Works to rehabilitate the Leguan Ferry Stelling are expected to begin soon as contractors were invited last week to bid for the project.
One of the vagrants who was hospitalised after an accident on Regent Street several weeks ago succumbed to his injuries on July 2nd at the Georgetown Public Hospital.
The results of tests done by the Government Analyst –Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) will now be internationally recognised, following the recent granting of accreditation status.
With the annual National Toshaos’ Council (NTC) conference scheduled to begin on Monday, the newly-elected leaders of several Community Development Councils (CDCs) in Region One are being prevented from attending as a result of a dispute over the validity of their elections.
President David Granger yesterday received a courtesy call from Senior Vice President of Exxon Mobil Corporation, Neil Chapman, who is in Guyana to familiarise himself with the operations, having recently taken over responsibilities for the global upstream oil and gas operations at the Corporation’s headquarters.
An Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara (WCD) man is now a patient in critical condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital after being shot.
The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) will be partnering with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) to investigate the reported high levels of mercury found in the Kaituma River, GGMC Commissioner Newell Dennison says.
A West Ruimveldt man was on Monday remanded to prison after he was charged with battering his girlfriend with a hammer and shooting at a man.
A teenager was on Monday granted his release on bail after he denied stabbing an acquaintance with a broken bottle.
The Ministry of Public Infrastructure, in efforts to improve drainage at the sideline dam at South Lamaha Springs, has been conducting excavation exercises, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).
After watching her house go up in flames after a suspected electrical fire yesterday morning, a Clifton Village, Corentyne resident is blaming the Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL), which she says did not act on a report of a sparking wire along a nearby utility pole hours before.
The Sri Radha Krishna Mandir at Cumberland Village, East Canje Berbice, was burglarised during the wee hours of Thursday morning and the perpetrator(s) carted off over $500,000 in tools and equipment.
A porter was on Tuesday granted his release on $40,000 bail after he denied a breaking and entering charge.
The Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into the charge against Orwain Sandy, the former Guyana Defence Force captain who is accused of murdering his partner, Reona Payne, continued yesterday with the testimony of two police officers.
The Guyana Association of Private Security Organizations (GAPSO) today condemned statements made by Crime Chief Paul Williams over an incident at the Massy parking lot involving Minister in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Simona Broomes and private security guards.
The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) today expressed concern over the worsening conditions of interior roads which it said is causing suffering and losses to timber producers.
Even as he stressed that the PPP does not support a Berbice Bridge toll increase, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said that the government should pay the differential on the proposed higher tariffs or buy more shares in the beleaguered Berbice Bridge Company (BBCI).
The West Coast Demerara Road, after undergoing three years of rehabilitative works worth around $9b, was officially commissioned yesterday, setting the momentum for other works slated for Region 3.
Two persons are now in police custody as the probe into the gruesome murders of 61-year-old Deonarine Liliah and his son, Gopaul continues.
Region Four’s Regional Executive Officer (REO), Pauline Lucas on Tuesday warned Overseers and Neighbourhood Dem-ocratic Council (NDC) Chairmen to follow the established standard procurement regulations when procuring goods and services.
Delon Abrams called `Roachie’ was yesterday sentenced to serve a life sentence after pleading guilty to manslaughter for the 2014 shooting death of Police Corporal Seburn Elias.
A 19-year-old South Ruimveldt woman will be spending the next three years in prison after admitting to trafficking 1.5 lbs of cocaine.
Sheldon Lynch, who was convicted of child-rape in March and dealt two consecutive life sentences, was yesterday served another sentence of life imprisonment, after a 12-member jury unanimously found him guilty of raping a child under 16.
Three Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) Chairmen are requesting that the Commander of C Division, Edmond Cooper take action against ‘corrupt police officers’ who they say are creating numerous challenges within their respective NDC’s .
The persons who arrived Monday afternoon on an aircraft bearing a suspected false registration number remain in custody as investigations continue.
In the backdrop of Guyana’s massive oil discovery and forecasted growth of business activities, United States Ambassador Perry Holloway last evening announced that an American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) will be established here next month.
The Guyana Water Inc (GWI) is considering investing in drones and other surveillance technology to thwart illegal mining that has resulted in over $2M in damage to its distribution lines in Mahdia, Region 8, Managing Director Dr.
An influx of 100 Venezuelans to the Mabaruma sub-district over the past weekend have created a further strain on the resources in Region One.
The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) has signed a $93-million contract with the British firm Ordnance Survey International (OSI) to provide consultancy services to the GLSC to establish the Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) network in Guyana.
The venerable M.V. Torani has been put up for sale and will likely end up with scrap dealers.
The Ministry of the Presidency (MoTP) yesterday rejected a Stabroek News editorial in Monday’s edition of the newspaper which criticised the absence of press conferences by President David Granger.
Asgar Alli, the porter who is accused of fatally beating his brother last week after he had eaten out his dinner, was on Tuesday charged with murder and remanded to prison.
The preliminary inquiry into the unlawful killing of vendor, Marlon Fredericks by a city constabulary officer continued yesterday.
Three former Massy Security workers, who were accused of stealing over $3 million in cash and cheques during a bank delivery, have had the charge against them dismissed due to a lack of evidence.
Contractors undertaking works in constituencies across the city have been advanced 10% of funds to begin mobilising resources and materials, Town Clerk Royston King announced to the council on Monday.
The first annual Caribbean Cookout, an international food and drink festival will be held on 28th July at the Carifesta Sports Complex on Carifesta Avenue.
A woman was yesterday fined $20,000 or three months in jail for providing police with false information that she had baeen robbed.
The sum of $1.8 million has been committed to assisting two Linden students to attend the schools at which they gained places at this year’s National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).
Multi-million dollar bids were opened on Tuesday for the supply of Calcium Hypochlorite to the Guyana Water Incorporated.
The Ministry of the Presidency today rejected a Stabroek News editorial in Monday’s edition of the newspaper which criticised the absence of press conferences by President David Granger.
The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit today issued wanted bulletins for Kelvien Sauers and Mark Sauers.
The partially decomposed bodies of a 61-year-old pandit and his son with multiple stab wounds were discovered in their Craig Street, Campbellville home yesterday morning and it is suspected that they were killed during a robbery.
Proposing hefty increases to current tolls in keeping with its contract with government, the Berbice Bridge Company Inc (BBCI) yesterday warned that the current APNU+AFC administration’s continued refusal of the hikes could lead to the company’s bankruptcy.
Police have launched an investigation into the landing of a private chartered aircraft, bearing a suspected false registration number, at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on Monday afternoon.
Josh Ramroop, one of the two guards who were arrested after claims that they had verbally abused and threatened Junior Natural Resources Minister Simona Broomes in the parking lot of the Amazonia Mall, at Providence, East Bank Demerara, yesterday said her version of events were far from what actually transpired.
A Rosignol, West Coast Berbice pensioner was yesterday charged with the murder of his girlfriend.
A 23-year-old fisherman was charged with murder and remanded to prison yesterday morning, a week after a 72-year-old pensioner he allegedly beat with a rolling pin, succumbed to his injuries.
Police are on the hunt for two men who robbed an East Coast Demerara resident in Mahaica, yesterday morning, after he had earlier visited the Republic Bank branch at Triumph.
US Ambassador Perry Holloway says Guyana is one of the safest countries he has lived in but if it wants to stop crime from ramping up the Government has to spend more money.
Residents on Monday night thwarted three bandits as they attempted to rob Dennis Emmanuel, a Stabroek Market vendor, at his Zeelugt, East Bank Essequibo home.