Daily Archives: Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 23:20

Fewer crimes, guns on streets since 2015 -former police chief

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 23:41 by Writer Former Commissioner of Police, Winston Felix Wednesday night boasted that since his A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) coalition came to power in 2015, there has been a 30-percent decline in serious crimes and more than 500 guns have been seized. Felix, who is Minister of Citizenship and ...

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Candidates embroiled in dual citizenship saga to remain on lists -GECOM

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 18:09 by Writer The three candidates for next month’s general and regional council elections, who had been caught up in the saga over their eligibility because of their dual citizenship status, will not be removed from their lists, a spokeswoman for the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) said Wednesday. “The commission decided yesterday that ...

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Guyana unaware of Trinidad’s return of woman who travelled from coronavirus zone

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 17:32 by Writer Guyanese authorities on Wednesday said they were unaware that Trinidad and Tobago authorities returned a woman to Guyana because her flight originated from Hong Kong, one of the territories where people have been sickened by the coronavirus. That twin-island nation’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Roshan Paras¬≠ram was quoted by the ...

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Guyana fast-tracked negotiations to prevent ExxonMobil-controlled consortium’s pull-out over Venezuela’s threat -PM

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 February 2020, 6:46 by Writer Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo Tuesday night condemned a Global Witness report that concludes that the 2016 ExxonMobil deal amounts to a US$55 billion giveaway, instead saying that government fast-tracked negotiations to prevent the company from pulling out due to Venezuela’s claim. Nagamootoo criticised Global Witness’ call for a suspension of ...

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