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Daily Archives: Monday, 14 June 2021, 21:57

Guyana Bar Association to challenge collection of DNA samples from suspects in custody

Last Updated on Monday, 14 June 2021, 22:22 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Bar Association (GBA) on Monday strenuously objected to proposed amendments to the law to allow police to collect DNA samples from suspects in custody without a court order, and vowed to challenge the move should government go ahead with the Bill. “The said proposed amendment does not ...

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Guyana purchases US$11.5 million “purpose-built” Coast Guard vessel

Last Updated on Monday, 14 June 2021, 17:53 by Denis Chabrol Guyana has decided to purchase a US$11.5 million brand new offshore patrol vessel from the United States company, Metal Shark. This disclosure was made on Monday Minister of Governance, Gail Teixeira when she was asked several questions by Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon about GYDS$618 million that have been already ...

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Guyana’s vaccination rate higher than Caribbean- Health Minister

Last Updated on Monday, 14 June 2021, 15:59 by Denis Chabrol Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony on Monday said if Guyana had followed other Caribbean countries in depending on the COVAX facility to acquire vaccines, only about 10 percent of the adult population would have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Responding to opposition questions about approval for GYDS$1.3 billion ...

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Updated: Three dead in accident at Fort Wellington, West Coast Berbice

Last Updated on Monday, 14 June 2021, 14:22 by Denis Chabrol Three persons, including the driver of a hire car, were Monday morning killed in a road accident at Fort Wellington, West Coast Berbice, police said. Police say the three persons are the driver 23 year old Carlos Edwards of 39 Stanleytown New Amsterdam, 61 year old ex-policeman Hookumchand Parmanand ...

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