PNCR leadership battle heats up - -Granger, Lawrence unlikely to contest As the race for the leadership of the PNCR heats up ahead of the party’s December  congress,  current leader and former President, David Granger and current Chairman, Volda Lawrence are mum on contesting, although party insiders say neither will be contesting. The article PNCR leadership battle heats up appeared first on Stabroek News.

Bound and gagged Tuschen amputee found dead - -house ransacked The lifeless body of a Tuschen Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo shop owner was yesterday morning discovered bound and gagged and his home ransacked. The article Bound and gagged Tuschen amputee found dead appeared first on Stabroek News.

Gov’t and Digicel have amicably resolved issues – Attorney General - -lawsuits dropped Attorney General Anil Nandlall SC yesterday said that the Guyana Government and Digicel have amicably resolved their issues and lawsuits that had been filed by both have been discontinued. The article Gov’t and Digicel have amicably resolved issues – Attorney General appeared first on Stabroek News.

Another objection lodged over waiver for Exxon’s exploration in Kaieteur Block Three more civil society activists have objected to the EPA’s decision not to require an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for ExxonMobil’s offshore Kaieteur Block drilling programme and they also lambasted the government agency’s waiving of EIAs “for all manner of projects at an unprecedented level”. The article Another objection lodged over waiver for Exxon’s exploration in Kaieteur Block appeared first on Stabroek News.

Boskalis-affiliated company pulls out of contest for new bridge over Demerara - —four Chinese companies remain The local affiliate of the Dutch offshore contractor and maritime services provider – Boskalis Guyana Inc – has pulled out of the race to build the new Demerara Harbour Bridge but has not given government a reason, Minister of Public Works Juan Edghill says. The article Boskalis-affiliated company pulls out of contest for new bridge over Demerara appeared first on Stabroek News.

Fully vaccinated man, 91, dies from COVID The Ministry of Health yesterday said that as of October 23, 2021, one more person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died. The article Fully vaccinated man, 91, dies from COVID appeared first on Stabroek News.

GDF honours retired officers The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) on Thursday honoured four of its retired Officers at the traditional ‘Dining Out’. The article GDF honours retired officers appeared first on Stabroek News.

Mechanical problem delays reopening of Demerara bridge A mechanical issue with rollers on the retractor span of the Demerara Harbour Bridge was behind the extended time the bridge was closed to vehicular traffic yesterday. The article Mechanical problem delays reopening of Demerara bridge appeared first on Stabroek News.

USAID in further US$2.5m COVID aid to CARICOM The United States Agency for International Development has announced US$2.5  million ($500m) in urgent COVID-19 assistance for countries in the Eastern Caribbean, The Bahamas, Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago. The article USAID in further US$2.5m COVID aid to CARICOM appeared first on Stabroek News.

Tuschen shop owner found dead with duct tape across mouth Police are investigating the death of a Tuschen Housing Scheme, Region Three shop owner who was earlier this morning found lifeless by a neighbour with duct tape across his mouth . The article Tuschen shop owner found dead with duct tape across mouth appeared first on Stabroek News.