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Daily Archives: October 20, 2013

Motorcyclist loses hand, five others injured in three-vehicle smash-up

Two friends were among six injured in a three-vehicle smash-up on the Number 28 Village Public Road, West Coast Berbice. A motorcyclist lost his right arm and the pillion rider’s lower limbs were broken. Relatives, who were at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), to receive the injured said 28-year old Travis Semple of Hopetown lost his right hand and ...

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Barbados charges Guyanese boat crew for drugs, gun find

BARBADOS NATION.- FOUR GUYANESE CREWMEN have been charged by Barbados police following a joint operation last week which netted drugs and a submarine pistol. Police have charged Tito Talo Moore, 26, of Lindon Highway, Kururu; Carlton Andre Lacaille, 43, of Caneville Grove, Eastbank, Demerara; Burkeley Levert Crawford, 24, of Mount Sinai, New Amsterdam, Berbice; and 30-year-old Yagpaul Bhisundial of Edinburgh ...

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Region Five honours educators, top performers

Teaching is considered one of the noblest occupations the world over due to the role teachers plays in the creation of a country’s manpower. In recognition of the efforts made by educators, the Regional Administration of Region Five under the theme “Promoting Excellence” recognised those who have served the region for 30 years and over. Some of the teachers have ...

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Shed partisan politics for anti-money laundering laws- Finance Minister

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh on Saturday called on the Opposition to place the integrity of Guyana’s financial system above partisan politics by ensuring the passage of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering of Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Bill.   The Guyana government, he said, has made exhaustive efforts to involve and accommodate the Opposition via a number attempts to ...

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Republic Bank opens multi-million dollar branch in Lethem

Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited on Saturday commissioned a GUY$185 million branch in Lethem near the border with Brazil, a move a top banking official hoped would tap into booming business there. “The opening of this branch in Region Nine, clearly demonstrates Republic Bank’s continuing commitment as a partner in the economic and financial development of all corners of Guyana,” said ...

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Updated: APNU to contest local govt elections; parties to campaign separately- Granger

Chairman of A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), David Granger on Sunday said the opposition coalition would be contesting the Local Government Election as one grouping. He disputed an earlier Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com) report that the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) of which is leader would be going into the election alone. “We are contesting as a partnership,” ...

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