Daily Archives: Thursday, 2 May 2019, 16:48

New Public Service Minister intends to take WPA positions to Cabinet; getting oil cash transfers to poor a priority

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 May 2019, 22:30 by Writer Newly-appointed Public Service Minister, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley says she plans to take the positions of her party, the Working People’s Alliance (WPA), to Cabinet and among her priorities is cash-transfers from oil revenues to the working poor. She said, as WPA Chairperson, she would help to bridge the gap between her ...

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Junior Health Minister now Foreign Affairs Minister; Patterson-Yearwood reassigned “in the public interest”

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 May 2019, 14:57 by Writer Junior Health Minister Dr. Karen Cummings was Thursday elevated to the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs, following Carl Greenidge’s resignation because he is a Guyanese-Briton and the Courts of have ruled that it is unconstitutional for dual citizenship holders to be parliamentarians. Cummings took the oath of office before ...

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Guyana-born New York policeman dies in car accident

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 May 2019, 12:47 by Writer Reproduced from News Day (New York) An off-duty New York City police officer killed Wednesday morning in a two-car accident in Lynbrook has been identified as Vincent Persaud of West Babylon, authorities said. Persaud, 31, who was stationed in the 101st Precinct in Far Rockaway, was on his way to ...

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