‘C’ Division police will be sending the file on the investigation into the murder of Krishnachand Dabee, the pensioner whose lifeless body was found in his Annandale, East Coast Demerara (ECD) yard late last month, for legal advice today.
A day after the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) closed off three entrances of the decrepit Stabroek Market Wharf, vendors on Friday continued to ply their trade, despite the existing risks.
Guyana is intent on working with its neighbours and the international community to monitor and manage the health of Venezuelan migrants so that any possible pandemic can be nipped in the bud.
Caribbean sugar producers have urged a review of the region’s sugar market saying that current demand can be easily met by regional suppliers.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC -Trinbago Knight Riders defeated the Guyana Amazon Warriors by eight wickets in the final of the Caribbean Premier League at the Brian Lara Stadium here today.
Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Rowley, is scheduled to visit Guyana on Wednesday and Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said today.
With the country’s limited capacity to audit pre-contract costs for oil recovery, Head of the Department of Energy, Dr Mark Bynoe, says that an international firm will be hired to aid both the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) and the state audit office to discharge their obligations.
A manhunt was still underway last evening for the suspect in the fatal beating of a man in Linden.
With the world’s focus changing from fossil fuels to renewable energy, one of Guyana’s first priorities should be a similar transition of its own energy sector as it establishes itself as a model green state, Arizona State Sustainable Development Professor Gary Dirks says.
The driver who fatally struck seven-year-old Sunil Sukhnandan and left his sister critically injured last Thursday evening at Ogle Public Road, East Coast Demerara, was yesterday released on $75,000 station bail pending further investigations of the accident.
Residents of Santa Rosa Village and its immediate environs, in Region One, have voiced growing concerns over the current state of the San Jose-Kumaka Bridge, which was expected to be dismantled to make way for a new bridge, which was promised by government.
Sixteen years ago, Kavita Singh (now known as Rose Park-Bennett) fled an abusive husband who was hooked on drugs and having no family support she turned to the state for help which resulted in her three sons being placed in an orphanage; she initially sought accommodation at the Night Shelter.
During his teenage years, Abdul Masud Khan was swept off his feet by samosas, when they were brought to his home from Trinidad by his mother.
An Albouystown woman, who was an outgoing passenger at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri, was arrested early yesterday morning after Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) officers discovered a quantity of suspected cocaine concealed in a false wall of her suitcase.
A resident of Blairmont, West Bank Berbice, was on Friday evening arrested after the police intercepted his fielder wagon at D’Edward Village, and unearthed a large quantity of cannabis.
An autopsy performed on the remains of the one-year-old child who died last Wednesday after he reportedly consumed rat poison while in the care of a young relative at La Grange, West Bank Demerara, was inconclusive.
The passage of Local Content Legislation and adoption of a Local Content Policy to guide the development of local businesses in the Oil and Gas Industry were among several recommendations made by the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) for the 2019 national budget.
The Regional Administration of Region Six is currently executing $5 million in rehabilitative works to the main access road at Moleson Creek.
With Attorney-General (AG) Basil Williams finally having complied with a court order to operationalise the Judicial Review Act (JRA), his predecessor Anil Nandlall on Friday officially withdrew contempt proceedings he had filed against him.
President David Granger has said the proposed disbursement of cash transfers from oil revenues would not be discussed at Cabinet until recommendations are made on the issue by the new Department of Energy.
A 52-year-old housekeeper was robbed of almost $100,000 in valuables on Friday afternoon after she was pounced upon by two bandits at Stone Avenue, Campbellville, in Georgetown.
Kumarie Sookdeo, the 63-year-old woman who died last Tuesday morning after reportedly running into the path of a vehicle along the Goedverwagting Public Road, on the East Coast of Demerara, died as a result of multiple injuries sustained, an autopsy has confirmed.
The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) says it is working to address the 57,000 applications it has on record.
-union accuses ministry of stalling Attempts to set up an arbitration panel to settle the wage dispute between the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) fell apart yesterday after the two sides failed to agree on a Chairman.
A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) launched its campaign for the November 12th local government elections yesterday but with only a week to go before nominations, it has yet to identify candidates who will be contesting although it assured that all five of its constituent parties would be involved.
A young Freeman Street resident died in hospital yesterday morning, almost 12 hours after he was stabbed during a fight with a man whom police say he attacked at D’Urban and Chapel streets, Lodge, in Georgetown.
Investigators have arrested two teenage boys in connection with the murder of Krishnachand Dabee, the pensioner whose lifeless body was found in his Annandale, East Coast Demerara (ECD) yard late last month and one of them has since admitted to being at the crime scene.
Dozens of Kwakwani residents braved the searing heat yesterday morning to protest the inconsistent supply of power they have had to endure for months.
The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) yesterday dismissed an application made on behalf of murder accused United States resident Marcus Bisram for an urgent hearing of a challenge to a local judge’s refusal to discontinue the charge against him.
A Guyanese woman was nabbed on Tuesday at the John F. Kennedy (JFK) airport with cocaine concealed in her pelvic area.
Gold miner Jerome Parkes has moved to the High Court to challenge the decision of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) to detain his Beechcraft plane, which he said is vital to his operations in Venezuela.
Trinidadian soca singer Rodney ‘Benjai’ LeBlanc yesterday morning recounted what transpired on the night of his alleged assault in Guyana last year.
Several residents of Smythfield, New Amsterdam and Caracas Village, West Canje, Berbice, are being affected by flooding due to a collapsed revetment at the Canje River.
A Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) forum on Thursday heard that changes are needed to a government paper on the planned Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) to insulate it from political interference.
Venisha Sukhnandan, the 17-year-old girl who was struck by a car at Ogle on Thursday night in an accident which resulted in the death of her brother, remains hospitalised at the Georgetown Public Hospital in a critical condition.
A taxi driver was yesterday charged with raping a 13 year-old girl. Tevin Vickerie, 22, was read the rape charge by Principal Magistrate Judy Latchman in Georgetown.
Justice Gino Persaud yesterday set timelines for hearing the challenge mounted by Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) commissioner Bibi Shadick.
President David Granger on Wednesday said a planned Ministry of Energy may not be possible before 2020, given the large amount of work that will have to be done to get it up and running.
Insisting that he went through a long and transparent process to choose his nominees for substantive Chancellor of the Judiciary and Chief Justice, President David Granger on Wednesday called on Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo to justify his rejection of them, saying he would be willing to consider them.
Magistrate Fabayo Azore yesterday recused herself from presiding over the preliminary inquiry into the manslaughter charge against Subryanville hotelier Erwin Bacchus, who is accused of unlawfully killing Jason De Florimonte, due to her having familial ties to the deceased.
A man is now a remanded prisoner awaiting sentencing after he admitted to filling up his car with gas at three separate Guyoil gas stations and driving off without paying.
An autopsy performed on the remains of Phillip Arthur, the excavator operator who died on Sunday after he was crushed by a truck, from which he reportedly jumped along Kumung Trail, in Region Seven, has confirmed that he died as a result of multiple crush injuries.
Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan, and the Commissioner of Police, Leslie James this morning met with Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Cui Jianchun to discuss security issues related to the Chinese Community.
An off-duty New York City correction officer of Guyanese parentage who aspired to join the NYPD was shot and killed in a possible road rage incident in Queens, New York early this morning, police and family members said.
Police have arrested two persons, including a minor, in connection with the murder of Krishnachand Dabee, the pensioner whose lifeless body was found in his Annandale, East Coast Demerara (ECD) yard late last month, and one of them has admitted to being at the crime scene.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian election meddling as part of a plea deal, prosecutors told a federal court in Washington today.
A labourer of 60 Freeman Street, East La Penitence who reportedly attacked and fought with a fellow villager with whom he had an argument yesterday, is now dead, the police said today.
Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has expressed surprise that Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman Justice (Ret’d) James Patterson is reluctant to meet with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) after the elections management body had requested its help.
A seven-year-old boy is now dead and his 17-year-old sister is in a critical condition after they were both struck by a speeding driver last evening along the Ogle, East Coast Demerara Public Road.
A senior police officer has been placed under close arrest after he was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol in wake of an accident that claimed the life of a 64-year-old man.