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President at Obama’s reception

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:13
President Donald Ramotar (second from right) and First Lady, Deolatchmee Ramotar (second from left) with President of the United States, Barack Obama (left) and First Lady, Michelle Obama during a...

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Rebuilt wing of Canal No.1 school commissioned

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:38
After fire destroyed a wing of L’Aventure Secondary School, Canal Number One Polder, West Bank Demerara in September last year, Government set about its rebuilding, and yesterday the new wing...

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President and Baroness Amos

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:35
From left to right: Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Elisabeth Harper; Finance Minister, Dr Ashni Singh; First Lady, Deolatchmee Ramotar; President Donald Ramotar, UN...

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Ramotar meets Norwegian PM

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:32
President Donald Ramotar (right) and new Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, yesterday in New York. The two leaders discussed the...

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T&T, US co-sponsor resolution against terrorism

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:29
(Trinidad Express) Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar attended a meeting of the 15-member United Nations (UN) Security Council which was open to UN member states which do not belong to the...

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Ramotar at the UN General Assembly

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 06:26
From left, President Donald Ramotar, Foreign Affairs Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett and Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly debate in New York...

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GAWU agrees to end strike

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:30
Following days of tense negotiations the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) and the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) have finally decided on the terms of resumption that will see...

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Elvin Mc David dies

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:30
Former political advisor to then prime minister Forbes Burnham, Elvin Bernard Mc David died yesterday in Jamaica after a series of prolonged illnesses. He was 70 years old. His longtime friend...

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Parfaite Harmonie assault/fire survivor recalls horrific ordeal

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:29
Twenty-year-old Zullina Callender, who survived a brutal attack on Monday, that left her boyfriend dead and her daughter and sister also injured, said she only managed to escape with her life because...

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Visiting Chinese ophthalmologists perform eye surgeries

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:28
A team of ophthalmologists visiting from China has performed 40 cataract surgeries on patients of the Georgetown Public Hospi-tal (GPH) Eye Clinic and is expected to have operated on more than 100...

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Attorney says attempt to mediate settlement was only involvement with Trotman accuser

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:26
Attorney Jaya Manickchand yesterday said she was never retained by Johnny Anthony Welshman, who has made abuse allegations against Speaker Raphael Trotman, although she did seek to “mediate” a...

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Seventeen-yr-old detained over tossing boy overboard

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:26
A Linden teen is in police custody after the boy he threw into the Demerara River on Tuesday disappeared underwater and has not been seen since. Feared dead is Omar Mitchell, 14, of Half Mile Wismar,...

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Gas station worker dies in accident at Wallers Delight

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:22
A 22-year-old Wallers Delight, West Coast Demerara man died as he attempted to cross the road in his community yesterday morning. ‘Dead is Simon Bachu who worked as a pump attendant at the Guyoil Gas...

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Victim of robbery by fake cops frustrated by lack of progress in probe

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:13
Almost two months after a headmistress and her husband were robbed by men dressed as policemen while on their way to the airport, the police are yet to make any headway in their investigation. In an...

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Man charged with threatening to kill sister

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:13
A brother who is accused of threatening to kill his sister was yesterday ordered not to go within 500 yards of her and was additionally bonded to keep the peace pending the determination of the...

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Beaten miner died of head trauma

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:13
Joseph Nurse, the miner who succumbed after being severely beaten at an Issano mining camp during a gunpoint hold-up, died of blunt trauma to the head, a post-mortem examination has revealed. Nurse,...

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Bagotville man jailed over Devonshire Castle ganja find

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:12
A Bagotville West Bank Demerara man was on Tuesday sentenced to prison after he was found guilty of having narcotics in his possession for the purpose of trafficking. Sheldon Smith, 44, who said he...

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Linden man nabbed with loaded gun in pants crotch – court hears

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:12
A Linden man, charged over an unlicensed gun and ammunition found his pants crotch during a stop and search in the interior, had every intention of handing them over to police, his lawyer told a...

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Boyfriend charged with murdering Hague woman

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:11
Sudesh Lakeram, the man accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend at Hague, West Coast Demerara on Sunday, has been charged with her murder. Lakeram, 29, was remanded to prison yesterday after being...

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TravelSpan flights off from weekend

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:11
TravelSpan yesterday announced that it would be unable to fulfil bookings for passengers scheduled for flights from this weekend due to a split with air carrier Vision Airlines. The travel agency...

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