Twenty-four-year-old Sean Dos Santos and 22-year-old Stephon Howard have been freed of the 2017 killing of Abdool Fazal Saheed after a jury acquitted them both this afternoon.
The Ministry of Health today said that as of November 29, 2021, five more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died.
KAMPALA, (Reuters) – China has rejected allegations that it may grab Uganda’s sole international airport if the east African country fails to service a $200 million loan for the expansion of the facility.
BRIDGETOWN, (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles flew to Barbados as the Caribbean nation prepared for a celebration today marking the founding of a republic and the removal of the queen as sovereign, cutting imperial ties some 400 years after English ships first arrived.
TEGUCIGALPA, (Reuters) – Honduran presidential candidate Xiomara Castro headed for a landslide win in yesterday’s election, declaring victory as supporters danced outside her offices to celebrate the left’s return to power 12 years after her husband was ousted in a coup.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – Existing COVID-19 vaccines should be highly effective at preventing severe disease and hospitalisation from the newly identified Omicron variant, a top South African infectious disease expert said today.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – The heavily mutated Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally and poses a very high risk of infection surges that could have “severe consequences” in some places, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.
(Trinidad Guardian) As the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard (TTCG) commissioned their two new Cape Class vessels yesterday, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley urged the Coast Guard officers to utilise the vessels properly to cut down on human trafficking and the illegal gun trade.
The dire state of the fishing industry has caused Soorsattie ‘Lilly’ Chandrapaul to put two of her fishing boats up for sale and cease operations with the third after she suffered major losses.
The Guyana Police Force (GPF) yesterday said that an investigation has been launched by its internal affairs unit of the conduct of ranks in a rape allegation case where the complainant later died by suicide.
A team of government ministers on Saturday descended on the South Rupununi village of Aishalton to defend the controversial decision to restart small-scale mining activities on the Marudi Mountain, presenting the move as a solution to fast-track development in the area.
President Irfaan Ali has told the staff of the Morning Glory Inc rice cereal plant in Region Two that they should be able to regain full employment in three weeks.
Three persons who attempted to bribe lawmen at the Golden Grove Police Station, East Bank Demerara have been arrested and are likely to be charged today.
Civil society group, Article 13 on Saturday called for the extension of consultations for proposed electoral reforms and warned that key areas had been neglected in the draft changes presented by the government.
Sugar cane that was waterlogged for weeks earlier this year has resulted in the production of a lower quality of sugar at the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo).
Environmentalist Simone Mangal-Joly has taken ExxonMobil, its partners and the consulting firm, ERM to task over the lack of a comprehensive fishery baseline study as part of the impact assessment for the oil giant’s Yellowtail development. Yellowtail will be Exxon’s fourth oil extraction project in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana and is said to be its largest investment thus far.
A West Ruimveldt man died on Saturday and three others were hospitalised after the vehicle they were travelling in crashed into a utility pole along the Mocha Access Road, East Bank Demerara.
A young Don Robin Farm farmer lost his life yesterday after the tractor he was operating turned over and pinned him underneath, leaving his family in a state of shock.
The $60 million agro-processing facility in Pomeroon-Supenaam is complete and will soon be outfitted with high-end equipment, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).
Three hundred and eighty-five Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL) scholarship awardees have successfully completed their Continuing Professional and Educational (CPE) programmes offered at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus for the 2021 Summer semester.