Daily Archives: Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 23:41

Coalition tight-lipped on details of Kwame Mc Coy’s alleged assault of Tabitha Sarabo-Halley

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 23:41 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon was Wednesday night tight-lipped about details concerning claims by opposition coalition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change’s (APNU+AFC) parliamentarian, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley that Public Affairs Minister Kwame Mc Coy struck her on her head with a cell phone. The only specific details about the alleged ...

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Cocaine placed in shipping containers after GRA checks

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 22:44 by Denis Chabrol The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said a joint probe with the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has so far found that the more than 300 pounds of cocaine found in shipping containers in Jamaica might have been placed there after the containers were examined by GRA. “It is suspected that ...

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Guyana formally protests Venezuela’s fighter jet incursion

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 22:30 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Hugh Todd on Wednesday summoned Venezuela’s Ambassador to Guyana, Luis Edgardo Diaz Monclus and handed him a protest note concerning the incursion of  this country’s airspace by Venezuelan fighter jets. The Foreign Affairs Ministry said Mr. Todd also expressed “Guyana’s condemnation of the recent violation ...

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Opposition MP Tabitha Sarabo-Halley accuses Minister Kwame Mc Coy of assault; Mc Coy denies

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 21:13 by Denis Chabrol Opposition parliamentarian Tabitha Sarabo-Halley on Wednesday alleged that Minister of Public Affairs Kwame Mc Coy assaulted her just outside the dome where sittings of the National Assembly are being held at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (ACCC). Ms. Sarabo-Halley said she has reported the matter to police and statements ...

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Venezuelan fighter jets invade Guyana’s airspace- officials

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 15:27 by Denis Chabrol Venezuelan fighter jets overflew Guyana’s police and military installations Tuesday afternoon, but there was no other incident, officials confirmed. The incident occurred at Eteringbang, a mining area near the border with Venezuela, at about 1 PM. “Two Venezuelan fighter jets flown over Guyana air space at Eteringbang landing and ...

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GPSU rejects Linden Hospital CEO’s apology for “sweetman” comments; nurse accuses him of assault

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 15:02 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) on Wednesday rejected an unconditional apology by the Chief Executive Officer of the Linden Hospital Complex, Rudy Small for unsavoury remarks he made about health care workers there. GPSU Vice President, Dawn Gardner told News-Talk Radio 103.1 FM/ Demerara Waves Online News that ...

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Guyana, Jamaica jointly probe 300 lbs cocaine in shipping containers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 8:19 by Denis Chabrol Guyanese and Jamaican law enforcement authorities were Wednesday continuing their investigation into the discovery of more than 300 pounds of cocaine in two transshipment containers that allegedly originated from Guyana and were destined for Haiti and China. “CANU is currently in contact with its counterparts and investigations are on-going ...

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Police probing sexual assault allegation involving two soldiers

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 0:34 by Denis Chabrol Police have been called in to probe an alleged sexual assault of one military officer by another serving member of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), the army said Tuesday. “Given the nature and seriousness of the allegation, the matter was reported to the Guyana Police Force which has undertaken ...

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New Bell helicopter for GDF arrives this weekend- Teixeira

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 0:19 by Denis Chabrol The US$9.5 million Bell412Epi helicopter that Guyana purchased late last year is due to arrive on Saturday, Minister of Governance and Parliamentary Affairs Gail Teixeira said Tuesday. “The Bell helicopter that we had in the supplementary last year will be arriving on Saturday in Guyana,” she said. She made ...

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