Daily Archives: Monday, 27 July 2020, 22:14

Former British soldier dies in southern Guyana

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2020, 22:14 by Denis Chabrol The body of a former British soldier, who usually jogged around the southern Guyanese town of Lethem, was late Monday afternoon found on a roadway, police said. He has been identified as Ian Craddock. The ex serviceman has been living in Guyana for 25 years ago during which time ...

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Sugar workers, GUYSUCO lose GYD$millions, tonnes of sugar to strikes

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2020, 21:35 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Sugar Corporation Inc. on Monday  said it managed to reach 80 percent of its production target for the 2020 first crop but 50 strikes across the three estates cost  workers GYD$37.9 million and  the cash-strapped entity lost 2,307 metric tonnes of the sweetener. At the end of ...

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Govt condemns Chutney singer for “spit in deh face” incitement against Nagamootoo, Ramjattan

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2020, 21:03 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of the Presidency’s Department of Social Cohesion today condemned well-known Guyanese chutney singer, Mahendra Ramkellawan for encouraging people to spit on two top government ministers. The Social Cohesion Department says in a recent Social Media video, Mr. Ramkellawan called for acts of violence against Prime Minister Moses ...

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38 COVID cases from two interior regions in three days

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2020, 20:31 by Denis Chabrol Guyana has recorded 38 new coronavirus cases in three days, prompting a renewed call for hinterland communities to fight back the spread of COVID-19. The Ministry of Public Health’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shamdeo Persaud said the 19 cases that were recorded on Monday all came from Region Nine  ...

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Road deaths still climbing despite drop in traffic due to COVID-19, says Road Safety Council

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2020, 19:59 by Denis Chabrol by Samuel Sukhnandan Despite a reduction road traffic across Guyana due to the more than two-month old COVID-restrictions on the movement of people and opening of businesses, a road safety non-governmental organisation is very worried that the number of road deaths has not decreased. To date, Guyana has recorded 80 ...

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Four die in weekend accidents

Last Updated on Monday, 27 July 2020, 19:42 by Denis Chabrol At least four people have been killed in separate road accidents over the weekend across the country. Police say they are probing a fatal accident that occured at around 17:15 hrs Saturday and involved five vehicles at Montrose Public road, East Coast Demerara, and which resulted in the death ...

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