A so far unidentified woman succumbed at a city hospital early yesterday morning, hours after she reportedly ran into the path of a motor vehicle along the Goedverwagting Public Road, East Coast Demerara.
The Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into the manslaughter charge against Rick Sewcharran, who is accused of killing his girlfriend Sasia Adams, commenced yesterday.
The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is expected to undertake emergency infrastructural works in Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo, Region 9 to facilitate the drilling of water wells.
A second team of Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) experts are here in connection with concerns earlier this year over mercury emissions from the former Guyana Gold Board (GGB) lab on Brickdam.
Heavy early morning rainfall flooded sections of Alexander Village and surrounding communities yesterday as well as several classrooms of the West Ruimveldt Primary School.
As the trial of four men accused of trafficking $550 million in cocaine found in dressed lumber continued yesterday, two officers who examined a portion of dressed lumber intended for shipment to the United States testified.
Georgetown’s Mayor Patricia Chase-Green has voiced concern over the hiring of additional security guards by vendors at the Bourda Market.
Students and residents being housed at Moraikobai Student Dormitory and the Indigenous Residence, Mahaicony Region Five are now benefitting from free internet access through the eGovernment network, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).
A mechanic was yesterday granted $200,000 bail after he was accused of attempting to rob a man using a cutlass.
A city magistrate yesterday found that a prima facie case was made out against Keith Hollingsworth and Ron Walker, who were charged with causing the death of a woman last year along the Diamond, East Bank Demerara public road, where she was struck after exiting a car near the Diamond Hospital.
Bail was granted on Monday to a man who was allegedly found with cannabis.
Councillor Malcolm Ferreira’s absence from the City Council’s statutory meetings over the past four months became the subject of Monday’s meeting after he informed the Mayor of his unavailability to attend meetings during what is expected to be the remainder of the current council’s life.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana Amazon Warriors defeated Trinbago Knight Riders by two wickets in the first playoff of the Caribbean Premier League at the Guyana National Stadium here Tuesday night.
HOLDEN BEACH, N.C., (Reuters) – Powerful Hurricane Florence grew larger today and is expected to bring days of rain, deadly flooding and power outages lasting weeks after it slams into the U.S.
The National Sports Commission (NSC) says it has taken note of a video circulating on Social Media showing two females trampling on a flag of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Heavy early morning rainfall flooded sections of Alexander Village and surrounding communities today as well as several classrooms of the West Ruimveldt Primary School.
Guyana Elections Com-mission (GECOM) commissioner Bibi Shadick has moved to the High Court to challenge the activation of seven new local government areas (LGAs) and the restructuring of 14 others, saying that unlawful actions taken by both the Communities Minister and the Chief Election Officer would render all voting in them at the upcoming November 12th polls void.
Former policeman Milton Kewley will be sentenced this afternoon after being found guilty yesterday of raping a 13-year-old boy back in August of 2013.
The closure of the Trinidadian refinery, Petrotrin has left members of CARICOM, including Guyana, scrambling to find fuel suppliers from outside the region.
The charred remains of a 56-year-old handyman were discovered during the wee hours of yesterday in the aftermath of a fire.
Jasmattie Mohan Basdeo, the 92-year-old Canada-based Guyanese woman who was reported missing by relatives in Canada, has been found at Number 64 Village, Corentyne, Berbice.
A Number 71 Village, Corentyne man is now dead after he was struck by a fire tender, which was responding to a report of a fire that turned out to be a false alarm on Sunday night.
A man was yesterday freed of a charge of stealing from his boss after his family decided to pay compensation.
Following a report that more than $5 million was spent in three months on social media and other items, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has ordered a full investigation into the spending at the state-owned Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL) under the leadership of General Manager Sherod Duncan.
A 40-year-old Guyanese man on vacation in the twin island of Trinidad & Tobago has gone missing, according to Trinidad’s Newsday newspaper.
Sadath Newark, the 28-year-old driver charged with causing the death of one of the two men he struck along the Kuru Kururu highway earlier this year, was yesterday sentenced to three years in jail for the crime.
The dead body of a labourer was discovered last Thursday at Number 54 Village, Corentyne and a post-mortem examination is expected to be conducted today in order to ascertain the cause of his death.
As the police await legal advice, an autopsy performed on the remains of Satesh Sookdeo, the 21-year-old man who was stabbed to death on Saturday evening allegedly by his father at their Foulis, East Coast Demerara home, stated that he died as a result of a perforation of the lung due to a stab wound to the chest.
It was quite a grand occasion as relatives, friends and well-wishers on September 5th, gathered with the children of Virginia Euphemia Watts to celebrate her 100th birth anniversary.
The police have been warned that if their case against Rosanna Ramnarine and Deborah Forbes is not ready within the next two weeks, the charges against the two fraud accused former Guyana Gold Board (GGB) workers will be dismissed.
Leopold Street resident Ishwar Persaud, 61, was yesterday sentenced to two years in jail after he was found guilty of attempting to take narcotics into the Camp Street Prison in Georgetown.
Residents of North Sophia last evening severely injured a man who allegedly raped a six- year-old girl.
Ranks of the Joint Services on Tuesday conducted a five-hour search in the Mazaruni Prison during which prohibited items were unearthed.
Guyana should sell its crude oil for refining at the best market price and whatever is in its best interest says Dr Thackwray “Dax” Driver, Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T).
Malcolm Collie, the 27-year-old Cooper Street, Albouystown attempted murder accused, was yesterday granted his release on $100,000 bail after the charge against him was withdrawn and a lesser charge of inflicting grievous bodily harm was laid.
With the majority of the slated rehabilitation works completed for the National Ophthalmology Hospital at Port Mourant, Corentyne, it is expected to resume full operation in a few weeks’ time, according to Region Six’s Director of Regional Health Services Jevaughn Stephens.
The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), in collaboration with the Department of Tourism (DoT), held a roundtable discussion on Thursday with editors of the local media aimed at crafting a new relationship.
A construction worker was yesterday remanded to prison on a charge of attempting to commit armed robbery.
The Beechcraft plane which was detained along with its owner more than two weeks ago shortly after it landed at the Eugene F.
The first of a series of Indigenous lectures was held yesterday at the Heritage Village, Sophia with Professor Ian Robertson, a Guyanese Linguist from the University of the West Indies, focusing on the importance of the translation of the Indigenous and other languages.
In a news item in the Sunday Stabroek of September 9 under the headline `GRA begins audit of US$460m pre-oil costs’, it was erroneously stated that Melinda Janki had been one of the attorneys who signed the 1999 Production Sharing Agreement with Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited.
HOLDEN BEACH, N.C., (Reuters) – Florence, the most powerful storm to menace the U.S.
Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred yesterday on the Corentyne public road involving a Guyana Fire Service Tender and a pedestrian.
A West Ruimveldt handyman is suspected to have perished in a fire which was allegedly set to his house around midnight last night by his allegedly abusive partner.
At about 10.45 pm yesterday, the police say that an East Coast Demerara Mobile Patrol which was commanded by a Subordinate Officer, observed the suspicious movements of a motorcar on the Railway Embankment and subsequently intercepted same at La Bonne Intention.
Tapping into the emerging oil and gas sector, gold magnate Nazar ‘Shell’ Mohamed has made a big investment in a storage facility at Mc Doom on the East Bank of Demerara which is expected to serve ExxonMobil’s current offshore works.
The alleged theft of $639M from the Public Service Ministry, which resulted in the former subject minister Jennifer Westford and her aide being criminally charged, should have been investigated by both the Office of the Auditor General and the Accountant General, according to member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Juan Edghill, who says that the absence of this element raises questions.
The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GGCI) will be looking carefully at the Green Paper on the proposed Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) as it has found a lot of “leakages from the start to end”, its President Deodat Indar says.
President David Granger says that government’s national plan to tackle excessive alcohol consumption is being pioneered by the Ministry of Public Health and particular focus will be placed on schools.
Foulis residents have been left in a state of shock by the stabbing to death of a youth allegedly by his father and alcohol has been cited as a factor in the father’s behaviour.