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Daily Archives: May 5, 2015

Carter Center encourages peaceful elections process in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Guyana’s electoral preparations appear to be on track in most of the country, according to early Carter Center observer reports, which also expressed deep concern about divisive campaign rhetoric. Since April, The Carter Center has deployed a team of five experts and six medium-term observers throughout the nation. They have conducted observation in all 10 of Guyana’s electoral districts ...

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OAS deploys Electoral Observation Mission in Guyana

The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS/EOM) to the general and regional elections in Guyana on May 11 begins its final deployment in Georgetown on Tuesday, the hemispheric organisation announced. The delegation, headed by the former Foreign Minister of Belize Lisa Shoman, who was designated by Secretary General José Miguel Insulza, is comprised of 23 observers ...

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Former West Indies Captain Alvin Kallicharran endorses APNU+AFC

Former West Indian Captain and batsman, Alvin Isaac Kallicharran, whose family were known to be strong supporters of the People’s Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) have added to the long list of prominent persons who have come out in support of the Opposition party, A Partnership for National Unity +Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC). The renowned cricketer who did Guyana proud during ...

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GPHC’s Nursing Supervisors, management differ over senior official’s appointment

A number of Senior Nursing Supervisors at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) are peeved that they have been overlooked for the position of Assistant Director of Nursing Services, but a senior official of that health care institution insists that the new office-holder is qualified for the post. A source close to the supervisors said several of them are in ...

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Bagotville suspected wife killer arrested

The man, who allegedly stabbed his wife to death at their West Bank Demerara home less than one week ago, was Tuesday morning arrested in Sophia, a senior police officer confirmed. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Assistant Commissioner Leslie James said Alan Barker was arrested in ‘A’ Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown. He did not resist arrest. Barker is considered ...

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Bhena’s Footwear staffer freed; abductors arrested

by Zena Henry The 27-year-old salesman,  who was abducted Monday morning, May 4,  turned himself into the police after his abductors reportedly set him free, police said. Waaldijk Zineer, an employee of Bhena’s Footwear on Regent Street was reported to be in good condition when he turned up at the Brickdam Police Station. A high-ranking police officer said the man, ...

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