Daily Archives: Sunday, 4 October 2020, 22:59

AFC divided so far on pulling out of coalition with APNU; Patterson refuses to withdraw resignation

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 October 2020, 23:17 by Denis Chabrol Some executive members of the Alliance For Change (AFC) are pushing for their party to leave the coalition with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) after repeated instances of bad faith negotiations, even as David Patterson remained adamant that he would not be withdrawing his resignation as AFC General ...

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West Coast Berbice road cleared of protesters’ blockage

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 October 2020, 22:01 by Denis Chabrol Police late Sunday afternoon cleared sections of the West Coast Berbice Public Road of  debris including old tyres that were set alight by protesters demanding justice for the two youths who were killed and their bodies mutilated. Guyana Police Force spokesman, Assistant Commissioner Royston Andries-Junor says the road was ...

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COVID-19 death toll now 90

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 October 2020, 21:57 by Denis Chabrol Four persons have died in one day from the coronavirus, COVID-19, pushing the death toll to 90. The Ministry of Health said last night that the latest fatality was a 56-year old man from Baramita in Region One (Barima-Waini). He reportedly died while receiving care at a government health ...

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Fiery protest erupts again at Number 5 village West Coast Berbice

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 October 2020, 13:14 by Denis Chabrol There is fresh unrest on the West Coast Berbice where residents are Sunday blocking the Number 5 Village Public Road, almost one month after the Henry cousins had been killed and their bodies found on a coconut estate. Residents have thrown debris and old tires are being burnt to ...

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Corentyne River bridge to built within 5 years through public-private funding- Suriname’s President

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 October 2020, 12:32 by Denis Chabrol Suriname’s President Chandrikapersad Santokhi says the bridge across the Corentyne River will be built within five years with financing through a public-private partnership between Guyana and Suriname. “There are financiers ready, but we have to prepare well and go through the file carefully so that we do not make ...

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