Daily Archives: Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 11:10

High Court to consider amended GECOM motion for removal of Lowenfield

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 11:33 by Denis Chabrol High Court Judge Joann Barlow Wednesday morning allowed the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to submit a copy of an amended motion that now seeks to terminate the contract of the Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield instead of a summary dismissal that will require a fair hearing. Attorney-at-Law for GECOM, ...

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Overseas-based Guyanese bludgeoned to death at East Canje residence; four arrested

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 8:59 by Denis Chabrol Four persons have been arrested in connection with the killing of a 60-year old overseas-based Guyanese at his home at Reliance Settlement, East Canje Berbice, police said Wednesday.  He has been identified as Hemraj Pardessi who returned to Guyana in July, 2021 . Police said his bloodied body was ...

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Man arrested for allegedly burning two-year old on vagina, back with cigarette lighter

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 8:37 by Denis Chabrol A 19 year old man has been arrested for allegedly burning a two-year old girl on her back and vagina because he believed that she was urinating and defecating too often, police said. The girl’s aunt, Nickeita Murray,  told police that the suspect assaulted and burnt her two-year-old niece ...

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Teachers’ Union vows to resist mandatory vaccination

Last Updated on Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 8:24 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) on Wednesday vowed to resist any attempt to make COVID-19 vaccination of teachers mandatory before they can return to the classroom, just days after President Irfaan Ali ruled out exposing “children to unvaccinated teachers.” “Teachers! We will stand with you should there be any ...

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