Daily Archives: Thursday, 26 December 2019, 14:48

OPINION: A look at the 2020 landscape

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 December 2019, 15:38 by Writer by GHK Lall I must be optimistic; I have to be, or there is nothing. So what do I say and share with my fellow Guyanese, countrymen and countrywomen all? To be blunt, as we put the holidays behind us, I really don’t know. Or more precisely, I am at ...

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PM office for strengthening under constitutional reform, “robust” legislative agenda -Granger

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 December 2019, 19:42 by Writer President David Granger has announced that the Prime Minister’s office is to be strengthened, if the coalition wins the March 2, 2020 general elections, to definitely oversee reform of Guyana’s constitution and ensure government’s promises are kept, among other things. “He’ll also be in charge of a robust legislative agenda ...

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Orphanages, indigent homes to pay less for water

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 December 2019, 11:45 by Writer Orphanages and homes for the poor and needy have been granted water tariff concessions by the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), the utility company announced. GWI says it has assigned a minimum daily per capita consumption of 220 litres (0.220m3). The concession is 50 percent of the expected daily per capita ...

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Man stabbed to death early Boxing Day

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 December 2019, 11:26 by Writer A man, who was earlier seen staggering in La Penitence, Georgetown, was early Boxing Day – Thursday – stabbed to death by two males who fled the scene, police said. He is 32-year-old Israel McKenzie, a labourer, of 74 Middle Road, La Penitence. No one has been arrested. Guyana Police ...

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Stabbed, decomposed body of 16-year old Brazilian boy found in Lethem

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 December 2019, 11:21 by Writer The badly decomposed body of a 16-year-old Brazilian boy was discovered on the Guyana side of the Takatu River, days after he did not return to his home in the neighbouring Brazilian township of Bonfim in the state of Roraima, Guyanese police said. Police in Guyana believe Oduan Macio Junior ...

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Fire destroys fishermen’s outboard engines, gear

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 December 2019, 11:12 by Writer Fire of unknown origin Christmas afternoon – Wednesday – destroyed outboard engines and fishing gear that were in several shacks near the Ogle seawall, police said. The fire occurred at about 5:45 p.m. at Ogle Street in one of the shacks used by fishermen and boat owners to store their ...

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