A farmer of Grant Bethany, Lower Pomeroon, Essequibo was yesterday morning fatally stabbed during an argument and his stepson has been taken into custody.
A 20-year-old convict who is currently serving a sentence for unlawful escape from custody, was on Friday remanded to prison, after he appeared in court to face two counts of discharging a loaded firearm at cops, along with two counts of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.
The Indian Immigration Monument at Palmyra was today commissioned by President David Granger.
Dr Brian O’Toole today announced a reward of $1 million for information that leads to the arrest of the person who shot him on January 27th this year.
Several local operators at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) met on Monday with Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson and expressed their concern about the tendering process for duty-free shops at the airport.
The local content policy for the oil and gas sector is still in draft form and the Department of Energy (DoE) is aiming for finalisation by the end of June.
A Timehri mother of one is fearful for her life after she was brutally attacked just over a week ago by the father of her child and she is calling on lawmen to work more diligently to arrest him.
Persons across the country seeking access to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) services will soon be able to do so since the agency is collaborating with Regional Democratic Councils (RDCs) and ministries for “desk space.” Head of the EPA, Dr Vincent Adams, told Sunday Stabroek in an interview last week that EPA offices will also not close for lunch breaks to maximise on serving the public.
New political party A New and United Guyana (ANUG) has announced the election of its first Executive Committee, with co-founders Timothy Jonas and Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran elected as Chairperson and General Secretary, respectively.
Underlining the important role of the free press in protecting democracy and a rules-based international order, Canada’s High Commissioner to Guyana Lilian Chatterjee on Friday noted the challenging conditions facing journalists and pledged Ottawa’s solidarity with them.
Members of the local media fraternity were on Friday night cautioned against serving partisan interests, which they were told could undermine both their profession and democracy.
Threatened with being pulled out of school and placed to work on his parents’ cash crop farm, a young Rajendra Persaud finally buckled down with his studies and today is a major contributor to the country’s science and research in the area of rice production.
The Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), with the support of the police, has commenced an operation to remove illegal miners from the Romanex concession at Marudi, in Region Nine.
Following reports of dead fish in the Port Kaituma River, the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) has temporarily halted the pumping of water from the river for supply to residents.
The body of a two-year-old girl, who wandered off while playing in her yard, was recovered from the Pomeroon River yesterday afternoon, two days after she fell into a canal some 50 feet from her home.
A Northern Hogg Island, Essequibo family is mourning the death of a one-year-old, who drowned in a trench close to their home on Thursday afternoon.
As police continue to investigate the murder of Godfrey Branch, the remigrant pensioner who was found dead with stab wounds about his body in his house at Springlands, Corentyne, on Friday, they are also examining his involvement in a land dispute with a fellow resident.
The driver of the vehicle that struck Deonarine Singh, the carpenter who succumbed last Saturday following an accident on Sheriff Street, is in police custody, Traffic Chief Linden Isles has confirmed.
Alliance for Change (AFC) Chairman Khemraj Ramjattan on Friday fully endorsed the recent appointment of party member Donna Mathoo as an APNU+AFC government Member of Parliament (MP), while noting that she was cleared of allegations that were previously levelled against her.
Fly Jamaica Airways has committed to process refunds for its customers by July 1st, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission’s (CCAC) announced yesterday.
In a meeting held on May 2, at the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission’s (CCAC) Office at Sophia, representatives of the CCAC and Fly Jamaica met to discuss refunds to consumers following an accident the company suffered on November 9th 2018, resulting in the subsequent non-operation of flights.
Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan said yesterday that the “damning” findings of the police audit of the financial records of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) require the “shifting around” of persons and possibly firings.
Having received government and regulatory approvals, ExxonMobil yesterday announced that it has funded its Liza Phase 2 development project offshore Guyana and it is expected to cost US$6 billion and produce up to 220,000 barrels of oil per day, with startup expected in mid-2022.
Only months away from first oil, Department of Energy (DoE) Head Dr Mark Bynoe yesterday said his agency will be on firm footing to ensure the country gets value for money but former government adviser Dr Jan Mangal differs and pointed to the dearth of essential legislation.
A remigrant pensioner was found dead with five stab wounds about his body at his home at Springlands, Corentyne yesterday.
An Upper Corentyne man is now dead after a speedboat reportedly crashed into his fishing boat in the vicinity of Long Pole in Suriname’s waters early yesterday morning.
Reiterating his interest in vying to become the APNU+AFC coalition’s prime ministerial candidate for the upcoming general elections, Alliance for Change (AFC) Chairman Khemraj Ramjattan yesterday disclosed that the party will make a selection at its next National Conference, which is slated for mid-June.
An alteration in the design and foundation of the new building to house students of the St.
Chairman of the Alliance for Change (AFC) Khemraj Ramjattan yesterday said based on the explanations provided by party member and Minister of Telecommunications Cathy Hughes, he sees nothing wrong with the award of contracts to a company owned by her.
A 47-year-old man was on Friday found dead on the roof of an Industrial Site, Ruimveldt storage bond in what appeared to be an apparent burglary gone awry.
Marlon Rodney, the taxi driver who was shot during a misunderstanding last week Thursday at the corner of D’Urban Street and Mandela Avenue, in Georgetown, has succumbed to his injuries.
The partly decomposed body of a woman was found under a bridge in a trench at Dispensary Dam, Port Mourant, Corentyne yesterday.
The police have detained one person for questioning about the murder of Albouystown shopkeeper Nalini Persaud, who died after she and her husband were attacked by armed bandits who invaded their Albouystown home on Thursday morning, Divisional Commander Marlon Chapman has said.
The Mayor and City Councillors (M&CC) of Georgetown have signed a one-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) for formal cooperation in seven areas, including rates, security and garbage collection in the capital.
The Private Sector Commission (PSC) yesterday added its voice to criticism of the government-sponsored sympathy motion to mark the passing of convicted terrorist plotter Abdul Kadir, while calling it “highly damaging” to the country’s reputation.
On the occasion of Portuguese Arrival Day, the Honorary Consul of Portugal, Michael Correia Jr, yesterday asked President David Granger to consider as a political priority a more comprehensive reform of Guyana’s local government system.
A man accused of raping a nine-year-old girl walked out the Sexual Offences Court a freed man yesterday afternoon after a judge upheld a no-case submission made on his behalf by his attorney.
A man was yesterday sentenced to nine months in jail after he admitted to escaping from lawful custody.
Contracts for road works, mainly in the interior regions, were among nine multi-million dollar contracts noted by Cabinet at its Sub-Committee meeting held in Linden last Tuesday.
(Trinidad Express) The Guyanese man who stabbed to death his nine-month pregnant Trinidadian wife, at their home in Pickering, Canada, back in 2017 has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 17 years.
The Private Sector Commission today condemned the expression of sympathy by the National Assembly on the late, convicted terrorist plotter, Abdul Kadir.
ExxonMobil today said it has funded the Liza Phase 2 development offshore Guyana after it received government and regulatory approvals.
President David Granger yesterday explained that he appointed former Minister of State Joseph Harmon as Director-General of the Ministry of the Presidency as he needed help to manage the ministry, given its “huge” responsibilities.
An Albouystown shopkeeper was killed early Thursday morning after she and her husband were attacked by four home invaders, who robbed them of cash and jewellery.
In a surprise move, Dr Karen Cummings has been appointed as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs.
A Port Mourant, Corentyne man succumbed at the New Amsterdam Public Hospital yesterday after he was allegedly beaten at his house during the wee hours of Thursday morning.
President David Granger yesterday defended his decision to retain former Housing Minister Valarie Adams-Yearwood in a ministerial capacity and explained that her appointment as the Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture with responsibility for Rural Affairs was in the public interest.
A Guyanese-born New York City Police officer died in a crash yesterday morning on Peninsula Boulevard.
An accounting specialist is being sought to advise the Department of Energy (DoE) on the management of cost recovery claims by operators in the oil and gas sector.
A four-year sentence and a $9.1 million fine was yesterday handed to Sandra Angela Profitt, the woman who was held on Monday at the Eugene F.