The Supreme Court of Judicature yesterday launched a $17 million Sexual Offences Court at Suddie, on the Essequibo Coast.
Following a meeting with the Carter Center, President David Granger once again said in a nationwide address yesterday that it is the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) which must advise him on the best possible date for elections.
A quarrel between two brothers escalated and ended in the death of one yesterday at their home at Enterprise, East Coast Demerara.
Corruption allegations levelled by junior ranks against Deputy Commissioner of Police Lyndon Alves warranted an independent and robust investigation, Co-President of the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) Mike McCormack says.
Four of the 14 suspected gang members, who were arrested by police last week during an operation in Linden, were yesterday faced with separate charges of possession of military paraphernalia and possession of ganja.
Commending government’s efforts to develop an oil spill response plan as the country is poised to become one of the most active offshore oil exploration and production (E&P) centres in the region, a United States (U.S.) government official yesterday pledged continued assistance.
A Venezuelan national was on Sunday stabbed to death at Tabatinga Creek, Region 9 and the suspect has been arrested by the police.
On September 13, 2019, technical experts from Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago participated in a bilateral meeting on market access issues related to the export of agricultural products from here to the Twin-Island Republic.
Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, yesterday, announced that UK-based Tullow Oil plc’s (Tullow) Joe-1 exploration well has discovered a new Upper Tertiary oil play in the Guyana basin.
A city magistrate yesterday ruled to allow a witness in the trial of Rosanna Ramnarine, the former Guyana Gold Board (GGB) accountant accused of six counts of fraud, to continue his testimony after an objection was raised about him being considered an expert.
Minister of Public Telecommuni-cations Catherine Hughes and Chief Executive Officer of the Machinery Corporation (MA-CORP) Guillermo Escarraga yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for free online training for persons interested in being certified for the repair and maintenance of heavy machinery.
Customers of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT), who are located on the East Bank of Demerara, can expect reduced downtime in all GTT services following the installation of a secondary fibre cable in the New Hope to Timehri areas.
Charged almost three months ago with escaping police custody, Seon Maynard was cleared yesterday after a city court found that the prosecution failed to make a case against him.
The Guyana Police Force is awaiting legal advice on the way forward on the alleged assault committed on Regional Vice Chairperson Nandranie Coonjah by Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) Regional Executive Officer (REO) Denis Jaikarran.
A young man, said to be known for committing simple larcenies, was remanded to prison yesterday after being charged with stealing a cellphone.
Indal Sheobalis, the accused in the theft of over $50,000 in valuables from an Essequibo shop, was unable to secure bail yesterday after he could not provide a fixed address to a city court.
President David Granger, this afternoon, received a courtesy call from representatives of the Carter Center at State House and assured them that he will act decisively on receiving advice from the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) as to its readiness to conduct General and Regional Elections.
ExxonMobil today said it made an oil discovery on the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana at the Tripletail-1 well in the Turbot area.
Director, Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe, today, announced that UK-based Tullow Oil plc’s (Tullow) Joe-1 exploration well has discovered a new Upper Tertiary oil play in the Guyana basin.
Parliament should be considered automatically dissolved given the constitutionally mandated period for general elections, according to former two-term Speaker of the National Assembly Ralph Ramkarran.