Daily Archives: Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 21:18

Taiwan to open office in Guyana; US welcomes move, Guyana says One China policy intact

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 21:19 by Denis Chabrol Guyana has granted permission to Taiwan to open an office in Georgetown to facilitate trade and investment, but government has assured that the South American nation’s One China Policy remains intact, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Elisabeth Harper said Wednesday night. “Guyana has not recognised ...

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Taxi driver gunned down

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 19:56 by Denis Chabrol A taxi driver was shot dead late last night in North-East La Penitence, Georgetown, police said. He has been identified as 29-year old Osafo Pollard of West La Penitence Police say he was killed at about 10:30 Tuesday night. Investigators were informed that a loud explosion was first heard ...

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Pressurised air kills Edward B. Beharry supervisor

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 19:47 by Denis Chabrol A  supervisor of Edward B. Beharry died yesterday after he was struck by pressurised air from a pressure tank, and the Ministry of Labour has since been informed, the company said. Police say 32-year old Mark Gomes of Long Pond, Sister’s Village, West Bank Demerara was struck to his ...

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Maduro ordered release of Guyanese-registered fishing vessels- Pres. Ali

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 19:31 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali said Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro ordered the release of the two Guyanese-registered fishing vessels and crews. The vessels, Lady Nayera and Sea Wolf, were intercepted on January 21 in Guyanese waters off Waini Point, Essequibo Region by the Venezuelan Navy and taken to the Venezuelan port ...

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