Daily Archives: Thursday, 29 April 2021, 22:36

Talk show host charged with offending Charles Ramson Jr.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 April 2021, 22:36 by Denis Chabrol A Facebook political commentator, who is a critic of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) administration, was Thursday arrested under the Cybercrime Act for allegedly offending Charles Ramson last month. Police said Gavin Matthews was subsequently released on GYD$100,000 station bail Ramson, who is an Attorney-at-Law and Minister of Culture, ...

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Shanghai charged with breaching COVID rules

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 April 2021, 22:03 by Denis Chabrol Well-known Guyanese football promoter, Aubrey Major also known as Shanghai, has been charged with violating the COVID measures. However, when the case was called today, he was not present in the Linden Magistrates Court. The matter has been adjourned to May 13. Police alleged that Mr. Major of Central ...

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PAHO Chief endorses extending curfews, lockdowns: “this is exactly what needs to happen” but Guyana says ‘no’

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 April 2021, 16:19 by Denis Chabrol The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is advising countries in the Americas to stiffen a range of measures in response to soaring COVID-19 infections and deaths, but Guyana  has so far ignored that recommendation. PAHO’s Director Carissa Etienne in this week’s news conference hailed leaders in the Americas who ...

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Suriname’s police seize 900 kilos of cocaine in collaboration with Guyana’s CANU

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 April 2021, 7:31 by Denis Chabrol Collaboration between Surinamese police and Guyana’s Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) has led to the seizure of more than 900 kilogrammes of cocaine. Head of CANU, James Singh said although the plane was not seized, the operation inflicted a “major blow” on the drugs trade. “More importantly is shows the ...

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