Former national footballer, grandson die in highway crash -two injured Former national footballer Carlyle Hunte and his grandson, Malique Roberts died in an accident along the Linden-Soesdyke Highway yesterday afternoon. The article Former national footballer, grandson die in highway crash appeared first on Stabroek News.

Allegations against Brutus being probed by SOCU – Benn Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn yesterday said that the allegations of financial impropriety made against Deputy Commissioner (ag) of Police, Calvin Brutus is being investigated by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). The article Allegations against Brutus being probed by SOCU – Benn appeared first on Stabroek News.

USAID will continue to support inclusive economic growth here -says Administrator during visit Deputy Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Isobel Coleman, on Thursday wrapped up a two-day visit to Georgetown where she met with senior government officials as well as civil society and business leaders, to discuss ways USAID could continue to support inclusive economic growth, shared prosperity, and good governance. The article USAID will continue to support inclusive economic growth here appeared first on Stabroek News.

Guyana to double legally protected areas -Ali says at Amazonas Summit President Irfaan Ali has committed to doubling Guyana’s legally protected areas within the next 18 months to achieve the nation’s goal of protecting 30 per cent of the land by 2030, as outlined in the Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS). The article Guyana to double legally protected areas appeared first on Stabroek News.

GTU proposal envisages 39.5% salary increase for 2024 The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) has tabled a multi-year proposal to the government for discussion and it envisages a 39.5% salary increase for teachers for 2024. The article GTU proposal envisages 39.5% salary increase for 2024 appeared first on Stabroek News.

Parliament passes bill aimed at reducing road fatalities -cameras will capture images of defaulters The Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Amendment Bill 2024 which seeks to address deep  concerns over road traffic accidents and deaths in the country was passed in Parliament late Monday night. The article Parliament passes bill aimed at reducing road fatalities appeared first on Stabroek News.

Good Hope woman, 52, dies after hit by truck Police are investigating an accident which occurred at about 2.23 pm yesterday on the Mon Repos Railway Embankment road, ECD, which resulted in the death of Limwattie Laljie, 52 . The article Good Hope woman, 52, dies after hit by truck appeared first on Stabroek News.

Corentyne driver jailed over $35m marijuana A Corriverton taxi driver who was this week busted along the Corentyne highway with his motorcar filled with packages of cannabis which amounted to close to $35m worth was yesterday jailed for three years and eight months and fined after he pled guilty to possession of narcotics. The article Corentyne driver jailed over $35m marijuana appeared first on Stabroek News.

Several held over killing of trans woman – police Several persons have been held for questioning in relation to the shooting death of Shaun Anthony Simon, a 28-year-old trans woman on Thursday morning at King Street and South Road, Georgetown, Regional 4 ‘A’ Commander, Assistant Commissioner Simon McBean told Stabroek News yesterday. The article Several held over killing of trans woman – police appeared first on Stabroek News.

Two neonatal deaths at Suddie Hospital in June, not five as claimed by opposition – RHO Two neonatal deaths were recorded at the Suddie Public Hospital in June and not five as claimed by the parliamentary opposition. The article Two neonatal deaths at Suddie Hospital in June, not five as claimed by opposition – RHO appeared first on Stabroek News.