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Daily Archives: May 3, 2017

UK security reform money for Guyana by year end

Security sector financing that had been rejected from the British Government by the now ousted Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Administration under the Security Sector Reform Programme (SSRP) could very well be released to Guyana by the end of the year. Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge, made this disclosure today (May 3, 2017), when he met ...

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Forensic Lab to be fully equipped to conduct DNA testing by 2018 –Ramjattan

Efforts are underway to equip the Guyana Forensic Science Laboratory and train staff there to conduct DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) testing by 2018, according to Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan. As part of the lab’s qualification and certification process, it has to be fully equipped and the staff have to be qualified to conduct DNA tests which are internationally recognised. “DNA ...

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Oil refinery consultant to host workshop later this month

The consultant, who was retained to conduct a high-level economic feasibility study of investing in an oil refinery locally, will be making a presentation to stakeholders later this month. This was revealed by Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman at his most recent outreach programme which was held with the business community. The Minister noted that the expert will be ...

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Man charged with attempted murder of suspected police informant

A man was Wednesday arraigned on a charge of attempted murder of a someone he believed had informed police about a crime he had allegedly committed. Twenty-four year old Denzil Wilson of Costello Housing Scheme was charged with the attempted murder of Seon Wright by stabbing him several times about his body. The incident occurred on May 2, 2017. Wilson ...

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Fire at Guysuco’s Albion guest house

Fire early Wednesday morning badly damaged a section of the guest house and senior staff club at the Albion Estate owned by the Guyana Sugar Corporation, Fire Chief Marlon Gentle said. He said fire fighters from Guysuco’s Rose Hall and Albion estates and the Guyana’s Fire Service’s New Amsterdam station responded to a call  shortly after 5 PM and eventually brought ...

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