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Daily Archives: July 10, 2013

Caribbean, international energy experts to discuss initiatives

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) stakeholders in the field of energy, as well as International Development Partners that are active in the regional energy sector will gather in Barbados 11 July, 2013, to discuss initiatives and activities identified as part of the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy (C-SERMS) Phase 1 Study. The Guyana-based Caricom headquarters says tyhe stakeholders will participate in ...

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Absent man sentenced for larceny, wounding

A man, who went ‘missing in action’ during the time of his trial at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court, has been sentenced to two years in prison. According to reports, on April 15 2013, Steve Mohan made his first court appearance, facing the charges of unlawful wounding and breaking and entering with larceny. The allegation against Mohan is that on March ...

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Benn lukewarm to Harmon’s lower airfare formula

Transport Minister Robeson Benn has poured cold water on a suggestion by the opposition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) that the 15 percent travel voucher tax be slashed by five percent to cushion the impact of rising international airfares. Benn said the tax was crucial to the upkeep of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) based at Timehri, East ...

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High Court dumps Gocool Boodoo’s case against GECOM

Chief Justice Ian Chang on Wednesday dismissed his own order to block the Guyana Elections Commission from deciding not to renew Gocool Boodoo’s contract as Chief Elections Officer. Chang told the High Court sitting that Boodoo’s court action against each of the six commissioners and the Chairman Dr. Steve Surujbally could not be entertained because the commission is a collective ...

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