As had been announced, American Airlines made its inaugural flight to Guyana last night.
(Trinidad Guardian) Two men have been acquitted of murdering a pensioner during a botched robbery over a decade ago.
The leadership of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and the Alliance For Change (AFC) met last evening to discuss a number of matters and they said that their coalition remains united and strong.
The opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has laid a no-confidence motion in the National Assembly against the APNU+AFC administration, which it says is damaging the country’s future prospects.
Deputy Superintendent Motie Dookie, the former head of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit who was implicated in the smuggling of 30 cases of whisky, has been charged departmentally, according to Police Service Commission (PSC) Chairman Paul Slowe, who hopes that the matter can reach a conclusion in the next few weeks.
The family and friends of 20-year-old Cleon Bovell are requesting the public’s assistance in finding the young man who has been missing since yesterday.
Health workers at the West Demerara Regional Hospital (WDRH) have said that 16-year-old Preya Eshwar lost her twin babies as a result of spontaneous abortion or miscarriage and not by negligence as she claims.
El Dorado Offshore Inc. (EDO) says it will be investigating allegations of discrimination made by Guyanese seafarers it has recruited to work on offshore oil sector support vessels, including that they are being paid less than expatriates for the same jobs.
A pregnant police constable was yesterday charged with dousing her boyfriend with acid.
The High Court is expected to rule next week on a challenge by Dr.
A man is expected to be charged soon with the murder of a Parika, East Bank Essequibo woman, whose lifeless body was found under a tree in the vicinity of Hydronie Market Road, Parika, on Sunday.
The Private Sector Commission (PSC) yesterday said it is deeply saddened by the news that President David Granger has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
An autopsy performed on the remains of Ronald Armstrong, the man who was found along the Diamond Public Road last Friday morning, has led investigators to treat his death as a murder.
The Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) yesterday closed its case in the trial of eight Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Directors, who are charged with failing to comply with a court order.
A Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) delegation led by its minister Raphael Trotman and including Guyana Forestry Commission Chairman of the Board, Jocelyn Dow is to journey to the United Kingdom for talks on the complete lifting of the ban on greenheart imports from this country.
Rookhia Kalloo, the eighty-six-year-old passenger who is hospitalised following the crash-landing of a Fly Jamaica plane at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport last Friday, has suffered a fractured skull.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to fight for her draft divorce deal with the European Union yesterday after the resignation of her Brexit secretary and other ministers put her strategy and her job in peril.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka appeared to be politically rudderless yesterday as the speaker of parliament declared there was no functioning prime minister or cabinet after a no-confidence vote the previous day.
TAMPA, Fla., (Reuters) – Florida election officials yesterday ordered a hand recount of ballots in the closely fought U.S.
If CARICOM is to safeguard the region’s interests in the global arena and achieve the objective of improving the lives of its citizens, its most important immediate task is to advance the implementation of the Single Market and Economy (CSME), Secretary General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque says.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Cane farmers were stunned into silence on Wednesday after Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw warned them against resisting the development of traditional sugar estates for other purposes.
WASHINGTON/RIYADH, (Reuters) – The United States imposed economic sanctions on 17 Saudi officials yesterday for their role in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor sought the death penalty for five suspects in the murder.
Environmental Officer within the Technical Secretariat of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Savitri Itwaru is the EPA’s first beneficiary of an internship through bilateral cooperation with the Mexican Embassy in Guyana.
(Trinidad Guardian) An aspiring mechanic was murdered in Carenage during a drive-by shooting in the area on Wednesday night.
The Guyana Golden Lives Organisation, a Non-Governmental Organisa-tion (NGO) which caters to children coping with bereavement, was formally launched yesterday.
NAIROBI, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Foreign donors should freeze funding to Tanzania to press the government to scrap policies violating the rights of girls and sexual minorities, campaigners said yesterday, a day after the World Bank and Denmark said they were withholding aid.
Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today said that a motion of no-confidence has been lodged with Parliament office against the APNU+AFC government.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Mira Ricardel, the White House deputy national security adviser, was forced out of her job on Wednesday after President Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, said Ricardel did not deserve the honor of working for her husband.
(Trinidad Newsday) Hours before Special Reserve Constable Michael Youksee shot dead his estranged common-law wife and then turned the gun on himself on Sunday, he wrote three letters.
(Trinidad Guardian) Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith and senior members of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit are currently focusing on three alleged gang leaders and their “shooters” whose photos were leaked in a social media post yesterday.
President David Granger has been diagnosed with cancer – Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma – in Cuba and a second phase of treatment began yesterday, according to a statement from Guyana’s Ambassador in Havana, Halim Majeed.
A US arrest warrant was out for Guyanese businessman Shervington Lovell since August following months of investigation by the US DEA which entailed him meeting with confidential sources (CSs) in Georgetown and Jamaica as they allegedly planned a cocaine shipment to the Netherlands.
A man was yesterday remanded to prison by a city court, after being charged with the murder of a Kuru Kururu legal clerk.
—says staff performance also has to be factored in Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG), Professor Ivelaw Griffith, has denied the claims by two unions that UG is on the brink of a crisis, countering that the institution is currently financially solvent and willing to begin wage increase negotiations.
An elderly woman, who was among those aboard the Fly Jamaica aircraft that crash landed last Friday at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri is currently hospitalized after reportedly suffering severe trauma, which resulted in the swelling of the brain.
An investigation has been launched after a Corentyne woman accused ranks attached to the Number 51 Police Station of beating her and her son on Tuesday.
Not being paid the almost $100M awarded to him by the High Court for paddy supplied, rice miller Arnold Sankar, through an agent, yesterday afternoon executed a levy on assets belonging to the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB).
The power station operator at Matthews Ridge in the northwest has confessed to stealing a turbocharger and selling it to a miner.
The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) has scheduled a meeting today following alleged complaints by its members regarding the Interim Management Committee’s (IMC) management of the Guyana Public Service Cooperative Credit Union (GPSCCU).
Police Legal Advisor, retired Justice Claudette Singh, has advised that further investigations be done on the theft alleged to have been committed by a dozen members of the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) last Friday, when they responded to the crash-landing of a Fly Jamaica airplane.
Policeman Quincy Alexander, who was shot in the back by persons alleged to be members of the ‘Sindicatos’ gang, while in a boat on the Wenamu River, in Region Seven, yesterday underwent surgery to remove the bullet.
The decaying body of a popular Mandela Avenue, Georgetown potter was yesterday afternoon discovered at his home and police are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.
Twelve vehicles including a `David G’ bus assigned to the Region Seven administration, recorded high maintenance costs for last year, according to the 2017 Auditor General’s report, which also highlighted over $2 million in overpayments on several contracts.
Private Sector Commission (PSC) Chairman Desmond Sears on Tuesday expressed concern over the low voter turnout at Monday’s local government elections but praised the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) for ensuring the voting process went well.
The Department of Energy (DoE) has to date received no credible reports of any form of corruption as it relates contractors and deals in the nascent oil and gas sector.
A national dialogue on domestic violence, will be held at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre today from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
LONDON, (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of her senior ministers for a draft European Union divorce deal yesterday, freeing her to tackle the much more perilous struggle of getting parliament to approve the agreement.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s parliament passed a no-confidence motion against newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday, presenting a standoff with the opposition and throwing the country deeper into turmoil.
The preliminary inquiry into the murder charge against Subryanville hotelier Erwin Bacchus, who is accused of murdering Jason De Florimonte, continued yesterday before Principal Magistrate Judy Latchman.
(Trinidad Express) Two men who admitted that they robbed a fast food outlet at gunpoint are expected to be sentenced in a week’s time.