Daily Archives: Sunday, 10 January 2016, 23:41

Gold mine where 11 persons died will remain closed, another to be reopened as a model mine- Trotman

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 January 2016, 23:41 by Denis Chabrol A gold mine in western Guyana where 11 persons were killed last year when a mining pit collapsed would remain closed because the head of the operation has failed to put proper systems in place to avoid a recurrence, Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman announced Sunday. “We are ...

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“Lock” up, “charge” bar owners, parents who traffick young girls- Broomes tells police

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 January 2016, 22:46 by Denis Chabrol Junior Minister of Natural Resources, Simon Broomes Sunday night ordered police to lock up shop owners and take stern action against parents who traffick their teenage girls by taking them to night spots where they imbibe and use date-rape drugs. “I want to ask the police that the law ...

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GRA Chairman slams PSC over Sattaur matter

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 January 2016, 15:34 by Denis Chabrol The  Chairman of the Board of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Rawle Lucas Sunday rejected claims by the Private Sector Commission that tax agents searched or seized property from the home of Commissioner General, Kurshid Sattaur. Sattaur has been sent on leave to pave the way for an audit ...

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Fire leaves seven homeless

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 January 2016, 15:11 by Denis Chabrol A fire believed to be of electrical origin gutted a house at Non Pariel, East Coast Demerara, leaving seven persons homeless three months after they moved in. An occupant told reporters that electricity supply was interrupted thrice during Sunday morning and early afternoon.  “I saw current come back on ...

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Two confess to killing Briton, burying him in shallow grave

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 January 2016, 7:06 by Denis Chabrol The two men, including the god brother, caught by police have confessed to killing 18-year old Briton, Dominic Bernard and burying his body aback Nurney Village, Corentyne, Berbice, according to police sources. Bernard’s  god brother, Aaron Hing, and Staymon George told investigators that they had taken the Briton to ...

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