President David Granger yesterday said that Guyana needs the assurance from UN Secretary General António Guterres that the deadline fixed for the referral of the Venezuela border controversy to the World Court will be met.
The proposed US$150m three-lane, low bridge from Houston to Versailles will not be financially viable without support from the government, according to the feasibility study done by Dutch company LievenseCSO.
A 66-year-old cyclist is dead and a minibus driver is in custody after an accident at Herstelling Public Road yesterday.
The mother of Anastacia Kerr, who died on Sunday evening following an accident on the Ogle Public Road, cannot afford to bury her and is seeking assistance from the policeman whom she says is responsible for her daughter’s death.
Security officials were yesterday morning called to the Georgetown Prison after several recaptured prisoners, who had escaped from the Lusignan Prison pasture in July, started to behave disorderly after their demands to have steak for breakfast were not met.
Oliver Bazilio, the son of boxing promoter Keith Bazilio, was yesterday sentenced to three years in jail after he was found guilty of possession of 10 grammes of cannabis.
A Cummings Lodge man was yesterday sentenced to four years in jail and fined $2.5 million after he admitted to swallowing pellets containing two pounds of cocaine and attempting to board a plane to Canada.
Industrial Steel Fabrications (InFab), which is constructing a new roof for the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) headquarters on Camp Street, is being extra vigilant to make sure that its workers follow the company’s safety regulations.
A cashier and supervisor from an East Bank Demerara night spot are nursing gunshot injuries following an attempted robbery during the wee hours of yesterday.
Staff attached to the Psychiatric Hospital located in New Amsterdam (NA) are at their wits end dealing with the conditions they are being forced to endure on a daily basis at the facility.
A house collapsed and several roofs were badly damaged during stormy conditions at Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice on Monday afternoon at around 5.30 pm.
A taxi driver was remanded to prison yesterday after he denied charges of firearm and ammunition possession.
The National Trust of Guyana manages over 400 gazetted and ungazetted historic sites countrywide and while it is operating with a very small budget and limited staff, Chief Executive Officer Nirvana Persaud believes that support from the public, Regional Democratic Councils (RDCs) and Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDCs) could help it to fulfill its mandate.
After some thirty years, the dispute over the western boundaries of the Annai District has finally been resolved, the Department of Public Information (DPI) said on Monday.
The ANSA McAL Group says it has mobilised its workforce of over 5500 employees throughout the Caribbean, including Guyana, “to bring some measure of relief to our Caribbean brothers and sisters in need of support in rebuilding their lives and communities after the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma”.
Bids were opened yesterday at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board for the construction of a Region Ten administration building for which the engineer’s estimate is $261m.
As part of its efforts to address the country’s high suicide rate, the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) is now offering the services of an on-site counselor at its Georgetown office.
Safety and survival were foremost in the minds of those in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) last evening as they awaited the descent of Category 5 Hurricane Maria, the second tropical storm to hit in the space of about two weeks.
At approximately 2 am yesterday; the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) says inclement weather disrupted a number of circuits within the Demerara Berbice Interconnected System (DBIS).
An Upper Corentyne youth lost his life on Sunday evening after a car, which was reportedly speeding, hit him and a co-worker on the Number 54 Village, Corentyne Public Road.
Thousands of commuters on both sides of the Demerara Harbour Bridge were left stranded for around two hours after two trucks broke down on the bridge last evening.
Well-known businessman Yusuf Sankar, 77, died after he was trapped in his Main Street, Georgetown home, which was gutted by fire early yesterday morning.
Though the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the alleged plot to assassinate the president made strong recommendations that could see changes in the hierarchy of the Guyana Police Force, the extent of implementation is heavily dependent on discussions with the President and the Prime Minister, Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan said yesterday.
President David Granger’s Public Information and Press Services Officer Lloyda Nicholas-Garrett who has been accused of uttering a racial slur is once again at his side while he attends the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.