Daily Archives: May 4, 2018

Vendors removed from Alexander Street

Vendors removed from Alexander Street

Town Clerk, Royston King and a team from the Georgetown Mayor and City Council removed vendors along the Alexander Street, Bourda on Friday. According to King the vendors are extending…

Edghill refutes letter published in local press

Edghill refutes letter published in local press

Dear Editor, The sacred text Exodus 20:16 states, “You should not bear false witness or testimony against your neighbour.” It forbids speaking falsely in any way whatsoever, lying, equivocating…

Guyanese woman among Interpol most wanted list

Guyanese woman among Interpol most wanted list

(News Americas, NEW YORK, NY) Six women from the Caribbean are on the Interpol’s Wanted Persons list, making them the region’s most wanted. The six are from The…

Proposal for collaborative effort between CARICOM and FIFA currently under review

Proposal for collaborative effort between CARICOM and FIFA currently under review

The CARICOM Secretariat is currently reviewing a proposal from the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) for collaborative efforts to enhance human development in the Region. Assistant Secretary…

GRA commences stamping of tobacco products

GRA commences stamping of tobacco products

The Guyana Revenue Authority has commenced the process of stamping tobacco products. The affixing of excise stamps on units of tobacco products is an anti-smuggling measure and is being…

Father of one gets three years jail for less than one gram of ganja

Father of one gets three years jail for less than one gram of ganja

Ravi Dev Mohan, a miner has been sentenced to three years in Jail and fine $30,000 by Principal Magistrate, Judy Latchman, on Friday for 0.05grams of marijuana he…

Jagdeo comfort  fishermen’s families at his home

Jagdeo comfort  fishermen’s families at his home

While it has been almost a week ago when pirates attacked a fishing boat in Surinamese waters leaving some 20 persons suffering and in some cases dead, the Guyana Government…

Amerindians of Region 8 dissatisfied with land titling process

Amerindians of Region 8 dissatisfied with land titling process

Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) is dissatisfied with the rate at which land titling is being done by the Government. At the launching of A Participatory Assessment of the Land Tenure…

Police arrest seven in pirate attack

Police arrest seven in pirate attack

The police in Suriname have arrested a total of seven persons in relation to the gruesome pirate attack that left a fishing crew of 20 suffering. The men who were…

Portuguese Arrival Day celebrates the plurality of the Guyanese society

Portuguese Arrival Day celebrates the plurality of the Guyanese society

President David Granger said that the designation of specific days to recognise the arrival and contributions of the various ethnic groups, is a celebration of the plural character of the…