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Daily Archives: June 28, 2016

Man demands money from bank in ISIS’ name; threatens to explode bomb

A man has been arrested and is undergoing psychiatric evaluation after he entered a city commercial bank and demanded Gyd $10 million  in the name of the Islamic State (ISIS) or he would detonate a bomb he claimed he was carrying, police said. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum said a knife and documents were found ...

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More than G$14.5m raised during Education Resource Ambassadors Conference; academics call for govt to provide emergency funding

Contributions of cash, scholarships and pledges totaling over US$70,000 dollars or 14.5 million Guyana dollars were among the major outcomes of the first University of Guyana (UG) Education Resource Ambassadors Conference, and participants say it is now time for government to provide emergency funding. “Be it resolved that the University of Guyana Educational Resource Ambassadors hereby call on the Government of ...

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Guyana Lands and Surveys to partner with FAO to implement Sustainable Land Development project

The Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) will be partnering with the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (UNFAO) to implement a Sustainable Land Development and Management Project, the Ministry of the Presidency said in a statement on Tuesday. The proposed project is expected to take effect in January 2017. This is the largest collaboration of its kind in Guyana ...

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Guyana’s govt, opposition united in call for dialogue on Venezuela’s crisis

The Guyana government and the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) appear to be at one on the future of Venezuela in the Organisation of American States (OAS). PPP General Secretary, Clement Rohee and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Greenidge agree that the status of Venezuela should be the subject of ongoing discussions rather than its suspension from the hemispheric ...

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