A taxi driver yesterday pleaded guilty and was sentenced to four years in prison and fined $1.2 million for trafficking five pounds of compressed cannabis.
A New Amsterdam Prison Officer was wounded yesterday afternoon while relocating a prisoner from one location to another in the prison.
A University of Guyana student was yesterday ordered to commit himself to doing one month of community service and to pay a fine of $5,000 for having 1.2 grammes of cannabis in his possession.
A prison warder and her brother are now contemplating their next move after a fire of unknown origin completely destroyed their Sophia home just after 2pm yesterday.
The residents of East Bank Berbice are at their wits end with the present dust situation in the area, which has been causing several health problems for them.
Representatives of the Guyana Gaming Authority yesterday visited the US$20M Sleepin Hotel and Carnival Casino on Church Street to conduct a site visit and according to businessman Clifton Bacchus he was asked a number of questions relating to the installation of slot machines and other matters.
Works on the East Bank Demerara pedestrian overpasses at Houston, Peter’s Hall, Eccles and Diamond continue to move apace.
A new zone is being developed in Baramita, North West District to relocate all public facilities to a more conducive environment.
President David Granger yesterday extended condolences to the family and friends of the late Hector Stoute, retired army officer, entertainer and councillor of the City of Georgetown, who passed away on August 6, 2017 and was interred yesterday.
The Guyana Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL) held a ‘Back to School’ Drive and Fun day for the children of the Sophia Care Centre on August 12, 2017.
A man was yesterday fined $100,000, or a default sentence of six months imprisonment, after he was charged with fraudulently converting money from the sale of a car which he was not in a position to sell.
A Soesdyke resident who was armed with a cutlass and a knife in the course of a seawall robbery, was yesterday sentenced to twelve months imprisonment.
The main sugar union, GAWU says that a banner hung on its High Street, Kingston fence was vandalised yesterday morning.
Over 200 birth certificates were shared to residents of Baramita, Region One over the weekend, according to the Department of Public Information (DPI).
The National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) has utilised a number of new banana lines which are most likely resistant to the Black Sigatoka Disease.
Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has urged Sweden to use its position in two major international organisations to highlight the “unfair labelling” of some of the Community’s Member States as “non-cooperative tax jurisdictions”.
First Lady, Sandra Granger, yesterday, met with members of the Covenant Home for Children, a United States-based charity, which is registered in California and focuses on the homeless, runaway, abandoned, abused, trafficked, or exploited youth of Guyana.
Deputy Crime Chief Rishi Dass has admitted that he could not speak on the diligence of the investigation into the alleged presidential assassination plot outside of what he oversaw and that his input in the matter was limited to following the legal advice received.
President David Granger, today, announced that Minister within the Ministry of Communities, Dawn Hastings-Williams will assume the portfolio of Minister of Public Affairs in the Ministry of the Presidency with effect from September 1, 2017.
The twin-engine Beechcraft seized by authorities on an improvised airstrip on Sunday in the North Rupununi, Region Nine area, was yesterday confirmed as bearing a registration number belonging to an investment company in Brazil.
ExxonMobil yesterday signed a deal with Guyana Shore Base Inc (GYSBI) for an onshore support facility at Houston on the East Bank of Demerara.
While students who sat Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) exams in May and June of this year will be able to access their results online on Friday, the Ministry of Education has already announced that Guyana has recorded a 7% increase in passes at the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE).
A post-mortem examination is expected to be done today to determine the cause of death of a nine-month-old baby, who died on Monday after she was left in a car.
Ryan Singh, the man accused of killing his teenage girlfriend by slitting her throat, was yesterday charged with her murder and remanded to prison.
Gunmen posing as customers cornered a businessman and his driver in the Coffee Bean Café on Church Street just before midday yesterday and relieved them of an undisclosed amount of cash, shortly after they had left a city bank.