Daily Archives: Thursday, 10 January 2019, 14:11

Police force to increase its membership; divisional management plan being implemented

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 January 2019, 14:52 by Writer The Guyana Police Force is preparing to increase its law enforcement personnel as plans proceed for creating 10 police divisions across the country, President David Granger and Police Commissioner Leslie James said Thursday. Addressing the opening of the 2019 Police Officers’ Conference at State House, the Guyanese leader noted that ...

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Shyam Nokta could emerge as PPP consensus presidential candidate

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 January 2019, 13:39 by Writer As the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Thursday began hearing from five of its presidential candidate hopefuls, former presidential advisor Shyam Nokta could emerge as the consensus candidate to contest the next general elections, party sources said. Nokta, 44, the son of veteran PPP member, Harripersaud Nokta, is said to ...

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Canada’s High Commissioner mum on Charrandass Persaud departure; police tight-lipped on “matter of national security” probe

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 December 2019, 13:35 by Writer Canada’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Lilian Chatterjee, on Thursday refused to comment on her mission’s involvement in facilitating the departure of former government parliamentarian, Charrandass Persaud, even as Police Commissioner Leslie James said a probe was underway into a matter of “national security”. Asked what led to the High Commission’s ...

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