The recent fatal shooting of the three accused robbery suspects along the Seawall Public Road, in Georgetown, was justified, according to Commissioner of Police (ag) David Ramnarine, who yesterday warned that failure to swiftly apprehend the lone escaped suspect could result in an act of retribution.
Speaking at a recent mining conference in Canada, Minister of Finance Winston Jordan projected that by the late 2020s, Guyana could be producing one million barrels of oil per day.
Workers of Power Producers and Distributors Inc (PPDI) and the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) yesterday managed to contain and put out a fire in the Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL) Kingston power plant compound.
The value of Guyana’s gold reserves has decreased as the Bank of Guyana takes advantage of higher international prices to sell.
United States Ambassador to Guyana Perry Holloway yesterday handed over US$20,000 in electronic equipment to the Guyana Police Force’s Strategic Planning Unit in an effort to enhance its capacity to address modern crimes.
Region Two’s Regional Democratic Council (RDC) has distanced itself from Regional Executive Officer (REO) Rupert Hopkinson’s unauthorised spending, while denying his claim that funds were only for emergency purposes.
The Ministry of Public Infrastructure will soon move to tender for emergency repairs to the West Coast sea defence, even as an assessment of the infrastructure in the affected areas is being conducted.
President David Granger yesterday called for the introduction of further initiatives to protect freshwater resources, particularly the rivers of the Guiana Shield.
A 17-year-old, who was charged last month with stealing his father’s gun and ammunition, was freed yesterday after the complaints against him were dropped.
Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, yesterday, swore in Colonel (Retired) Windee Algernon as Chairman of the Board of Inquiry (BOI), which has been set up to probe the circumstances surrounding the accident, involving a boat that was provided under a presidential programme to get children to school.
Guyana has been working towards compliance with the new standards for the export of catfish to the United States (US) since 2016, according to Head of the Fisheries Department of the Ministry of Agriculture Denzil Roberts, who says the process is nearly completed.
Despite President David Granger instructing the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to brief a parliamentary security committee on efforts to secure communities located along the 800-kilometre border with Venezuela, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has bemoaned that it is yet to happen.
The trial into the $550 million cocaine-in-lumber case continued yesterday with the testimony of the officer from the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) who discovered the cocaine stashed away in the lumber on the day the bust was made.
Kevon Johnson, the Tactical Services Unit (TSU) rank who was last year charged with stealing a pistol and 10 live rounds of ammunition, last Friday said he discovered the weapon in one of his boots.
The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) yesterday said that it has dismantled a fence that was encroaching on the Lamaha Canal reserves.
The Guyana Islamic Trust (GIT) on Sunday distributed 750 hampers costing around $2M to severed Rose Hall Estate sugar workers.
Former Chairman of the Buxton/Foulis Neighbourhood Democratic Council Randolph Blair was last Wednesday charged with cultivating cannabis on his property.
As has been the case with a number of government agencies, the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) was last week upbraided for failing to return unspent monies to the Consolidated Fund at the end of the year.
The trial of George Dover, who is accused of attempting to murder another man, is to begin this morning before Justice Navindra Singh and a 12-member jury at the Georgetown High Court.
A woman was yesterday fined $20,000 for sending false letters to a co-worker.
A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) will not publicly discuss any dissatisfaction the WPA may have with coalition until such time as those concerns are formally communicated to the party.
A 16-year-old was one of two persons charged in a city court yesterday over two attacks in which the victims were robbed of their phones.
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has mounted an Observation Mission for Antigua and Barbuda’s General Elections on 21 March 2018.
Four more fishermen were yesterday charged and remanded to prison over a $4.6 million pirate attack.
Trinidad’s sixth President Paula-Mae Weekes was inaugurated today at a ceremony at the Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain.