Daily Archives: Monday, 21 October 2019, 23:03

Drug treatment court opens

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2019, 23:54 by Writer Guyana’s first Drug Treatment Court, opened its doors on Monday, aimed at giving convicted drug addicts a chance to receive treatment and reduce overcrowding of the country’s prisons. Located in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court, the facility will permit easier access to resources and personnel, including stakeholders such as the police, ...

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Solar farms for Mahdia, Bartica, Lethem

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2019, 23:41 by Writer The townships of Bartica and Mahdia in Region 8 and Lethem, Region 9 will benefit from an overall of 3.15-megawatt solar-powered mini-grids system totalling $1.7 billion (US$8.6 million). The project is being funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA). The 1.5-megawatt solar photovoltaic power ...

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Fuel tanker driver dies in accident

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2019, 11:13 by Writer A resident from Kuru-Kuru, Linden-Soesdyke Highway, died yesterday morning when a fuel tanker he was driving capsized. The man has been identified as 34-year-old Atewick de Freitas. Police said the incident occurred at 134 kilometres, Buck Hall, Tapir Trail. Investigators were told that the fuel tanker, bearing registration number GVV ...

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West Coast Demerara fisherman stabbed to death

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2019, 7:28 by Writer A fisherman of the West Coast of Demerara, was stabbed to death Sunday night allegedly stemming from a six-day old grievance between himself and his assailant. Dead is 19-year old Noel Singh of Lot 33 Meten-Meer-Zorg. He sustained several stab wounds inflicted by a 20-year old resident of Ocean Garden, ...

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