Daily Archives: Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 17:17

Chief Education Officer not fired but going into retirement -Education Minister

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 19:19 by Writer Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry on Wednesday scotched rumours in some circles that Chief Education Officer (CEO), Marcel Huston has been fired. Instead, she says that the 53-year old Mr. Huston is approaching retirement age and so the process has begun for him to receive his benefits. “No, no no. ...

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GECOM poised to scrap supplementary voters list of persons who haven’t collected ID cards

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 18:31 by Writer The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) seemed set to scrap its plan to have a supplementary list of thousands of voters who do not collect their national identification cards to prove that they are alive and in the country, but there is no decision yet on the new method that will ...

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East Canje man caught allegedly fetching marijuana to Georgetown location

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 18:15 by Writer An East Canje, Berbice resident has been arrested in Georgetown with 46 kilogrammes of suspected marijuana in a car trunk. The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) says Jairam Lalman of 757 Fort Ordnance Housing Scheme was intercepted by anti-drug agents on Mandela Avenue behind the Botanical Gardens. CANU says the 35-year ...

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Parliament’s dissolution seems closer

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 18:09 by Writer The dissolution of Parliament now appears sooner as the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) says it does not need any more money from government to conduct general elections next March. The Ministry of the Presidency has said that Parliament did not dissolve on December 2, 2019 – three months before general ...

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