Two weeks before world cup matches are to be staged here, the entire Demerara system suffered a power shutdown on Tuesday night which lasted for hours.
Former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik has refused a plea deal to serve a reduced prison sentence on federal tax and wiretap conspiracy charges in the US.
British High Commissioner Fraser Wheeler on Tuesday told Marian Academy students that Commonwealth Day is about recognising that we are all a part of a family of nations committed to equality, justice and democracy.
Minister of Amerindian Affairs Carolyn Rodrigues says plans are in train to build a dormitory in Georgetown to house scholarship students from hinterland communities who are attending city schools.
The Guyana Water Incorporated has installed 44,500 water meters around the country. Minister of Housing and Water, Harrynarine Nawbatt, responding via a written reply to questions about the status of the meters from PNCR-1G MP Volda Lawrence, has also revealed that 39,368 meters are functional, while the remainder has been deemed non-operational because of technical breakdowns, blockages or disconnection for non payment of bills.
Guyana received almost $204 million in aid after the Great Flood of 2005.
The prison administration has established monitoring teams to audit the security and management of prison locations as part of wide-ranging measures aimed at preventing jailbreaks.
Prisoners who have been rehabilitated and are about to re-enter society should not be labelled ex-cons or criminals, and they are also under no obligation to disclose their past to potential employers.
The Guyana Zoological Park said it recently received one Giant River Turtle, three Cougar cubs and one Tapir to add to its population.
The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) will begin soil tests in the Pomeroon this week as part of its ongoing project to help farmers boost production.
Three brothers who were brought before the court for allegedly cultivating cannabis and having shotguns in their possession at Rupununi were yesterday refused bail by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan.
A man who allegedly shot at two police officers in an attempt to avoid detention was yesterday refused bail by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.
Reporter: And here we are at a highly anticipated press conference with Minister of Miseducation Shaik (Shaik it Shaik it baby) Baksh where he is expected to announce a complete ban on cellphones in school.
For the first time ever, the Annual Bartica Regatta will feature boat races that will involve female competitors.
Brian Lara backed his team to rebound from adversity and hit the nail on the head when West Indies began their World Cup in the best possible way yesterday.
Secretary to the Guyana Defence Board Dr Roger Luncheon last Thursday accepted the keys to a huge warehouse constructed at a cost of US$350,000 and containing disaster relief supplies valued at US$250,000 from USA Ambassador Mr David Robinson in the presence of visiting Commanding General, US Army South, Brigadier General Purl Keen at Camp Stephenson, Timehri.
A man who allegedly robbed his uncle of over $1.3 million in jewellery and other items six years ago was yesterday granted $75,000 bail by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan.
A man who allegedly threatened another with a firearm was yesterday refused bail by Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.
Dear Editor, Recently, there has been an orchestrated campaign to publicly call into question the leadership of Mr.
Dear Editor, As reported by Stabroek News on March 9, the President’s long address to the Guyana Defence Force included reference to apparent inaccuracies in the latest edition of the International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, March 2007, from the US Department of State.
Campbellville ‘A’ team secured a 3-1 win over Sophia ‘B’ team when the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) sponsored Camptown inter – block tournament continued at the Cambellville Community Centre ground on Sunday.
Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams will be the one to beat on Sunday when National Sports Commission’s cycle coach Hassan Mohamed sends the riders off in the 10th Annual Cheddi Jagan Memorial 50-Mile Road Race.
Guyana’s return to the Carib-bean Basketball Confeder-ation (CBC) championships this year has triggered an overwhelming interest among players locally and internationally in the male and female national teams.
Georgetown and Upper Demerara trounced their opponents on Sunday to set up a much-anticipated clash for supremacy in the final of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Guyflag inter-association football tournament.
Dear Editor, On February 22, 1967, the Bookers/Wales Estate, Cane Farmers’ Pilot Scheme(1956-1967) was transformed and renamed the Belle Vue Cane Farmers’ Marketing Co-op Society’, Registered # 967 and this Co-op Society was presented with their first rules and a copy of the Guyana Co-op Society Act, which the co-op are using to this day.