Ahmad Ally Munshi, 69, founder of A. Ally and Sons this morning passed away at his residence in New Amsterdam.
The Court of Appeal should give “appropriate guidance” on what happens if there is no agreement to extend the March 21 deadline for the holding of general elections, Senior Counsel and co-founder of the ANUG political party Ralph Ramkarran says while also arguing that the government would become illegal.’
A popular bread vendor of Beterverwagting (BV), East Coast Demerara was discovered dead following a robbery at his home during the wee hours of yesterday morning.
With the constitutional deadline to hold elections following the December 21 passage of a no-confidence motion against the government expiring at the end of Thursday, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo does not foresee a resolution for which he blames President David Granger.
Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, last evening told members of the Guyanese diaspora in New York that Guyana is not heading to a constitutional crisis.
Senior Counsel Miles Fitzpatrick was cremated yesterday following glowing tributes at a memorial service to celebrate his life where he was remembered as an inspiration, a fighter for justice and a family man and friend of many.
Two armed bandits, dressed in school uniform, on Saturday robbed a New Amsterdam money changer of $4 million as he entered his yard at the Bermine Housing Scheme, East Bank Berbice.
The Guyana Press Association (GPA) has written to Attorney General, Basil Williams, expressing its “abhorrence” at his attacks on the Stabroek News, and has called for a retraction and apology.
A St Ignatius Village, Central Rupununi resident has become the country’s latest road fatality after being involved in an accident on the Tabatinga Public Road.
Water services for all public conveniences will now be free of charge in towns and municipalities nationwide, the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) announced yesterday.
Aurora Gold Mines (AGM) Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Guyana Goldfield Inc, says it has achieved one million man-hours at its Cuyuni mining site without a Lost Time Injury (LTI).
A $20 million timber walkway constructed in Wakapau, an indigenous village in Region Two (Pomeroon/Supenaam) was officially commissioned on Saturday.
The $850 million Kato Secondary School in Region Eight (Potaro/Sipuruni) was officially commissioned on Friday capping tumultuous years of construction and remedial works.
Having been given the mandate to ensure that public buildings and facilities are retrofitted to provide alternative energy, Minister Annette Ferguson on Thursday encouraged electrical contractors to take an eco-friendly approach to their work.
Whenever one thinks of Bartica, the thought of boat races and the annual Regatta quickly comes to mind.
The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) and the University of Guyana (UG) yesterday signed an agreement that will see volunteers from the Volunteer Emergency Response Team (VERT) benefiting from an Introduction to Disaster Risk Management certificate from the University.
Negotiations between the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), on the Terms and Conditions for teachers for the period 2019 to 2023 have begun.
The United States Security Cooperation is on its third mission to Guyana, to execute its New Horizon Project, which will see three community centres and one women’s centre benefitting from humanitarian, engineering and medical outreaches.
Police are investigating the murder of bread vendor Clairmont Telesford, 63, of 101 Republic Drive, Beterverwagting , ECD which occurred around 1.30 am today at his home during a robbery, allegedly by three masked males, one of whom was armed with a firearm.
If there is no agreement between government and the opposition to extend the deadline for the holding of general elections, the resulting uncertainties and instability would lead to a crisis, a Town Hall meeting heard last evening.
Though stressing that the UK government is committed to supporting Guy-ana’s security sector, British High Commission-er to Guyana Greg Quinn on Friday said that a decision is yet to be made regarding the continuation of the work started by fired British advisor Dr.
Residents of the Lombard Street squatting area were all smiles yesterday as 20 families were allocated house lots by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA).
The Guyana and Barbados Stock Exchanges on Friday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) and Minister of Finance Winston Jordan said he hoped the alliance will lead to local financial literacy being improved.
A first-time teenage mother is now mourning the loss of twins, who were pronounced dead shortly after delivery on Thursday, and she is calling for an investigation of alleged negligence by officials at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corpora-tion (GPHC) after it was discovered that one of the babies did not succumb until more than a day after initially claimed.
Expressing disappointment that the findings of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the 2008 Lindo Creek massacre are yet to be made public, relatives of several of the victims are contemplating “taking to the streets.” Sunday Stabroek recently spoke to Jackie Arokium, Carmen Gittens and Kellisa King, who all said that they expected that by now the recommendations contained in the CoI report, which was handed over to President David Granger last August, would have been implemented.
“Our resilience has finally paid off,” said Leslie Junor, secretary of the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union (GB&GWU) on Wednesday, after the Union and BCGI finally agreed to meet.
The Medical Council of Guyana has taken the initiative to carry out an investigation into the deaths of three children who died at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) after they received pre-chemotherapy treatment.
When the APNU+AFC administration took office in 2015, its focus in the oil and gas sector was making preparations for production and not investigating the award of oil blocks by the previous government shortly before the elections, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman says.
The Eugene F. Correia International Airport (EFCIA) at Ogle staged a full-scale Mass Casualty Incident Management simulation exercise on Friday, exposing staff members to procedures that should be followed in the event of an emergency there.
The Inter-Religious Organization of Guyana (IRO) has offered to serve as mediator between President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo after imploring their parties to “preserve and maintain the peace and harmony” in Guyana.
It has been 10 months since Gopaul Etwaroo was rescued from a pig pen at the back of his father’s North Sophia home and the young man, who doctors say is on the autistic spectrum, has finally found a home.
After giving birth to a baby in the Georgetown Public Hospital, a mother leaves undetected making the child a ward of the state and more specifically the Child Care and Protection Agency (CC&PA).
Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Lilian Chatterjee, at last weekend’s International Women’s Day Concert and Expo, commended Guyana on its move toward gender parity, and hailed the country as a leader in the region as it relates to gender equality and women’s rights.
As part of its ongoing strategic expansion, Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) has announced the completion of its acquisition of a majority interest in the Cayman National Corporation Limited (CNC).
The Diamond Water Treatment Plant is 67% complete and is on target to be finished by October of this year, the Guyana Water Inc (GWI) in a release has reported, noting that the President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has registered satisfaction with the progress of works.
Ituni loggers have been granted a year’s extension on their logging concession licences, after petitioning Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman.
A tomb in the Number 66, Corentyne burial ground was discovered broken into on Thursday morning and according to relatives of the deceased US$300 was removed.
By Helga Maria Schmid Secretary General European External Action Service The predictions made last year with regard to the growing importance of great power rivalries still rings in our ears.
A medical team from the Health and Education Relief Organisation (HERO), a US-based non-profit, hosted its first health fair in Georgetown yesterday and emphasised the importance of health education, screenings and preventative care.
One of the Bourda Market vendors killed in the Success, East Coast Demerara crash, was laid to rest on Wednesday.
Coast Guards patrolling on the Waini River have recovered the body suspected to be that of Carl Archer, the visually-impaired man who went missing last Sunday following the explosion of a boat on the river.
The body of a West Coast Berbice teenager, who reportedly dis-appeared while swimming in the Berbice River on Thursday last, was found yesterday afternoon.
Twenty-seven persons in the Health and Agricultural sectors and from several regions benefitted from capacity training to improve the national and local response to emergency outbreaks.
The Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) has hailed late Senior Counsel Miles Fitzpatrick for his contributions to Guyana, including his “pivotal” work for free and fair elections.
The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has extended condolences to the family of the late Bernard De Santos SC, who served as Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs of Guyana from 1992 to 1997.
A man who admitted to damaging articles belonging to his family, was sentenced to jail on Wednesday, after he told the court he had no money to pay a fine and no place to stay.
President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, this morning, departed Guyana for Cuba where the Head of State has been receiving treatment for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
The government today denied that President David Granger had acted in bad faith in relation to the no-confidence motion.
Stressing that the current political situation should not cause “alarm or anxiety,” President David Granger said yesterday that there can be a good outcome if the judiciary, the Guyana Elections Com-mission (GECOM) and the National Assembly are permitted to function without interference as well as cooperation from the opposition.
The Office of Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday accused President David Granger of acting in bad faith on the holding of constitutionally-due elections, while maintaining that government cannot continue holding office beyond the March 21st deadline unless an extension is granted by two-thirds of the elected members of the National Assembly.