A 37-year-old mother of two was yesterday remanded to prison for allegedly trying to traffic over 300 grammes of cannabis into the Camp Street Prison, where her reputed husband is located.
The owner of a car rental business was yesterday placed on $300,000 bail by a city court, after he denied using forged chassis numbers on three Toyota Premio motorcars.
A Houston man brought before a city court to answer to charges of assault, damage to property and abusive language, claimed that he had been kept chained up in the house by relatives.
The efficient manning of the border that Guyana shares with Venezuela is challenging but the joint services ranks who are posted there are trying their best to ensure that it is secure, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan says.
The Bartica Town Council has taken up the challenge to create a road plan for the Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region 7), after an announcement from Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson that the roadways will soon be tolled.
As the 180th anniversary of the arrival of indentured immigrants approaches, the Indian Action Committee (IAC) has rekindled its advocacy for the celebrations to remain alcohol-free, following advertisements announcing the sale of alcoholic substances.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – Cuba’s Raul Castro was just hours away from retiring as president yesterday, with his vice president Miguel Diaz-Canel set to replace him in a shift that will usher in the island’s first non-Castro leader since the 1959 revolution.
QUITO, (Reuters) – Ecuador’s state prosecutors’ office said on Wednesday that it had opened an investigation of former President Rafael Correa and 10 former officials for alleged mismanagement of public debt during the last five years of his administration.
A couple is now contemplating their next move after a fire of unknown origin destroyed their D’Urban Backlands home around midday yesterday.
The police in ‘C’ Division are currently pursuing three bandits who shot a 43-year-old food vendor during a robbery last Wednesday along the Lusignan Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD).
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India launched fast-track courts and a tougher rape law that included the death penalty after a gruesome assault on a young woman shocked the country in 2012, but crime statistics indicate the situation has got worse, not better, since then.
The husband of the woman who tragically lost her life in the accident at the Number 58 Village, Corentyne on Monday morning has made an emotional plea for persons to stop parking vehicles along the Corentyne main road.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain’s upper house of parliament inflicted an embarrassing defeat on Theresa May’s government yesterday, challenging her refusal to remain in a customs union with the EU after Brexit.
Officials from the Ministry of Education and members of the Whitewater Community, Region One met on Monday to discuss ways of improving the education delivery process.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A power line failure in southern Puerto Rico cut electricity to almost all 3.4 million residents on Wednesday, the latest in a string of operational and political headaches for the U.S.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – The public prosecutor’s office in the northern state of Amapá recommended on Wednesday that Brazil’s environmental regulator Ibama deny French major Total a license to drill for oil near the mouth of the Amazon.
(Trinidad Guardian) The Government has suffered a setback in its prosecution of a corruption lawsuit against former Housing Development Corporation (HDC) officials, two State officials and two private companies over a $175 million land deal.
The University of Guyana (UG) yesterday signed an agreement with the Power Producers and Distributors Incorporated (PPDI) to allow students within the Faculty of Technology to continue receiving hands-on training within their fields of study.
The Carnegie School of Home Economics (CSHE) on Tuesday launched its Nutrition for Dietary Assistant Programme, a diploma course that will explore subjects such as sanitary standards in food handling, and the enforcement of dietary food regulations.
(Trinidad Guardian) A sense of “relief” descended on the Caribbean community in Britain yesterday when British Prime Minister Theresa May apologised to Caribbean leaders over the treatment of members of the so-called “Windrush Generation,” who have been threatened with deportation after decades of living in the United Kingdom in what was a significant about turn on a decision by the British government to deport descendants of members of the Windrush Generation who are deemed illegal immigrants.
The Opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has declined an invitation from the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) to participate in its anti-corruption walk, citing a series of transgressions by the government and calling on it to `clean its own house’.
Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack has been asked to review and possibly discontinue the charges laid against former Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh and former head of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) Winston Brassington.
Taxi driver Steve Hercules, who was held with five others after an attempted break-in at Supply, East Bank Demerara last Tuesday evening, was yesterday sentenced to a total of eight years in jail after he took responsibility for the guns and matching ammunition found in their vehicle.
A man was yesterday afternoon sentenced to 28 years for the rape of a six-year-old girl after a jury found him guilty of committing two attacks on the child.
Accused Bryan Leitch was yesterday afternoon unanimously convicted by a jury for the unlawful killing of hotel owner Joseph Jagdeo, whose bound and gagged body was found under a bed in one of the rooms of his hotel.