A Whim Village, Corentyne fisherman was yesterday remanded to prison for allegedly murdering his workmate on a fishing vessel docked at the Number 65 Village Koker.
Venezuelan national Angelica Malave, who was charged earlier this year with aiding in the trafficking of 11 kilogrammes of cocaine uncovered during a bust in January, was yesterday cleared of the crime.
A 27-year-old man was yesterday remanded to prison on an attempted murder charge.
The US-based philanthropic organization, the Guy-ana Economic Development Trust is partnering with the School of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (SEBI) of the University of Guyana (UG) to provide funding for an annual Guyana Innovation Prize to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship.
One month after the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) ceased burning raw gold in the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Brickdam Complex due to health and safety concerns, the agency is asking for patience as it works to streamline its operations.
In an attempt to inspire directors and senior executives to lead their organisations with a progressive approach to corporate governance, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) and the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute, will be hosting a breakfast seminar today.
Multi-million dollar bids were submitted yesterday for the construction of airstrips in the hinterland and sea defences along Regions 3 and 4.
Four survivors, including two children from the horrific two-vehicle collision on the Kuru Kururu Public Road, Soesdyke-Linden Highway, are still hospitalised and are slowly recuperating.
A youth was yesterday placed on $200,000 bail after he denied having possession of a quantity of cannabis that was found in a vehicle in which he was travelling.
Minister in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs’ Valerie Garrido-Lowe recently visited the dormitory of the Essequibo Technical Institute (ETI) and listened to the concerns raised.
The Guyana Water Inc (GWI), has embarked on a total revamp of the company’s confined spaces safety arrangements to protect its staff from the hazards of these working environments.
A security guard of R. Maye Guyana International Inc and two other employees are in police custody assisting with investigations into a robbery which occurred on Sunday.
A man was on Monday charged with chopping a tormentor to the head after he reportedly provoked him.
Police Commissioner (ag) David Ramnarine, today ordered a thorough probe following an incident at 8:15 this morning, on the De Hoop Public Road, Mahaica, ECD, which resulted in Force Vehicle PWW 5411, a Foton Tunland Pickup (Chinese Grant) attached to Mahaica Police Station, being extensively damaged.
The police say they are investigating the murder of Neil Whyte, 42 yrs, a Supply Chain Manager at the Guyana Gold Field Inc. and of Suite 1608-141 Adelaide Street, West Toronto, Ontario, Canada which occurred between 10.22 and 11.45 last night at his local address situated at 258 Thomas Street, North Cummingsburg.
The Police say they are investigating the murder of Lowtie Etwaroo called Mona, 32 yrs. of 221 Plantation Walk, Herstelling, New Housing Scheme, EBD which occurred about 9 last night at Lot 1262 Plantation Walk, New Housing Scheme EBD, allegedly by her 38-year-old reputed husband.
With Minister of State Joseph Harmon declaring his candidacy for the post of People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Chairman at its upcoming biennial congress, political analyst Dr. David Hinds says that the expected contest would likely signal which support base holds sway over the party.
As the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) continues to investigate suspicious state land transactions made during the PPP/C’s time in office, former Finance Minister Saisnarine Kowlessar was yesterday detained for questioning and he was later released on $200,000 bail after declining to answer questions.
The proceedings against former cadet office Franz Paul, who was charged with shooting a then 15-year-old Alex Griffith during a game of Russian roulette over four years ago, were withdrawn yesterday after an agreement by the accused to pay a total of $2 million in compensation to the youth.
Senior police officials from Suriname are currently here to meet with local counterparts as part of the probe of the recent fatal attack on almost two dozen fishers off the coast of Suriname.
Justice Franklyn Holder has ordered the Magistrate’s Court to halt proceedings from the charges of alleged misconduct in public office against former Minister of Finance Dr Ashni Singh and former head of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) Winston Brassington.
Two men were yesterday each sentenced by a city court to four years and six months in prison after they pleaded guilty to robbery.
Following the discovery of a number of safety infractions, the aircraft which crashed shortly after take-off in Cuba last Friday, leaving 110 persons dead, had been grounded by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) last year.
The importance of Mashramani has become lost among local promoters of the heritage and artistes, according to cultural critic Al Creighton.
The Private Sector Commission (PSC) has invited three of Guyana’s political parties to have discussions with its executives on the “dangerously deleterious and harmful impact of the increasingly hostile and confrontational political climate between our parliamentary parties”.