Daily Archives: Friday, 22 July 2016, 18:57

DJ Bashment dies in road accident

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 July 2016, 14:34 by Denis Chabrol Disc jockey (DJ) Wavel “Bashment” Sabsook was early Sunday morning killed in a road accident at Diamond, East Bank Demerara. The driver of the ill-fated car said another speeding vehicle clipped his at about 5 AM, causing his to topple and burst into flames. Sabsook flew out of the vehicle ...

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Three relatives shot dead in East Berbice while fishing

Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2016, 19:06 by Denis Chabrol Guyanese police are probing the shooting death of three members of one family  including a 15-year old boy at a rice field aback Mibicuri, East Berbice, Divisional Police Commander, Ian Amsterdam said. “We found three persons. All had gunshots,” he said. He  said one man, who is not connected ...

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Private Sector Commission agrees City Hall needs money but “confrontational and unlawful”

Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2016, 15:52 by Denis Chabrol Even as the Private Sector Commission (PSC) prepares for another round of talks on efforts to impose a container tax, that business organisation has roasted City Hall for operating and taking “illegal action” without consulting the very people it expects to pay more taxes. “The Commission wishes, however, to ...

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Nothing unconstitutional about special prosecutors; PPP govt used it too- Trotman

Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2016, 10:12 by Denis Chabrol Attorney-at-Law and Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman on Friday lashed back at the People’s Progressive Party’s (PPP) Gail Teixeira over her criticism of government’s moves to hire special prosecutors to help secure convictions against suspected pilferers of state assets. “There is nothing unique about Special Prosecutors in Guyana ...

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Crisis at GPHC: Matron to be sent on leave

Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2016, 9:36 by Denis Chabrol Health care delivery is currently in crisis at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) as the standoff between doctors and the Chief Matron, Colleen Hicks at the facility continues unabated. Chairman of the GPHC Board of Directors, Dr Carl ‘Max’ Hanoman met with media operatives on Thursday at its ...

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Special prosecution team will be unconstitutional and witch-hunt of political opponents

Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2016, 9:30 by Denis Chabrol The decision by government to explore the possibility of  hiring a team of special prosecutors to help secure convictions of suspected state asset thieves has been roundly condemned by the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) as a calculated “witch-hunt.” “The rationale for such a radical departure from the existing constitutional ...

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