Kamau McBarnette, one of the 17 political prisoners who were convicted in 1986 for the murder of then left wing prime minister, Maurice Bishop, and several others, died early Wednesday after a long illness.
The Minister with Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, says several businesses are being prosecuted for breaches of the ban on single-use plastics.
Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding is being treated in hospital after being admitted on Friday.
The chairman of the Cannabis Core Committee, Dr. Wycliffe Baird, says he believes the establishment of a marijuana industry there should be primarily for the benefit of the people of the twin-island Federation.
The cash strapped regional airline, LIAT, has named a new board of directors saying that the members have demonstrated “exceptional records of performance and service to the industry and to the region”.
At least 19 political parties are expected to nominate candidates for the March 2 regional and general elections on Friday, with at least one presidential hopeful calling for a Presidential debate.
When nine-year-old Naylia Lewis complained about a slight headache last week Monday, little did her mother, Kerry Ann Davis, know that the next few days would be her daughter’s last.
The Guyana government Wednesday said that it is not now contemplating granting flag carrier status to the Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines (CAL) even though the carrier has been servicing the route for the “last 60 years”.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 rocked several Caribbean countries on Wednesday as regional countries were being urged to continue monitoring the situation in Puerto Rico where two strong earthquakes have been blamed for the death of one man and damage to several buildings in that country.
A former opposition legislator, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy, has been granted GUY$200,000 (One Guyana dollar=US$0.004 cents) bail when he appeared in a Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.