Daily Archives: Saturday, 31 July 2021, 20:21

GYD$7.3 billion direct cash transfers to be made to thousands of flood-hit farmers

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 July 2021, 20:21 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Saturday announced a GYD$7.3 billion direct cash transfer package to micro, small, medium and large farmers to help them recover from almost four months of severe floods caused by unusually heavy rainfall. “I am aware that this assistance will go a long way in bringing ...

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Threatening language convict escapes from prison

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 July 2021, 13:49 by Denis Chabrol A prisoner, who was convicted for using threatening language, has escaped from the Lusignan Prison but dropped a prison officer’s motorcycle that he attempted to steal, police said. Police said 38-year old Quincy Clarke of West La Penitence, Georgetown fled the East Coast Demerara penitentiary between 2 AM  and ...

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Caribbean Cinemas at Giftland Mall unable reopen; calls for review of COVID guidelines

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 July 2021, 13:13 by Denis Chabrol Caribbean Cinemas, which is located at Giftland Mall, on Saturday said it would be unable to reopen because the new COVID-19 prohibits the consumption of food inside the theatre. “Caribbean Cinemas will be unable to reopen in the Giftland Mall since, unlike other businesses, the cinemas were asked to ...

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Businessman, others robbed in yard

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 July 2021, 11:15 by Denis Chabrol A businessman and two other persons were Friday morning robbed of more than GYD$1  million in items while they were in a yard at Better Hope, East Coast Demerara, police said. Police were told that about 08:45 hours, the 40-year-old businessman as well as a 38-year-old housewife and another ...

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