Daily Archives: Sunday, 1 August 2021, 13:00

Prisoner recaptured

Last Updated on Sunday, 1 August 2021, 12:04 by Denis Chabrol A prisoner, who escaped from the Lusignan Prison early Saturday morning, was recaptured several hours later, police said. Police say 38-year old Quincy Clarke  was arrested on Callendar Street, Albouystown, Georgetown. He was nabbed at about 6:50  Saturday night by policemen and later handed over to officers of the ...

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‘Thick Slice’ arrested for allegedly robbing fisherman

Last Updated on Sunday, 1 August 2021, 12:02 by Denis Chabrol A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery committed on a fisherman at Unity Junction, East Coast Demerara. Police say they have arrested one of the suspects known as ‘Thick Slice” and they are searching for two other men. The robbery was committed at about 5 O’clock  ...

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Race relations, not oil sector is Guyana’s biggest problem- Granger

Last Updated on Sunday, 1 August 2021, 11:57 by Denis Chabrol Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), David Granger on Sunday- African Emancipation Day- said race relations was Guyana’s major problem rather than the burgeoning oil sector. “Guyana’s big problem is the problem of social cohesion. You may think that there are other problems- oil and the economy  ...

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Guyana will press for compensation for African enslavement- President Ali

Last Updated on Sunday, 1 August 2021, 8:32 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Sunday- African Emancipation Day- pledged Guyana’s commitment to work with the rest of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to continue pressing for compensation and other forms of justice for African enslavement “Guyana will continue to support the efforts being made within the Caribbean Community to press ...

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African Guyanese must demand servant-leaders; push for national reconciliation- WPA

Last Updated on Sunday, 1 August 2021, 7:55 by Denis Chabrol Amid discord in the mainly African Guyanese supported People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) about whether its constituency is being adequately represented by elected leaders, the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) urged that segment of the population to demand proper representation. “We urge the community to demand servant-leaders and more importantly ...

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WPA calls for direct transfer of ‘oil money’ to all Guyanese

Last Updated on Sunday, 1 August 2021, 8:06 by Denis Chabrol The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on the occasion of African Emancipation Day 2021 being observed on Sunday called for fair distribution of Guyana’s oil wealth including direct cash transfers to all Guyanese. The now main opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC), of which the WPA had ...

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