Approximately 300 employees of Troy Resources Guyana Inc. were notified of their dismissals yesterday following a decision by the board of the Australian company as it seeks to find a way to restart operations.
During the 42-day Claims and Objections (C&O) period, nearly 18,000 objections were lodged with the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) but fewer than 400 were upheld even after more than two-thirds were withdrawn.
A claim by the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) against the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) for the payment of $224 million related to a 2015 agreement for the sale of land was struck out on a technicality.
Three days after officials declared that governing coalition partner Alliance for Change (AFC) would be contesting the March 2020 elections alone if the terms of a revised Cummingsburg Accord were not concluded by yesterday, the party is now saying it will address the matter at the end of the week.
The Guyana Court of Appeal yesterday ordered a retrial for businessman Kevin Jordan, after setting aside his conviction in 2015 for the rape of a seven-year-old boy.
Dwayne Tappin, the former soldier who was found guilty of decapitating his uncle in 2017, was yesterday sentenced to life in prison for the crime.
A 22-year-old Venezuelan national was fatally stabbed early yesterday morning after he attempted to fend off two bicycle bandits who attacked him on the Grove, East Bank Demerara Public Road.
Orin Jules, the Sophia man who last week admitted to killing his brother in 2016 following a row over their family shop, was yesterday sentenced to 17 years in prison.
Neville Thomas, the taxi driver who was charged with the rape of a 12-year-old girl, was yesterday committed to stand trial by a city magistrate at the conclusion of the Preliminary Inquiry into the charge.
A 28-year-old murder accused was freed yesterday after a judge upheld a no-case submission made by his attorney.
The Guyana Government (GoG) yesterday criticised an editorial appearing in the Trinidad Express and Barbados Nation over the weekend which flayed it for a press freedom attack on Stabroek News (SN) via the withdrawal of state advertising.
Witnessing the hacking to death of her two young children and surviving the most gruesome cutlass attack, that left her with a severed right hand, 26-year-old Nazaleena ‘Natasha’ Houston is still struggling to overcome the ordeal.
The Demerara Harbour Bridge Company (DHB) has taken legal action against the owner of the Panamanian tug that crashed into the Harbour Bridge in September and caused millions in damage.
The police have sought legal advice on possible charges against the suspects in last Monday’s robbery at the Matthews Ridge Airstrip, during which a quantity of raw gold was stolen, Crime Chief (ag) Michael Kingston has said.
A youth accused of unlawfully wounding a friend was granted bail yesterday after he denied the charge.
Troy Resources Guyana Inc has decided to terminate hundreds of employees while it continues to make efforts to restart operations.
– 151 were murdered by bandits – 239 killed during confrontations with police and in unexplained circumstances – 30 security officers lost their lives Introduction For more than 15 years, the number of persons who died in the violence that followed the February 23rd, 2002 Camp Street jailbreak and the circumstances of their deaths have been the sources of heated disputation.
Boat operators and commuters using the Charity Wharf on the Essequibo Coast, say it is on the verge of collapsing completely and could result in injuries if it is not fixed soon, while Regional Chairman, Devanand Ramdatt has deemed it “a disaster waiting to happen.” During a visit last Friday, some of the boat operators told Stabroek News that many of the boards are missing and that some, along with the pillars, have become rotten.
Justice For All Party (JFAP) representative in the APNU+AFC coalition government, Jaipaul Sharma, says that he is willing to “sacrifice” his position in the alliance to facilitate a renewing of the Cummingsburg Accord.
Former President Donald Ramotar has expressed “disappointment” at the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) silence on the government’s constitutional violations saying that it lends credence to criticisms of others who question the organisation’s relevance.