Daily Archives: Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 18:37

Suspect in robbery of doctor shot, arrested

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 18:37 by Denis Chabrol One of two men accused of robbing a Nicaraguan doctor was hours later shot by police and arrested. Police said the 40-year old man is a carpenter who lives at Laing Avenue. Investigators said he has admitted to have only aided in the escape of the other suspect from the ...

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Ramotar, PPP, WPA weigh in on election rigging, governance, oil wealth distribution

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 11:39 by Denis Chabrol Former President Donald Ramotar on Wednesday-Emancipation Day 2018- warned Guyanese that if upcoming local and general elections are rigged it could forfeit the country’s democratic gains and crush legacy of African liberation from slavery. The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), for its part, hailed the struggle by Africans against ...

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Afro-Guyanese deserve 15,000 square miles of territory as partial compensation for enslavement; law being drafted for African land rights

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 8:59 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Reparations Committee is drafting legislation to allow Afro-Guyanese to secure a percentage of Guyana’s territory as compensation for slavery in the same way that Amerindians have been legally guaranteed land rights, a move Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best supports. “I believe that unless the State acknowledges its ...

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President Granger delivers hard-hitting speech on Emancipation Eve… stop idling, return to the land, educate yourself for oil economy

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 0:33 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger Tuesday night- Emancipation Eve- urged Guyanese to become educated to take advantage of the country’s emerging oil wealth as the route towards economic emancipation. In what appeared to be his frankest public address yet to the Afro-Guyanese community, he called on them to cease idling and ...

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