A Dartmouth, Essequibo Coast businessman is to be charged today over the possession of narcotics found in his chicken pen and other sections of his home.
The driver of the bus, which was involved in an accident along the Number 19 Public Road was on Friday read the charge of driving under the influence of alcohol when he appeared at the New Amsterdam Magistrate’s Court and he pleaded guilty.
The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) will not be intervening in any arrangement made between a home owner and a contractor since it is viewed as a private agreement, Chief Executive Officer Lelon Saul said while issuing a call for regulations to govern contractors.
After spending nearly three weeks in the Georgetown Public Hospital following a horrific accident at the corner of Camp and Robb streets in June, Malvena Hope is slowly on the road to recovery.
President David Granger yesterday urged the members of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM), a core group of the International Decade of People of African Descent (IDPAD) to refine and erect an “economical structure” in its quest to implement programmes that would improve the quality of life of people of African Descent.
Minister of State Joseph Harmon on Friday said that the responsibilities of recently reassigned minister Dawn Hastings-Williams will include occasionally accompanying President David Granger on travels both locally and abroad.
A Sophia resident who tried to escape from police was yesterday morning arrested after he was chased on foot.
Beharry Automotive Limited (BAL) , the authorised distributor for Toyota parts and lubricants, says that an abundance of imitation Toyota parts and lubricants have entered the market with the Toyota logo and trademark.
Michael Bhopaul, 16, doesn’t know if he is this year’s best performer at the Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) Examinations, but with preliminary results showing that he has obtained passes in 25 subjects, he will be hard to top.
Inmates at the Lusignan Prison turned over 33 improvised weapons yesterday morning to prison authorities, who say that they also apologised to the prison staff for the unrest at the facility on Friday night.
Well known Berbice attorney Chandra Sohan was arrested on Friday after he allegedly struck a pedestrian in a hit and run accident along the Williamsburg Public Road.
For a little more than an hour yesterday, the streets outside the Mackenzie Market rang with the voices of dozens of Linden residents who turned out to support a march against homosexuality.
The woman killed during the violent storm in Jawalla, Region Seven on Friday, has been identified as a mother of two, who was seven months pregnant.
Seven weeks after they stormed out of the Camp Street Prison during a carefully planned escape, high profile prisoners Mark Royden Williams and Uree Varswyk are still on the loose and though little has been released about their possible whereabouts, law enforcement officials are adamant that they are still in Guyana.
The National Task Force Commission (NTFC) for the Rehabilitation, Restoration and Renewal of Guyana is planning to embark on an exercise later in the year to relocate the homeless, addicts and mentally ill from the streets, according to Chairman Major General (rtd) Joseph Singh.
The Better Hope/La Bonne Intention Neigh-bourhood Democratic Council (NDC) will be assisting the family whose home collapsed on Friday and left a young girl dead and her brother hospitalised.
“I just want to be able to walk again,” says Jesse Gibbs. Three years after being involved in an accident in which his left leg was badly damaged, Gibbs, 28, appears to be giving up his hopes of having a normal life, including being able to provide for both himself and his children.
A section of the Kitty Public Road will be closed to vehicular traffic from Wednesday for a period of four weeks as the Ministry of Public Infrastructure extends ongoing works to repair culverts at Vlissengen Road and Carifesta Avenue.
The David Granger-led administration’s failure to establish the Local Government Commission (LGC) after more than two years in office has not been a focus of the UK government, British High Commissioner to Guyana Greg Quinn said last Thursday.
Anil Nandlall Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall today rejected an explanation by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon over the government’s directive to the Police Service Commission to halt promotions.
Eighteen prisoners at the Lusignan penitentiary were being treated for injuries last night following a reported attempt to kill a fellow inmate during which warders fired shots.
A 12-year-old girl is now dead, while her brother narrowly escaped a similar fate yesterday after their aunt’s La Bonne Intention (LBI), East Coast Demerara house, which they were under, collapsed on them.
Guyana has officially applied for membership in the European Union’s Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) which will help in tracking revenues from oil and other natural resources.
State Minister Joseph Harmon yesterday reiterated that President David Granger’s directive to the Police Service Commission to halt its consideration of promotions was intended to prevent damage to the image of the Guyana Police Force but he could not say under what authority the head of state acted.