PNP expected to vote for new leader February; Comrades in Parliament backing former minister, says Jackson
Fitz Jackson yesterday claimed the support of the majority of the People's National Party's (PNP) 31 parliamentarians for Peter Phillips' third run for the party's presidency.But Ian Hayles, a key backer of the other declared contestant, Peter...

Teenager raped, suspect bolts from police station
The Inspectorate of Constabulary has launched a probe into Sunday night's escape of a rape suspect from the Waterford Police Station.The inspectorate will also be probing reports that the police transported the suspect from the crime scene to the...

Bend charged with carrying offensive weapon
A 20-year-old man was today reprimanded and discharged on a charge of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place. Michael Gabriel Bend of Crab Hill, St Lucy, admitted to having a flick knife on December 2, while on Enterprise Road, Christ Church, without lawful authority or a reasonable excuse. Police prosecutor Sergeant Rudolph […]

Mobile robber
A convicted robber today pleaded guilty to three additional charges of theft when he appeared in the Oistins Magistrates’ Court. Rommel Jamar Allder, of no fixed place of abode, admitted to robbing Marsha Burke on December 9, 2015 of a handbag and contents valued $3, 841 while armed with a knife. Allder also owned up […]

Tackling unemployment
 …govt to expand private enterprise to address unemployment THE 2017 Budget debates commenced on Monday with Minister of Business, Dominic Gaskin assuring the National Assembly that the issue of unemployment among the youth population will be tackled hands-on by the government come 2017.Through his Ministry, Government, he said, will pursue the expansion of private enterprise

Be watchful always
 –President tells servicemen at Annual Christmas Luncheon at Eteringbang PRESIDENT David Granger has on Monday called on servicemen of the country, particularly those posted at Eteringbang and in other locations in western Guyana, to not only be watchful and on their guard, but to also endeavour, through their actions and encounters, to let the world

Bathroom collapses, kills woman
A 30-YEAR OLD Little Diamond woman met an untimely end on Sunday night after the bathroom wall at her home collapsed on her.Dead is Shoia Sampson-Europe of Lot 5, Junior Staff Compound, Little Diamond, East Bank Demerara. The woman’s uncle told Guyana Chronicle that on Sunday night he left the home around 19:00hrs for another