Daily Archives: Saturday, 29 December 2018, 23:19

OP-Ed: It is APNU+AFC govt’s duty to protect Guyana’s democracy

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 December 2018, 8:49 by Writer  -The Will of the People Must Never be Treated Lightly by James Mc Allister The APNU-AFC Government has a duty to the Guyanese people, and to our democracy to reject calls for its resignation, and continue in office. Let those who feel strongly about the no confidence motion take it ...

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Former Amerindian Affairs Minister dies

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 December 2018, 8:41 by Writer Former Amerindian Affairs Minister Vibert De Souza died on Saturday two days shy of his 74th birthday, following a prolonged heart condition, his brother said. De Souza collapsed at about 6 p.m. at his Eccles, East Bank Demerara residence where he lived with his wife and daughter. His brother Marco ...

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34 votes needed to pass no-confidence motion; Charrandass Persaud’s Canadian citizenship also cited – gov’t sources

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2019, 13:32 by Writer The Guyana Government on Saturday appeared set to challenge the outcome of the no-confidence vote on several grounds, official sources said. Citing a number of legal authorities, an opinion prepared for the government states that a no-confidence motion can be passed by only a minimum of 34 votes or 50 ...

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Natural Resources Minister concerned about death of boy in mining pit collapse

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 December 2018, 17:48 by Writer Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman on Saturday expressed serious concern about the death of an 11-year old boy in a mining pit. Trotman said the death of Tyrone Tyrel DeSouza in a mining pit in the Fish Creek, Backdam area in the North West District, “is a great cause of concern”. ...

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Gold-seeking 11-year old school dropout dies in mining pit collapse

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 December 2018, 14:31 by Writer An 11-year old boy died when a mining pit, which he and nine others allegedly undermined in search  of gold, collapsed, police said. Tyrone Tyrel De Souza, who dropped out of school, died on December 27, 2018 at about 10:30 p.m. at Fish Creek Backdam, Big Creek, North West District. ...

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