Daily Archives: Monday, 30 May 2016, 23:46

PPP gears up for Congress date

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 14:16 by Denis Chabrol The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) is this weekend expected to decide when Congress- the highest decision making body- would be held, party General Secretary, Clement Rohee said Tuesday. He said the congress is scheduled to be held this year. Rohee said once a decision is taken on Saturday, ...

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PPPC’s Dharamlall denies threatening to shoot IDB official

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2016, 23:46 by Denis Chabrol Even as the General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC), Clement Rohee prepares to summon one of his party’s parliamentarians, Nigel Dharamlall, to discuss an allegation that he threatened to shoot an official of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), his lawyer issued a denial. “My client unequivocally ...

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Venezuelan soldiers open fire on GGMC officials

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2016, 21:10 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Defence Force and Guyana Geology and Mines Commission  (GGMC) Monday night confirmed that mines officers from the regulatory authority earlier in the day came under fire most likely from Venezuelan soldiers in the Eteringbang area. Commissioner of the GGMC, Newell Dennison said three officers were in a ...

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Police probing allegation that PPP MP threatened to shoot IDB official

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2016, 16:45 by Denis Chabrol A parliamentarian for the main opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) has been accused of threatening to shoot an official of the Inter- American Development (IDB) last week. Police said the incident occurred at Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara. The parliamentarian, Nigel Dharamlall,  has since been questioned by police, ...

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Rohee, Top Cop squabble over Police training

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2016, 14:14 by Denis Chabrol In the latest exchange of words between Top Cop Seelal Persaud and Former Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee, the Minister is denying claims that he ducked applications for police ranks to do overseas training. At a press conference on Monday morning, Rohee laid the blame for officers not receiving ...

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Miner dies after pit caves in

Last Updated on Monday, 30 May 2016, 12:21 by Denis Chabrol Despite rigorous efforts by stakeholders in the gold mining industry, another miner has been killed as a result of the cave in of a pit. Police said that at about 6 PM on Sunday, May 29, 2016, Ramal Williams was killed while working in a mining pit at Konawaruk ...

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