Daily Archives: Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 19:59

Jealous man shoots taxi driver in buttocks

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 19:59 by GxMedia A man, who allegedly shot a taxi driver in his buttocks the day after  he saw him drop off his child’s mother, was Tuesday remanded to prison on a charge of discharging a loaded firearm. Paul Rose of 468 Sydney Drive, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown pleaded not guilty to discharging a ...

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“Narco state” possible because of weak campaign financing law- GECOM Chairman

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 17:39 by GxMedia Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Dr. Steve Surujbally on Tuesday insisted that there must be limits on campaign financing or the country ran the risk of being governed or influenced by drug lords. “It cannot (be brushed aside) because we are looking for trouble because we can have ...

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Region Nine community gets Presidential Grant

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 0:46 by GxMedia Residents of Taushida, Karasabai District, Region Nine were the recipients of a GUY$1M Presidential Grant to be utilized for the purpose of cassava cultivation, The grant was made during a visit by Minister of Amerindian Affairs, Pauline Sukhai to the region over the weekend to meet and interact with residents ...

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Equip agencies responsible for crackdown on counterfeit goods now – GMSA

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 0:37 by GxMedia The Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) on Monday called on government to adequately fund and equip the regulatory and enforcement agencies responsible for cracking down on counterfeit goods that are swamping the local market. The GMSA praised the Government Analyst Food and Drugs Department (GAFDD) as well as the ...

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Gay rights activists demand fair treatment by court

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 0:00 by GxMedia Gay rights activists on Monday picketed outside the Vigilance Magistrates’ Court where a gay juvenile was appearing on a charge of assault after an arrest warrant was issued for him. The Society Against Sexual Orientation (SASOD) and Guyana Trans United (GTU) protested outside the East Coast Demerara court moments before ...

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