BOSTON, (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp urged Massachusetts’ top court yesterday to block the state’s attorney general from obtaining records to investigate whether the company for decades concealed its knowledge of the role fossil fuels have on climate change.
Two local security firms yesterday tendered billion-dollar bids for the provision of security services under the Ministry of Education.
APNU+AFC Member of Parliament (MP) Audwin Rutherford on Monday described the proposed 2018 National Budget as a “masterly crafted projection” while Opposition MP Neil Kumar charged that it will bring more hardship.
The Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) has launched its new website. According to a GNBA press release, the new site, gnba.gov.gy, offers stakeholders the option to view and download the broadcasting guidelines for the management of broadcast content.
Christopher Richards has won $1.5M as the grand prize winner of Rubis’ ‘Happy Dayz’ promotion.
Faizal Bacchus, Lennox Roberts and Kurt Erskine were today committed to stand trial at the High Court for the 2015 murder of businessman Ganesh Ramlall.
Giftland Mall today said its Foodmaxx supermarket is set for a soft opening on Sunday.
The Guyana Police Force says it has been made aware of a video circulating on social media that shows a Traffic rank and a civilian involved in a scuffle.
BRUSSELS, (Reuters) – European Union finance ministers adopted a blacklist of 17 jurisdictions deemed as tax havens today, in an unprecedented step to counter worldwide tax avoidance, although they did not agree on financial levies for the listed countries.
After almost three months of accumulated leave, Senior Superintendent of Police Wendell Blanhum yesterday returned to duty but he has been reassigned from being Crime Chief to being second-in-charge of the Guyana Police Force’s ‘A’ Division.
A West Coast Berbice part-time waitress was yesterday morning discovered stabbed to death, one village away from where she resided, in a trench at Number 5 Village, West Coast Berbice.
The Movement Against Parking Meters (MAPM) yesterday said it remains opposed to the “corrupt” contract which brought metered parking to the city this year and warned that it is prepared to resume street protests which were seen as a key factor in the suspension of the project by the Ministry of Communities.
With many pensioners across the country having to wait for hours in long lines at local post offices to cash their monthly pension vouchers, some are calling for new arrangements, including payments through the bank.
In a bid to ensure early detection and treatment of breast cancer in women, a second mammography machine will be procured next year for the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), Junior Health Minister Dr Karen Cummings said yesterday.
Relatives of Indrawattie Totaram, who was stabbed to death on Sunday evening by her husband, Krishna Latchman who later committed suicide, said yesterday that the woman had warned them that Latchman was going to “kill” her.
Saying that the government’s proposed $267.1 billion budget is devoid of anything to rescue what he described as the country’s ailing economy, PPP/C parliamentarian Irfaan Ali yesterday accused the APNU+AFC administration of telling a “good lie” instead of delivering on its promised “good life.” Leading his party’s response to the 2018 budget in the National Assem-bly yesterday, Ali said the economy has lost its vibrancy and continues to “limp along towards the elusive good life concept,” evident from the suboptimal growth registered over the past three years.
The Mayor of Anna Regina says that the decision by the Region Two Regional Executive Officer (REO) Rupert Hopkinson not to attend a meeting to resolve the ongoing concerns over the drain he blocked at Cotton Field shows his disregard and disrespect for the town council.
While Junior Minister of Communities Valerie Patterson-Yearwood yesterday presented a “glowing” progress report to the National Assembly on the government’s housing programme, PPP/C member Nigel Dharamlall maintained that shared housing is not what Guyanese want.
The police were yesterday granted approval to further extend the detention of Matthew Munroe, the owner of the car that is suspected to be linked to the murder of school teacher Kescia Branche.
The police are currently pursuing a suspect in connection with last Friday morning’s execution-style killing of Roger Bumbury, who was gunned down in his Good Hope Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara home.
Several journalists were on Sunday evening awarded for their health reporting at the annual Pan-American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Clare Forrester Media Awards.
Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valarie Garrido-Lowe yesterday said that the proposed 2018 budget is `fit and proper’ as it makes provision for the survival of Guyana’s first people but according to opposition MP Yvonne Pearson, this is far from the truth.
By Oliceia Tinnie Zamani Archibald, the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) rank charged with causing the death of a pensioner who was struck down along the Soesdyke Public Road, yesterday claimed that the deceased rode into the path of the truck he was driving at the time.
Business Minister Dominic Gaskin yesterday called the government’s proposed 2018 national budget people-focused, while asserting that it pays attention to the needs of the man-in-the-street.
Magistrate Judy Latchman has appealed the recent ruling by Justice Brassington Reynolds compelling her to abide by the directions of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and commit accused Regan ‘Grey Boy’ Rodrigues to stand trial for the murder of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing.