A court action was yesterday filed challenging a directive issued in the name of President David Granger to the Police Service Commission (PSC) for a hold to be placed on planned promotions this year.
UK security expert Lt Col (rtd) Russell Combe, who is working closely with the Guyana government to resuscitate the Security Sector Reform Action Plan (SSRAP), will be broadening his mandate to assess the country’s prison situation.
A Sophia mother of five died on Wednesday night from injuries she suffered when the motorcycle she was on reportedly collided with a pile of mud on the Cummings Lodge Access Road.
The Georgetown City Council yesterday deferred a decision on the future of the metered parking project and instead voted to make the final report by its negotiating committee available to the public to guide the way forward.
The government’s failure to begin the constitutional reform process within the first 100 days of assuming office should not be seen as an indicator that the Alliance For Change (AFC) has departed from its principles, according to the party’s Chairman Khemraj Ramjattan.
Two days after being struck down by a car driven by a police constable, Phulmattie Ramotar yesterday succumbed at the Georgetown Public Hospital as a result of her injuries.
Mark Anthony, of New Amsterdam, was yesterday remanded to prison on a narcotics trafficking charge after he was allegedly found with 2.8 kilogrammes of cannabis after colliding with a police vehicle.
As prison officials continue to discover contraband in the possession of inmates, Prisons Director Gladwin Samuels is urging ranks to desist from “malfeasance,” noting that no effort will be spared in bringing down corrupt officers to assure the nation’s safety and security.
Eight persons were injured during a late night accident on the Number 19, Corentyne Public Road yesterday.
The aircraft seized by authorities on Sunday in the North Rupununi, Region Nine on an illegal airstrip was yesterday afternoon flown out of the area by Guyana Defence Force (GDF) pilots as investigations continue.
A new local company is offering geo-chemical analytical services to the mining community.
The University of Guyana’s Faculty of Social Sciences in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Protection, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and York University launched a Master’s in Social Work programme at its Turkeyen Campus on Wednesday.
The Ministry of the Presidency (MoTP) yesterday clarified that no new Ministry is being created for the current Minister within the Ministry of Communities, Dawn Hastings-Williams, who will assume responsibility for Public Affairs as a Minister within the Ministry of the Presidency on September 1.
Chairman of the Gem Group of Companies from India, R. Veeramani and Director of Gem Granites, R.
Guyana’s National Development Strategy (NDS), which was crafted almost two decades ago to chart the course for social and economic development, can serve as the basis for prioritising the use of expected oil revenues, according to British High Commissioner Greg Quinn.
Clifton Bacchus demonstrating how one of the slot machines work. (SN file photo) Anil Nandlall, attorney for Clifton Bacchus today accused the state-owned Guyana Chronicle of libeling the hotelier and damaging his business in a news report that appeared in its edition today.
A post-mortem examination is expected to be performed on the body of housewife Janice Edwards, 38, of 121 ‘C’ Field, Sophia, ECD, to determine the cause of her death.
Legal Advisor to the Police, retired Justice of Appeal, Claudette Singh yesterday testified that there was insufficient evidence in the allegation made by Andriff Gillard of an alleged plot to assassinate President David Granger.
Today at 2 pm the 30 councillors of the Georgetown City Council will once again cast a vote on the future of metered parking in the city and several of them have told Stabroek News that they want to be sure their vote accurately represents a mandate from residents.
Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum yesterday made a written request to be recalled before the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) investigating the allegation of a plot to kill the President of Guyana to defend himself against “appalling” statements made by Assistant Commissioner of Police David Ramnarine.
Two men were yesterday remanded to prison by a city magistrate after they were charged with the fatal stabbing of Rawle Rodrigues which occurred in January.
Amid accusations that he has improperly tried to direct a constitutional commission, President David Granger said he had asked for a delay in police promotions to address complaints that have been made against law enforcers.
A post-mortem examination carried out on the body of nine-month-old Jadiel Christian, who died after being forgotten in a locked car, revealed that she died from suffocation.
Ranks of the Joint Services yesterday morning conducted a search in the brick prison on Camp Street during which a quantity of contraband items and twenty improvised weapons were unearthed.
The twin-engine Beech-craft linked to a Brazilian company that was seized by police on an improvised airstrip on Sunday in the North Rupununi, Region Nine area was in the process of being sold to another company, although neither company has reported the aircraft as being stolen.