Guyana - Stabroek News
Saturday - 17th November, 2018
Gov’t postpones parliamentary sitting to brief MPs on no-confidence motion
The parliamentary opposition has expressed outrage at a late decision to postpone yesterday’s sitt...
Friday - 16th November, 2018
Jagdeo moving no-confidence motion against gov’t
The opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has laid a no-confidence motion in the Nat...
Thursday - 15th November, 2018
Man remanded over murder of Kuru Kururu legal clerk
A man was yesterday remanded to prison by a city court, after being charged with the murder of a Kur...
Wednesday - 14th November, 2018
Tuesday - 13th November, 2018
-accuse administration of refusing to engage on key issues
Unions at the University of Guyana (UG) yesterday charged that the administration has refused to eng...
Monday - 12th November, 2018
It’s Christmas time!
Main Street Avenue was lit up as Courts ushered in the Christmas season on Friday evening with its a...
Friday - 9th November, 2018
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., (Reuters) - A U.S. Marine Corps veteran opened fire on a crowd of mostly coll...
Thursday - 8th November, 2018
President Granger leaves hospital
President David Granger is resting comfortably at an official residence following an intensive serie...
Wednesday - 7th November, 2018
Berbice bridge company to comply with ‘unlawful’ takeover
Although saying government’s temporary takeover of the Berbice River Bridge is unlawful, the conce...
Tuesday - 6th November, 2018
Page One Comment
Irrespective of the callous plan of the Berbice Bridge Company Inc (BBCI) to impose draconian increa...
Monday - 5th November, 2018
Numeracy and literacy fair:
Pupils paying keen attention to what was being taught by a teacher at a Numeracy and Literacy fair h...
Saturday - 3rd November, 2018
Court orders GuySuCo to pay ex-workers remaining severance, interest by Jan 15th
Days after the National Assembly authorised government to spend over $2 billion in supplementary fun...
Friday - 2nd November, 2018
Smart bus stops planned
‘Smart stops’ are to be constructed in nine municipalities, according to the Department of Publi...
Thursday - 1st November, 2018
House votes for sugar severance $$
All laid off sugar workers of the Guyana Sugar Corporation can soon expect to be paid the remainder ...
Wednesday - 31st October, 2018
Region Three outreach:
On Saturday, Ranks of “D” Division (West Demerara/ East Bank Essequibo) in collaboration with th...
Tuesday - 30th October, 2018
President, First Lady for Cuba
President David Granger is to depart Guyana today for Cuba where he will remain for almost two weeks...
Monday - 29th October, 2018
NA Rotary Club in polio awareness walk
Rotarians of the New Amsterdam Rotary Club at the conclusion of the Polio awareness walk held yester...
Saturday - 27th October, 2018
Tower Suites co-owner held in Jamaica for drug trafficking
Following what has been described as “months of investigation” involving local, regional and int...
Friday - 26th October, 2018
Honorary doctorate for Shiv
Guyanese and West Indies batting maestro Shivnarine Chanderpaul yesterday received an honorary docto...
Thursday - 25th October, 2018
The sculptures facilitated by the Government of India for the Indian Immigration monument at Palmyra...
Wednesday - 24th October, 2018
Cracked walls, creaky houses, foul gas, unanswered questions
A Diamond, East Bank Demerara, home owner who lives abroad, says she has had to stay in the country ...
Tuesday - 23rd October, 2018
Drivers on trial over woman’s death at Diamond to learn fate on Friday
A new date has been set for a ruling in the matter involving Keith Hollingsworth and Ron Walker, who...
Monday - 22nd October, 2018
Three die after truck topples in Puruni
Police in Bartica ‘F’ Division say they are currently investigating an accident late Saturday af...
Saturday - 20th October, 2018
Gov’t seeks $2.451B to complete severance payout to sugar workers
Of the $7.5 billion in supplementary funding for which it is currently seeking parliamentary approva...
Friday - 19th October, 2018
Former death row prisoner found guilty of manslaughter at new trial
A 12-member jury yesterday found former death row prisoner Terry Kissoon guilty of manslaughter afte...
Thursday - 18th October, 2018
GO-Invest takes campaign to Region Nine
As part of its efforts to educate citizens and foreigners about the opportunities available in Guyan...
Wednesday - 17th October, 2018
Taxi driver to face trial over Kescia Branche murder
Matthew Munroe, the taxi driver accused of murdering 23-year-old teacher Kescia Branche, was yesterd...
Tuesday - 16th October, 2018
Rural Constable charged with murdering teen
A Rural Constable was yesterday charged with murdering 15-year-old Ricardo Singh, who was stabbed in...
Monday - 15th October, 2018
As part of activities for fire prevention week, the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) on Friday hosted a fir...
Saturday - 13th October, 2018
-8% increase for 2018
Education Minister Nicolette Henry shakes hand with GTU President Mark Lyte after reaching an agreem...
Friday - 12th October, 2018
Cops to probe claim that AFC fraudulently procured names for backers’ lists
The police are now tasked with investigating the allegation that the Alliance For Change (AFC) fraud...
Thursday - 11th October, 2018
President receives Jungle Warrior Machete from Brazilian Army:
Colonel Nilton de Figueiredo Lampert, Commanding Officer of the Brazilian Jungle Warfare Training Ce...
Wednesday - 10th October, 2018
President for a day:
Renuka Persaud (at left) addressing Cabinet yesterday as President David Granger and Canadian High C...
Tuesday - 9th October, 2018
Corentyne block maker stabbed to death after row with drinking buddy
A young Corentyne block maker is now dead after being stabbed over two dozen times by a drinking bud...
Monday - 8th October, 2018
The Ministry of Social Protection
in collaboration with the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) of Region Four yesterday shone the spotl...
Saturday - 6th October, 2018
GECOM Chairman complains of attempts to derail local gov’t polls
Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman Justice (ret’d) James Patterson yesterday disclosed t...
Friday - 5th October, 2018
Poor families to get free homes, subsidies for repairs
Under a five-year Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) initiative, approximately 2...
Thursday - 4th October, 2018
Guysons certified to service oil and gas industry
Local firms Guysons Oil and Gas Services and Guysons Engineering, were recognised yesterday for havi...
Wednesday - 3rd October, 2018
Watch your step:
The footbridge along Camp Street near the junction with Lamaha Street is in need of repair....
Tuesday - 2nd October, 2018
A father helps his son wrap a tree along Camp Street yesterday as part of a tree wrapping exercise o...
Monday - 1st October, 2018
Second Liliendaal accident victim dies
Mikhail Punch, the driver of the car, which crashed into a utility pole at Liliendaal, along the Rup...
Saturday - 29th September, 2018
Law allows for LGE nominators to be made public
The People’s Progressive Party-nominated commissioners on the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) ...
Friday - 28th September, 2018
AFC accuses GECOM of breaching confidentiality of LGE nominators
The Alliance For Change (AFC) yesterday accused the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) of breaching...
Thursday - 27th September, 2018
East Coast traffic woes deepen because of road project
The flow of traffic between Mon Repos and Plaisance has further slowed during rush hour as a result ...
Wednesday - 26th September, 2018
Alleged mastermind, female accused cleared of Tain mother’s murder
Indira Outar, the woman who was charged with procuring five persons to murder a Tain mother in Febru...
Tuesday - 25th September, 2018
North Ruimveldt couple, daughter-in-law charged after 93-lb ganja bust
Tombs and grass competing: Tombs are barely visible in Le Repentir Cemetery which has been overtaken...
Monday - 24th September, 2018
Canada seizes cocaine from ship with Guyana bauxite
Four persons were arrested and two of them have been charged after a large quantity of cocaine was s...
Saturday - 22nd September, 2018
Vanishing act Voluntary groups disappear from race for city council
Voluntary groups have disappeared from the contest for seats on the Georgetown City Council but a fe...
Friday - 21st September, 2018
Handyman pleads guilty to attempted murder charge
Before the scheduled start of his trial for attempted murder, handyman Quincy Henry yesterday mornin...
Thursday - 20th September, 2018
Youth charged with murder of fellow Freeman St resident
An East La Penitence man was yesterday remanded after he was charged with the murder of Roger Allen,...
Wednesday - 19th September, 2018
Blairmont hire car driver jailed for four years
A Blairmont, West Bank Berbice, hire car driver who was on Friday evening arrested after the police ...
Tuesday - 18th September, 2018
Chinese Foreign Minister to visit Guyana
The State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Wang Yi, i...
Monday - 17th September, 2018
Getting it done!
This lad was photographed completing his school work as he waited on his mother to finish vending on...
Saturday - 15th September, 2018
Residents protest as constant power cuts leave Kwakwani in the dark
Residents of Kwakwani march through the community with their placards during the protest yesterday m...
Friday - 14th September, 2018
Hold approvals for Liza Phase-2 until Phase-1 costs verified – Mangal
Government should put all approvals for ExxonMobil’s Liza Phase2 on hold until a complete review o...
Thursday - 13th September, 2018
Energy MoU with T&T to be made public – President
President David Granger says the Memorandum of Understanding on Energy Sector Cooperation to be sign...
Wednesday - 12th September, 2018
Foulis man charged with murdering son
Mohan Sookdeo, the 44year-old man who is accused of fatally stabbing his son on Saturday evening at ...
Tuesday - 11th September, 2018
Body of handyman found after West Ruimveldt blaze
Monday - 10th September, 2018
National plan against alcohol abuse in the works - President
President David Granger says that government’s national plan to tackle excessive alcohol consumpti...
Saturday - 8th September, 2018
Guyanese need more places at law school
Though emphasising that the number of places available to Guyanese at the Hugh Wooding Law School is...
Friday - 7th September, 2018
Five ‘known characters’ for court
Five men are scheduled to appear in court after their vehicle was intercepted at Grove, East Bank De...
Thursday - 6th September, 2018
Teachers wage talks to resume today
The government and the GTU are to resume discussions today in a bid to end the teachers’ strike th...
Wednesday - 5th September, 2018
Accused in rape of girl, 16, gets bail release
A man was yesterday granted his release on $300,000 bail after he was charged with the rape of a 16-...
Tuesday - 4th September, 2018
DPP to appeal dismissal of charges against Westford, Cummings
The office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has signalled its intention to appeal the di...
Monday - 3rd September, 2018
Cop failed breathalyzer test after fatal accident
The family of 23-year-old Akemo Anthony who died in an accident late Saturday night are hopeful that...
Saturday - 1st September, 2018
Cafe blast kills pro-Moscow rebel leader in east Ukraine
MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - The leader of Russian-backed separatists in the Donetsk region in eastern Uk...
Friday - 31st August, 2018
Exxon makes ninth oil discovery in Stabroek Block
ExxonMobil has made its ninth oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Hammerhead1 well, marking its fif...
Thursday - 30th August, 2018
Woman charged with murdering son to undergo psychiatric evaluation
Brenda Ferreira, the 26year-old mother who is accused of fatally stabbing her three-year-old son ove...
Wednesday - 29th August, 2018
Cops charge mother with murdering three-year-old
Brenda Ferreira, the 26-year-old mother who police say admitted to fatally stabbing her three-year-o...
Tuesday - 28th August, 2018
Betsy Ground man found guilty of manslaughter
A 20-year-old East Canje, Berbice man was yesterday unanimously found guilty of manslaughter at the ...
Monday - 27th August, 2018
SOCU is doing its job
British High Commissioner Gregory Quinn has expressed the view that the Special Organised Crime Unit...
Saturday - 25th August, 2018
Handyman gets four years for torching wife’s house
Handyman Prakash Ramdeo was yesterday sentenced to four years in jail after he admitted to setting h...
Friday - 24th August, 2018
Trotman defends ‘strategic’ ties with Exxon
Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman yesterday defended the APNU+AFC administration’s “str...
Thursday - 23rd August, 2018
East La Penitence woman murdered
Another young woman is dead after allegedly being stabbed in the neck by her boyfriend, who subseque...
Tuesday - 21st August, 2018
Teachers union in pre-strike outreaches
As teachers prepare to strike over deadlocked wage talks they are determined that government should ...
Monday - 20th August, 2018
Newly elected chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform, Volda Lawrence (seated at centre)...
Saturday - 18th August, 2018
Nandlall asks court to jail AG until judicial review law is operational
Attorney Anil Nandlall yesterday filed contempt of court proceedings, which seek to have Attorney Ge...
Friday - 17th August, 2018
Brush up your English
For the next two weeks, the Sunday Stabroek will carry remedial lessons in English by Dr Joyce Jonas...
Thursday - 16th August, 2018
Albouystown teen charged with armed robberies
An Albouystown teen was yesterday released on $100,000 bail after being charged with two counts of a...
Tuesday - 14th August, 2018
Third cop charged over learner drivers’ exam forgery
A 50-year-old police sergeant was yesterday faced with 12 charges stemming from his alleged role in ...
Monday - 13th August, 2018
Three friends perish in La Grange crash
A night of partying ended tragically as three friends are now dead and another is critical at the Ge...
Saturday - 11th August, 2018
Teachers’ union formally advises ministry of strike
The Guyana Teacher’s Union (GTU) has officially informed the Ministry of Education of its intentio...
Friday - 10th August, 2018
Brush up your English
For the next three weeks, the Sunday Stabroek will carry remediallessons in English by Dr Joyce Jona...
Thursday - 9th August, 2018
GDF Islanders arrive
The Guyana Defence Force’s Air Corps added two Britten-Norman Islanders to its fleet yesterday. Th...
Wednesday - 8th August, 2018
No bail for men accused of shooting at cops
Junior John and Jamal Jerioh, the two men who are accused of shooting at police ranks on Emancipatio...
Tuesday - 7th August, 2018
Kitty man electrocuted in Essequibo Coast mishap
A man is now dead, while another is in intensive care after they were both shocked in a mishap at Dr...
Monday - 6th August, 2018
AFC to go solo at local gov’t polls
The Alliance For Change (AFC) yesterday announced that it will be contesting the November 12th local...
Saturday - 4th August, 2018
President David Granger, Ambassador Kwesi Quartey (fourth, from left), Minister of Social Cohesion D...
Friday - 3rd August, 2018
Brush up your English
For the next four weeks, the Sunday Stabroek will carry remedial lessons in English by Dr Joyce Jona...
Thursday - 2nd August, 2018
CDB $900m aims at Parika stelling, Wismar bridge, Lethem aerodrome
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved funding in the amount of US$4.4 million ($900m) to...
Wednesday - 1st August, 2018
Applications made for transferral of forest interests
Wanatobo Forest Resources Inc. has applied for the transferal of their forest concession to a privat...
Tuesday - 31st July, 2018
Felix announces settlement plan for Venezuelan migrants
Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix, yesterday said plans are in motion for the setting up of a h...
Monday - 30th July, 2018
Kaituma farmer murdered, son-in-law in custody
The police say they are investigating the murder of Dennis Williams, 67, a farmer of Canal Bank, Por...
Saturday - 28th July, 2018
Two cops face 38 charges over driver’s exam scam
A total of 38 separate charges were yesterday read against two police ranks, who are accused of tryi...
Friday - 27th July, 2018
Drug trafficker gets four years, $3.3M fine after surrender
Two days after his surrender to the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU), Kelvien Sauers was yesterday ...
Thursday - 26th July, 2018
Court of Appeal cuts 71-year sentence for man who murdered wife at Herstelling
Geoffrey Ward, who was in 2013 convicted of the stabbing death of his wife, yesterday had his 71-yea...
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