Daily Archives: Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 15:16

Corentyne brothers killed by armed robbers

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 17:16 by Writer Two brothers were killed Old Year’s Night 2018 when they resisted three armed robbers at their Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne residence, the Guyana Police Force said. Dead are 45-year old Premchand Samaroo and Harricharran Samaroo, who were labourers. “Investigations revealed that the victims were together under the house conversing when the ...

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706 Guyana Defence Force soldiers promoted

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 17:22 by Writer The Guyana Defence Force on Tuesday – New Year’s Day 2019 – announced that 706 other ranks were promoted. Heading the list of promotions is 17130 Substantive Warrant Officer Class Two Marvin Pilgrim who has been elevated in rank to Acting Warrant Officer Class One. The full list of promotions ...

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Republic Bank’s ‘Right Start’ account for GPHC’s first New Year’s baby

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 14:26 by Writer A baby boy was warmly welcomed at the Georgetown Public Hospital at 1:05 am on New Year’s Day, this being the first delivery at the institution for 2019, the government’s Department of Public Information (DPI) reported. A girl and two other boys were subsequently delivered during the morning hours. The ...

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OPINION: Guyana – a gathering place for all except locals

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 13:17 by Writer by GHK Lall There they are operating under different foreign flags in local waters: Norwegian ships charting and collecting; multinational ExxonMobil readying and salivating; American State Department (and outgoing US Ambassador) shifting and solidifying partnership gears through comforting sounds.  As if not to be left out of the festivities, Caricom ...

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Updated: Toshao beheaded by son-in-law while intervening in domestic dispute

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 14:24 by Writer A Toshao in western Guyana was early New Year’s Day 2019 killed by his son-in-law when he intervened in a domestic dispute between his daughter and her husband, police aid. Interior Police Divisional Commander, Senior Superintendent Kevin Adonis  confirmed the incident and said that a team has been dispatched to ...

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Guyana Police Force announces promotions for 2019

Last Updated on Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 12:41 by Writer Three Senior Superintendents of Police were promoted to Assistant Commissioners, topping the 2019 promotions list of the Guyana Police Force. They are Edgar Thomas, Royston Andries-Junor, and Paul Langevine. Police Commissioner, Leslie James told the senior and junior members of the force, who were promoted,  that “promotions cause the recipients ...

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