Daily Archives: Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 21:38

Almost done! Promise kept!- PM Nagamootoo says about house at Bath Settlement

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 21:38 by Denis Chabrol Fifty-eight year-old Sheila Harricharan, whose house was destroyed in the recent storm that hit the Bath Settlement community, West Coast Berbice,  will no longer be forced to reside in a makeshift shack as works have commenced to rebuild her home. As was promised by Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo who ...

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Head of SWAT Unit transferred after police force gun, ammo stolen

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 17:49 by Denis Chabrol The Commander of the Guyana Police Force’s Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) Unit, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Lonsdale Withrite has been transferred after his service firearm and vehicle were allegedly stolen from him, but Police Commissioner, David Ramnarine is mum about who has replaced him. Ramnarine said Withrite has been ...

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Police guards at Lusignan jail probably culpable for latest escape

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 12:47 by Denis Chabrol Just hours after a remanded prisoner escaped from the Lusignan Prison, the Guyana Police Force suggested that the police guards who were on duty did nothing to prevent the prisoner from fleeing the East Coast Demerara penal facility. Rape-accused, 35-year old Dellon Blake escaped from holding bay two at the ...

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President maintains he must select “fit and proper” GECOM Chairman; to meet Jagdeo soon

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 12:33 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger on Wednesday highlighted that the High Court has confirmed that he has the right to select a “fit and proper” person to become the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), just days after the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) signaled that it might join in appealing the ...

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Rape accused escapes from Lusignan Prison

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 9:19 by Denis Chabrol A prisoner, accused of rape, has escaped from the Lusignan Prison, Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels said Wednesday. He is Dellon Blake of Kamuni Creek, Demerara River, West Bank Demerara. “He has tear drop tattoo on left side of his face. He cuts cabbage for a living,” the Prisons ...

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Early morning flood hits Alexander Village, River View

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 7:23 by Denis Chabrol Residents of River view and Alexander Village, Georgetown on Wednesday woke up to flood waters inundating their yards, dwellings and businesses. Sources said the flood started at about 3 AM during Demerara River high-tide. The exact cause of the flood  was not immediately known. There are two different accounts- ...

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