Mayor of Bartica Gifford Marshall has promised better enforcement of safety practices and other major improvements at a sand pit run by the municipality after an impromptu visit by Junior Natural Resources Minister Simona Broomes over the weekend unearthed serious infractions.
Transparency Institute Guyana Incorporated (TIGI) has added its voice to calls for government to provide evidence that a US$450 million claim in pre-contract costs by ExxonMobil’s subsidiary and its two partners is accurate.
The man who was kept in a pig pen for three years is said to be making progress and will begin receiving speech therapy soon even as his parents, Clement Etwaroo and Parbatie Suhku have been released on station bail while the Guyana Police Force continues investigations into the case.
A 32-year-old unemployed man, who is accused of fatally stabbing Linden taxi driver, Claude De Jonge more than a week ago, was yesterday charged with murder and remanded to prison.
A minibus conductor was yesterday charged with sexually molesting a woman, who says he touched her without her consent.
Pig farmer Jean Bacchus has gone from asking City Hall to have compassion to securing an injunction against the Mayor and City Council to prevent it from evicting her farming operations behind the Le Repentir Cemetery.
The Ministry of the Presidency yesterday said that medical checks for President David Granger and First Lady, Sandra Granger have been done for over 12 years in Trinidad and Tobago.
A city magistrate yesterday handed down the minimum sentence of three years in jail to a man who admitted to being in possession of just over 8 grammes cannabis for trafficking.
Paul Smith, a Thomas Street, Kitty man, who police say was found with 10 pounds of cannabis in his home, was yesterday remanded to prison.
Sherwin Marcus, who was charged with sexually penetrating a 13-year-old girl, was yesterday acquitted.
A miner was yesterday sentenced to 18 months in jail after he admitted to escaping from the custody of a policeman.
Although there has been some progress in the investigation of the embezzlement of over $20 million from the Golden Grove/ Diamond Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC), Chairman of the local authority Bharrat Narine says he is not optimistic that anything will come of the matter any time soon.
The design for a rehabilitated Stabroek wharf is currently being finalised, according to Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson, who says the project will be going for tender later this year.
International consultant Dr. Mariano Bonet has praised the government and the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) for their disaster readiness plan.
The Chambers of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on Wednesday and Thursday held public outreaches at Mabaruma and Port Kaituma in Region One, North West District.
Former Finance Minister, Saisnarine Kowlessar was questioned for about two hours today by ranks of the Special Organized Crime Unit (SOCU) about several land sales that were made while he held office.
Minister of State and executive member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Joseph Harmon has announced his candidature for the position of Chair of the party, for which elections will be held at Congress in August 2018.
In the aftermath of the questioning of investment deals struck years ago and charges against former officials over them, several investors mulling major agreements here have begun expressing reservations that these may not be upheld if the government changes.
Although lauding the three-year-old APNU+AFC government for strides in the areas of human rights and indigenous peoples’ outreach and development, political scientist David Hinds says it has been visionless with few tangible achievements to show Guyana’s citizenry.
President David Granger has referred to challenges faced by the governing APNU+AFC coalition from sections of the media.
Guyana and Grenada are among CARICOM countries that stand to benefit from the export of honey to Trinidad and Tobago once the twin-island republic enacts legislation to facilitate trade in honey, says Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Trade, Commerce and Industry Chet Greene.
Amidst concerns among miners of the presence of “Sindicatos” gangs operating in the Cuyuni River, Divisional Commander Kevin Adonis says that the Guyana Police Force has not found any evidence of such in a recent reported attack on a mining camp and questioned the motives of the miners.
A security guard of R. Maye Guyana International Inc was tied up and held at gunpoint with another employee after two men invaded the company’s premises yesterday morning.
Brothers, Brian Joseph and Dequan Small, who are accused of attempting to murder their fellow villager, are likely to know their fate early this week after a jury deliberates on the case against them.
Etched among the outstanding moments of the Royal wedding joining Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, was the performance of The Kingdom Choir, which sang a rendition of the Ben E King classic “Stand by Me”, led by conductor Karen Gibson.