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Three schoolchildren injured in Corentyne road accident

Three schoolchildren were injured Friday afternoon when a motor car struck them down on the Bush Lot Public Road in Corentyne, Berbice. Police said 16-year-old Alyia Mohabir of Number 46 Village, Corentyne, Berbice, “was picked up in an unconscious condition” and she is said to be “critical”. Investigators said at about 12:15 pm at Bush Lot Public Road, a motor ...

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Three small parties won’t trade lawmaking seats for gov’t positions; consensus key to parliamentary voting

Three of Guyana’s small parties have agreed that their parliamentarians will not join the governing party in exchange for ministerial or other governmental office. In a memorandum of understanding (MOU), A New and United Guyana (ANUG), Liberty and Justice Party (LJP) and The New Movement (TNM) agreed that they will “not give a minority government a majority.” ANUG, LJP and ...

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Gov’t sells Ogle estate land for GYD$52 million for Marriott construction; Trinidad investor dismisses political situation

Triniyuana, a recently registered company in Guyana, has purchased 2.61 acres of “prime” land at Ogle, East Coast Demerara for more than GYD$52 million to build an AC Marriott-branded hotel. Privatisation Specialist at the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL), Rachael Henry says the land was sold at more than GYD$26 million per acre, higher than the valuated price. ...

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Agri aircraft flips, pilot survives

The pilot of a single-engine Thrush Commander-model aircraft survived after his agricultural plane flipped several times on landing at an airstrip at Mahaica Abary Rice Development Scheme (MARDS) on Wednesday, a senior Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) official said. GCAA Deputy Director-General, Saeed Suliman told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves Online News that the airstrip has since been ordered ...

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Parts arrive for Ogle airport’s broken baggage scanner

The baggage scanner at the Eugene F. Correia International Airport is about to be repaired, now that spare parts have arrived from China. Airport spokesman, Kit Nascimento says the spares arrived without all of the documents and so they were held up at customs. However, they were due to be released on Tuesday or Wednesday. Mr. Nascimento says the Chinese-made ...

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New Marriott hotel for Guyana

A new five-star 150-room AC Marriott Hotel is scheduled for construction in Guyana this year, government’s National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL) announced on Wednesday. “Trinuyana Investments Incorporated principals are confident that the proposed development will boost the existing architectural and landscape ambience of the Ogle area while providing a sustainable design approach, ensuring that the space remains a ...

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The Citizenship Initiative party releases campaign donations, expenses

The Citizenship Initiative (TCI) political party today released figures on its campaign financing since it launched last October, in what is believed to be the first such public disclosure by any of Guyana’s political parties. In what appeared to be a fairly detailed breakdown, the party said it got GY$2.5 million in donations and spent just over GY$2 million. The ...

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SOCU boasts of unlicensed gold smuggler, former Rice Board official bribery convictions

The Guyana Police Force says its anti-financial crimes Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) secured the conviction of a gold smuggler and a former official of the state-owned Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB). Vibert Marks was found guilty and fined a total $120,000 on Thursday, February 6, after he was charged with exporting gold without a license and attempting to bribe ...

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Three suspects GTT kiosk robbery arrested

Three suspects in the robbery of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company’s (GTT) kiosk at Giftland Mall have been arrested. A senior police source says they were arrested at various points including East Bank Demerara; D’urban Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown and at a local transportation and vehicle spare parts company. At about 8 pm Monday night, two men robbed the kiosk ...

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