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Daily Archives: June 14, 2014

Alleged bribe-taking policeman caught in sting operation

A policeman attached to the Den Amstel Police Station was Saturday under close arrest after he was caught during a sting operation when he had allegedly gone to collect the remainder of a bribe from a man he had arrested one day earlier. The probe into “corrupt transaction” is being conducted by the Police Office of Professional Responsibility. Police said that ...

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Guyana becoming “hub” for Cuban-trained Caribbean doctors; more specialists to be trained

Caribbean nationals being trained in medicine are expected to complete their final year of training in Guyana, Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsaran said Saturday. Addressing the opening of the 10th Scientific Conference by the Cuban Medical Brigade, he announced that Guyana would use the 170 Cuban doctors, nurses, technicians and administrators to create a “hub” for the training of Caribbean ...

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No transfers to schools with higher marks- Education Ministry

The Ministry of Education on Saturday regrettably informed that there will be no transfers for students whose parents wish for them to move to a school which require higher marks than was earned by the student at the 2014 National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA). All placements of students were made based on the performance of the students and the capacity ...

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Fmr. Guyana, West Indies cricketer dies

Former Guyana and West Indies cricketer, Ivor Mendonca died on Saturday after a battle with cancer. He was 79. Compton Mendonca confirmed that his brother died Saturday morning at the Davis Memorial Hospital, D’urban Backlands, Georgetown. Secretary of the Guyana Cricket Board, Anand Sanasie paid tribute to the former wicketkeeper and right hand batsman who passed away as a result ...

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Deportee shot

Police were Saturday probing the circumstances that led to the shooting of a deportee in War Lock, East Ruimveldt late Friday night, a senior police officer said. Sources said 19-year Kellon Hinds of 465 East La Penitence was shot to his left side abdomen. A high-ranking police officer said that “on the surface” investigators do not believe Hinds’ claim that ...

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