The closure of the Enmore and Rose Hall estates, previously slated to occur by the end of this year, is not likely until 2018, according to Minister of State Joseph Harmon.
In an era where judges and magistrates in Guyana still manually record the testimony of witnesses, President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Sir Dennis Byron says it is time for the courts to move to digital transcription as a means of reducing delay.
Vice-Chairman of Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Demerara) Karl Singh has tendered his resignation to the Regional Democratic Council (RDC).
President David Granger (left) and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo unveiling the plaque today to officially commission ‘Radio Bartica’ as Chairman of the Region, Gordon Bradford and Sita Nagamootoo look on.
Despite the AFC’s claim that it was not involved in the selection of a Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) Chairman, its two senior leaders, Khemraj Ramjattan and Raphael Trotman, had advised President David Granger that he could utilise the constitutional proviso and make a unilateral appointment.
The National Assembly last evening approved over $8 billion in total budgetary allocations for 16 constitutional agencies even as the government’s failure to properly account for cuts to requested expenditure drew criticism.
Opposition MPs were yesterday reprimanded by Speaker Dr Barton Scotland for their raucous behaviour on November 2nd, when they staged a protest that drowned out most of President David Granger’s address to the National Assembly.
Ex-policeman Lloyd Roberts, who was accused of murdering Ryan Sergeant, the teen who was fatally shot outside of the Rio Inn nightclub last year, was yesterday freed after a court found that there was insufficient evidence for him to stand trial.
Although some municipal workers continued protest action yesterday over the nonpayment of their salaries for October, the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) has said that it has completed its payroll.
Cabinet has approved a request from City Hall to pay the city’s debt to private garbage contractors, Minister of State Joseph Harmon announced on Thursday.
Kwame McCoy, Jason Abdulla and Shawn Hinds, the three men accused of dousing newspaper columnist Freddie Kissoon with faeces, yesterday proclaimed their innocence of the crime when they each led their defence in unsworn testimony.
PPP executive Zulfikar Mustapha says that the defence submitted by the Attorney General in the legal challenge to the appointment of retired judge James Patterson as Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) Chairman clearly shows that his selection was unconstitutional.
The Full Court will soon deliver its ruling in the appeal filed by Chief Election Officer Keith Lowenfield, who is seeking to have the election petition brought by opposition PPP/C parliamentarian Ganga Persaud, struck out.
After losing his bid to appeal the US$2.2 million awarded to Trinidad road construction company Dipcon, which the government of Guyana now has to pay, Attorney General (AG) Basil Williams SC continues to maintain that there was no evidence of the file containing the judgement in his Chambers after he took office in May, 2015 and that the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) will investigate what happened.
N&S Mattai and Company yesterday officially opened its new food market in Georgetown, while promising to take business to the next level for its customers.
Jamaican reggae artist Chronixx yesterday graced the University of Guyana’s Turkeyen Campus, where he delivered messages of spirituality and love to an auditorium filled with students.
Seven teams yesterday took up the challenge to go head-to-head in this year’s Hackathon, beginning two full days of coding to develop an application to manage tax collection for local authorities.
Four residents of Glasgow Housing Scheme, in East Bank Berbice, lost their home yesterday morning in a fire, which is suspected to be the result of arson.
Michael Britton, also known as “Rasta Man,” who was on trial for the fatal beating of another man in the North West District, was yesterday freed after a jury found him not guilty.
(Trinidad Express) Petrotrin says it now has independent confirmation of the discrepancies between the oil production reported by a contractor and what was actually received by the company, which resulted in an over-payment of an estimated TT$80 million.
The US Embassy has warned its citizens here that it has received multiple reports of late night robberies occurring in the Massy’s grocery store parking lot located in Providence, Georgetown, behind the National Stadium.
The Ministry of Public Health last week signed a contract for the construction of its headquarters at its Lot 1 Brickdam, Stabroek location.
The power company says that major sections of the city will see power interrupted between 8 am and 5 pm on Sunday, November 19.
Sunset Lakes, the 100-acre Providence, East Bank of Demerara property sold by Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) to Brian Tiwarie, has been repossessed by Citizens Bank and sold to Tamesh Jagmohan of Precious Mining Inc.
Amid growing questions, the Alliance For Change (AFC) yesterday said its leader Raphael Trotman had been invited to State House on October 19th where he was advised by President David Granger that retired Justice James Patterson would be named Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).