Daily Archives: Friday, 29 December 2017, 23:38

West Bank Demerara residents get flood clean-up support; drainage system being cleaned

Last Updated on Friday, 29 December 2017, 23:38 by Denis Chabrol A number of residents of flood-affected West Bank Demerara areas are being assisted to keep away water-borne illnesses as authorities ensure the drainage network there is cleaned periodically. Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, this afternoon, led a team comprising representatives from the Civil Defence Commission (CDC), Essequibo Islands-West Demerara ...

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Police Force announces promotions; Police Commissioner urges them to be “circumspect”

Last Updated on Friday, 29 December 2017, 22:23 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Police Force on Friday announced the promotion of several of its members – subordinate officers and constables. Police Commissioner, David Ramnarine, in a New Year statement, urged policemen and women to improve their performance. He congratulated those who have been promoted and urged those who have not ...

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Guyana still exploring oil refining options

Last Updated on Friday, 29 December 2017, 18:30 by Denis Chabrol Guyana is still mulling where to refine its portion of oil to be extracted from a Liza well offshore, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman said. He said a Cabinet sub-committee was yet to decide on whether to take up an offer by Trinidad and Tobago to refine Guyana’s ...

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Cocaine-in-gas cylinder accused granted bail

Last Updated on Friday, 29 December 2017, 11:09 by Denis Chabrol Thirty year old Juan Anderson and thirty three year old Damion Williams stood before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan in the Georgetown Magistrates Court and denied a drug trafficking charge that was laid against them. The charged read that on December 24 (Christmas Eve) they had 65.027 kilogrammes of cocaine ...

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