Port Kaituma man charged with murdering woman Silos France, a 27-year-old gold miner of Port Kaituma, North West District (NWD) was charged today with the murder of Paulette Edwards. The article Port Kaituma man charged with murdering woman appeared first on Stabroek News.

Trinidad: Two men to serve 7 years in jail for murders of Guyanese workers (Trinidad Guardian) Two men, who admitted to kidnapping and murdering a pair of Guyanese construction workers over an unpaid debt in 2009, are expected to be released from prison in almost seven years. The article Trinidad: Two men to serve 7 years in jail for murders of Guyanese workers appeared first on Stabroek News.

Gov’t signals tougher action on gold crimes -in wake of US sanctions Government yesterday signalled that it would be implementing stricter regulatory mechanisms to prevent gold smuggling that would include higher fines and forfeiture of assets, in the face of United States sanctions against one of the country’s largest gold dealers, and a government official. The article Gov’t signals tougher action on gold crimes appeared first on Stabroek News.

BoG revokes Mohamed’s cambio licence -‘We want to safeguard our financial system’ says Jagdeo The Bank of Guyana yesterday revoked the licence for Confidential Cambio which is owned by Nazar Mohamed, a move government says stems from the sanctions imposed on the Mohameds by the United States on Tuesday. The article BoG revokes Mohamed’s cambio licence appeared first on Stabroek News.

Toussaint Jr Thomas resigns from PPP/C executive -no decision yet on ministry position Amid US sanctions over alleged corruption, Mae Toussaint Jr. The article Toussaint Jr Thomas resigns from PPP/C executive appeared first on Stabroek News.

Silver-plating jeweller detained – police Relative to the three persons who were charged with attempting to smuggle over 240 ounces of gold at the CJIA, Crime Chief, Wendell Blanhum yesterday said that the jeweller who allegedly plated the gold with silver was detained and questioned by investigators.  The article Silver-plating jeweller detained – police appeared first on Stabroek News.

Bakewell Bakery raises prices -cites increased cost for raw materials, transportation, production Bakewell Bakery  recently announced increased prices for its  bread products due to the significant increase in the cost for raw materials, transportation, and production. The article Bakewell Bakery raises prices appeared first on Stabroek News.

Vultures tripping up power supply – GPL The recent spate of blackouts following the arrival of the Turkish power ship is a result of disruption to the grid caused by vultures, the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) says. The article Vultures tripping up power supply – GPL appeared first on Stabroek News.

Duncan receives most nominations for leader of AFC The Alliance For Change (AFC) has announced that its nominations process which was opened on May 15, was closed on Wednesday, June 12. The article Duncan receives most nominations for leader of AFC appeared first on Stabroek News.

Gov’t commissions Region One telemedicine centre As part of its efforts to expand healthcare accessibility in the hinterland of Guyana, the government has commissioned a telemedicine unit in the village of Waramuri, located in the Moruca sub-district, Region One. The article Gov’t commissions Region One telemedicine centre appeared first on Stabroek News.