Stabroek

Subscribe to Stabroek feed
Get the latest Guyana news from the Stabroek News and Sunday Stabroek. Local website with breaking news, sport, opinion and multimedia.
Updated: 20 min 19 sec ago

Man shot at Kaneville

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 09:45
At about 2200h last night, the police say that Colin Headley, 27 years, of Kaneville, EBD, was standing on the roadway at Kaneville, when he was shot to his face and back. He has been admitted to...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Stop repeating errors, Holder tells West Indies team mates

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 08:09
EAST LONDON, South Africa, (Reuters) – West Indies captain Jason Holder has lashed his teammates for repeating basic errors and urged them to take more responsibility weeks away from the...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

US, UK, Canada welcome poll announcement, hope for improvements in elections arrangements

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 07:03
The US, the UK and Canada this morning issued a joint release welcoming President Donald Ramotar’s announcement of May 11, 2015 as the poll date and called for improvements to be made to the...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

T&T cops seeking man in murder of two women

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 06:18
(Trinidad Express) Police believe a man named Azad Ali can help them with information that can solve the murders of Salma Chadee in Caroni and Sherlene Mahangoo-Charles in Ste Madeleine....

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Come clean -GHRA urges Ramotar on Parliament

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:30
The Guyana Human Rights Association yesterday called on President Donald Ramotar to come clean and dissolve Parliament, a point which was also raised by commentators Christopher Ram and Alissa Trotz....

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Vaitarna to instal timber processing equipment in 1st quarter

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:29
Logging company Vaitarna Holdings Private Inc (VHPI) says it expects to begin value-added production after equipment for its plant is installed in the first quarter of this year. “The structure for...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Cane harvester charged with murder of Edinburgh teen

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:28
A Berbice cane harvester accused of stabbing a teenaged girl to death at Rosignol, West Berbice on Saturday after she reportedly ended a relationship with him, appeared in court yesterday charged...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

UG staff inch closer to strike

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:27
Saying that Vice-Chancellor (VC) Jacob Opadeyi’s response to their demands is “woefully inadequate,” University of Guyana (UG) staff yesterday threatened that if their demands are not met by 4pm...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

EU welcomes elections announcement

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:26
The European Union (EU) yesterday said that it welcomes President Donald Ramotar’s announcement on Tuesday of early general elections as well as regional elections to be held on 11 May 2015. It said...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

APNU gears up for elections campaign

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:25
The opposition coalition APNU is preparing to launch its official campaign which will focus on grassroots concerns, the grouping’s General-Secre-tary Joseph Harmon says. President Donald Ramotar on...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Robbery accused dies after allegedly deliberately run over by minibus

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:24
Devon Forde, who was twice accused of robbery which also included the hijacking of a vehicle, succumbed on Monday at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) after being run over by a minibus days...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Guard fined $1M, jailed for two years over false number plate on car

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:23
A man who removed the original number plate on a vehicle and replaced it with an incorrect one was yesterday fined $1 million and sentenced to two years imprisonment after being found guilty in a...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Taxi driver jailed for 36 months over snatching woman’s chain

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:22
Despite fervent efforts to prove his innocence, 43-year-old taxi driver Gregory Howes was yesterday sentenced to three years behind bars after being found guilty in a city court of snatching a...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Sam Hinds Jr assault ruling adjourned

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:21
The repeated absence of Samuel Hinds Jr has again led Magistrate Geeta Chandan-Edmond to defer her ruling in the case where his sister-in-law has accused him of beating her with a cane and...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Burnt girl, 12 and siblings in state care

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:20
The 12-year-old girl who was doused with hot water, allegedly by her mother over a telephone call on Tuesday, is now in the custody of the Child Care and Protection Agency (CCPA), along with her two...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Draft pact on smuggling between Guyana, Suriname under review

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:19
The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) is currently reviewing a draft agreement for Mutual Administrative Assistance between Guyana and Suriname as part of its anti-smuggling efforts, a release from the...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Friendship swine project launched

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:18
Minister of Local Govern-ment and Regional Development, Norman Whittaker, yesterday cut the ribbon to inaugurate the Friendship Swine Development Project at Garden of Eden, East Bank Demerara under...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Guyana back on democratic track with naming of poll date

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:17
With the naming of Election Day the country has been returned on a democratic track, said Speaker of the 10th Parliament Raphael Trotman who welcomed the date and is overjoyed as the country could...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Cop impersonator held trying to con phones off QC students

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:16
A man who impersonated a police detective was arrested in Queen’s College compound yesterday after he approached several students and demanded that they hand over any cellular phones they had to him,...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Upstream oil and gas resources

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 18:12
The National Upstream Oil and Gas Policy was yesterday launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment. A statement from the ministry said that it represents Guyana’s first attempt...

View full article at stabroeknews.com

Pages