Regional Chairman of Region 10, Renis Morian, has jumped to the defence of the recently dismissed supervisor of the Kwakwani Hostel, calling her removal a great injustice, and offering to take up her case.
With the publication of Guyana’s first extractive industries transparency report, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman has said that Guyana looks forward to building on the foundation.
Dante Griffith, the third man to be charged in relation to a break and entry at a Regent Street business last month, which resulted in a loss of more than $1 million to the business, was yesterday granted bail by a city court.
Several passengers were injured yesterday morning, after the Route 42 minibus in which they were travelling toppled along the Diamond, East Bank Demerara Public Road.
A 30-year-old Nigerian who was accused of illegally entering the country by sea, was yesterday remanded to prison after he denied the charge.
The Hinterland Employment Youth Service (HEYS) programme will soon be available to Moblissa youths, Minister within the Ministry of the Indigenous Peoples Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe has announced.
A 31-year-old East Coast Demerara miner was shot on Monday afternoon after he failed to return a quantity of raw gold, which he allegedly owed a Venezuelan national.
Investigations into the murder of Albouystown shop owner Nalinie Persaud last Thursday, have led to the arrest of two additional suspects.
Saying that he has taken note of the reports of the “damning” findings of the police audit of the financial records of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), President David Granger today rebuffed calls for the unit to be dismantled and assured that government will work to ensure public confidence in it is restored.
Extradition proceedings are set to commence before a city magistrate against ex-policeman Shaun Darcy Nebblett, who is wanted in the United States for cocaine trafficking.
The government has to pay in excess of $5 million in total which was yesterday awarded by High Court judge Priya Sewnarine-Beharry to five West Coast Berbice farmers who had sued the state over revocation of their farmlands.
Holding strongly to the view that he is the rightful owner of a plot of land over which he was found guilty of murdering his neighbour, Sukhdeo Dharamdat was yesterday sentenced to 65 years behind bars for the crime at the High Court in Georgetown.
A brand new Sexual Offences Court, estimated to cost around $9 million, was commissioned at the High Court in Berbice yesterday morning.
A US-based Guyanese man is accused of burning his three-year-old daughter to death on Sunday, by chaining the doors of a car he then lit afire, in a deranged act to hurt her mother.
After fleeing the scene after Sunday evening’s fatal accident along the Garden of Eden, East Bank Demerara (EBD) Public Road, the driver of the minibus in which the now deceased Charlestown resident Michael Cozier was travelling, has surrendered to the police.
A father of 13 was remanded to prison yesterday after being charged with possession of over 20 pounds of cannabis, which police found in a taxi on Sheriff Street, in Georgetown.
A youth was yesterday sentenced to two years in prison after he admitted to being in possession of a round of ammunition.
The National Insurance Scheme (NIS) yesterday made major adjustments to its work schedule so pensioners no longer have to spend long hours at its Brickdam head office.
The deadline for submissions of Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for the executive lounge and duty-free concession shops in the departures terminal of the newly expanded Cheddi Jagan International Airport was yesterday and over 16 submissions were received.
Kenkassie Lynch, who is accused of the murder of Mocha mechanic Terrence Lanferman, is expected to know his fate later today when a jury deliberates on the capital indictment against him.
Three weeks have passed since moneychanger, Prince Phillip Alleyne, was shot and killed during a robbery outside Ashmins Trading’s building on High Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown, and the police are yet to apprehend his killer/s.
Tenders were yesterday opened at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board for the construction of a warehouse for the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) where the engineer’s estimate is $379.1m.
The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) as part of its submission to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in the No Confidence case has said that it fulfilled its duties and responsibilities.
A city magistrate yesterday committed former prison escapee Wayne Gilbert to stand trial for the 2017 murder of a Leopold Street resident at a city bus park.
A man was yesterday remanded to prison after being charged with wounding. Eric Roberts was read a charge which stated that on March 10th, at 111 Miles, Mahdia, he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Russell Adams with intent to maim, disfigure, disable, or cause actual bodily harm.
Attorney Brandon De Santos last Friday made closing arguments on behalf of Trinidad and Tobago national Sawak Maraj, who is charged with faking his own kidnapping and conspiring with others to secure a ransom.
Caribbean Airlines (CAL) and the University of Guyana (UG) have announced that CAL has been designated the Principal Airline Partner for the upcoming Diaspora and Entrepreneur Conference being hosted by UG.
The Guyana Marketing Corporation (GMC) has announced the addition of 30 new agro-processed products to the shelves of The Guyana Shop, following their release from 13 local agro-processors.
Hotel owner Erwin Bacchus, who is accused of the fatal shooting of Subryanville resident Jason De Florimonte, was today committed to stand trial for murder.
The U.S. Embassy today announced that through the Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement, it recently agreed to extend its financial support for the project to “Strengthen the Criminal Justice System in Guyana” until March 2021.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Cricket West Indies has hailed late former West Indies stroke-maker Seymour Nurse as a “true legend”.
Even as he denied refusing to cooperate with Guyana Police Force auditors looking into the financial records of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), an Alberttown businessman yesterday said that the unit’s head, Assistant Commissioner Sydney James, still owes him for the rental of two of his vehicles.
A 34-year-old Charlestown resident is now dead and several others, including a police constable, are injured after the minibus in which they were travelling toppled along the Garden of Eden, East Bank Demerara Public Road on Sunday night.
Government has advertised for consulting services to provide guidance on selling Guyana’s share of crude oil, expected early next year with oil major ExxonMobil’s Liza Phase 1 project on track to achieve first oil by the first quarter of 2020.
A Canefield Village, East Canje, Berbice man was found dead yesterday morning after an apparent hit and run in front of the Cumberland Village Market.
There is a need for legislation for dispute resolution, a reliable and predictable legal system and a judiciary that is capable of interpreting complex agreements to manage the oil and gas sector, former Executive Director of the Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) Calvin Wilson said on Saturday.
The Guyana Gold and Dia-mond Miners Association (GGDMA) on Saturday rejected the recently-published Guyana-Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GY-EITI) report, calling it “largely inaccurate and uninformed” about the small and medium scale gold and diamond mining industry.
Alliance for Change (AFC) Chairman Khemraj Ramjattan has said he raised the alleged withdrawal of the conferral of Senior Counsel (SC) status on attorney Timothy Jonas at the government level and he has voiced his confidence that the attorney will be bestowed with the honour.
The Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union (GB&GWU) is cautiously optimistic that the more cordial relationship between it and the RUSAL-owned Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc.
As the police continue to probe the murder of Parika backdam farmer Somdatt Ramgobin, investigators believe there is much more to his death than just robbery.
Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mining matters with the Chilean Government.
There is currently a shortage of Banks Beer on the market after the Banks DIH brewery experienced an issue sometime last week, sources said.
Over 700 residents of Nappi Village, Region 9 will benefit from a new well which was drilled to provide the community with easier access to water.
A bridge used by several communities in the North Rupununi, Region Nine, was destroyed by fire and regional authorities are of the belief that it was an act of arson.
There has been yet another delay in former Ministry of the Presidency Permanent Secretary Omar Shariff and his wife, Sabeita Hardeo, leading their defence to a charge of failing to comply with a court order.
The police yesterday reported that ranks of E Division over the weekend conducted two drug eradication exercises which netted more than eight acres of cultivated cannabis.
Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan on Friday apologised for incorrectly saying the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) pulled funding for the Safe City initiative over concerns about Chinese firm Huawei.
A fire, suspected to be an act of arson, on Saturday night gutted the home of a Charity, Essequibo family leaving six persons homeless.
Nigel Wellington, the bandit who died last Tuesday after robbing an arriving guest at a Queenstown hostel was shot several times.
In observance of Occupational Health and Safety Month, the Aurora Gold Mine Inc (AGM) two weekends ago hosted its annual Health Fair, along with a number of other activities, to the benefit of their employees and others who were onsite.