The People’s Progressive Party today condemned President David Granger’s rejection of the list of six names to be considered for Chairman of GECOM which had been submitted by Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo.
One day after President David Granger announced that he had rejected the list of six names provided for the post of Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) Chairman, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo was officially notified of this development.
A man was yesterday remanded to prison when he appeared at the Springlands Magistrate Court charged with chopping his former girlfriend and her mother on Christmas Eve.
After managing to elude the police for almost eight years, murder accused Charles Chapman, who was on Friday arrested in relation to a wounding incident, admitted to fatally stabbing his former lover in 2009.
Rice farmers in Essequibo are now computing their losses as floodwaters have started to recede from their fields after recent rainfall.
A two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) outlining areas of support to drive the achievement of gender equality goals was signed yesterday by the Caricom Secretariat and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women).
The police were up to yesterday afternoon trying to view surveillance footage which monitors the Tower Suites’ Club Privilege, as they continued to investigate a shooting incident which occurred early Sunday morning during which several patrons were reportedly injured.
A shipment containing over 7,000 cases of milk imported from the Kingdom of Bahrain located in the Persian Gulf was denied entry into Guyana by the Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) after it was found that it was adulterated with vegetable oil.
Yesterday marked the first day of the new school term and teachers who were eligible for promotion two years ago returned to the same classrooms they occupied in 2015.
After enduring a week-long flood, some Buxton residents were breathing sighs of relief when the water finally receded yesterday.
A man is now in police custody assisting with investigations following the discovery of 13 kilogrammes of cannabis destined for Port Kaituma, North West District last Saturday.
Out of the 141 cases that were scheduled to be heard during the October Criminal Assizes, only 28 were disposed of; 15 were dealt with in the High Court of Demerara and 13 were nolle prosequi (discontinued) based on statements from the virtual complaints.
Two women City Constabulary officers were suspended by the Mayor and City Council for misconduct while on duty in an incident dating back to September 2016.
A push cart operator was yesterday sentenced to 12 months in jail after admitting to stealing nearly $1.2 million in items.
A gold miner, who was allegedly found with 70 grammes of marijuana, was yesterday remanded to prison on a drug trafficking charge.
A five-day training programme began yesterday to develop strategies to treat the country’s wastewater.
Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan has set a date for a ruling on the wounding charge against Calvin Bailey, who is accused of injuring a fellow prison inmate at the Camp Street Prison.
A new date was yesterday set for the commencement of the trial of former director of the Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL) Carvil Duncan, who is accused of conspiring to steal $27.7 million.
The National Assembly last Friday passed an amendment that will see the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) applying an 18% interest rate on tax arrears.
A vendor was yesterday granted more time to pay a businesswoman whom she defrauded of over $200,000 in items.
Manx Powers, the driver who is accused of causing the death of former world champion boxer Andrew ‘Six Head’ Lewis, has been called upon to lead a defence.
The National Assembly has assented to an affirmation order meant to initialize the VAT Tax (Amendment) Regulations of 2016, which will bring such changes on stream as the payment of VAT on water and electricity.
The Office of the Leader of the Opposition said it received correspondence today, Monday, January 9, 2017 from the Ministry of the Presidency in which President David Granger formally notified Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo that his list of nominees for the Chair of GECOM was unacceptable and asked that a new list be provided.
(CMC) ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Hoping to expand its commercial footprint, improve its management and develop a better relationship with players, the West Indies Cricket Board announced today that Englishman Johnny Grave will take up the position of chief executive officer from February.
The Government Analyst-Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) has refused entry into Guyana of one 1X20 ft container with 7200 cases x 24 boxes x 125 ml of Awal Junior Milk (Strawberry, Banana and Chocolate flavours) which was imported from the Kingdom of Bahrain.