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Mixed reactions about Stabroek Market area restoration

Stalls around the Stabroek Market area were Sunday morning demolished and badly clogged drains cleaned, leaving the more than 100 vendors divided with some saying they feel politically betrayed by a government they voted for. A vendor was heard telling her colleagues that she had collected the identification cards of all her children and had escorted them to the polling ...

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PM receives final report on constitutional reform; to take it to Cabinet soon

The final report on proposed constitutional reform, that will guide a new political culture in Guyana, has been completed, the state-run Government Information Agency (GINA) reported Saturday. The report was handed over to Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo on Saturday, April 30, 2016, by the steering committee that was established to define the scope of the actual reform process, and formulate ...

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Age of criminal responsibility to be raised, wandering decriminalized – Ramjattan

Vice President and Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan says that the new Juvenile Justice Bill would be seeking to implement a myriad of changes for juvenile justice while decriminalizing wandering. Ramjattan made the statement while delivering the feature address at the first of three consultations on the draft Bill that is expected to be taken before the house in the ...

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Driver of blood-stained taxi also charged with Hackette’s murder

A second man was arraigned Monday for the murder of Simone Hackette whose body was found in a canal at Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara days after she had told family members that she was going to collect a parcel that had been sent by her child’s father from Mahdia. Taxi driver Ranachal Singh of Good Faith, Mahaicony, East Coast ...

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Article on transfer of GA2000 hangar to BK International retracted; apology issued

Demerara Waves Online News hereby retracts the insinuations, allegations and contents of a previously published article that the Minister of State, Joseph Harmon might have been involved in ordering the Cheddi Jagan International Airport transfer the GA2000 hangar to BK International. Demerara Waves hereby further issues an unqualified apology for any harm and or hurt that said publication may have caused ...

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21 days for completion of $150M Durban Park project

Government has earmarked some $150M for the completion of the Durban Park Project will has been taken under the wings of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure. Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson at a press conference on Thursday noted that cabinet approved the monies at its last meeting and the Ministry will now be taking full responsibility for the project. The ...

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