Daily Archives: Friday, 20 November 2015, 22:33

Caricom, US to sign five-year multi-million dollar pact to fight youth violence, HIV/AIDS

Last Updated on Friday, 20 November 2015, 22:33 by GxMedia Guyana is among several Caribbean Community (Caricom) member nations that will benefit from a five-year agreement to fight violence among youths and HIV/AIDS, the American embassy here announced Friday. The agreement covers US$165 million in projects to be delivered. The signing will spearhead USAID’s 2015-2019 Regional Development Cooperation Strategy that covers ...

Read More »

Man caught swallowing cocaine in hotel fined, jailed

Last Updated on Friday, 20 November 2015, 22:31 by GxMedia The man, who was caught swallowing cocaine, at an East Coast Demerara hotel was Friday  fined and jailed, but a charge was dropped against his accomplice who was also arrested in the hotel room. City Magistrate, Judy Latchman fined Dwayne Adams of 38 Will Street, Golden Grove GYD$2.8 million and sentenced ...

Read More »

Fearless criminals acting with “impunity”, disrespect- PSC Chairman

Last Updated on Friday, 20 November 2015, 22:06 by GxMedia Despite claims to the contrary, Chairman of the Private Sector Commission (PSC)  Retired Major General Norman McLean says that it is time the Guyana Police Force take a more strategic approach to the manner in which crime is handled in Guyana. McLean, a former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force ...

Read More »

No apologies blunder: Harmon says sorry

Last Updated on Friday, 20 November 2015, 18:12 by GxMedia After more than a month of being absent from the public eye, Minister of State Joseph Harmon has returned to the public scene and is apologizing for a comment he made regarding the increase of salaries for Government Ministers. Harmon on October 6 had made it pellucid that he had ...

Read More »

March 18 is Local Govt Elections

Last Updated on Friday, 20 November 2015, 17:59 by GxMedia Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan has revealed that the APNU+AFC administration has named a date for local government elections. Bulkan at a press conference on Friday, stated that LGE would be held on March 18, 2016. “Local government is about handing decision-making power to the people to enable them to ...

Read More »