Daily Archives: Thursday, 20 August 2020, 21:34

Police attempt to search PNCR’s Chris Jones’ home for “state assets”; he calls it “wicked political vindictiveness”

Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2020, 6:49 by Denis Chabrol Police on Thursday night turned up at the Tucville, Georgetown home of People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) executive member Christopher Jones to conduct a raid for several pieces of barbershop equipment worth more than GYD$4 million that were funded by a government project. Up to about 8:30 PM, police ...

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Neurologist Dr. Walter Ramsahoye dies

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 August 2020, 18:43 by Denis Chabrol Prominent British-trained Guyanese neurologist Dr. Walter Ramsahoye died earlier today at his residence on Church Street, Georgetown, a close associate confirmed. He was 78 years old. Mr. Geoffrey Sankies said Dr. Ramsahoye, a Guyana scholar, passed away at about 1:15 Thursday morning. Mr. Sankies recalled that the medical doctor ...

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Govt engages major development partners on stalled projects

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 August 2020, 18:38 by Denis Chabrol by Samuel Sukhnandan Government has engaged some of its main development partners including the Indian Government, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CBD) on several key projects that have been in the pipeline for many years, but never came to fruition. Public Works Minister Mr Juan Edghill ...

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RUSAL interested in reopening Guyana operations; to submit report to govt

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 August 2020, 18:45 by Writer by Samuel Sukhnandan The Russian Aluminium (RUSAL)-controlled Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc. (BCGI) has expressed an interest in reopening after suspending its operations in February this year and firing hundreds of workers, citing industrial unrest and damage to property. The company’s Country Representative and General Manager Mr Vladimir Permyakov met with a high-level team ...

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