Woman accused of making bomb threats against UG remanded to jail

Three days after being arrested for questioning about telephone threats of bombing the University of Guyana, 25-year-old, Shaneza Jafarally made her first appearance in Court today and was remanded to jail. Jaffarally stood before the Chief Magistrate and denied the allegation, which stated that on the 5th February, at Cummings Lodge, she made a threatening […]

Alleged robber shot by accomplice during robbery remanded to jail

23-year-old, Shaquille Duncan of Festival City was remanded to jail today on an armed robbery charge. He was arrested after being accidentally shot by his accomplice during their escape. With the gunshot injury to his shoulder, the accused stood before Magistrate, Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and denied the charge made against him. The Prosecutor revealed that on […]

Manager Charged over alleged rental of rooms in nightclub for prostitution purposes

The Manager of the Rio nightclub, Andy Bynoe aka “Montana”,  was today charged with renting rooms at the nightclub for prostitution purposes. Bynoe made his first Court appearance this morning before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus and denied the allegations that were made against him in the charge. The Prosecutor told the Court that between the 1st […]

Dept. of Energy completes development of template for Best Practice Production Sharing Agreements for oil sector

The Department of Energy has completed the development of a new template for Best Practice Production Sharing Agreements for Guyana, as the country prepares for more interest in the oil sector. At a press conference today, Head of the Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe explained that the new template will be used in the […]

Guyoil assures its fuel has met all required specifications and tests

The Guyana Oil Company Limited, (GuyOil), has rubbished a report in the Guyana Times about the quality of its fuel and has rejected what it called “the reckless conjecture contained in the article, and wishes to reassure its customers and the general public that fuel sold by the Company is subjected to rigorous quality control […]

Female UG student arrested in bomb threat probe

A female student of the University of Guyana has been arrested for questioning in connection with the bomb threats that were made against the University on Tuesday and Wednesday. The young woman was arrested at her workplace. She is being questioned at CID headquarters, Eve Leary. She is believed to be a close relative of […]

APNU+AFC Members and Supporters Picket GECOM for registration and claims and objections

Supporters of the APNU+AFC coalition joined some Government Minsters this midday in a protest to press the Guyana Elections Commission to ensure there is registration before the next national elections. Police barriers were once again thrown up close to the Guyana Elections Commission building to keep the protesters away. But the protest went on with […]