A Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) officer was yesterday granted bail after he was charged with threatening to kill his neighbours.
A 24-year-old man who managed to evade the police for the last three years is now the latest guest of the state after he was slapped with several charges when he appeared before Magistrate Esther Sam at the Charity Magistrate’s Court yesterday.
A New Thriving Restaurant security guard was yesterday charged with stealing $1.5 million from the company.
A police lance corporal is under close arrest after he struck down and killed a female pedestrian along the Ogle Public Road, East Coast Demerara on Sunday evening.
Two men who were charged with trafficking cocaine off the Pomeroon River on the 17th of July 2017, were yesterday granted bail of one million dollars each when they appeared before Magistrate Esther Sam at the Charity Magistrate’s Court.
Two years after a fire at the Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory destroyed several electrical outlets, a $16.5 million contract has been awarded for the execution of remedial work for the facility’s electrical system.
Business consultancy, McKinsey, which crafted the financial model for Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) under the Jagdeo administration is now at the centre of a scandal in South Africa that could see a criminal complaint being brought against it.
The suspect in the stabbing at Sophia on Sunday, which left a man hospitalised, is in police custody, while two suspected arsonists, who reportedly torched three houses in retaliation, are still being sought, ‘C’ Division Commander Calvin Brutus says.
With the aid of three Canadian colleges, the Government Technical Institute (GTI) has added an Automotive Electrical/ Electronic Service and Repairs programme to its curriculum.
The first in a series of discussions on commercial and power generation issues between officers of the Government of Guyana and technical members of ExxonMobil will begin in Georgetown today, according to a release from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI).
Contracts were signed yesterday for the rehabilitation of seven police stations, which will boast several user-friendly features, including domestic violence rooms.
Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan said yesterday that the alleged collusion between police ranks and the persons who escaped from a Brazilian aircraft shortly after it landed on an illegal airstrip in Region Nine last month is still being investigated.
The Chairman of the Queen’s College (QC) Board of Directors has apologised and accepted responsibility for the fire that was set at the QC field on Saturday, although he related that no instruction was passed for the grass to be lit.
Police have released the man who was being questioned in connection with the armed robbery carried out on the Readymix Concrete Limited’s main office at Eccles Industrial Site, East Bank Demerara, two Sundays ago.
A crying mason was yesterday remanded to prison by a city magistrate after he denied robbing a man of a quantity of jewellery and other items, valued at over $300,000.
The Society Against Sexual Orientation Dis-crimination (SASOD) held a vigil on Saturday on the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day at its office in Duncan Street under the theme ”Take A Minute, Change A Life.” Hosted by SASOD’s Homophobia(s) Education Coordinator, Anil Persaud, a release from SASOD said that the ceremony kicked off at 5 pm with a rendition of “Stand Up For Love” by Keimo Benjamin.
The work on the Kitty Seawall sinkhole and its surrounding environs will to be completed soon as an official from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure has said that the project is now 65% complete.
The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) on Sunday evening met with residents of `C’ Field Sophia, in a continuation of their ‘Road Network Upgrade and Expansion Programme’ consultations.
A Linden poultry farmer was yesterday charged with an armed robbery, in which he allegedly shot the victim, who was then relieved of cash and his phones.
PONCE, Puerto Rico, (Reuters) – The fourth major Atlantic hurricane of the year, Maria, strengthened into a rare Category 5 storm, as it churned through the eastern Caribbean, bearing down on the tiny island nation of Dominica while on a likely collision course with the U.S.
The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. (GuySuCo) says it wishes to inform members of the public that a meeting was held today between the Acting President Moses Nagamootoo, Minister of Agriculture, Noel Holder, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Clive Thomas and Chief Executive Officer, Errol Hanoman, to discuss urgent cash flow relative to wages, salaries and other payments at GuySuCo.
A Police Lance Corporal who was found above the legal alcohol limit following a fatal accident last night, on the Ogle Public Road, ECD., is under close arrest, the police said in a release today.
Dozens of Guyanese in the hurricane-ravaged British Virgin Islands (BVI) poured their woes out to a government team yesterday amid worries about the shortage of food and water, immigration issues and schooling for their children.
The report of the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) on the $632m drug purchase scandal was submitted to Parliament without the input of Sukrishnalall Pasha, the member who had led the investigative work into the matter.