Daily Archives: Thursday, 29 July 2021, 23:18

Attorney General, Police Service Commission disagree over whether President cannot face courts

Last Updated on Friday, 30 July 2021, 8:29 by Denis Chabrol Attorney General Anil Nandlall maintains that Guyana’s Executive President cannot be brought before the courts in civil and criminal actions, but lawyers for the Police Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday disagreed, saying that President Irfaan Ali was named in his official capacity. After the PSC named Dr. Ali as ...

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Guyanese singing icon, Mark Holder, dies

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 July 2021, 22:28 by Denis Chabrol Guyanese singer of international acclaim, Mark Holder, died  Thursday morning in Canada after a period of illness, relatives confirmed. He was 74 years old. Holder was recognised as a pioneer of Caribbean music and was well-known for songs such as “Something of Value” and “Hold On To Your First ...

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Apartment building fire claims at least two lives

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 July 2021, 12:05 by Denis Chabrol Fire on Thursday morning gutted an apartment building on Fifth Street, Alberttown, Georgetown. Initial reports are that at least two  women have perished in the blaze at 136 Fifth Street. One 0f them was a Cuban and the other a Venezuelan. The apartment building was occupied by mainly Spanish-speaking ...

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