The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) yesterday named a squad of 14 players and six standbys for the upcoming inter-association competition scheduled for February 27-28 and March 2nd.
Coordinator of the just-concluded 2007 Bounty Farm Ltd Mash Handicap Tournament Robert Fernandes has hailed the event a success.
The two finalists in the Annual Mayor’s Cup football tournament will be decided this evening at the GFC ground where an explosive double header is carded.
Jamal Duff and Chelsea Edghill secured the boys and girls’ under-11 titles respectively when the 2007 annual National Sport Commission (NSC) Mashramani table tennis tournament continued at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall yesterday.
Last week’s assault by a cutlass-wielding criminal who injured a student while angrily pursuing a teacher at the St Gabriel’s Primary School in Oronoque Street, Queenstown, has highlighted the threat to safety in this country’s schools.
Four youths who allegedly broke and entered a video game store and carted off close to $1M worth of items appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan on Monday.
A woman who allegedly tried to post a box containing cocaine to Canada at the Guyana Post Office Corpora-tion in Georgetown was yesterday refused bail by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan.
A priest was refused bail by Magistrate Chandra Sohan after he appeared at the New Amsterdam Magistrate’s Court on Friday on a charge of possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.
The death of Constable Michau Cort, 27, has prompted Magistrate Chandra Sohan to lambaste the police for not observing the rules governing the schedule for “music boxes” to play at public functions.
A driver appeared in court on Monday on a robbery under arms charge and was remanded to prison.
A Sophia resident who was allegedly found with cocaine during a police operation, appeared in court on Friday and was remanded to prison by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan.
The National Assembly last evening passed the Appropriation Bill 2007 approving the National Budget after a number of days of debate on the Minister of Finance’s speech and the estimates in the Committee of Supply.
Former Principal Magistrate Oscar Parvatan died yesterday at his brother’s Kingston, Georgetown residence after a prolonged illness.
A prisoner who has been on remand for five months for allegedly committing fourteen offences yesterday escaped from the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court lockups after forcing his way out by attacking a police officer.
Venezuela is willing to provide this country with more than 50% of its oil needs under the Energy Cooperation Agreement Petrocaribe but Guyana is not willing to put all of its eggs in one basket.
Vendors outside the Stabroek Market who have been given marching orders yesterday took their case to court and the controversy also graced the chambers of Parliament and City Hall where there was confusion over how the decision was made.
The six Republic Bank employees, allegedly implicated in an $8 million ABM theft, were yesterday released on $20,000 bail each.
Rice farmers operating within that Paradise/Evergreen Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) owe over $50 million in arrears for rates and taxes.
Help & Shelter will soon commence a 12-month project to increase awareness of domestic violence and child abuse at “identified” health centres, following the approval of funding from the Canadian High Commission’s Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, a release said.
Over 40 percent of Valued Added Tax and Excise Tax returns for January have been collected by the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), and today is the due date by which all registrants must make their returns and payments.
Under this year’s budgetary allocation for Region Seven (Cuyuni/Mazaruni) about $103M will be spent to sustain and execute several ongoing projects in the region’s various sectors.
The Guyana Defence Force has been called upon to remove the shells of three Soviet-manufactured helicopters from their Air Corps Base at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri.
Classes have resumed at St. Gabriel’s Primary following what has been described as productive talks between staff members and officials of the Ministry of Education.
Dear Editor, I wish to write in response to a Kaieteur News Article dated February 12, 2007 “Consultant resigns from Finance Unit
The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in partnership with the Judicial Education Institute of the Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) is hosting a conference for the Caricom legal community to discuss issues that will fall under the Bench and Bar’s purview with the implementation of the CSME.