CANU chase into Buxton triggers unrest - -road blocked, truck set afire after Vigilance man arrested over large stash of ganja A CANU chase into Buxton and the arrest of a Vigilance man with a large quantity of suspected cannabis yesterday triggered resistance from villagers and hours-long unrest on both the main road and embankment as blockades were created and a truck set ablaze. The article CANU chase into Buxton triggers unrest appeared first on Stabroek News.

Sand cost spirals - -home builders paying almost double compared to a year ago The cost of sand has nearly doubled from last year and the blame for the increase is being ‘traded’ between  pit owners and truck drivers, even as the ordinary citizen laments over the pressures felt when purchasing  for construction and other works. The article Sand cost spirals appeared first on Stabroek News.

Letitia Wright conferred with honorary PhD, key to the city Guyana-born British actress, Letitia Wright, popularly known for her role in the Black Panther movie, ‘Wakanda Forever’, was yesterday conferred with a Honorary Doctorate, Honoris Causa, by the University of Guyana (UG). The article Letitia Wright conferred with honorary PhD, key to the city appeared first on Stabroek News.

Contractor remanded over alleged vehicle-ramming death A Berbice contractor was yesterday remanded to prison after he was charged with causing death by dangerous driving following an incident in Canefield, East Canje Berbice, where it is alleged that he rammed his vehicle into a crowd. The article Contractor remanded over alleged vehicle-ramming death appeared first on Stabroek News.

ExxonMobil says has excellent relations with gov’t - -expects to bring third oil platform ahead of schedule ExxonMobil on Tuesday declared a US$56 billion net profit for 2022 as Guyana continues to feature as its premium investment and the company boasted of its excellent relationship with the government here and it expects to bring its third oil platform  earlier than anticipated. The article ExxonMobil says has excellent relations with gov’t appeared first on Stabroek News.

First Lady dedicates Prosperity FPSO First Lady Arya Ali yesterday officially dedicated the Prosperity vessel at a naming ceremony in Singapore, a release from ExxonMobil stated. The article First Lady dedicates Prosperity FPSO appeared first on Stabroek News.

St Lucia tourism body leading sales mission here - -in wake of British Airways flights The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority is to open a sales mission here from today in preparation for the inaugural flight by British Airways on March 27, 2023 between Guyana and the island. The article St Lucia tourism body leading sales mission here appeared first on Stabroek News.

Boat operator acquitted of New Year’s Day rape Boat operator Brian Alberts who was accused of raping a woman on New Year’s Day at Yarakita North West District, back in 2016 was set free after a jury acquitted him yesterday afternoon. The article Boat operator acquitted of New Year’s Day rape appeared first on Stabroek News.

Benn stresses importance of peace to progress During his feature address at the opening of the four-day Inspectors and Sergeants conference yesterday, Minister of Home Affairs Robeson Benn urged the law enforcers to be ‘peace makers’ saying that without peace there won’t be progress. The article Benn stresses importance of peace to progress appeared first on Stabroek News.

Vryheid businessman remanded over attempted murder of ex-partner A Vryheid, West Canje Berbice businessman was yesterday remanded to prison after he was charged with the attempted murder of his ex-partner who sustained three chop wounds to her head and one to her right arm during an attack. The article Vryheid businessman remanded over attempted murder of ex-partner appeared first on Stabroek News.