Daily Archives: Saturday, 27 February 2021, 22:29

Father crushes 20-month old son to death with lorry

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 February 2021, 22:29 by Denis Chabrol A man accidentally crushed his 20-month old son to death by rolling over his head with his lorry in their yard at Mahaica, East Coast Demerara. Police named the dead toddler as Adam Kiritipaul. The man told police that he was slowly navigating the lorry out of  his yard ...

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Schools may reopen after Easter holiday to avoid long-term learning loss

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 February 2021, 22:01 by Denis Chabrol Minister of  Education Priya Manickchand on Saturday announced that face-to-face teaching in classrooms may resume after the Easter holiday after government intensifies its COVID-19 vaccination programme during March. She said the Education Ministry would not take any decision without directions from the Ministry of Health. Among the steps she ...

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27 Haitians, 1 Cuban arrested in Brazil after leaving Guyana illegally- CANU

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 February 2021, 11:03 by Denis Chabrol Twenty-seven Haitians and one Cuban have been arrested in Bon-Fim, a neighbouring Brazilian town, after they allegedly left Lethem, Guyana illegally, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said Saturday. CANU said Brazilian Federal Police nabbed the suspected illegal immigrants last Friday night into early Saturday morning under a memorandum of ...

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Money allocated to start City Hall rehabilitation

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 February 2021, 9:20 by Denis Chabrol At least GYD$100 million have been allocated in the 2021 National Budget to help restore the dilapidated City Hall, Local Government Minister Nigel Dharamlall said during ongoing debate on the 2021 National Budget. “One hundred million dollars have bee set aside  for the restoration of City Hall and we ...

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Opposition offers political unity with government to confront ExxonMobil

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 February 2021, 7:43 by Denis Chabrol The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) on Friday pledged critical political support to confront ExxonMobil on key issues facing the oil and gas sector. Contributing to the 2021 National Budget debate, APNU+AFC frontbencher, David Patterson publicly pledged political support to the governing People’s Progressive Party ...

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