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Daily Archives: June 21, 2013

Police shoot teen in attack on off-duty cop

A man, who allegedly stabbed a policeman during efforts to arrest him for allegedly injuring another lawman during a robbery attempt earlier Thursday evening, was shot, police said. The injured man has been admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and has been identified as Quinn Neblett, 17 years, of Sussex Street, Albouystown.                                                 Guyana Police Force spokesman Ivelaw Whittaker ...

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APNU will not be bound by CJ’s ruling – Williams

The APNU says it will not be bound by any decision from acting Chief Justice Ian Chang on the 2012 budget cut case following his exclusion of its Chairman and Leader of the Opposition David Granger from the matter before him. At a news conference on Friday, Shadow Legal Affairs Minister Basil Williams said the judge’s decision to exclude Granger ...

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UG workers to protest unpaid deductions, poor working conditions

Although University of Guyana (UG) workers were expected to begin receiving June salaries on Friday, they plan to pressure authorities to pay all deductions to the relevant agencies. The Workers Union (UGWU) and Senior Staff Association (UGSSA) together plan to take legal action on behalf of their members to compel the tertiary institution to pay social security, income tax and ...

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Brazilian man scales Office of the President gate

A Brazilian man late Thursday night scaled the Office of the President gate and was subsequently arrested, a senior police officer confirmed.  Chief of Criminal Investigations, Deputy Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud said the man was up to late Friday morning being interviewed by investigators. He could be charged with trespassing. Other sources told Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com ) that ...

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