Daily Archives: Friday, 8 April 2016, 17:57

America Street money-changer robber jailed

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 April 2016, 17:37 by Denis Chabrol One of the men accused of robbing two America Street money-changers late last year was Friday found guilty and jailed for five years. Troy Abrams was found guilty by Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan, based on witnesses’ accounts of the lighting conditions, identification of the accused and prior knowledge of ...

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Rape-accused Wauna farmer charged with killing policeman

Last Updated on Friday, 8 April 2016, 17:36 by Denis Chabrol A North West District farmer was Friday charged with the stabbing death of a policeman more than one month ago at Matthews Ridge while efforts were being made to arrest him. Dennis Marks, 38, of Wauna Creek was not required to plea to the indictable charge that he murdered ...

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TSU rank feared drowned while going to curb illegal gold mining

Last Updated on Friday, 8 April 2016, 17:23 by Denis Chabrol A member of the Guyana Police Force’s Tactical Services Unit (TSU) is feared drowned after a boat capsized on the Potaro River while he and others were going t o help curb illegal gold mining in the Kaieteur National Park area. “The body has not yet been recovered and ...

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Former Guyana High Commissioner to Canada files GYD$49 million lawsuit for wrongful dismissal

Last Updated on Friday, 8 April 2016, 16:57 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s former High Commissioner to Canada, Harry Narine Nawbatt is suing the Guyana government for more than GYD$49 million for breach of employment contract. In court papers seen by Demerara Waves Online News, Nawbatt is suing for damages in excess of  GYD$25 million for breach of contract of employment ...

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GTT plugs $1M into Jubilee Festival

Last Updated on Friday, 8 April 2016, 12:44 by The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) on Friday donated a grand total of $1M to the Golden Jubilee Celebrations which will be specifically used for a local fashion show. Over at the Ministry of Telecommunications and Tourism, Minister Kathy Hughes was on hand to receive the donation and thank the ...

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Major upgrades & WiFi hubs coming for Jubilee

Last Updated on Friday, 8 April 2016, 11:59 by The Telecommunications Ministry and the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) have struck a major deal which would see major upgrades to Guyana’s cellular networks and WiFi hotspots at strategic locations across the Georgetown in time for the 50th Anniversary celebrations. Telecommunications Minister Cathy Hughes on Friday announced that the Government ...

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