Daily Archives: Thursday, 7 June 2018, 21:39

IDB to fund solar farm in Bartica

Last Updated on Thursday, 7 June 2018, 21:39 by Denis Chabrol The Inter American Development Bank (IDB) is set to fund the construction of the first Photovoltaic (solar farm) in Bartica, Region Seven. Regional Chairman Gordon Bradford said the solar farm could be up and running by March 2020. On Monday, the Chairman and bank representatives visited the 14-acre plot ...

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Driver, conductor of minibus “packed like sardines” slapped with multiple charges

Last Updated on Thursday, 7 June 2018, 21:26 by Denis Chabrol A Route 42 minibus driver and conductor have been charged with several traffic offences after police used a Facebook video post  as a tip-off to go after the vehicle operators. The driver, Leon Jaggernaught, 38 of Laluni Highway and conductor Joshua Khan, 22, of 560 Golden Grove East Bank ...

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Reporters Without Borders urges Guyanese Parliament to amend drafted Cybercrime Bill

Last Updated on Thursday, 7 June 2018, 20:53 by Denis Chabrol Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Thursday urged the Guyanese Parliament to amend its drafted Cybercrime Bill, which could have a damaging effect on press freedom. On June 7, RSF sent a letter to Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo outlining its concerns with the legislation. While the Guyanese government has a ...

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