Niketa Bishop and Jamal Eastman, who were accused of ganja trafficking, have been freed of the charge after it was dismissed at the Providence Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
A convict was yesterday sentenced to three years behind bars after admitting to 10 charges, including eight counts of armed robbery.
A Corriverton man, who was convicted of larceny, yesterday escaped from the New Amsterdam Prison while working on the prison farms and three prison officers have been relieved of duties following the initial investigation.
Chairman of the Regional Health Committee, Zamal Hussain is urging Berbicians to demand services from the New Amsterdam Public Hospital, since he said health officials there have stated that the necessary facilities are in place at the institution.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in collaboration with the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) of Barima-Waini, Region One, is planning to have a water ambulance placed in each sub-region as part of the effort to narrow the gap in health care delivery and Moruca will receive the first.
Hundreds of persons converged at the Mental Health Institute on Quamina Street yesterday to participate in an awareness walk, which was hosted by the Institute in observance of World Suicide Prevention Day.
Tenders were yesterday opened at the National Procurement & Tender Administration Board for the supply and delivery of emergency pharmaceuticals and medical supplies.
President David Granger, yesterday attended Heritage Day celebrations at Riversview Village, Upper Demerara-Berbice, Region Ten where he declared that education was not a sideshow and is central to the development of the entire Indigenous Community and the entire country.
Investigators are currently on the hunt for two suspects in the murder of Golden Grove resident David Gentle and it is believed that they may have fled the jurisdiction.
Six months after its last visit the Atlanta, Georgia-based Carter Center has returned to Guyana and will be meeting with Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Basil Williams this morning.
The remains of Shaniya Persaud, the seven-year-old who was severely burnt in a fire that gutted her Mon Repos North, East Coast Demerara (ECD) home more than a month ago, will be returned to Guyana for a funeral service.
Leon Murray, who was given time to find a total of $60,000 in compensation for assaulting a neighbour and damaging his glasses, was jailed yesterday after he reported that he was unable to get the money.
Citizenship Minister, Winston Felix, is to hold a press conference today to address questions raised about a 29th August meeting at which he, and Deputy Director, State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA), Aubrey Heath-Retemyer met with Haitian and African nationals at the Critchlow Labour College.
Charged earlier this year with fraudulent conversion, a man was yesterday freed of the crime after the complainant chose not to offer any evidence against him.
The mother and daughter who were allegedly forced to ingest a poisonous substance on Monday, remain patients at the Georgetown Public Hospital according to Commander of ‘C’ Division Calvin Brutus.
An investigation has been launched into the conduct of ranks at the Bartica Police Station after they failed to respond to call for help made by Minister of Youth Affairs, Simona Broomes.
The prosecution was forced to close its case yesterday in the trial of former Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) accountant Peter Ramcharran for alleged falsification of an account, after the court ruled against recalling a witness.
The Ministry of Public Health will work with the Mabaruma Regional Hospital to deploy a health team, including specialists into riverine areas along the Barima River in Region One, the Department of Public Information (DPI) said on Monday.
It’s almost three months since two members of a Wakapau Village, Pomeroon family died after they mysteriously fell ill and their relatives are still to receive the results of toxicology tests.
JetBlue today announced a new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Georgetown, Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport.