Daily Archives: Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 20:30

No evidence McCoy assaulted Sarabo-Halley -police tell Speaker

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 March 2021, 7:31 by Writer Police have found no evidence that government minister Kwame McCoy assaulted opposition parliamentarian, Tabitha Sarabo-Halley, House Speaker Mansoor Nadir said Wednesday. “From statements obtained, there was evidence to indicate that the parties indeed had an exchange of words, but there was nothing to suggest that any assault took place,” police ...

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Guyana hopes to vaccinate 10,000 persons daily; reduces age to 40 years and older

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 March 2021, 7:39 by Writer President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday announced that Guyana hopes to vaccinate 10,000 persons daily, reduce the age of eligible persons to 40 years and older, and intensify enforcement of the COVID-19 measures. Dr. Ali said “early in the new week” the vaccination programme would be expanded to all persons 40 ...

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National Assembly should amend Standing Order to end stalemate over Public Accounts Committee chairmanship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 15:45 by Denis Chabrol The Clerk of the National Assembly has been advised that the National Assembly should amend one of its rules to avoid the Public Accounts Committee from being held hostage by the resignation or prolonged absence of the Chairman. “To avoid any future absurdity and confusion it would be prudent ...

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