Daily Archives: Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 20:16

‘Insulted’ teachers march on President, PM residences against parking meters, other woes

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 22:52 by Denis Chabrol Led by the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), a sizeable number of teachers Tuesday evening marched on the Main Street residences of President David Granger, and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, who now functions as President since Mr Granger is out the country. Tackling the impact of parking meters which take effect ...

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Truck driver gets three years prison for causing teenage rugby player’s death in hit-and-run accident

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 17:33 by Derwayne Wills City Magistrate Renita Singh today sentenced 41-year-old truck driver Greg Stewart to three years imprisonment for causing the death of 19-year-old Dustin Crawford in July 2015. The July 2015 hit-and-run occurred along the Flour Mill Public Road on the East Bank of Demerara. Stewart was also found guilty of ...

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Homeless man remanded for breaking Bourda market stall, carting off $800,000 in groceries

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 17:08 by Derwayne Wills A homeless man, Mark Angus, was today remanded to prison by city magistrate Leron Daly when he answered to the charge of breaking and entering a Bourda Market stall, and stealing some $863,000 in groceries. The charge read against the homeless man was that between January 15 and January ...

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Guyana police block 4 kilos of cocaine from entering Canada

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 12:41 by Denis Chabrol Anti-narcotics police at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri at 5:30 Tuesday morning arrested a female outgoing passenger who was on a flight to Toronto, Canada.   She was arrested after four parcels of what is suspected to be cocaine was found in her suitcase. “The substance was weighed and ...

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