Daily Archives: Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 21:36

Two arrested in connection with seizure of variety of drugs

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 21:36 by Denis Chabrol Two Guyanese men were Wednesday arrested in Berbice after Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) agents seized a variety of drugs from a house. Head of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU), James Singh said the drugs were found in a “salt bag” at a house between  Number 61 and Number 72 ...

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35 prominent Guyanese pressure govt to accept Argentine forensic help for probe of West Berbice killings

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 21:19 by Denis Chabrol Thirty-five prominent Guyanese– a number of them in their individual right, or associated with a number of rights and civil society organisations–on Wednesday called on police and the government to accept high-tech forensic assistance from Argentina tin the hope of solving the killing of three West Coast Berbice youths ...

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Opposition refuses to sit in dome with potentially COVID-positive govt MPs- Mahipaul

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 19:55 by Denis Chabrol The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) on Wednesday justified its decision to attend sitting of the National Assembly virtually from  a room at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre, Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown because several government parliamentarians have been violating COVID-19 measures. Lawmaker, Ganesh Mahipaul said he ...

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Parliamentarians at Arthur Chung Centre but not in dome will be blocked from virtual participation

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 12:43 by Denis Chabrol House Speaker Manzoor Nadir  on Wednesday ruled that parliamentarians, who are at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre, will not be allowed to participate in the sittings virtually. “I trust that the Honourable Members, who are observing and participating from rooms within  the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, will see it ...

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Murder accused escapes from Lusignan jail

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 9:33 by Denis Chabrol A man, who is accused of murder, early Wednesday morning scaled the fence of the Lusignan Prison but authorities are unsure whether he was shot and injured by guardsmen, police said. The law enforcement agency says 25-year old Ishaka John of Lot 109 ‘A’ Field Sophia escaped from the ...

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