With PPP/C parliamentarians filing private criminal charges against two government ministers, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday warned that it was just the beginning and also dared the APNU+AFC administration to bring criminal charges against him for his actions while he served as president.
Oldendorff Carriers, the German-based transshipment company used by Rusal for exporting bauxite from Guyana, has announced that it is “winding up” its operations here due to United States sanctions against the Russian aluminium producer.
GuySuCo’s Uitvlugt Estate has surpassed its target for the first crop of 2018, the Special Purpose Unit (SPU) of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) announced yesterday.
The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has submitted its objections to the amended metered parking by-laws to City Hall, according to its President Deodat Indar, who joined with members of the business community yesterday to protest any restart of the initiative in the capital.
Derrol James, who escaped from the Golden Grove Police Station last December, was recaptured on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury is considering ways to restrict sensitive Chinese investments in the United States by invoking an emergency powers law and bringing forward some security review reforms for corporate acquisitions, a senior Treasury official said yesterday.
NICIL-SPU yesterday announced that the Skeldon Estate Staff Compound has been converted into the ‘Skeldon Heritage Resort’.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazil’s state-run oil company is nearing a deal in which China National Petroleum Corp Ltd (CNPC) would invest in an oil refinery in exchange for crude oil, two people with knowledge of the talks told Reuters, potentially giving China its first refining capacity in the Americas.
The heads of Guyana’s 11 education districts were briefed on Wednesday on a draft policy for the re-integration of adolescent mothers into the formal school system as part of efforts to address the impact of the high rate of teenage pregnancy.
(Reuters) – Alabama yesterday executed an 83-year-old man convicted of a deadly 1989 serial bombing spree, making him the oldest known person put to death in the modern era of U.S.
A West Ruimveldt woman is now recovering from stab wounds after she was attacked by her former partner on Tuesday, less than a week after she would have secured a restraining order against him.
(Reuters) – A federal appeals court yesterday said the U.S. Justice Department cannot deny public safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration.
(Reuters) – A former Venezuelan official yesterday pleaded guilty to taking part in a scheme involving bribes paid by U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States and Colombia on Thursday cited new evidence of fraud in Venezuela’s food import program for the needy, saying part of the funds often ended up in the hands of corrupt government officials after being funneled through businesses in nearby countries.
The Yakishuru Aerodrome in the northwest was yesterday officially declared opened with flights resuming almost immediately.
To guard its independence and neutrality from political interference the National Toshaos Council (NTC) has developed a political neutrality statement that was adopted by the executive during its just-concluded executive meeting, says its Vice-Chairman Lenox Shuman.
The Police Office of Professional Responsibi-lity (OPR) has launched an investigation into a report of “seemingly massive irregularities” in the Guyana Police Force’s learner driver’s theoretical examination last Thursday at the Felix Austin Police College, Georgetown.
A US-based Guyanese, who became paralysed after being shot on the West Coast of Demerara in 2016, was stabbed to death on Tuesday in Brooklyn, New York.
Head of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) Komal Chand says that GuySuCo’s move to hire contract workers for drainage and irrigation services is “improper and vulgar” and it will strongly oppose the move.
Three serving members of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) including two whose names were published in the local newspapers were yesterday interviewed by the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the 2008 Lindo Creek killings as was scheduled and are likely to give testimony during the public hearings, according to the commission’s attorney Patrice Henry.
The Crabwood Creek hire car driver in the Number 58 Village, Corentyne accident which left one woman dead and another hospitalised was yesterday remanded to prison on a charge of causing death by dangerous driving when he appeared at the Number 51 Magistrate’s Court.
A case was yesterday made out against Rayan Carter, who is charged with the death of Ishwar Ramanah, the Kaneville machine operator who was fatally shot during a robbery at his home in December, 2017.
Weeks after asking the Court to vacate his guilty plea for the unlawful killing of his friend—opting for a trial instead, Phillip Sutherland has for the second time done an about-face on his decision.
Sentenced on Tuesday to eight years in jail for firearms and ammunition possession, Steve Hercules was once again taken before a city court yesterday, when he was accused of committing a $3.7 million armed robbery just two weeks before being apprehended.
A 37-year-old mother of two was yesterday remanded to prison for allegedly trying to traffic over 300 grammes of cannabis into the Camp Street Prison, where her reputed husband is located.