Magistrate Hazel Octive-Hamilton further remanded into police custody, Cyril Bovell, the father of now dead wanted man Neil Bovell when he made his first appearance before her at the Wales Magistrate’s Court yesterday.
The trial of Swiss House Cambio boss Farouk Razac and his wife Carolan Lynch, who were charged with allegedly having a gun and ammunition at their home is set for March 5.
Four days after the 16% Value Added Tax (VAT) was introduced a range of questionable practices continued amid widespread uncertainty and frustration among consumers and the head of the Georgetown Chamber acknowledged that there was confusion.
Town Clerk Beulah Williams on Wednesday met with senior officers to discuss issues affecting the administration’s performance and some of its plans to ensure that public health standards are maintained during the Cricket World Cup (CWC).
The 20 BMW vehicles being purchased by government for use during the upcoming Rio Summit and during the Cricket World Cup super eight matches are expected here by next month end.
The bill being laid in parliament on Thursday to authorise casino gambling provides for a gaming authority and “no more than three casino premises licences” in any region and the main opposition PNCR-1G yesterday signalled it would strenuously oppose the legislation.
The threatened city strike action has been put on the back burner since Guyana Labour Union General Secretary Carvil Duncan is now waiting to see if the Georgetown municipality will ‘stump up’ the second half of its last year’s debt to workers.
Two masked men broke into a house at Yarrowkabra, Soesdyke-Linden Highway yesterday and stole two firearms and a video camera.
The National Centre for Education Resource Deve-lopment (NCERD) says that the final examination for the National Grade Six Assess-ment is set for April.
Health professionals in Guyana will soon be bound by law to operate under a set of guidelines following government’s endorsement of a code of ethics governing their operations.
Government is to pump more than $29 million into the local government and regional development community service enhancement project to convert three regions to towns.
First Lady Varshnie Jagdeo took Christmas cheer to children during the holidays. A press release said the First Lady hosted the annual children’s party at State House in New Amsterdam where she, along with the housekeeper and her six children, and Kids First Fund volunteers Alana and Arisha, organised a party for about 100 children.
Late Wednesday night two armed men invaded the Silver Faith restaurant at Plaisance Railway Embankment, ECD and robbed the owner of $40,000.
A toddler was pronounced dead at the Georgetown Public Hospital on Wednesday night, two hours after she fell into a trench in front of her Lot 115 Church of God Road home at Buxton.
Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan yesterday granted $150,000 bail to a police officer who allegedly raped two three-year-old girls last year.
The Region Three Regional Administration Office said rehabilitation works on the Windsor Forest Community Centre are complete.
Four persons were arrested at #70 Village, Corentyne, Berbice on Wednesday following the attempted armed robbery of a goldsmith’s shop and a joiner’s shop.
The Queenstown, Essequibo Coast Community-Based Rehabilitation Centre is working to build its membership so that all of the region’s differently-abled persons can be accommodated.
The US government is continuing to oppose a bail application for Roger Khan, saying the drug-indicted Guyanese businessman remains a flight risk.
The mini-bus operators plying the Georgetown to Mahdia route have stopped operating their vehicles to protest the hike in the bridge-crossing fee due to the newly implemented Value Added Tax (VAT).
Trinidad Cement Ltd of Trinidad and Tobago is the first company on the official listing of the Guyana Association of Securities Companies and Intermediaries Inc (GASCI), Guyana’s Stock Exchange.
The controversial parking lot outside the Celina Atlantic resort, Kitty has received further attention from the Guyana Police force’s traffic department following a recent embarrassing lapse and now the entire area has been yellow-lined and a more prominent no-parking sign has been painted on.
An 18-year-old cane harvester was denied his pre-trial liberty when he appeared at the Reliance Magistrate’s Court yesterday on a charge of rape before Magistrate Geeta Chandan.
Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan yesterday remanded to prison a Linden businessman who pleaded not guilty to three charges of unlawful possession when he appeared before him at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court.
Acting Chief Magistrate Cecil Sullivan yesterday denied bail to a Brazilian man who police allegedly found with a gun and ammunition in his possession.