Bail was granted to a 21-year-old salesman on Friday, after he was accused of stealing a gold chain from a woman.
The police today said that John Lambert, 24, a former soldier, of Lot 158 North Haslington ECD who was convicted and jailed for four years escaped at about 3:39 am today from the Lusignan Prison, East Coast Demerara (ECD).
A 24-year-old Bare Root, East Coast Demerara man was fatally shot by the police in the compound of the Vigilance Police Station yesterday morning, when he reportedly attempted to escape in a Guyana Police Force vehicle after being taken into custody for threatening to kill his wife.
Critically ill Chinese nationals who are being treated after falling ill at the Guyana Manganese Inc.
People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate Irfaan Ali is betting on the track records of both his party and himself to win the next general elections and deliver campaign promises that he maintains are “not unrealistic.” Ali, who has been dogged by questions about his academic qualifications since the announcement of his candidacy to lead the opposition, has been campaigning around Guyana and has pledged that he will tackle unemployment, especially among the youth, promising some 50,000 jobs should he be elected.
Hours after he and his co-accused were remanded to prison for the 2014 murder of Albouystown businesswoman Sumintra Dinool, Shaheed Ally was on Tuesday fatally beaten by fellow inmates while in custody at the Lusignan Prison.
A farmhand was yesterday stabbed to death by his co-worker at a location near the mouth of the Pomeroon River, during a drinking spree.
The long-awaited Manari bypass in the Rupununi, in Region Nine, was officially opened yesterday by the government.
Paternity leave, a harmonised code of law for women’s rights and a compulsory training course on women’s rights for all Members of Parliament (MPs) were among the 28 recommendations contained in the report the Women and Gender Equality Commission recently submitted to Speaker of the National Assembly Dr.
The disagreements over what constitutes a majority for a no-confidence vote (NCV) and the indecisiveness over the implementation of the provision barring dual citizens from serving as Members of Parliament (MPs) are evidence of the urgent need for another round of constitutional reform, according to political analyst and executive member of the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) David Hinds.
The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) has been receiving a growing number of suspicious transaction reports from money transfer agencies, according to Director Matthew Langevine, who says criminals are using “the regular man on the street” to launder their dirty money for them.
Guyana has made significant progress on the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) front but there is need for more investigations as well as successful prosecutions, according to the recently released United States International Narcotics Control Strategy Report.
Former General Manager of the Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL) Sherod Duncan will be appealing his recent dismissal.
The Medical Council of Guyana is set to deliberate on the findings of investigations into the deaths of three children who died at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) after they received chemotherapy treatment earlier this year.
What over seven years ago started out as an act of faith, is today a school that caters for the needs of 15 children diagnosed with moderate to severe autism and if the organisers have their way the school doors would be open to more children as there is a long waiting list.
Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) yesterday blamed a “major breakage” of a transmission main, located between the Bank of Guyana and the National Library, for the disruption of the water supply to Georgetown’s residents for several hours.
Even as drilling exploration continues at its Yellowtail-1 site in the Stabroek Block, offshore Guyana, ExxonMobil is undertaking an environmental baseline survey of the nearby Kaieteur Block.
The GAC Logistics and Shipping (Guyana) Incorporated was officially launched on Friday. The new company is the local branch of the Dubai-based GAC Group, which is a provider of shipping, logistics and marine services and has been around since the 1950s.
The Ministry of Public Health last Wednesday commissioned the Plegt Anker Health Centre, located in East Berbice, Corentyne, and it is expected to reduce the need for residents to travel miles to the New Amsterdam Hospital to access basic healthcare.
Citizens Bank yesterday launched its ‘Borrow Smart Buy Smart’ promotion to enable customers to purchase a vehicle with the bank’s help.
Sixteen police youth groups yesterday participated in various activities at a Career Day fair hosted by the Guyana Police Force.
The Guyana Police Force’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) is currently investigating claims that ranks at the Charity Police Station recently inflicted brutal beatings on four teenagers, Commander of ‘G’ Division Khali Pareshram said last evening.
Police are now looking into the death of Gowkarran Narine, an Essequibo labourer who was found dead on Friday afternoon, hours after allegedly injuring himself while chopping wood for cooking.
An Indonesian national died on Friday morning after he reportedly fell and struck his head while cutting trees at West Kuruabaru Backdam, Demerara River.
Traffic ranks attached to the Guyana Police Force’s ‘G’ Division (Essequibo Coast and Islands), on Friday conducted an enforcement campaign during which a total of 35 bicycles were seized.
The search continues for 79-year-old Joyce Davis, the United States (US) citizen who vanished from her Almanac Creek, Essequibo River home about a month ago, Divisional Commander Kevin Adonis yesterday said.
One of the six juveniles who escaped from the New Opportunity Corps (NOC) at Onderneeming, Essequibo, late last month, remains on the lam, while the others have either been recaptured or have voluntarily returned.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May said there was now a clear choice between Britain exiting the European Union with a deal or not leaving at all as she tries to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party, The Observer newspaper reported.
Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) has advised that a major breakage of a transmission main, located between the Bank of Guyana and the National Library, was responsible for the disruption of the water supply to Georgetown’s residents.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Central Housing & Planning Authority (CH&PA) Lelon Saul yesterday suggested that the issuance of contracts to Godfrey Yearwood, the husband of Housing Minister Valerie Adams-Yearwood, should be reviewed since a conflict of interest exists.
The APNU+AFC administration is still to decide on the candidates from its National Top Up List who will replace its four dual citizenship parliamentarians who have resigned, according to sources who also confirmed that President David Granger has met with one of the coalition’s partners.
An autopsy has revealed that the first miner who died after falling ill while working at Guyana Manganese Inc’s (GMI) Matthews Ridge, Region One (Barima/Waini) location, succumbed to pneumonia.
Clinton Anthony Doris, who was last month found guilty by a jury of using sweets and money to lure a seven-year-old girl to his home and then raping her, was yesterday sentenced to 26 years in prison.
A youth with apparent mental health issues was yesterday charged in a city court with murdering Albouystown teen Christopher Mansfield, who was gunned down on Sunday as he was making his way to a football field at West La Penitence.
The 15 acres of land at Ogle, on the East Coast of Demerara, where the corporate head office of ExxonMobil Guyana is to be constructed, are non-airside and would not affect applications by aircraft operators for hangars or other space, according to Ogle Airport Inc.
Throwing himself at the mercy of the court and accepting responsibility for killing Plaisance resident Jennifer Ann Mendonca, 23-year-old John Hetsberger was yesterday sentenced to 10 years in prison by Justice Navindra Singh at the High Court in Georgetown.
Dwayne Hamilton, who raped a four-year-old girl when he was 16, was yesterday sentenced to 12 years for the crime.
A Stanleytown, New Amsterdam man was yesterday remanded to prison after close to 60 pounds of marijuana were discovered in his East Bank Berbice apartment on Wednesday.
An electrician, who was accused of stealing over $1 million from his employer, was yesterday remanded to prison after a city court heard of his recent conviction on a similar charge and his failure to attend one of his trials.
The disabling of a trailer belonging to the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) due to a punctured tyre is being blamed for the overflowing skip bins across Georgetown’s central business district over the past week.
Deodat Persaud Gangapersaud, a 72-year-old Guyanese migrant, was killed on Thursday when a helicopter crashed onto the Tampa, Florida, US highway, as he was making his way home from a grocery store.
The New Amsterdam Technical Institute (NATI) has suspended the student caught on video assaulting three of his schoolmates late last month, the Ministry of Education said yesterday.
The approximately 70 persons living in a housing compound at Guyhoc Park might soon have access to better living conditions following a visit from Minister Valerie Adams-Yearwood.
The Mayor and City Council (M&CC) on Thursday awarded $24 million in contracts for the restoration of three community grounds and two bridges in the city.
The Guyana Bauxite & General Workers Union (GB&GWU) and the RUSAL-owned Bauxite Company of Guyana Incorporated (BCGI) began talks on Wednesday to chart the way forward consistent with the Terms of Resumption (ToR) that ended a month-long workers’ strike on March 20th.
The Alliance For Change (AFC) has extended congratulations to the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha on receiving the Pravasi Samman Award from the Government of India, in recognition of its outstanding contribution in the field of community service.
The audit of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) that was initiated after reports of grave mismanagement is still continuing more than a month after it commenced.
The two men who were detained by the police for questioning in relation to the robbery of businessman Selson Prescott, who was shot and robbed of millions while on his way to a city bank on Monday on Regent Street in Georgetown, have been released from custody.
Ayasia May LaFleur, a mother of nine who won a recent Central Housing & Planning Authority (CH&PA) housing lottery, received the keys to her new home during an official handing over ceremony yesterday.
Deodat Persaud Gangapersaud, a 72-year-old Guyanese man died yesterday when a helicopter crashed onto the Tampa, Florida, US highway he was driving on.