Daily Archives: Thursday, 21 February 2019, 18:28

Updated: Pilot dies in plane crash at Eteringbang

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 February 2019, 21:34 by Denis Chabrol The pilot of a privately-owned single-engine plane died Thursday evening when the aircraft exploded on landing at the Eteringbang airstrip in western Guyana, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) confirmed. “The accident occurred at approximately 17:45h. According to reports reaching the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the lone occupant ...

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“We are not afraid of Roger Khan’s release”- Bharrat Jagdeo

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 February 2019, 17:23 by Writer Former President Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday declared that he had nothing to do with convicted drug lord, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan or a phantom gang and said if he is found guilty of crimes here, he should be jailed again. “We are not afraid of Roger Khan’s release because we had ...

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Guyanese workers must be respected and labour laws upheld – Minister of State at RUSAL meeting

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 February 2019, 15:07 by Writer Minister of State, Joseph Harmon Thursday morning made it clear that Guyanese workers must be treated in a respectful manner and at all times the country’s labour laws must be upheld at a meeting with the executive members of the Russian Aluminium (RUSAL) company. The meeting aimed to identify ways ...

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PPP mulls legal action against GECOM for delaying March poll date; wants personal sanctions

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 18:30 by Writer Guyana’s main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is exploring options for legal action against the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) for allegedly contributing to delaying holding general elections. PPP Leader and General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo announced Thursday he was awaiting some legal opinions noting that “I’ve not explored it in great ...

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Solicitor General never resigned, still on the job – source

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 February 2019, 21:38 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Solicitor General, Nigel Hawke has not resigned and is still very much at his desk, a well-placed source at the Attorney General’s Chambers said Thursday. The source vehemently denied that Hawke even submitted a resignation to the Ministry of Legal Affairs Permanent Secretary but conceded there were “loud ...

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