Daily Archives: Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 22:50

Police Force instructed to rescind revocation of Chaplain’s appointment over prayer

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 22:51 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Police Force Wednesday night officially back-pedaled on its decision to remove Pastor Patrick Doolichand as its Chaplain, hours after his appointment was revoked because of a prayer at last week’s opening of that law enforcement agency’s annual officers’ conference. “Further – contrary to what was stated in ...

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Former Lands and Surveys Commissioner arrested-police

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 17:59 by Denis Chabrol Former Lands and Surveys Commissioner, Trevor Benn was Wednesday morning arrested as part of a police probe into land transactions, police said. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum said Mr. Benn remained in custody. Asked whether Mr Benn’s detention was connected to the sale of ...

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Guyanese being trained in reforming instead of punishing offenders

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 12:41 by Denis Chabrol The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is supporting Guyana in training teachers, probation officers and community leaders in reforming offenders because, according to Attorney General Anil Nandlall, traditional means of punishment have not been working. “It has been found that the traditional theories and methods of dealing with criminal behaviour, ...

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UG, NASA, SERVIR-Amazonia Sign MoU to support research, geospatial skills to help Guyana manage climate risks  

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 9:17 by Denis Chabrol The University of Guyana (UG) says it will benefit from  an inter-institutional collaboration that will strengthen the development of information  services for mangrove mapping and monitoring. Signing the  Memorandum of  Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday with UG were SERVIR-Amazonia and the National Aeronautics and Space  Administration (NASA). SERVIR-Amazonia, a subsidiary ...

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Supermarket guard robbed of gun, ammo

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 8:59 by Denis Chabrol A security guard, who was on duty at a supermarket on the Lusignan Railway Embankment was Tuesday night robbed of a handgun and ammunition by two men, the Guyana Police Force said. The robbery victim has been identified as Benson Jarvis who was on duty at A-Chang, Supermarket when ...

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