Daily Archives: Monday, 10 May 2021, 16:03

Govt justifies clearing of mangroves for oil industry shorebase

Last Updated on Monday, 10 May 2021, 16:26 by Denis Chabrol Public Infrastructure Minister Juan Edghill on Monday justified the clearance of a large swathe of mangroves at Versailles, West Bank Demerara. “Mangroves will have to be removed to facilitate infrastructure,” he told a news conference. He said the Sea and River Defence Board has offered its no-objection to the ...

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Suspected bandits arrested after robbing father, daughter

Last Updated on Monday, 10 May 2021, 11:43 by Denis Chabrol Three of four suspected gun-toting robbers were arrested shortly after robbing a father and his daughter  Sunday night at their Tuschen Housing Scheme home, East Bank Essequibo. Samantha Ramitt, a housewife of Pomona Housing Scheme Essequibo Coast, told police that she  was visiting her father at Tuschen Housing Scheme ...

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Prisoners set fire in Brickdam Police Station lockups

Last Updated on Monday, 10 May 2021, 11:18 by Denis Chabrol Eleven prisoners set fire inside the Brickdam Police Station lockups to vent their frustration about sanitation-related concerns, the Guyana Police Force said. In a statement, that law enforcement agency said that between 9 PM and 9:27 PM Sunday, the detainees lit their jerseys and food boxes. “The prisoners claimed ...

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