Bill to prevent `abuse’ of electoral system passed - -regions 3, 4, 6 to be divided The Representation of the People Act (RoPA) amendment bill of 2022 was passed in the National Assembly early Tuesday morning despite objections by the opposition APNU+AFC that it needed to be scrutinized by a Special Select Committee. The article Bill to prevent `abuse’ of electoral system passed appeared first on Stabroek News.

No shortage of chicken for holiday season – Mustapha - -price has risen says Bourda dealer In the face of concerns raised by some local farmers about the rising mortality rates among chickens, Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, and major producer Bounty Farms Limited have assured that there will be no shortage of poultry for the holiday season. The article No shortage of chicken for holiday season – Mustapha appeared first on Stabroek News.

Man charged with murder of 75-year-old aunt The nephew of 75-year-old Audrey Harris yesterday appear-ed in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court where he was remanded to prison after being charged with murdering the woman. The article Man charged with murder of 75-year-old aunt appeared first on Stabroek News.

GECOM employee testifies she was instructed to use spreadsheet instead of SoPs Assistant Registration Officer of GECOM, Alexandra Sophia Bowman yesterday said she was instructed to use a spreadsheet instead of Statements of Poll (SoPs) during the tabulation of votes cast in District Four for the March 2020 General and Regional Elections. The article GECOM employee testifies she was instructed to use spreadsheet instead of SoPs appeared first on Stabroek News.

Eight years for man who murdered shopkeeper while a juvenile A convict who was a juvenile when he murdered Cuyuni shop owner Bibi Sheniza Khan-Bhola back in 2014, has been sentenced to serve a minimum of eight years behind bars; in addition to being ordered to undergo a host of rehabilitative programmes. The article Eight years for man who murdered shopkeeper while a juvenile appeared first on Stabroek News.

Brazilian Green Dwarf coconut set to take off here The Brazilian Green Dwarf coco-nut variety has officially been introduced in Guyana through the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and the Caribbean Agriculture Research and Development Institute (CARDI). The article Brazilian Green Dwarf coconut set to take off here appeared first on Stabroek News.

Around 700 house lots handed out in Region Three Around 700 residents of Essequibo Islands–West Demerara (Region Three) were allocated house lots yesterday at an exercise held by the Ministry of Housing and Water. The article Around 700 house lots handed out in Region Three appeared first on Stabroek News.

Minister meets with Graham’s Hall Primary PTA on overcrowding Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand yesterday met with parents and teachers of the Graham’s Hall Primary School to address overcrowding at the school. The article Minister meets with Graham’s Hall Primary PTA on overcrowding appeared first on Stabroek News.

MARAD says no hike in water taxis fares The Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) yesterday said that there is no hike in the fare on water taxis plying the Georgetown to Vreed-en-Hoop route. The article MARAD says no hike in water taxis fares appeared first on Stabroek News.

Three found not guilty of Crabwood Creek farmer’s murder Three men yesterday walked out of the High Court in Berbice as free men after they were found not guilty of the murder of a 24-year-old farmer from Crabwood Creek, Upper Corentyne in July 2017. The article Three found not guilty of Crabwood Creek farmer’s murder appeared first on Stabroek News.