Daily Archives: Friday, 11 June 2021, 22:09

WPA welcomes steps to honour Dr. Walter Rodney but raps PNCR, PPP

Last Updated on Friday, 11 June 2021, 22:11 by Denis Chabrol The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Friday welcomed the decision by the Guyana government to honor world-acclaimed historian and party co-leader Dr. Walter Rodney who was killed in a bomb-blast on June 13, 1980 at the height of a civil rebellion to dislodge the Forbes Burnham dictatorship from office. ...

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Caribbean Court halts murder accused Marcus Bisram’s retrial until hearing of appeal

Last Updated on Friday, 11 June 2021, 21:17 by Denis Chabrol Efforts by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to get murder accused Guyanese-American Marcus Bisram to face retrial were Friday halted by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). At a case management hearing, the CCJ ordered that no steps be taken to lock up  Bisram but he must surrender ...

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Telecoms regulator examining satellite delivery of mobile services to remote communities

Last Updated on Friday, 11 June 2021, 20:17 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Telecommunications Agency (TA) has begun examining the possibility of accessing satellite delivery of mobile services to remote hinterland communities, TA Head Andre Griffith said Friday. Dating back to the 2019 World Radio Congress of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), he said Guyana has turned its attention to countries ...

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Food shortage grips flood-ravaged hinterland communities; 30,000 households affected countrywide- Prime Minister

Last Updated on Friday, 11 June 2021, 9:29 by Denis Chabrol Prime Minister Mark Phillips says flood-affected communities in the hinterland were facing the grim reality of food shortages, even as government was continuing to rush relief supplies to almost 30,000 persons countrywide whose farms and livelihoods have been badly affected. “The situation in our hinterland is equally distressing… and ...

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High-powered Public Utilities Commission panel to examine consumer expectations of telecoms liberalisation

Last Updated on Friday, 11 June 2021, 8:44 by Denis Chabrol The Public Utilities Commission  (PUC) will Friday morning launch its monthly Round Table series geared at stimulating and generating conversation on a wide range of issues. “In an effort to widen our public relations thrust, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Guyana will launch its monthly Webinar/Virtual Round Table series ...

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Student caught with ammunition at school

Last Updated on Friday, 11 June 2021, 8:25 by Denis Chabrol A student of La’ Venture Secondary School, Canal Number One, West Bank Demerara has been detained by police after he was allegedly caught with one .32 round of ammunition, the Guyana Police Force said. Investigators said the 16-year old student was seen with the ammunition at about 9:30 AM ...

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