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Daily Archives: January 13, 2017

AFC supports Red House lease revocation; accuses PPP of playing on Cheddi Jagan emotionalism

Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan on Friday unconditionally backed President Granger’s revocation of the lease of the State-owned Red House to the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre, charging that the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) was attempting to score cheap political points off Jagan’s name. Ramjattan, who was expelled from the PPP several years ago, said late ...

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Cummings Lodge apartment complex fire dislocates numerous UG, CPCE students

At least 50 students from the University of Guyana, Cyril Potter College of Education and other educational institutions were Friday night dislocated by a fire at Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara. The 30-room apartment complex is located on Third Street, Cummings Lodge and is owned by Shanta Baldeo. No one was injured, but most students lost all of their personal ...

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Previously appointed GECOM Chairmen constitutional; Court can’t compel President to give reasons for rejecting nominees

Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan on Friday disagreed with President David Granger’s assertion that the selection process for previous Chairmen of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) was illegal, while at the same time saying that a President’s decision is final and cannot be challenged successfully in the Court. “ “If that is what the president is saying, ...

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Privilege night club manager fined $15,000 for overstaying time

Andre Nicholas Rodgeford, 40, who resides at Tower Suites, Main Street, and manages Privilege Night Club, was today ordered to pay a $15,000 fine by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for overstaying his time. Andre, a Trinidad and Tobago national, plead guilty to the charge that between January 5 and January 9, 2017 he failed to comply with the conditions of ...

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Policemen, prisoners injured after bus slams into pharmacy

Several members of the Guyana Police Force and prisoners were Friday morning injured in an accident at Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara, police said. Divisional Commander for West Demerara, Assistant Commissioner Leslie James  said a 15-seater bus that was transporting the police and prisoners from the Essequibo Coast slammed into a building. He said the police bus took evasive action to ...

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