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Jagdeo defends US$200M Skeldon sugar factory

-despite massive losses, debts over the years Despite its massive losses and the debts it has amassed over the years, the US$200M investment into the Skeldon sugar factory and (by extension) the expansion project is justified and was not, after... [...]

Amaila, four other sites being assessed by IDB for hydropower

Government yesterday said that it remains committed to pursue the development of its own hydroelectric facilities. Five out of 67 possible sites are currently being assessed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for development. The assessment... [...]

Man shot during attempted robbery

A 53-year-old man was shot early yesterday at the Meadow Bank Wharf, East Bank Demerara, (EBD) during a botched robbery. The victim has been identified as Zhifa Lu. He was shot once to the left foot by one of two armed men. The incident reportedly... [...]

Taxi driver remanded for GPHC Dispatcher’s murder

Fifty-five-year-old Allan Sim, a taxi driver, of Lot 860 Paradise Housing Scheme, was yesterday remanded to prison for the murder of Melissa Skeete, a former dispatcher at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). Murder Accused:Allan... [...]

Conviction of football coach sparks call for revised marijuana laws

– attorneys file an appeal to challenge conviction The sentencing of football coach, Vibert Butts, to three years’ imprisonment for the possession of marijuana, has sparked an immediate move by two Defence Attorneys for Guyana’s narcotics... [...]

Soulja Bai betta straighten up

When a man want get somewhere he does promise de moon and de star. He see a woman he does promise she everything de sun shine on because he want something. Politicians is no difference. In fact dem wuss. Dem does promise wha de sun and de moon... [...]

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