Daily Archives: Monday, 18 May 2020, 21:17

“Cross-Eye” shot dead while riding suspected stolen motorcycle

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2020, 21:17 by Denis Chabrol Hours after a motorcycle was early Monday morning stolen from a residence, one of the suspects was shot dead during an exchange of gunfire on police during a high-speed chase in Sparendaam Police identified the man as Kevin “Cross-Eye” Thomas. The lawmen described him as a known character. At ...

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COVID-19 Task Force approves return of 104 Guyanese; opening of Courts stores to collect hire-purchase payments

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2020, 20:29 by Denis Chabrol The National COVID-19 Task Force Monday night announced that approval has been given for 104 Guyanese to return home, but they will have to provide coronavirus test results 48 hours in advance or they may be quarantined if they fail to do so. The Task Force said the decision ...

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GECOM to ask CARICOM vote recount scrutineers to extend stay

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2020, 20:05 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is set to ask that the three-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) recount team extend its stay in Guyana because the exercise is expected to last longer than 25 days, although the National COVID-19 Task Force has approved two additional workstations, Elections Commissioner Vincent Alexander said ...

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Attorney General denies saying recount will be illegal

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2020, 16:12 by Denis Chabrol A day after President David Granger publicly stated that he would accept “any” result declared by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Attorney General, Basil Williams back-pedaled on his weekend position and on Monday categorically stated that the National Election Recount (NER)  can be used to determine the results. “At ...

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Brazilian gold miner dies after engine cuts off leg

Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2020, 4:53 by Denis Chabrol A Brazilian gold miner was allegedly killed on Sunday  when the fan of a Jet-4 engine dragged him and cut off his right leg. Dead is Taburcio Valeriano De Andrade called Netto of Boa Vista, Brazil and Oku Backdam, Cuyuni. Police say the 65-year old man was mining in ...

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