Attorney General confirms that DPP has discontinued most recent private charges against Govt. Ministers

The Director of Public Prosecutions has discontinued the most recent private criminal charges filed by Opposition Member of Parliament, Anil Nandlall against three sitting Government Ministers. Attorney General, Senior Counsel Basil Williams confirmed this afternoon that the private criminal charges against Ministers Winston Jordan, Rupert Roopnarine and David Patterson have been discontinued. The Opposition People’s Progressive […]

Municipal Councils urged to better manage financial resources

With efforts afoot to repair a local government system that suffered years of neglect, Communities Minister Ronald Bulkan on Thursday morning issued a stern warning to persons directly involved with the management of the financial resources for the various councils. He made it clear that there will be “no shelter” neither will Central Government condone […]

King has no plans to seek Government bail-out for City Hall

Town Clerk of Georgetown Royston King today rejected the possibility of the cash-strapped Council seeking any form of financial assistance from Central Government. King withheld support for such a move even as the Georgetown Mayor and City Council continues to fall behind in its payment to staff, its payment of utilities and also has huge […]

GTT technician dies two months after being pitched from utility pole

Two months after being pitched from a utility pole while installing internet cables, a GTT technician has died. The man, David Kunath, died early this morning, just one day after he was released from the hospital following multiple surgeries. Kunath had been nursing serious burns and other injuries about his body. It was early on […]

Wales man who strangled wife to death succumbs to injuries

One day after strangling his reputed wife to death, a West Bank Demerara man has now succumbed to his self inflicted injuries. Forty-year-old Nigel Glasgow died early this morning after Police rushed him back to the hospital following his complaints of pain. The man was taken to the West Demerara Hospital yesterday after he was […]

Op-Ed by US Ambassador: Protecting Intellectual Property

By United States Ambassador Perry L. Holloway Every year on April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that patents, trademarks, and copyright play in promoting innovation, creativity, and progress.  As we celebrate this year under the worldwide theme “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity,” we recognize the ingenuity […]

Massy Security Guard charged with stealing company’s money

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning, a young security guard was charged for stealing money from his employer, the Massy Company. 20-year-old, Shaq Williams stood before Magistrate Fabayo Azore and entered a plea of not guilty. The Court heard that on the 20th April at the Massy Ruimveldt location, he allegedly stole $430,000 cash, […]

West Demerara woman strangled to death by reputed husband

A man who slaughters animals for a living, during the wee hours of this morning killed his reputed wife at their Wales, West Bank Demerara home. The man who has been identified as Nigel Glasgow is currently at the West Demerara Regional Hospital under police guard. Relatives said he ingested a poisonous substance after murdering […]

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