HAVANA, (Reuters) – Militant 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 today in the United States at the age of 90, his attorney’s office said.
The PNCR today retracted the statement it issued on Sunday where it said that President David Granger had referred to challenges faced by the governing APNU+AFC coalition from sections of the media.
Voicing outrage at a three-year jail term for a farmer, the Alliance for Change (AFC) is once again calling for an upgrade of the laws of Guyana to ensure that custodial sentences for small quantities of marijuana are removed in their entirety.
The body of a Guyana Goldfields Inc manager, which bore several suspected stab wounds, was found on Monday night at his Thomas Street, North Cummingsburg, Georgetown apartment.
A Herstelling, East Bank Demerara man is now in police custody after witnesses say he drowned his estranged wife in a community drain on Monday evening.
An investigation has been launched into the death of 31-year-old woman, who died last week after delivering her second child at the New Amsterdam Hospital.
Police Commissioner (ag) David Ramnarine has ordered a thorough investigation into an accident that left three ranks nursing injuries and one of the force’s vehicle “extensively” damaged early yesterday morning.
Unable to locate what it describes as “stones” that are purported to be diamonds, which were recovered by police from a robbery in 1994, the Attorney-General’s Chambers has said it is prepared to go to trial against owner Ronald Khan.
US carrier American Airlines has formally submitted its application to the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to enter the local market, Director of Air Transport Management Shaheed Sulaman confirmed yesterday.
A Whim Village, Corentyne fisherman was yesterday remanded to prison for allegedly murdering his workmate on a fishing vessel docked at the Number 65 Village Koker.
Venezuelan national Angelica Malave, who was charged earlier this year with aiding in the trafficking of 11 kilogrammes of cocaine uncovered during a bust in January, was yesterday cleared of the crime.
A 27-year-old man was yesterday remanded to prison on an attempted murder charge.
The US-based philanthropic organization, the Guy-ana Economic Development Trust is partnering with the School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (SEBI) of the University of Guyana (UG) to provide funding for an annual Guyana Innovation Prize to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship.
One month after the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) ceased burning raw gold in the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Brickdam Complex due to health and safety concerns, the agency is asking for patience as it works to streamline its operations.
In an attempt to inspire directors and senior executives to lead their organisations with a progressive approach to corporate governance, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) and the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute, will be hosting a breakfast seminar today.
Multi-million dollar bids were submitted yesterday for the construction of airstrips in the hinterland and sea defences along Regions 3 and 4.
Four survivors, including two children from the horrific two-vehicle collision on the Kuru Kururu Public Road, Soesdyke-Linden Highway, are still hospitalised and are slowly recuperating.
A youth was yesterday placed on $200,000 bail after he denied having possession of a quantity of cannabis that was found in a vehicle in which he was travelling.
Minister in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs’ Valerie Garrido-Lowe recently visited the dormitory of the Essequibo Technical Institute (ETI) and listened to the concerns raised.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazilian President Michel Temer scrapped plans to run for re-election yesterday and said he supported his former finance minister, Henrique Meirelles, to stand as the presidential candidate of the ruling Brazilian Democratic Movement (MDB).
The Guyana Water Inc (GWI), has embarked on a total revamp of the company’s confined spaces safety arrangements to protect its staff from the hazards of these working environments.
(Trinidad Guardian) Embattled Chief Justice Ivor Archie has one final bid to stop the Law Association of T&T (LATT) from resuming its investigation into misconduct allegations levelled against him.
A security guard of R. Maye Guyana International Inc and two other employees are in police custody assisting with investigations into a robbery which occurred on Sunday.
(Trinidad Guardian) Former president of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) retired chief justice Michael de la Bastide says if Barbados withdraws from the appellate jurisdiction of the court it will “seriously undermine the standing of the court in the eyes of the people of the region.” He is hoping that the threat to withdraw would not become reality.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – President Nicolas Maduro yesterday ordered the expulsion of two top U.S.