Daily Archives: Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 22:43

Bulkan demands info from Chase-Green on City Council’s next move on open spaces

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 22:43 by Denis Chabrol In what appears to be an all-out battle, Local Government Minister Ronald Bulkan is demanding that City Mayor Patricia Chase-Green tell him what the Council intends to do at playgrounds in two upscale areas of Georgetown. “Please be informed that I require a response from you regarding what applicable ...

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CANU arrests three for suspected cocaine, fake US currency

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 22:06 by Denis Chabrol Agents of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) have arrested two persons, including a husband and wife, in separate raids in Georgetown and Berbice, the agency said Tuesday night. At Craig Street, Campbellville, CANU said it Tuesday afternoon searched a house Craig Street, Campbellville where 992 grammes of suspected cocaine ...

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Inquiry into Lindo Creek massacre launches on Wednesday; Jagdeo says probes will distract, polarise Guyana

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 21:31 by Denis Chabrol As government prepared to Wednesday launch a Commission of Inquiry into the massacre of eight men at Lindo Creek in 2008, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said he welcomed the decision to probe extra-judicial killings but was wary that government was about to cover up politically inspired homicides and distract Guyanese ...

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UN Secretary General sends Guyana-Venezuela border controversy to World Court

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 18:09 by Denis Chabrol The United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres  has decided to refer the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy to the  International Court of Justice (ICJ) for settlement, a senior Foreign Ministry official said Tuesday. Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General, said Guterres “has carefully analysed developments in 2017 in the good offices process and ...

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City policeman to be charged with rape

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 10:04 by Denis Chabrol The Georgetown City Constable, who allegedly  had sexual intercourse with juvenile, will be charged with rape. The Director of Public Prosecutions’ Chambers said a recommendation has been dispatched for the alleged perpetrator be charged with rape. That advice was given on January 29, 2018. The alleged perpetrator has been ...

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