Daily Archives: Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 22:21

Surinamese held with machine gun, ammo, cash at border crossing

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 22:21 by Denis Chabrol A Surinamese man has been arrested in connection with the alleged discovery of a large amount of cash, a submachine gun and ammunition at the Guyana side of the back-track route with Suriname, police said. The 26-year old man, who is from Lot Zuelen, Paramaribo, Suriname, was allegedly carrying ...

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Franchisee for several US fast food chains sells majority stake to grow, expand

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 21:40 by Denis Chabrol SEAF Caribbean SME Growth Fund has acquired a majority ownership interest in Camex Restaurants Inc. in Guyana, which will enable the fast food restaurant franchisee to push its growth and expansion plans. The transaction will be completed over the coming week. Camex Restaurants Inc. is Guyana’s largest restaurant operator ...

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Convicted armed robber escapes from jail

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 21:17 by Denis Chabrol A man, who is serving a three-year prison sentence for armed robbery, Tuesday afternoon from the Lusignan Prison where he and others had been assigned to work in the kitchen, Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels said. He has been identified as 23-year old James Moore of 544 New Road, ...

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Fake Samsung devices hit COVID-19 education efforts; Consumer Commission gets refunds for buyers

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 17:17 by Denis Chabrol Several stores have been selling fake Samsung tablets to people who are eager to take advantage of Online teaching-learning devices, but the  Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) says consumers have been complaining that many of the devices cannot download apps. A CCAC spokeswoman said that regulatory agency has ...

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No talks with APNU+AFC unless Harmon recognises PPP as “legitimately elected” government – Pres. Ali

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 15:51 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Tuesday categorically ruled out any political engagement with the opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) unless he is recognised as the Head of State and Government by Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon. “Mr. Harmon must be honest enough to correct the wrongs he ...

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