Daily Archives: Monday, 22 February 2021, 21:40

President approves promotion of 48 GDF officers

Last Updated on Monday, 22 February 2021, 21:40 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali has approved the promotion of 48 officers with effect from January 1, 2021. The announcement of the promotions was done to coincide with Guyana’s 51st Republic Anniversary. Following is a statement by the Guyana Defence Force In accordance with Part III Section 16 of the Defence ...

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CXC changes some CAPE grades for Guyana

Last Updated on Monday, 22 February 2021, 17:51 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) says that so far, for the Caribbean Proficiency Examination (CAPE) there have been 145 grade changes while the grades of 348 others have not been changed, according to the Ministry of Education. The  Ministry of Education says that in May/June 2020, 853  candidates from ...

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Policeman charged with attempting to murder ex partner

Last Updated on Monday, 22 February 2021, 17:31 by Denis Chabrol A policeman, who alleged attempted to murder his ex-partner, was today charged with the offence. Sergeant Colin Whyte allegedly committed the offence on Shonetta James on February 12 at Onderneeming, West Coast Berbice. Mr. Whyte appeared at Blairmont Magistrate Court before Magistrate Mr. Peter Hugh and was not required ...

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Father of prison escapee charged with harbouring fugitives

Last Updated on Monday, 22 February 2021, 18:57 by Denis Chabrol The man, who allegedly gave support to four escapees including his son, was  Monday remanded to prison until March 5. Mr. Ralph Jones of 114 Fourth Avenue, Bartica,  was charged with four counts of harboring wanted fugitives. The 60-year old man was refused bail and remanded to prison by ...

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Guyana records its 190th COVID-19 death.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 February 2021, 17:25 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Health on Monday said a 63-year old man from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) is the 190th person to have died from the coronavirus, COVID-19 Authorities said he succumbed while receiving care at the Infectious Disease Centre. Seven new cases were also recorded following the weekend bringing the ...

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