’s (GASA) annual Republic Anniversary Swimming Championships splashed off yesterday at the National Aquatic Centre, Liliendaal.
Despite the loss of mangroves by natural erosion, the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) says that preliminary research has recorded a net gain in acreage and a study is being done this year for a comprehensive picture.
The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) is inviting public feedback on the draft of the updated National Forest Policy and Forestry Plan, which Commissioner of Forests James Singh has described as a departure from the dated “forests-for-timber” approach.
Opening the Guyana Table Tennis Association’s (GTTA) year was the Mashramani Junior and Cadet Championships yesterday at the National Gymnasium where participants are trying to make the team for the Caribbean Regional Table Tennis Federation (CRTTF) Junior and Cadet Championships.
Ex-sugar workers on Wednesday challenged government ministers to take a tour of sugar industry-dependent villages to see the effects of mass layoffs.
LONDON, (Reuters) – They know a thing or two about time in Switzerland — their cuckoo clocks, expensive wristwatches and unerring railway timetables are proof of that.
While welcoming the partial resumption of operations at the Skeldon and East Demerara estates, the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) yesterday voiced concern about the absence of similar plans for the Rose Hall estate.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – English county Kent kept themselves in the hunt for a semi-final spot when they beat USA Cricket by 30 runs in their Group B clash of the Regional Super50 here yesterday.
As much as 40% of the 430 immediate vacancies that were available to laid off sugar workers at a job fair at Patentia, West Bank Demerara, are estimated to have been filled, according to the Private Sector Commission (PSC).
WINDHOEK, Namibia, CMC – United Arab Emirates booked their spot alongside West Indies at the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe starting next month, after beating Nepal by seven runs to win the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 title here Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A Russian propaganda arm oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S.
(ESPN) Eden Park was transformed into a T20 batting paradise as Australia pulled off a world-record run chase in Auckland, reducing Martin Guptill’s 49-ball hundred – and a host of other records – to a footnote.
As part of efforts to increase its capacity, the Guyana Police Force is looking to establish a cold case unit, a gun crime investigations unit and a cyber-crime investigations unit, according to Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud.
PRETORIA, (Reuters) – India’s Virat Kohli set a new batting record as he put on another masterclass with an unbeaten century against hosts South Africa yesterday to secure an easy eight-wicket victory and win the one-day international series 5-1.
Seventh-day Adventists across the country will from tomorrow start what is known as the church’s annual ‘Ingathering Campaign.’ The church describes the campaign as a community service outreach during which it solicits funds from the community to help with its humanitarian programmes.
PARKLAND, Fla., (Reuters) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Friday it had failed to act on a tip warning that the man now accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school possessed a gun, the desire to kill and the potential to commit a school shooting.
Dear Editor, It is totally unacceptable that insurance companies are now forcing prospective customers to declare their political affiliation on a Customer Verification Form, because this is a flagrant violation of every citizen’s right to freedom of association as enshrined in the founding charter of the United Nations (UN).
ADDIS ABABA, (Reuters) – Ethiopia announced a state of emergency yesterday, the day after the prime minister’s resignation, as pressure mounted on the country’s ruling coalition.
(Reuters) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has dismissed media speculation of a rift with Paul Pogba as a “big lie” and said that the midfielder was well aware of the need to improve after below-par displays in the last few weeks.
Dear Editor, Every single person in this country, from President to pauper, has friends or relatives who moved overseas to seek a better life.
A young police constable was yesterday charged with raping a colleague at a city hotel.
CHICAGO, (Reuters) – Brazil could eclipse the United States as the world’s top exporter of corn within five years, ending decades of U.S.
Dear Editor, One Georgetown City Councillor recently wrote in the newspapers that the (elected) council was no longer in charge at City Hall and that Town Clerk Royston King was in full command.