The family of Calvin Edwards, also known as Calvin Dover, one of the two suspected bandits shot and killed after they attempted to rob a city businessman on Friday, became aware that he chose a criminal path after his constant arrests and their relentless efforts to steer him away bore no fruit.
The APNU+AFC government has made great strides during its three years in office, according to President David Granger, who also says there are still some challenges that it is working to overcome.
In wake of the recent armed attack on a Cuyuni mining camp, where over two dozen miners were robbed, President of the Guyana Women Miners Organisation (GWMO) Urica Primus says she is hopeful that the resuscitated Hinterland Intelligence Committee can put measures in place to protect miners against the feared “Sindicato” gangs reported to be operating here.
Gopaul Etwaroo, the 22-year-old man who was recently rescued from the pig pen in which he was held captive, has been discharged from hospital but will undergo a psychiatric evaluation tomorrow.
Although the performance of local firms in Guyana, as measured by sales growth, is the highest in the Caribbean, power outages cost them more than their counterparts in the region, while the percentage paid in bribery is also the highest in the region, a new Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study has found.
A driver escaped almost certain death along the Linden-Lethem Trail on Friday when his truck toppled into a ravine close to the Kurupukari Crossing.