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Daily Archives: Sunday, 27 November 2016, 19:22

Govt blundered in failing to disclose Homestretch Development Inc. upfront

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 November 2016, 19:22 by Denis Chabrol Viewpoint by David Hinds After careful study of the statements from the President and other members of the government along with those of members of the opposition regarding what has now become the controversial Homestretch Development Incorporated, I have three interrelated comments. First, why was this government or quasi-government ...

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AFC Councillor won’t be allowed to become next Georgetown Mayor – Political Scientists

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 November 2016, 20:15 by Denis Chabrol Political Scientists on Sunday do not expect that the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-dominated A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) would cede the mayoral post to the Alliance For Change’s (AFC) Sherod Duncan at internal elections due next month. Former University of Guyana Political Science lecturer, Freddie Kissoon does ...

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‘John Corbie’ shot at Wings and Things

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 November 2016, 9:07 by Denis Chabrol An East Ruimveldt resident is presently in a serious condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, after being shot thrice about his body during an exchange of gunfire. Police said the man was shot by a licensed firearm holder about 02:00 hrs Sunday morning at the Wings and Things ...

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Demerara Bank going fully solar; offers low-interest loans for clean-energy systems

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 November 2016, 7:10 by Denis Chabrol Demerara Bank Limited’s (DBL) Corporate Headquarters is now fully powered by solar energy at a cost of GYD$27.5 million, an amount the company hopes to recoup in another three years because it no longer has to pay electricity bills totalling about GYD$1.5 million monthly. The bank says it will ...

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President unveils bust of the late Claude Alphonso Merriman

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 November 2016, 6:39 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger Saturday afternoon joined with the family of the late Claude Alphonso Merriman C.C.H. J.P to unveil a bust at the Merriman’s Mall, Vlissengen Road. Mr. Merriman was born on November 29, 1912 at Werk-en-Rust Georgetown and died in 1995. The bust was sculpted by Mr. Ivor Thom.  The ...

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