Daily Archives: Monday, 6 January 2020, 21:41

Former PPP lawmaker charged with sexual assault, maintains innocence

Last Updated on Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 6:42 by Writer Former People’s Progressive Party (PPP) parliamentarian, Alister Charlie has been slapped with a sexual assault charge stemming from an alleged incident that occurred last year July in Lethem, Rupununi. Charlie has not yet appeared before a Magistrate, but he said police have informed him that the Director of Public Prosecutions ...

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Venezuela remains one of Guyana’s biggest rice buyers, despite no PetroCaribe deal

Last Updated on Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 6:30 by Writer Venezuela is Guyana’s biggest rice market, accounting for 34 percent or 177,682 tonnes of all that grain exported to several Latin American countries the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) said in a statement. This means that despite Venezuela stopping the rice for oil PetroCaribe agreement with Guyana in 2016, a ...

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Shop owner killed over alleged thieving monkey

Last Updated on Monday, 6 January 2020, 17:11 by Writer Guyanese police say they are investigating the murder of a shopkeeper, identified as 54-year-old Sharon Burnette of 47 Graham Street, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara. The suspected killer has since been arrested. Police said the incident occurred Monday morning at 12:30 allegedly by a 57-year-old male neighbour who has since been ...

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