Gun-toting bandits yesterday morning invaded an Enmore Hope West house where they tied up a vendor and his family before carting off approximately $7M in gold jewellery and cash.
The Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) is calling on public-spirited citizens to play their part in reporting cases of destruction of property or illegal connections.
A witness yesterday testified that murder accused Kelvin Chisholm had admitted that he pierced the man he is accused of killing with a knife during a scuffle.
Forty-five residents of Subryanville/Fraserville have written Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan requesting a meeting on the Farnum Community Ground and citing the damage caused to it by alleged unauthorized construction by Mae’s Private School.
The relinquishment of the former forest concession held by Barama Company Limited (BCL) has not had a significant impact on the timber industry, which recorded an increase in log production last year, according to Commissioner of Forests James Singh.
Susana Culpepper, 17, who was set afire, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend, is “not doing too well,” according to her mother, who is appealing for assistance to cover the cost of the girl’s recovery.
Guyanese murder accused Marcus Bisram is continuing to fight his pending extradition to Guyana and he has now filed habeas corpus proceedings in which he is once again challenging the existing treaty between Guyana and the United States as well as the evidence implicating him in the murder of Number 70 Village carpenter Faiyaz Narinedatt.
The absence of photo and video evidence from the alleged surveillance of Stephen Vieira and Tazim Gafoor was called into question by defence attorney Glen Hanoman, when the trial into the $550 million cocaine in lumber case continued yesterday at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court.
Lennox De Nobrega, the driver charged with causing the death of a teenager by dangerous driving, yesterday stated that although a breathalyser test found alcohol on his breath after the accident, it was due to mouthwash he had used earlier.
Shaquille Wilburg, the Buxton man charged last year with robbing a man of over $3,000,000, yesterday changed his plea to guilty and was sentenced to four years in prison.
Six persons including a female were on Monday afternoon taken into custody after a search on the vehicle they were travelling in unearthed a quantity of compressed cannabis.
Almost four months after being instructed to discontinue testifying at the trial of Franz Paul, the former police cadet officer charged with shooting a then 15-year-old in the mouth, the final witness for the defence was finally able to complete his evidence yesterday.
Residents of Kaneville, East Bank Demerara were on Sunday told of the Guyana Water Incorporated’s (GWI) plans to enhance service within the community.
After several years of pleas regarding horrible road conditions in Mabaruma, (Barima-Waini) extensive works are underway, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).
Eleven firms yesterday tendered to construct the Bamia/Amelia’s Ward Primary School in Linden.
The Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into the charge against Debbie Hansraj, who is charged with the fatal stabbing of her brother, Vishal Hansraj, at Covent Garden last April, continued yesterday.
The company which will be running the production platform for the Liza-1 oil well has advertised for a range of services.
The police say they are investigating reports of armed robberies on two Enmore, ECD families early this morning allegedly by three masked males, all of whom were armed with handguns.
The Ministry of the Presidency (MotP) last night labelled as reckless a statement by the Guyana Bar Association (GBA) expressing concern that appointments of a Chancellor of the Judiciary and a Chief Justice (CJ) might be made by the government outside of the constitutional provisions.
The office of the Auditor General (AG) has not been afforded enough access to the City Council’s records to judge whether its accounts are “clean,” AG Deodat Sharma said yesterday.
The National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NI-CIL) recently accepted an offer made by Hong Kong Golden Telecom Limited (HKGT) to pay US$3M of the outstanding US$5M for the purchase of government shares in the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT), sources say.
A 16-year-old was yesterday committed to stand trial for the murder of Hemant Persaud, the brother of Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud, who was fatally stabbed last year at the Stabroek Market.
Baishanlin still owes the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) some $80 million, according to Commissioner of Forests James Singh, who also says that claims about the company illegally logging at one of the concessions it previously owned are false.
Samuel Adams, the taxi driver who was charged with shooting and robbing a BK International Supervisor outside of the Ministry of Finance in 2016, was acquitted yesterday after a city court found that the police failed to prove their case against him.
An autopsy performed on the body of Donikel Campbelle, who was struck down on the Vreed-en-Hoop Public Road during the wee hours of Sunday morning, gave the cause of death as multiple injuries.