A second police constable yesterday testified that Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Frank Thompson did use abusive language to a junior rank who was investigating his involvement in a vehicular accident.
Despite the disparity seen in recent sentences handed down for some prisoners who escaped from the Lusignan Prison and a man who harboured an escapee, some legal minds say that the courts acted according to the law.
Chairman of the Guyana Gaming Authority Roysdale Forde yesterday confirmed that the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) did reveal that hotelier Clifton Bacchus and several associates are under investigation for money laundering, but said that the information is yet to be used in the review of the businessman’s application for a casino licence.
A domestic worker of Success, East Coast Demerara, is now hospitalised after she was struck down by a car driven by a police constable yesterday morning.
The Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Lt. Col. (ret’d) Egbert Field, held discussions with all Airline Operators on August 11, 2017 at its Kingston head office and safety was one of the issues raised.
The Mayor and City Council has instructed the new owners of the Astor Cinema building to halt demolition until they put safety measures in place to protect both workers and members of the public.
An inter-ministerial task force conducted a follow-up visit to the village of Baramita over the weekend, to ensure the successful implementation of plans to address the social problems which had been plaguing the community.
“Fruitful discussions” are currently ongoing between the National Air Transport Association (NATA) and the Ogle Airport Incorporated (OAI) over control of the Eugene F Correia International Airport and related issues, according to Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Director General (Ret’d) Col.
Residents of New Road, Vreed-en-Hoop, West Coast Demerara, are concerned over live wires that have been left exposed at the side of the road after recent road works.
Region Six is proposing a total allocation of $7.1 billion for its 2018 budget, representing an increase of one billion over the sum approved last year, according to Regional Chairman David Armogan.
The Georgetown city council on Monday passed a motion for the development of a comprehensive solid waste management plan.
Bids were opened yesterday at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) for the construction of an immigration building Tract ‘MC’, Ordinance, Fortlands, Region 6, under the Ministry of the Presidency.
Consultations have been embarked upon with stakeholders by the new Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Dela Britton and the regulatory body is enhancing its services which will include the annual work plan for the next year.
A 40-year-old driver is presently in police custody following the discovery of five pounds of compressed cannabis in a hire car on the Friendship Public Road, East Bank Demerara.
Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has said that he has had some setbacks with the finalisation of a third slate of nominees for the post of Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom).
Regional Chairman of Region One (Barima-Waini) Brentnol Ashley has denied that the Mabaruma Public Hospital has a shortage of any medication to treat snake bites and scorpion stings.
Although President David Granger’s recent directive to the Police Service Com-mission to halt its consideration of promotions is unconstitutional, Chairman Omesh Satyanand yesterday said that some members of the body have decided to comply.
Convinced that the courts will find the metered parking contract to be illegal, the Movement Against Parking Meters (MAPM) is calling on the Georgetown City Council to bite the bullet and rescind the contract with Smart City Solutions (SCS).
Five ministers attended an annual partnership meeting with ExxonMobil in Houston, Texas over the weekend and heard that the company will extract 120,000 barrels of oil per day in 2020 and the use of available natural gas is also on the agenda.
According to Minister of Finance Winston Jordan, in light of regional economic developments, the 2017 Mid-year growth of 2.2% should be regarded positively.
The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) yesterday announced that it is conducting an audit of its office in Region Two following the arrest of a housing officer, who is accused of collecting money for a house lot and issuing a forged receipt.
Emergency work on the Hunt Oil Stretch has successfully been completed and, as of Friday afternoon, traffic flow along the key route into Region Nine had resumed as per normal, a release from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) said yesterday.
A building contractor had fraud charges against him dismissed last Friday after his family reached an agreement with the complainant to settle the matter.