Daily Archives: Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 12:45

Juvenile escapes from holding centre

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 12:45 by Denis Chabrol A 16-year old boy escaped from the Juvenile Holding Centre, Sophia six days ago,  and since then a search has come up empty handed. He has been identified as Leon Patterson. The Public Security Ministry appealed to the public for assistance in finding the lad by contacting the nearest police station. ...

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Brazilian miner was shot behind his head by policeman

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 11:10 by Denis Chabrol The Brazilian miner, who was killed by a policeman, was shot behind his head, according to an autopsy conducted on Wednesday found. “The cause of death was given as gunshot injury to head (entry through the back exit through the front),” the Guyana Police Force said. Government Pathologist, Dr. ...

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Minister of Education summons Teachers’ Union to meeting as strike looms

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 0:11 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Education, Ms. Nicolette Henry has summoned the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) to another meeting in an effort to avert strike action by thousands of public school teachers over government’s failure to give into their demands for increased salaries. “I’m looking at a meeting this week because it’s ...

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