Daily Archives: Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 14:34

Ramjattan, Teixeira weigh in on motivation of spate of fires at govt buildings

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 14:34 by Denis Chabrol by Samuel Sukhnandan Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan on Tuesday did not rule out three early morning fires set on public buildings as being politically motivated. Ramjattan told News Talk Radio/Demerara Waves earlier Tuesday that “out of an abundance of caution, I am awaiting reports from the Fire Chief ...

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High Court case filed to compel GECOM to use 10 declarations, not recount data

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 14:14 by Denis Chabrol A case has been filed in the High Court to block the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) from using the recounted, valid and certified results to declare the results of the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections, and instead compel the seven-member body to use the 10 district declarations. ...

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Police files destroyed in willful fire at Anna Regina CID office

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 9:17 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Police Force said several files at its Criminal Investigations Department (CID) headquarters were destroyed and others damaged by am early Tuesday morning fire. The incident occurred at about 5 AM at the CID Office of the Anna Regina Police Station. Police say Constable Benjamin was checking the ...

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Unoccupied GDF building damaged by fire

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 7:24 by Denis Chabrol An unoccupied Guyana Defence Force (GDF) building on the Essequibo Coast was damaged by fire early Tuesday morning, police said. The building, located at the GDF 2nd Infantry Battalion Base at Maria’S Lodge, went up in flames around 3:30 AM. Police said neighbours observed fire and smoke at the ...

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Update: Arsonists burn GECOM office in Wismar

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 7:52 by Denis Chabrol Police suspect that arsonists burnt down the Region 10 office of the Guyana Elections Commission, located at Wismar, early Tuesday morning. Investigators say they were told by a security guard, who was at the front of the rented building at First Alley, that at about 1:55 AM, she heard ...

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