The two men who were brought to Georgetown for questioning about the murder of Kwakwani midwife Paulette Wade were released on station bail by police yesterday.
Two alleged bandits were yesterday apprehended and turned over to the police by personnel of a private security service after they robbed and stabbed a man on the Berbice Car Park.
A labourer was yesterday remanded to prison on a charge that he robbed a man in a knife-point stick up.
Health care, waste water treatment and renewable energy are among the areas identified for initial consideration for funding next year by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB).
Romario Baljeet, the man who was recently assaulted outside of the popular Palm Court nightclub, underwent emergency surgery on Monday for internal bleeding.
A senior government official from Brazil’s Ministry of External Relations has revealed that the commitment to build an all-weather road from Lethem to Linden remains a priority for the country even with a change of government.
A greens vendor was yesterday remanded to prison after he was charged with the illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Police have apprehended the suspect in an armed robbery committed late last month.
Sixty students of grades 5 and 6 attended the Guyana Energy Agency’s (GEA) ‘Express Your Energy’ activity which was held on November 2nd, 2018 in the auditorium of the Cotton Field Secondary School, Region 2.
Police are investigating the murder of Justin Peterkin, 39, an electrician of Paradise Village, ECD allegedly by his brother-in-law, who is in custody.
Amid a raging dispute over tolls, the Guyana Government today said it was taking temporary control of the Berbice Bridge effective today.
Amid sporadic unrest at the Lusignan Prison over conditions, the Ministry of Public Security is inviting bids for $66m worth of improvement works.
The Berbice Bridge Company Inc (BBCI) has formally proposed a 19-year extension to its concessionaire’s agreement as a means to set aside steep hikes in tolls set for November 12 and the Public Infrastructure Ministry says that the offer will be discussed at Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting.
The Public Procurement Commission (PPC) says it is carrying out its own investigation of the controversial purchase and contract award process which saw HDM Labs scooping up a huge drug supply contract.
While government is still to make public how much is the equivalent of its share of fifty percent towards ministers’ health insurance, it has revealed that nearly $100M was spent in three years on medical expenses by the People’s Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) administration.
An elderly woman guard stationed at the Ministry of Education, 68 Brickdam was bludgeoned yesterday morning and left bleeding by three bandits who invaded the facility and stole a motorbike and chain from another guard.
The Hydroelectric Power General Plant at Tumatumari, Potaro River, Region 8, could be closer to rehabilitation.
A Westminster, West Bank Demerara family is seeking justice following a raid at their home during the wee hours of Sunday last, by members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF).
The Guyana Bar Association on Saturday spearheaded a workshop on the proposed Moveable Property Security Bill 2018 and according to Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs Basil Williams SC, this piece of legislation will make access to credit much easier.
Independent candidates are set to take on representatives of the three major political groups in Georgetown’s Constituency One at the November 12 local government elections.
The inmate who was injured in an attack at the Timehri Prison on Saturday remains a patient under guard at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC).
Despite voter education efforts on the part of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), there is uncertainty over whether voters will turn out in large numbers at this year’s Local Government Election (LGE).
The Rotary Club of New Amsterdam (RCNA) commissioned its seventh Public Schools Pure Water Initiative on November 2 in the East Berbice-Corentyne area.
A D’Urban Street, Lodge drain clogged by wastewater, is causing residents in the area worry, as the stagnant water has settled on the roadway.
Two drug eradication exercises in B and G Divisions on Friday netted approximately eight acres of cultivated cannabis and 82 kilograms of processed cannabis, police reported on Saturday evening.
While government is moving to ensure 20% of all contracts go to small contractors from January 1st, 2019, Public Procurement Commission (PPC) Chairperson Carol Corbin says that it will need to change the procurement law to do so.
The Integrity Commission will soon start its examination of approximately 300 declarations, including one submitted by Public Telecommunications Min-ister Cathy Hughes, commission Chairman Kumar Doraisami said on Thursday.
Some 19 doctors, representing just over a third of those attached to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital, in Berbice, are presently on leave, prompting concerns by the Region Six administration about the impact on both the remaining staff and patients.
Although Town Clerk Royston King has repeatedly claimed that the law grants him the power to act without first being directed by the City Council, on Friday retired judge Cecil Kennard informed him that he has misinterpreted the legislation.
While government has said that it anticipates receiving about US$300 million in 2020, when ExxonMobil is expected to begin oil production offshore, the company says it cannot disclose its estimated production and commodity costs per barrel or how many days of the year it will be pumping oil.
Some of the candidates seeking to be council representative of Georgetown’s Constituency 11 have vowed to not go the route of offering empty campaign promises ahead of the upcoming Local Government Elections (LGE).
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Governments of Guyana and China on the Silk Road Initiative and its maritime component encompasses free market principles and envisages the expanded use of the local currencies of the two countries.
A vehicle belonging to former First Secretary of the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Luz Leon Guillen was recently seized pending the payment of $2.4 million in pro-rated taxes and its registration as a private vehicle, Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) last evening confirmed.
A family of seven lost all their belongings after a fire, suspected to be of electrical origin, gutted their Lot 7 Victoria, East Demerara home on Friday morning.
A second wanted bulletin was yesterday issued by police for Elon Azore, called ‘Fudgee’, who is said to be the prime suspect in the 2008 murder of Dennis Richards.
Applications are now being received from persons in low-income households who want to benefit from a large housing project funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan on Monday launched a conflict resolution intervention to address issues of interpersonal violence, the improving of parenting skills and strengthening of conflict resolution skills.
Deaths among neonatals and children under five years dropped continually from 526 in 2014 to 184 in 2017 with Region Four (Demerara/Mahaica) recording the highest fatalities yet with a significant reduction, according to preliminary data from the Statistical Unit of the Ministry of Public Health.
As Project Manager of the Citizens’ Security Strengthening Program-me (CSSP) some may say that Clement Henry has come a long way from being a minister of the gospel.
CARICOM has appointed a Special Rap-porteur on Disability. A release from CARICOM said that the Thirty-Fifth Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) – Health, in September 2018, endorsed the recommendation that Senator Dr.
A one-week training programme to aid the development of a National Air Navigation Plan (N-ANP) was recently conducted here for civil aviation officers.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) recently completed a workshop in Region Six for persons with non-specialist skills to assist with the delivery of mental health services.
Several UN agencies are collaborating on a project to bolster disaster management capacity in Guyana and Dominica with specific focus on women and Kamarang in Region Seven has been selected.
The Guyana Police Force (GPF) is yet to arrest the man who assisted the now-dead bandit, Melroy Solomon, in a carjacking as well as the abduction of a farmer from Perth, Mahaicony on Thursday.
Two suspects in the murder of Kwakwani midwife Paulette Wade have been brought to Georgetown for additional questioning.
A remanded prisoner was stabbed eight times during an attack by a fellow inmate at the Timehri Prison yesterday morning.
A Rose Hall, Corentyne moneychanger has been missing since Friday and his family is seeking the public’s help to find him.
The GRA wishes to respond to the Newsroom article of October 28, 2018 under the subject of `GRA seizes vehicle of Venezuelan Diplomat’, on the grounds that she owes approximately 2.4M in taxes, and to several telephone requests from new agencies seeking explanations as to the basis of the tax due.
A warder and an inmate were stabbed this morning at the Timehri Prison, according to the Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels.
Despite low turnout and the omissions from some electoral lists, early voting by members of the disciplined services for this year’s Local Government Elections (LGEs) went relatively smoothly yesterday.