BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazilian federal prosecutors yesterday charged the former chief executive of U.S.
The Guyana Association of Private Security Organizations (GAPSO) today condemned statements made by Crime Chief Paul Williams over an incident at the Massy parking lot involving Minister in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Simona Broomes and private security guards.
The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) today expressed concern over the worsening conditions of interior roads which it said is causing suffering and losses to timber producers.
(Trinidad Guardian) A prison officer who walked into a robbery at a Chinese supermarket in Arouca attempted to run away but was chased down by one of the armed thieves.
Even as he stressed that the PPP does not support a Berbice Bridge toll increase, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday said that the government should pay the differential on the proposed higher tariffs or buy more shares in the beleaguered Berbice Bridge Company (BBCI).
The West Coast Demerara Road, after undergoing three years of rehabilitative works worth around $9b, was officially commissioned yesterday, setting the momentum for other works slated for Region 3.
Two persons are now in police custody as the probe into the gruesome murders of 61-year-old Deonarine Liliah and his son, Gopaul continues.
Region Four’s Regional Executive Officer (REO), Pauline Lucas on Tuesday warned Overseers and Neighbourhood Dem-ocratic Council (NDC) Chairmen to follow the established standard procurement regulations when procuring goods and services.
Delon Abrams called `Roachie’ was yesterday sentenced to serve a life sentence after pleading guilty to manslaughter for the 2014 shooting death of Police Corporal Seburn Elias.
A 19-year-old South Ruimveldt woman will be spending the next three years in prison after admitting to trafficking 1.5 lbs of cocaine.
Sheldon Lynch, who was convicted of child-rape in March and dealt two consecutive life sentences, was yesterday served another sentence of life imprisonment, after a 12-member jury unanimously found him guilty of raping a child under 16.
Three Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) Chairmen are requesting that the Commander of C Division, Edmond Cooper take action against ‘corrupt police officers’ who they say are creating numerous challenges within their respective NDC’s .
The persons who arrived Monday afternoon on an aircraft bearing a suspected false registration number remain in custody as investigations continue.
In the backdrop of Guyana’s massive oil discovery and forecasted growth of business activities, United States Ambassador Perry Holloway last evening announced that an American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) will be established here next month.
The Guyana Water Inc (GWI) is considering investing in drones and other surveillance technology to thwart illegal mining that has resulted in over $2M in damage to its distribution lines in Mahdia, Region 8, Managing Director Dr.
An influx of 100 Venezuelans to the Mabaruma sub-district over the past weekend have created a further strain on the resources in Region One.
The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GLSC) has signed a $93-million contract with the British firm Ordnance Survey International (OSI) to provide consultancy services to the GLSC to establish the Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) network in Guyana.
The venerable M.V. Torani has been put up for sale and will likely end up with scrap dealers.
The Ministry of the Presidency (MoTP) yesterday rejected a Stabroek News editorial in Monday’s edition of the newspaper which criticised the absence of press conferences by President David Granger.
Asgar Alli, the porter who is accused of fatally beating his brother last week after he had eaten out his dinner, was on Tuesday charged with murder and remanded to prison.
The preliminary inquiry into the unlawful killing of vendor, Marlon Fredericks by a city constabulary officer continued yesterday.
Three former Massy Security workers, who were accused of stealing over $3 million in cash and cheques during a bank delivery, have had the charge against them dismissed due to a lack of evidence.
BRUSSELS, (Reuters) – NATO leaders will try today to move beyond U.S. President Donald Trump’s demands for higher defence spending, and focus on ending the long war in Afghanistan, in the second day of a summit in Brussels underscored by transatlantic tensions.
Contractors undertaking works in constituencies across the city have been advanced 10% of funds to begin mobilising resources and materials, Town Clerk Royston King announced to the council on Monday.
CHIANG RAI, Thailand, (Reuters) – The first video of the Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave after 17 days was released yesterday, showing them smiling and waving from their hospital beds, looking thin but fine after an ordeal that has gripped the world.
SAN SALVADOR, (Reuters) – El Salvador’s government said yesterday a Supreme Court ruling that seeks to compel testimony from the president over the disappearance of a diplomat nearly 30 years ago in the run-up to the country’s bloody civil war was a political attack.
The first annual Caribbean Cookout, an international food and drink festival will be held on 28th July at the Carifesta Sports Complex on Carifesta Avenue.
A woman was yesterday fined $20,000 or three months in jail for providing police with false information that she had baeen robbed.
(Reuters) – All migrant children under age 5 who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border will have been reunited with their parents by early this morning if they were eligible, a Trump administration official said in a statement yesterday.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Pan Caribbean Sugar Company has given notice that it will not operate the Monymusk sugar factory next year.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Pacific nations Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands have signed on to a joint undersea internet cable project, funded mostly by Australia, that forestalls plans by Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to lay the links itself.
UNITED NATIONS, (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is deeply concerned about intensifying violence in Nicaragua and deplores the loss of life in protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, his spokesman said in a statement yesterday.
The sum of $1.8 million has been committed to assisting two Linden students to attend the schools at which they gained places at this year’s National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).
Multi-million dollar bids were opened on Tuesday for the supply of Calcium Hypochlorite to the Guyana Water Incorporated.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s economy contracted 12 percent in the first three months of this year compared with the same quarter of 2017, the opposition-led congress said yesterday, in another dramatic indication of the OPEC nation’s unraveling.
(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort may face evidence at trial about alleged wrongdoing in the 1980s and lost a bid to stay at a jail where he said he was being treated like a “VIP,” court papers yesterday showed.
The Ministry of the Presidency today rejected a Stabroek News editorial in Monday’s edition of the newspaper which criticised the absence of press conferences by President David Granger.
The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit today issued wanted bulletins for Kelvien Sauers and Mark Sauers.
(Trinidad Guardian) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is describing last Sunday’s triple murder on the Boardwalk in Chaguaramas as an act of “terrorism” and he is appealing to communities and citizens that if they know of people who are “arming themselves to let somebody know.” Last Sunday, Fabien Williams, Andrew Francis and Kadel Osbourne were shot dead on the Boardwalk, while eight-year-old Jakeem Moses, Keron Jones and Ian Brown were injured when gunmen sprayed bullets into a crowd as they targeted Williams.
The partially decomposed bodies of a 61-year-old pandit and his son with multiple stab wounds were discovered in their Craig Street, Campbellville home yesterday morning and it is suspected that they were killed during a robbery.
Proposing hefty increases to current tolls in keeping with its contract with government, the Berbice Bridge Company Inc (BBCI) yesterday warned that the current APNU+AFC administration’s continued refusal of the hikes could lead to the company’s bankruptcy.
Police have launched an investigation into the landing of a private chartered aircraft, bearing a suspected false registration number, at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on Monday afternoon.
Josh Ramroop, one of the two guards who were arrested after claims that they had verbally abused and threatened Junior Natural Resources Minister Simona Broomes in the parking lot of the Amazonia Mall, at Providence, East Bank Demerara, yesterday said her version of events were far from what actually transpired.
A Rosignol, West Coast Berbice pensioner was yesterday charged with the murder of his girlfriend.
A 23-year-old fisherman was charged with murder and remanded to prison yesterday morning, a week after a 72-year-old pensioner he allegedly beat with a rolling pin, succumbed to his injuries.
Police are on the hunt for two men who robbed an East Coast Demerara resident in Mahaica, yesterday morning, after he had earlier visited the Republic Bank branch at Triumph.
US Ambassador Perry Holloway says Guyana is one of the safest countries he has lived in but if it wants to stop crime from ramping up the Government has to spend more money.
Residents on Monday night thwarted three bandits as they attempted to rob Dennis Emmanuel, a Stabroek Market vendor, at his Zeelugt, East Bank Essequibo home.
Though surface water is the main source of water supply for the residents of Port Kaituma, Region One, the Guyana Water Incorporated has committed to making alternative sources available, after a high mercury content was found in the Kaituma River.
With the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) intended to modernise and improve Guyana’s government systems in the long term, Dr.