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Daily Archives: September 10, 2018

PPP’s GECOM Commissioner takes Bulkan, Chief Elections Officer to Court over local govt constituency changes, omissions

Guyana Elections Commissioner, Bibi Shadick on Monday moved to the High Court to quash Local Government Minister, Ronald Bulkan’s decision to hold elections for numerous neighbourhood councils without first issuing an order order containing several vital pieces of information. This move by Shadick, who is an Attorney-at-Law and an elector in constituency one in Georgetown, comes against the backdrop of ...

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Dismissal letter to Guyana Chronicle’s Finance Comptroller withdrawn; PM Nagamootoo orders probe into spending, info leak

Less than one day after the Finance Comptroller of the Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL) was issued a dismissal letter by the General Manager,  a decision has been taken to rescind that correspondence, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. The rescinding of the letter followed a high-level meeting at Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo’s offices with General Manager Sherod ...

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Guyana, other Caribbean countries searching for new fuel sellers following Trinidad’s refinery closure; regional tax to be waived

In the wake of the closure of Trinidad and Tobago’s state-owned oil refinery, Petrotrin, Guyana and several other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states are scrambling to buy fuel from extra-regional suppliers, Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge said Monday. “The Caribbean prime ministerial sub-committee looked at this matter and examined a couple of options that were available and they asked the relevant ...

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Guyana Chronicle’s Finance Controller issued dismissal letter over leaked financial records

The Finance Controller of the state-owned Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL), publisher of the Guyana Chronicle newspaper, was Monday morning issued a dismissal letter. Morshmi Ramotar was given marching orders following a weekend disclosure of financial records showing that General Manager, Sherod Duncan has been responsible for expenses totalling GY$5 million. Her lawyer, Sanjeev Datadin confirmed that she was dismissed ...

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Husband dies, rescued wife severely burnt, house destroyed

The one-flat wooden home of a reportedly abusive couple, is completely razed and dead is the reputed husband Christopher ‘Harry’ Bramble, 56, unemployed whose charred remains are stored at Lyken’s Funeral Home, the Guyana Police Force said. The reputed wife Jewel ‘Coolie Girl’ Coats, 36, who was evacuated from the lot 39 West Ruimveldt home by residents, is in a ...

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