The $550 million Doppler Weather Radar Monitoring Station, which was commissioned in 2009 with the intention of giving citizens ample warning of severe weather conditions, has been down for two weeks and the Hydrometeorologi-cal Service is waiting to procure a needed part from Germany so that it can be fixed, according to a source.
A Guyanese man who murdered his wife last December on a Richmond Hill, New York street, nearly decapitating her with a kitchen knife, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison, prosecutors said yesterday.
Residents of Victoria, East Coast Demerara, gathered yesterday morning, armed with placards, to protest the state of their main road, which they say is in a “deplorable and impassable” condition and they are asking the relevant authorities to fix it “immediately.” The residents gathered at the top of Middle Walk Road, Victoria from as early as 7:00am, demanding the government turn its attention to the community, and the road that they say has been causing them severe inconvenience over the past decade.
Deputy Accountant General of the Ministry of Finance, Vladim Persaud, who was arrested on Wednesday by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) was released later that night on $400,000 bail and has since been sent on leave by his employer.
Over $809M has been approved for the National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) to execute critical drainage works, a Ministry of Agriculture press release said yesterday.
An East Bank Berbice teenager went missing late Sunday afternoon after he left home to go and pick up two of his sisters from a birthday party in a nearby village.
The Linden Utility Co-op Society Limited (LUSCL) yesterday cut the electricity supply to the town’s municipal daycare for outstanding payments leaving parents and teachers angry and Mayor Carwyn Holland calling the move insensitive and spiteful.
NOTTINGHAM, England, CMC – Seamer Kesrick Williams has underscored the importance of taking England out of their natural game as West Indies look to square the five-match series in the second One-Day International at Trent Bridge here today.
Basil Rambarran, the cyclist who was in an accident on the Herstelling Public Road on Tuesday afternoon died as a result of multiple injuries, according to an autopsy report.
One week after promising to investigate the alleged use of a racial slur by Public Information and Press Services Officer (PSO) Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett, the Ministry of the Presidency (MoTP) is silent on its progress.
There is good news for Guyana and the Region’s teen ruggers. According to a release, Rugby America’s North (RAN) and World Rugby have taken the decision to assist Caribbean teams with 50% of their airfare to participate in a qualifying Sevens tournament in April next year in Las Vegas, USA for a place in the finals of the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina seven months later.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Selectors have named a strong 13-man West Indies A to face Sri Lanka A in the first two four-day “Tests” of the three-match series set to bowl off in Jamaica next month.
There is need for more advocacy for the control and prevention of malaria transmission in Guyana, where persons still continue to die as a result of the disease.
Last year’s most improved cyclist, Shaquel Agard has been invited to be a part of the Team Econo Car, a star studded team of cyclists to compete in Trinidad and Tobago starting on Sunday.
A man was sentenced to prison yesterday after he admitted to causing almost one million dollars in damage to a property owned by Minister of State Joseph Harmon.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago left-hander, Yannic Cariah, says he is anxiously looking forward to next month’s West Indies A series against the touring Sri Lankans, and is intent on making his mark.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Part-time West Indies off-spinner, Kraigg Brathwaite, has been cleared to bowl in international cricket after having his action approved by the International Cricket Council.
The month of October is expected to get off to a blazing start when the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) stages its Caribbean Invasion International Drag Race on October 1 at the South Dakota Circuit.
A 16-year-old miner was yesterday brought before a city court charged with the year-old murder of a farmer.
A driver was yesterday afternoon arrested, hours after he struck down and killed an elderly pedestrian whose body was found in a shallow drain along the Meten-meer-Zorg Public Road, West Coast Demerara.
In an effort to develop the sport at the school level, local governing body, the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), donated several pieces of equipment to the President’s College Football Programme.
Following the surprising non-selection of players from the Guyana Police Force (GPF) for the upcoming clash with Grenada Golden Jaguars Football head coach Wayne Dover said yesterday that the composition of the team was based on the performances of players in the current Inter Association tournament.
Two women, who were formerly employed as clerks at Central Electronics, were yesterday read several charges, alleging that they embezzled over $800,000 during a period of almost two years.
NEW YORK, CMC – Jamaican Dwayne Gordon scored his first goal on his sixth start for San Antonio FC since joining on loan last month but it was proved in vain as they crashed to a 5-2 defeat to Swope Park Rangers in the United Soccer League last weekend.
A twenty-seven-year-old Mocha resident has been charged with six counts of armed robbery after he was yesterday identified as the man who robbed a group of persons early Tuesday morning at Second Bridge, Mocha, East Bank Demerara.