The PNCR says it will support the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill tabled in Parliament by the Alliance For Change (AFC).
The Forest Products Association (FPA) in a flyover media tour in the Essequibo area yesterday compared the damage done by the mining and the logging industries, arguing that logging is friendlier to the environment.
An attack by what is believed to be Africanised bees has resulted in the death of a Mayor and City Council worker who sought refuge in a nearby trench.
A man was killed yesterday after members of the Joint Services went to Bush Nai Nai in the Canje Creek in search of two men they believe may have been involved in the recent armed robbery in which New Amsterdam post office employee Jermaine Forde was shot and killed.
The two persons who have been detained by police in relation to the deadly ambush of a MMC vehicle at the Sheribana Bridge on Monday last are still in custody and just around $2M was stolen.
The Board of Directors of the Guyana Water Inc. (GWI) says that it wholly endorses the appointment of Karan Singh as Managing Director of the company, and intends to work with him on achieving the objectives of GWI as it needs an individual of his calibre at this time to lead the company from its present circumstances.
President Bharrat Jagdeo and Minister of Foreign Trade Dr Henry Jeffrey are expected to join regional counterparts today in Jamaica for what is likely to be a stormy two-day meeting on a regional economic partnership (EPA) with the EU and sugar is expected to take centre stage.
The New Building Society (NBS) has appointed Ahmad Murtza Khan as its new chief executive officer (CEO).
As the jogger who was attacked by two pit bulls early Tuesday morning continues to cry out for pain and numbness in his limbs, the police yesterday took statements from the owner of the animals and the woman who came to his aid.
The University of Guyana (UG) is officially without a Vice Chancellor as the contract of Professor James Rose has come to an end and a substantive replacement has not been found.
It’s final. Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) members have accepted the 8.5% wage increase proposed by Chief Labour Officer Mohamed Akeel on September 26 and agreed to by the Guyana Sugar Corporation.
Industrialised countries demanding that developing ones which suffer from “a chronic lack of resources” bear greater responsibility for preserving the environment through “shared responsibility is clearly unequal and unfair,” Minister of Foreign Affairs Rudy Insanally says.
The Buxton/Foulis Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) two Wednesdays took over full responsibility for twenty-four housing schemes, all of which have infrastructural work completed.
The construction of the Takutu Bridge is set for a mid-March 2008 completion and is said to be now 48% complete.
Even though there have been numerous complaints about the seemingly non-functional 911 number, made mostly by victims of bandit attacks, Minister of Home Affairs Clement Rohee has said that daily reports from the police show that the number is operational.
Kurupung residents are getting “clean and clear natural water” from a state-of-the-art artesian well which was recently dug at about 150 feet below ground.
A man who was allegedly found with a Beretta pistol along with seven bullets after he allegedly robbed a woman of money was on Monday remanded to prison by Principal Magistrate Melissa Robertson-Ogle.
Magistrate Sherdell Isaacs granted a man his pre-trial freedom in the sum of $125,000 when he appeared before her at the Mahaicony Court on Monday, charged with two counts of robbery under arms.
At the Blairmont Court on Monday, Magistrate Tejnarine Ramroop placed a fisherman on $50,000 bail on a charge of larceny and attempting to commit a felony.
For the second time in eight months, fire of unknown origin gutted a section of the Guyana National Industrial Company (GNIC) complex on Lombard Street yesterday, raising concerns from the company’s management who believe that “something is definitely wrong.” When this newspaper arrived on the scene yesterday the upper flats of two buildings including a former Guyana Marketing Corporation facility, were already in flames.
As police grapple with another well-planned, deadly robbery one of the two survivors yesterday recalled how they were ambushed at a ditch filled with `dead sand’.
A businessman who survived a 13-minute mauling by two pit bulls early Monday morning says that the animals should be put to sleep immediately since they are a threat to anyone who goes near them.
A Brooklyn, New York jury yesterday handed down life sentences to two men found guilty of a series of insurance killings some of which were committed in Guyana.
Police and two wanted men on Monday morning traded gunshots in Tucville and when the shooting subsided it was found that one of the gunmen had sustained wounds to his foot and mouth, while the other escaped.
Travelling in a car along the Hague Back road is like riding a horse.