Daily Archives: Friday, 9 October 2020, 21:59

GECOM Chairman, pro-APNU+AFC election commissioners trade words over Chairman’s info to police

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 October 2020, 13:18 by Writer Amid accusations by pro-opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) election commissioners that the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Retired Justice Claudette Singh is facilitating a police probe into officials of that election management agency, Singh on Friday upbraided them for their baseless claims and vowed ...

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BREAKING: Guyana’s coronavirus death toll reaches 102

Last Updated on Friday, 9 October 2020, 21:31 by Writer Guyana’s death toll from the coronavirus has now reached 102 as two more persons were reported to have died from the virus, the Ministry of Public Health reports. The latest fatalities are a 28-year-old male from Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) and a 57-year-old male from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica). Both persons died ...

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Barbadian seaman fined, jailed for marijuana bust aboard Barbados-registered boat

Last Updated on Friday, 9 October 2020, 21:35 by Writer A Barbadian seaman on Friday took the rap for his four other colleagues, who were charged in connection with the bust of 150 pounds of marijuana aboard a Barbados-registered cargo boat. Michael Forde was fined GYD$51 million and sentenced to four years imprisonment for the offence of trafficking in narcotics. ...

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Deputy Chief Elections Officer charged with misconduct in public office, granted GYD$300,000 bail

Last Updated on Friday, 9 October 2020, 22:04 by Writer Deputy Chief Elections Officer Roxanne Myers was Friday morning granted $150,000 bail on each of two counts of misconduct in public office related to the March 2, 2020 general elections. Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan granted Ms. Myers her pretrial liberty after representation by her lawyers Nigel Hughes and Ronald Daniels. ...

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