Internet Radio

Author Archives: Denis Chabrol

Revived Guyana People’s Militia more than 1,500 strong

The resuscitated Guyana People’s Militia, the reserve arm of the Guyana Defence Force, has recruited and trained 1,608 persons, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said The minister, who was responding to a question posed by the Opposition, said those persons were recruited at various levels and are between the ages of 18-35 and are physically and mentally stable for entry. ...

Read More »

Police, Public Service Commissions cleared in Granger-Jagdeo talks, despite objection to Paul Slowe

President David Granger on Thursday met with Leader of the Opposition, Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo to discuss the¬†appointment of the Public Service Commission and the Police Service Commission, but Jagdeo said he registered his objection to the appointment of former Assistant Police Commissioner, Paul Slowe. “I expressed my concerns over a particular nominee, Mr. Paul Slowe, about how partisan he has ...

Read More »

Former US President Jimmy Carter seeks to jump-start political talks in Guyana

Head of the Carter Center, former United States President Jimmy Carter has made overtures to Guyana’s two top political leaders to get on with long-indicated talks, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said Thursday. Carter last week called Jagdeo to enquire why the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) was, by President David Granger’s account, unwilling to meet with a government delegation to be ...

Read More »

Local Govt Elections date is Nov 12; PPP to name presidential candidate within three months

Local Government Elections will be held on November 12, 2018, Minister of Local Government, Ronald Bulkan announced Thursday. Addressing Toshaos from across the country in Georgetown for the National Toshaos Conference, Bulkan said the order would be gazetted by the end of Thursday. Guyana’s Parliament has already approved GY$2.1 billion in the 2018 National Budget for the holding of the ...

Read More »

Amerindian land titling problems date back to 1976 “mistake”

The newly-elected chairman of the National Toshaos Council (NTC), Nicholas Fredericks singled out the importance of land rights and said the problem dates back to more than 40 years ago when then Toshaos had accepted land titles without consulting their villagers. Referring to the granting of land titles in 1976 by the then government, he said “they were not given ...

Read More »

Fewer complaints of police indiscipline- Police Commissioner

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has recorded a steady decline in complaints against members of that civilian law enforcement agency over the past two years, Commissioner of Police David Ramnarine said Wednesday. “A preliminary analysis suggests that improved and increased supervision, swift and condign action by the senior leadership of the force, severe punishment, support through speedy and timely legal ...

Read More »

Possibly “sinister motive” behind reports on drug contract- Volda Lawrence

Public Health Minister, Volda Lawrence on Tuesday stopped short of suggesting that attempts are being made to muddy her political waters ahead of her bid to become the Chairperson of her People’s National Congress Reform. “Minister Lawrence will provide further and complete details in the National Assembly on this matter on Thursday, July 19th but takes note of the curious ...

Read More »

Look-alike presidential crown on wedding car lands road safety advocate in hot water

The President of the West Demerara Road Safety Association, who used two fake presidential crowns on a car at a wedding, was charged and fined. Peter Katahan, 43,a Rural Sergeant, was granted a total of GY$100,000 bail for five charges. He pleaded not guilty to fraudulent imitation of identification mark,and unregistered ,unlicensed,uncertified and uninsured motor vehicle. The offences were allegedly ...

Read More »

Alleged killer of pandit, son remanded

A man was Tuesday arraigned on two counts murder he allegedly committed on a pandit and his son earlier this month. However, his lawyer said he was framed. Orlando Douglas is accused of the murder if Onkar Liliah and Deonarine Liliah between 7th and 10th July, 2018 in the furtherance of a robbery. The stabbed bodies of the Liliahs were ...

Read More »