Daily Archives: Monday, 5 November 2018, 18:23

Disciplined Services’ low voter turnout signals disenchantment among PNCR/APNU supporters- political scientists

Last Updated on Monday, 5 November 2018, 18:23 by Denis Chabrol The barely 40 percent turnout by police, soldiers and prison guards in the 2018 Local Government Elections is a sign that traditional supporters of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-dominated government are disenchanted, political scientists said Monday. Political Scientists, Dr. Henry Jeffrey and Dr. David Hinds, however, said doling ...

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Large quantity of illegal pesticides seized

Last Updated on Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:24 by Denis Chabrol Inspection and Enforcement Officers of the Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals Control Board (PTCCB), in collaboration with the Guyana Police Force, on Sunday last thwarted a major smuggling operation and confiscating approximately 300 kilograms of illegal or unregistered pesticides, the Ministry of Agriculture said Monday. The operation which took place ...

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Updated: Electrician beheaded by brother-in-law

Last Updated on Monday, 5 November 2018, 15:04 by Denis Chabrol An electrician was beheaded at Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara, allegedly by his brother-in-law, police confirmed. The victim has been identified as 39-year old Justin Peterkin of Paradise Village, East Coast Demerara. Divisional Commander, Assistant Commissioner Marlon Chapman said the suspected killer has since been arrested. The incident ocurred ...

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Govt takes over Berbice Bridge temporarily; tolls to remain the same

Last Updated on Monday, 5 November 2018, 8:45 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government on Monday temporarily took over maintenance and operations of the Berbice River Bridge, under what it says are provisions of the law governing that thoroughfare and that the tolls would remain the same. “Therefore, in accordance with the powers conferred upon the Minister by Sections 4 ...

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