Daily Archives: Monday, 13 June 2016, 20:56

Possible rebirth of AFC at City Hall, says Henry Jeffrey; Kissoon disagrees, says it’s “council dynamics”

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 8:22 by Denis Chabrol Political analyst, Dr. Henry Jeffrey believes that the diverging views of Georgetown Mayor Patricia Chase-Green and Deputy Mayor Sherod Duncan on the intended parking meter project signals a possible rebirth of the Alliance for Change (AFC), at the level of the City Council – a view opposed by Freddie Kissoon. “It ...

Read More »

Second man wanted for grenade outside Kaieteur News

Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2016, 20:54 by Denis Chabrol A second man is wanted in connection with the discovery of a grenade near the vehicle that is usually driven by the publisher of Kaieteur News, Glenn Lall. Police on Monday issued a wanted bulletin for Janiel “JP” Howard , saying he is wanted for questioning in relation to  ‘attempting ...

Read More »

Council outraged over Parking Meters fiasco; wants explanation from Mayor

Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2016, 21:36 by Denis Chabrol As concerns continue to mount over an impending contract between the Georgetown Mayor and City Council and two companies for the installation of Parking Meters in Georgetown; Mayor Patricia Chase-Greene may have additional questions to answer. Greene , Town Clerk Royston King and Councillors Oscar Clarke and Junior Garette ...

Read More »

US-bound cocaine-in-fish accused remanded

Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2016, 20:03 by Denis Chabrol Two persons were Monday arraigned for allegedly attempting to traffick more than nine kilogrammes of cocaine in frozen fish to the United States (US). Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan refused bail to 27-year old Safoor Ali of 11 La Jalousie and 22-year old Lazeean Imrazie of Goed Fortuin, West ...

Read More »

Dataram’s ex-wife, others charged with ganja trafficking

Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2016, 19:50 by Denis Chabrol Shameeza Khan, the ex-wife of self-confessed drug-trafficker Barry Dataram, and four others were Monday afternoon charged after ranks allegedly discovered 170 pounds of marijuana in their possession during a raid last Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Versailles, West Bank Demerara. Charged were Khan, 34, Andrea Purran, 40 Felicia Laundry ...

Read More »

‘Unprecedented’ tug boat cocaine haul from Guyana worth up to £512m, UK Court told

Last Updated on Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:29 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from STV News The amount of cocaine found hidden on board a Turkish tug boat was “unprecedented” and had a potential street value of £512 million or US$578 million, a police drugs expert said. Detective constable Jurgen Wahla, who is based in Aberdeen, was giving evidence at the trial of ...

Read More »