SANTIAGO, (Reuters) – Pope Francis publicly expressed “pain and shame” yesterday over the rape and molestation of children by priests in Chile and later listened, prayed and cried at a private meeting with victims.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot Oscar Perez was killed in a police operation on Monday along with six other anti-government militants, the interior minister said yesterday, spurring opposition complaints of human rights violations.
SAN SALVADOR, (Reuters) – El Salvador is discussing a deal with Qatar under which Salvadoran migrants facing the loss of their right to stay in the United States could live and work temporarily in the Middle Eastern country, the government of the Central American nation said on Tuesday.
(Trinidad Express) An Arima man was shot dead in his home on Monday night.
VANCOUVER, (Reuters) – A 20-nation meeting on North Korea agreed yesterday to consider imposing unilateral sanctions on Pyongyang that go beyond those required by U.N.
Attorney, Dr Arif Bulkan is to be sworn in as an acting Justice of Appeal tomorrow.
GPL says that some of its customers on the West Coast and East Bank of Demerara experienced unusually lengthy power cuts as a result of heavy winds and rain last evening and early this morning.
Alliance for Change (AFC) leader Raphael Trotman yesterday said the diversion of billions to the security sector after the destruction of the Camp Street prison was partly responsible for the government not budgeting the full sum for severance payments to laid off sugar workers.
The police were up to yesterday afternoon still working to ascertain the motive behind the murders of Ambrose Baharally and Martin Godette, the Pomeroon farmers who were shot dead on Sunday and a potential witness was taken into custody to assist with the investigation.
Former President Donald Ramotar has accused the current government of accepting loans from India that he initiated except those pertaining to the rehabilitation of the sugar industry but State Minister Joseph Harmon says he is unaware of the claim and has urged that the former head of state prove it.
Omadat Persaud, who was on trial for raping a five-year-old girl in 2015, was yesterday afternoon sentenced to 45 years in jail after a jury unanimously convicted him of the crime.
The mother of Marlon Fredericks, the mentally-challenged vendor who was fatally shot by a member of the city constabulary on Sunday, yesterday called for justice for her son, while saying that an autopsy found that he died of a gunshot wound to his chest.
Jermaine Savory was yesterday morning sentenced to 15 years in jail for the murder of Melissa Payne, the woman who was fatally shot in a robbery on the Agricola Public Road in 2008.
Commissioner of Police (ag) David Ramnarine is currently overseas on duty and Crime Chief, Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Williams will temporarily hold his post.
Restoration of the Kitty Market should resume next week, following the signing of a $25 million contract yesterday between the Ministry of Communities and BML Architects and Engineers Consultancy and Construction Services to have the first phase of works completed.
Domestic Airways Incorporated became the first airline in two years to enter the local market after receiving its operator’s certificate from the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) yesterday.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) yesterday began its mission here to value the assets of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) which would lead to the issuing of prospectuses that potential investors can mull.
After days of flight delays, cancellations and criticisms from stranded passengers, Fly Jamaica says it has been able to resume normal operations after clearing its backlog over the weekend.
With Local Government Elections (LGE) on the horizon the Alliance for Change (AFC) is still to decide whether they will compete as part of the governing coalition or attempt to resurrect their identity as an independent party by competing alone.
The Alliance For Change (AFC) is satisfied with its achievement during its time in government although it acknowledges that more could have been done, according to party leader Raphael Trotman, who yesterday said he believes that it has not lost any support.
Nine Venezuelan women were yesterday fined by a city magistrate after they pleaded guilty to entering Guyana illegally.
A 17-year-old was yesterday placed on $100,000 bail after he was charged with robbing a schoolboy of a phone.
The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. (GuySuCo) and the Ministry of Business are to hold business and investment forums for workers who were made redundant at the end of last year.
A Corentyne labourer is in a critical condition after he fell from the building which once housed the National Psychiatric Hospital located in Fort Canje, Berbice.
The Parking Meter Renegotiation Committee yesterday handed over its final report of recommendations for the amendment of the contract and bylaws governing the parking meter agreement between the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) and Smart City Solutions.