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Daily Archives: May 31, 2017

Guyana hosts regional partners for Climate Change confab

Guyana will over the next three days play host to sister Caribbean countries and another nine International agencies as part of a Climate Change National Adaption Plan (NAP) training workshop for public officials. Guyana’s Permanent Secretaries of the Ministries of Communities and Public Infrastructure have been identified to represent the host country in Regional conference aimed at strengthening the capacity ...

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Canada’s former ambassador to several Caricom countries dies

Simon Wade, a former Canadian envoy to Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago, died earlier this month after a 10-month battle with pancreatic cancer, his country’s foreign service said. “It is with great sadness that the High Commission of Canada in Port of Spain wishes to announce the passing of Simon A. Wade, former Canadian High commissioner to Trinidad and ...

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Two charged with causing businessman’s death

A 23-year old woman and a man were Wednesday arraigned and granted GYD$900,000 bail pending trial on a charge of causing the death of city businessman, Derek Mangal by dangerous driving earlier this week. Those charged with the offence are Rajkumarie Ragoobar, of 137 AA Eccles East Bank Demerara and 24-year old Steven Cox of 55 Gordon Street, Kitty, Georgetown. Chief ...

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GRA Drug Enforcement agent, motor racers among four remanded to prison on cocaine trafficking charge

A Guyana Revenue Authority Drug Enforcement Unit agent and two motor racers are among four persons refused bail on a joint charge of trafficking in 84.9 kilogrammes of cocaine. The Drug Enforcement Unit agent is Sherwayne De Abreu. The others are racers Stephen Vieria and Nazim Gafoor as well as his father, Tazim Gafoor. They all pleaded not guilty to ...

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