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Daily Archives: January 3, 2014

PPP embarks on “broad left” electoral strategy

The governing Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) has announced a new political strategy to attract more non-members in the hope of regaining its parliamentary majority at the next general and regional elections. PPP General Secretary, Clement Rohee said the Marxist-Leninist oriented party has decided to establish a “broad left, progressive, democratic front” involving a number of categories of stakeholders including politicians ...

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Several Guyanese nabbed in international drug operation

An international operation has resulted in the interception of a Guyanese trawler with a large quantity of marijuana and the arrest of six Guyanese and one Surinamese, well-placed sources said Friday. The trawler, Kaminey, was arrested in international waters through cooperation among United States, British and Guyanese agencies last weekend. The identities of the men are unlikely to be released ...

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Updated: Four shot in Albouystown

Four persons were early Friday morning shot in Albouystown, Georgetown, according to well-placed sources. They are 29-year old Courtney Sandy, 20-year old Nikita Glasgow, Randy Bharrat and an unidentified female. Sandy was shot to the shin bone, Glasgow to one of her feet and Bharrat to his left side and lower back. Bharrat and the unidentified female were taken to ...

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Firearm, ammo in Georgetown Prison?

The Home Affairs Ministry on Thursday feared that firearms and ammunition are being smuggled inside the Georgetown Prison as part of a plot being hatched to cause mayhem. Rohee vowed that every effort would be made to disrupt those plans by searching for firearms at any prison. “Nefarious plans and conspiracies hatched in or out of prisons to disrupt the ...

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Teenager feared drowned; police question two

A 16-year old boy is feared drowned after he disappeared from the Kitty Jetty shortly before 6 PM Thursday, his mother said. He has been identified as Jerome Sturge of 32 East Ruimveldt Front Road, Squatting Area, Margaret Persaud told Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com). Sturge’s mother said she first learnt of her son’s disappearance from the jetty when a ...

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