Daily Archives: Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 16:51

Hundreds call for London primary school ‘named after slaver’ to be renamed after first black Guyanese headteacher

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 16:51 by Denis Chabrol REPRODUCED FROM Evening Standard ( ) by NAOMI ACKERMAN Hundreds of north London parents and former pupils are calling for a primary school named after an 18th century slave owner to be rechristened in honour of one of London’s first black headteachers. Beckford School in West Hampstead is believed to have been ...

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Western Nations call on GECOM to constitutionally declare results

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 13:56 by Denis Chabrol The United States, Britain, Canada and the European Union on Wednesday called on the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to declare general and regional election results that reflect all of the votes that were cast on March 2, 2020, even as the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) prepares to hear ...

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CARICOM Chairman calls Guyana’s political crisis “gamesmanship”, roasts Chief Elections Officer for subtracting 115,000 votes

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 12:53 by Denis Chabrol The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley on Wednesday called the political situation in Guyana over the long-delayed declaration of  general and regional elections “gamesmanship” that has tarnished the image of the regional integration movement. “Regrettably we have seen a level of gamesmanship that ...

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Two year old girl drowns in Region 7/ Cuyuni-Mazaruni

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 10:32 by Denis Chabrol A two-year old girl drowned in the Kukui River, Phillipai Village in Region 7 (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) after the canoe they were travelling in capsized, police said. The incident occurred at about 4:30 PM Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Police were informed that the girl, Nandra Alban, her father, Ram Alban, and ...

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Suspected ganja trafficker tosses policeman into Canje creek

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 11:32 by Denis Chabrol A policeman was rescued by his colleague after a suspected marijuana trafficker tossed him overboard into the Canje Creek but three others were arrested, the Guyana Police Force. “While in the vicinity of New Forest, West Canje, one of the suspects (captain) suddenly held on to one of the ...

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