Guyana: 10-yr-old died from hanging – autopsy finds
(INEWS GUYANA) – A post mortem examination conducted on the body of the 10-year-old boy who was found hanging from the ceiling of his home at Success, East Coast Demerara (ECD) on Wednesday last, has ...
The Bahamas has been placed in Group E of Division II, which comprises of the Cayman Islands, St Lucia and Guyana. There are four groups in Division II, which will all play for the top spot. However, ...
West Indies vs Bangladesh, First ODI: Preview and Playing XI
After drubbing Bangladesh in the longest format of the game, West Indies will now look to extend their dominance in the three-match ODI series, when they gave Tigers in the first match at the Providen...
Championship boxing returns to Memphis with ABF bouts
Championship boxing returns to Memphis with ABF bouts For the second time in 14 months, DeMarcus "Chop Chop" Corley will take on Vivian Harris, a Guyana native living in the Bronx. Check out this stor...
KARACHI: Caribbean Premier League’s team Guyana Amazon Warriors have appointed Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik as their captain for the 2018 Caribbean Premier League which runs from 8 August to 16 September 2...
Leading the index were TransCanada Corp, up 5.4 percent, Guyana Goldfields Inc, up 4.8 percent, and BlackBerry Ltd , higher by 4.3 percent. Lagging shares were First Quantum Minerals Ltd, down 7.5 per...
Repsol and Hero CPL sign partnership for 2018 tournament
The Hero Caribbean Premier League are delighted to welcome Repsol as a partner for the 2018 tournament, with a special focus being on the seven games to be played in Guyana. Repsol will not only be pa...
Guyana’s rice exports increase for first six months of 2018
GEORGETOWN – As the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) wraps up its 2018 first crop results from January to June, export volume has increased by 87 000 tonnes compared to the same period last year. ...
Veteran all-rounder Shoaib Malik will lead local franchise; Guyana Amazon Warriors in their 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League campaign which bowls off from August 9. With the tournament just weeks aw...
Antigua and Barbuda will be importing sand from Guyana with immediate effect and continuing into the future. The move comes out of a Cabinet decision according to Government’s Chief of Staff Lionel ‘M...
Port Kaituma woman dies following assault by partner
Police are investigating the murder of a Port Kaituma , North West District woman who was allegedly killed by her partner last Sunday after he found her dancing with another man. Dead is Evadee Baptiste , age 37 , of Oronoque, Port Kaituma, North West District . The woman’s partner allegedly cuffed her to her head
-Driver, Miner arrested “F” Division police ranks stationed at Aranka in the Cuyuni/Mazaruni on Thursday intercepted a motor pick up at (75) Km Barama Road and unearthed 49 rounds of .38 live ammunition in the air filter compartment of the vehicle. Police said when the search was conducted on the vehicle bearing registration PHH222 ,
PRESIDENT David Granger and Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday discussed the appointment of the Public Service Commission and the Police Service Commission. The high-level meeting was held at State House in the presence of Minister of State, Joseph Harmon; and Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams. The Leader of
– if all goes well Esso predicts ESSO Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, a subsidiary of U.S oil giant ExxonMobil, estimates that 3.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent have been discovered offshore Guyana in the Stabroek Block. But with data for three wells still outstanding, Esso said it is likely that the figure could very
– Bulkan says date was intentionally set to not clash with 2019 budget presentation MINISTER of Communities, Ronald Bulkan on Wednesday announced that Local Government Elections (LGE) will be held on November 12. “I have sent an order which is expected to be gazetted; when the elections are held in November it will mark the
Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan announced on Thursday that Local Government Elections (LGE) will held on Monday November 12. He made the announcement while addressing indigenous leaders and their representatives during the morning session of the National Toshaos Conference at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre at Liliendaal. The elections this year will see eight new
– new NTC chair tells government – Allicock pledges support, strengthened relationship NEWLY-elected chairman of the National Toshaos Council (NTC), Nicholas Fredericks says the new executive of the indigenous body is ready to work with the government over the next few years on various areas of development. And Minister of Indigenous People’s Affairs, Sydney
“I want him go to jail…’ victim tells court AN unremorseful Navindra Badal, 46, was on Wednesday afternoon sentenced to life imprisonment for two counts of rape of a child under age 16 years old in the Sexual Offences Court by Justice Priya Sewnarine-Beharry in the Demerara High Court. After several hours of deliberations by
THE management of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) is calling on the Albion community and surrounding areas to fill the vacancies for 600-plus sugar workers ahead of the 2nd crop for the year 2018. The call comes as GuySuCo’s management unveiled their projections on Tuesday evening at a community outreach meeting. The meeting held at
…new markets open, earnings pegged at $23.2B AS the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) wraps up its 2018 first crop, results from January to June show an export volume increase of 87,000 tonnes as compared to the same period last year. This was revealed by the General Manager, Nizam Hassan. “When we look at the
PPP willing to dialogue with President on national issues – Jagdeo
…Nagamootoo may have to take backseat By Michael Younge Guyana’s Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, on Thursday reaffirmed that political Opposition party’s commitment to being part of any formal talks with the A Partnership for National Unity and Alliance for Change Coalition Government, once there is a clear agenda, and personnel on the part of the […]
Region 1 Chairman decries lack of support from Central Govt
Influx of Venezuelans – says over 260 refugees in Region Despite Government having committed to helping those Venezuelans fleeing worsening economic and political turmoil in that neighbouring country, Region One (Barima-Waini) Chairman Brentnol Ashley is decrying the lack of support from Central Government in providing assistance for these refugees. Speaking at a press conference on […]
Residents, Co-op workers clash over demolition of homes
Enmore Co-op feud As the spat continues with residents of Enmore, East Coast Demerara (ECD) and the Co-Op Society, at least one house was demolished on Thursday and the occupants’ belongings tossed onto the streets after demolition workers were ordered to do so. Based on reports received, the instruction was given by leader of the […]
The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is expected to kick-start final preparations for the hosting of Local Government Elections (LGE), after it was announced that the polls would be held on November 12 this year. The announcement was made by Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan on Thursday while addressing the 12th Annual National Toshaos Council (NTC) Conference, […]
– escape with undisclosed sum of cash Four armed men stormed the Shell Service Station at Mc Doom, Greater Georgetown in the wee hours of Thursday, and carted off an undisclosed sum of cash. Guyana Times was told that at about 3:15h, the pump attendant, a resident of Good Hope, East Coast Demerara, and the […]
…call for heightened security …Chief Constable claims matter is out of his control A number of short-drop taxi and minibus drivers who operate out of the Grove- Diamond bus park, in the Stabroek Market area, Georgetown have complained about City Constables not being present to address criminal activities at the minibus parks. However, Chief Constable […]
…to discuss Top Cop’s appointment Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo will meet officially with President David Granger today at State House to consult on the appointment of members of the Police Service Commission, the Public Service Commission, and the appointment of a substantive Police Commissioner. This was revealed by Jagdeo on Wednesday at his weekly press […]
Albion Estate has 600 vacancies after 3000 workers dismissed
…may not meet second crop target By Andrew Carmichael The Albion Estate on the Corentyne Coast in East Berbice has vacancies for 600 workers of various categories, and may not be able to meet its target for the second crop, which is expected to commence within a few weeks, if most of those vacancies are […]
PPP to decide on presidential candidate by year end – Jagdeo
Consequent to a meeting with executive officials of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), to discuss the way forward on plans to select a presidential candidate for the next general elections, General Secretary of the party, Bharrat Jagdeo, declared that a candidate could be selected by year end. According to Jagdeo, the executives of the PPP […]
…to serve two consecutive life sentences In what she said was meant to send society a strong message, Justice Priya Sewnarine-Beharry on Wednesday sentenced 46-year-old Navindra Badal, called ““Uncle Ravi,” to serve two consecutive life sentences for raping a nine-year-old girl on two separate occasions during 2016. It was determined in the Sexual Offences Court […]