Georgetown, Guyana Newswire (Page 12)

Georgetown, Guyana Newswire (Page 12)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Georgetown, Guyana. (Page 12)

Results 221 - 240 of 5,248 in Georgetown, Guyana

  1. Couple charged with trafficking five Venezuelan women at Diamond HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Two persons were yesterday remanded to prison on a charge that they trafficked five women at the Diamond Hotel and Bar in Georgetown. It was alleged that Rodwell Dempster and Fiona Hopkinson between September, 2017 and January, 2018, trafficked five Venezuelan women, who were brought to be commercial sex workers at the business.

    Comment?

  2. Hailing contributions of Chinese, President says new arrivals welcomeRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2018 | Stabroek News

    A performance of the Chinese Lion Dance yesterday at the Windsor Forest Primary School, where the 165th anniversary of the arrival of Chinese Indentured Immigrants in Guyana was commemorated. Emphasising the cultural and economic contributions of the Chinese people on the 165th Anniversary of their arrival on these shores, President David Granger yesterday welcomed the new wave of migrants from China and said it was a testament to the strong ties between Georgetown and Beijing.

    Comment?

  3. Rebranded Demerara Bakery aiming to be major playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Managing Director of Demerara Bakery Kenneth Scrubb with founder of ActionCOACH Guyana Vishnu Doerga and others at Friday's rebranding event. "The rebranding of the company is a very symbolic move as we chart a new path for ourselves with a new brand, Demerara Bakery," Managing Director of the company Kenneth Scrubb said at the unveiling of the new brand at a rebranding ceremony on Friday at the Theatre Guild in Georgetown.

    Comment?

  4. Venezuelan among trio busted with 90lbs ganja at Golden FleeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Three men, including a Venezuelan national, were arrested yesterday afternoon after they were intercepted with over 90 pounds of cannabis by police on the Essequibo Coast. The 42 kilogrammes of compressed cannabis were discovered in a car in which the men were travelling around 5.30 pm at Back Street, Golden Fleece.

    Comment?

  5. Exxon agreement deficient in key areas - private sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The Private Sector Commission today said that the Petroleum Agreement between Guyana and ExxonMobil's subsidiary and its partners was deficient in key areas and better negotiators should be hired for future contracts. The Private Sector Commission of Guyana has noted the disclosure of the Petroleum Agreement between ExxonMobil, Hess Corporation and CNOOC and the Government of Guyana.

    Comment?

  6. Michael DeSouza Retires from The World Bank and Joins Caribbean Cargo DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | PR Log

    LANHAM, Md. - Jan. 5, 2018 - PRLog -- Caribbean Cargo DC announced today the new Director of Operations -- Michael DeSouza -- a Guyanese-born former Detective and now former Technical Security Systems Specialist at the World Bank Group .

    Comment?

  7. Major works slated for Leguan, Bartica stellingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Major works are set for the Leguan and Bartica stellings this year, General Manager of the Transport and Harbours Department Marcelene Merchant has said. Making a presentation at the Ministry of Public Infrastructure's end-of-year review last week, Merchant explained that $762 million has been allocated to the department's capital programme for 2018, of which $500 million will be spent on the vessels and the remaining $262 million will be spent on the rehabilitation of stellings.

    Comment?

  8. A set of senior government officials should be sent home for the severance pay fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Stabroek News

    ... write to object to the development of a commercial Indoor Gun Range at Lot 2 & 4 Subryanville, Georgetown, Guyana. Dear Editor, Having been a member of the Commission of Inquiry which made some specific recommendations for the sugar industry over ...

    Comment?

  9. 'Social credit' should be explored for the displaced sugar workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Stabroek News

    ... write to object to the development of a commercial Indoor Gun Range at Lot 2 & 4 Subryanville, Georgetown, Guyana. Dear Editor, SN's revealing headline, 'Can't send home 4000 workers without options -Corentyne Chamber Head tells Holder -Gov't ...

    Comment?

  10. Subryanville residents object to indoor gun range in their areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Stabroek News

    We, residents of Subryanville, write to object to the development of a commercial Indoor Gun Range at Lot 2 & 4 Subryanville, Georgetown, Guyana. Notice of this gun range was given in an advertisement from the Environmental Protection Agency in the Stabroek News of November 24, 2017.

    Comment?

  11. Driver gets four years over death of Bent St pensionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Kenneth Johnson, the driver who struck and dragged a Bent Street pensioner to her death on Tuesday, will be spending the next four years in jail after he pleaded guilty today to a charge of causing death by dangerous driving. Johnson, 35, of 'A' Field, Sophia, Greater Georgetown, was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan in Georgetown on the charge that on January 2nd at Brickdam, he drove motor car PLL 2838 in a manner dangerous to the public, thereby causing the death of Jaclyn Joseph.

    Comment?

  12. CAL flights affected by winter stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Caribbean Airlines advises that due to the approaching winter storm which will affect New York and environs, the following Caribbean Airlines flights are cancelled for today, January 04, 2018: BW 524, January 04th from Piarco International Airport, Trinidad to John F. Kennedy, New York, USA a BW 525, January 04th, from John F. Kennedy, New York, USA to Piarco International Airport, Trinidad Affected customers travelling to/from New York during the period January 04th - 06th, 2018 will be permitted to change or cancel their reservations without penalty subject to the following conditions: In a bid to secure molasses for its rum production, Demerara Distillers Limited has expressed interest in securing some assets of GuySuCo and sources close to the process say that its interest is in owning the Enmore Sugar Estate.

    Comment?

  13. Tucville resident charged over BBQ money, $1.4m in goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Stabroek News

    Allegedly entrusted with a total of over $1.4 million in cash and items, a Tucville resident was yesterday read two fraud charges, denying one and claiming that family problems prevented him from completing the other transaction. It is alleged that Shane Bishop, 23, between January 1, 2017 and June 30, 2017, at Georgetown, being entrusted by Roxroy Jeffers with a $275,000 diesel generator, nine Charles Raymond watches valued at $103,500, 24 American Eagle T-shirts, valued at $84,000 and other articles, a total value of $1, 404, 480 in order that he may sell same and return the proceeds, fraudulently converted a quantity of the items, valued at $448,480..

    Comment?

  14. Shopkeeper charged over Pamela Landing ganjaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The charge stated that Malcom Garraway on December 29th, 2017 at Pamela Landing, Potaro River had in his possession 1119 grammes of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. Garraway stated that the cannabis was not his own and the shop where the police found it was not his own and he was just the shopkeeper.

    Comment?

  15. Better Hope taxi driver, wife held over illegal gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Stabroek News

    An intelligence-led operation conducted by ranks of the Guyana Police Force's Narcotics Branch on Tuesday afternoon at Latchmie Street, Better Hope, ECD, has resulted in the arrest of a 32-year-old taxi driver and his 34-year-old reputed wife who is a member of the Guyana Defence Force. The arrests came after an unlicensed 9mm pistol with seven matching rounds was found in their house; a matching 9mm spent shell was also found in the yard.

    Comment?

  16. Olympic Association calls on federations to get ready to tap $$, supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Olympic Association has made an appeal to national affiliated federations to provide necessary information by the January 25 deadline in order to tap into funds and other means of support. According to a release from the GOA, despite its best efforts, few federations provide the information required for proper planning.

    Comment?

  17. Second Friendship man charged with murder of neighbourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Stabroek News

    A second person was yesterday charged at the Number 51 Magistrate's Court with the murder of Anand Sookram, of Friendship Village, Corentyne. The second accused, Videsh Persaud, 21, also known as 'Ryan', a mechanic of Friendship Village, Corentyne, appeared before Magistrate Charlyn Artiga.

    Comment?

  18. Reifer, Joseph included for Jaguars eight round fixtureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Stabroek News

    National Cricket selectors yesterday announced the Guyana Jaguars squad for their eighth-round fixture against the Jamaican Scorpions in the 2017/18 edition of the Cricket West Indies/Digicel Regional 4-Day PCL tournament, beginning today at the Sabina Park. The squad sees the inclusion of recent West Indies Test selec-tee, Raymond Reifer and West Indies A seamer Keon Joseph who has recovered from injury.

    Comment?

  19. Le Repentir cemetery restoration project ongoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The Mayor and City Council of Georgetown has commenced a $150M restoration exercise of the Le Repentir Cemetery. The project which began late last year is part of a wider strategy to sustainably restore the city of Georgetown.

    Comment?

  20. GuySuCo, Health Ministry launch 'social resilience' programme for laid-off workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Sugar Corporation is working with the Ministry of Public Health to implement their Social Resilience component of the Sustainable Communities Pro-gramme to provide support to the thousands of sugar workers who have been made redundant. According to a joint press statement yesterday from the sugar company and the Ministry, the programme targets sugar-dependent communities in the vicinity of the Skeldon, Rose Hall, Enmore and Wales Estates.

    Comment?