Daily Archives: Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 18:09

Illegal miners killed in pit cave in

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 17:50 by Denis Chabrol A mining pit Tuesday afternoon collapsed and killed two miners at Mowasi Backdam, Konawaruk, Potaro, police “On the date and time mentioned above, the two deceased along with other persons were working at the pit wall, when rain was falling heavy at the time. Suddenly, a large portion of the ...

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No political motive behind Commission of Inquiry into Mayor and City Council

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 16:37 by Denis Chabrol The Local Government Commission (LGC) on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that the Commission of Inquiry into the operations of the Georgetown Municipality could be seen as timed to coincide with upcoming Local Government Elections (LGE). With the LGE slated for November 12, 2018 and the announcement of Commission of Inquiry ...

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APNU had considered parties contesting Local Govt Elections separately- sources; Granger stresses importance of strong political organisations

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 12:39 by Denis Chabrol A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) had toyed with the idea of each of the five parties under its umbrella contesting the 2018 Local Government Elections separately to test their strength on the ground, but APNU Chairman, David Granger has brushed aside the question. “I’m not aware of the ...

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Public Infrastructure Minister submits statement to police about Demerara River Bridge feasibility contract

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 9:39 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Police Force’s Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) has launched an investigation into the award of a GY$148 million contract to a Dutch company for the development of a feasibility study and design of a new Demerara River bridge,  a senior police officer said. “The matter was referred ...

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