Daily Archives: Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 23:54

OPINION: Brooklyn -a stark revelation of where Guyana is

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 23:54 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall Today I join two events because I believe that they are related.  The first occurred at an opposition rally in Brooklyn, with 2,000 Guyanese attending.  The second was of an almost overnight Presidential announcement of a ‘one-off’ $25,000 cash grant for some 60,000 Guyanese pensioners, and ...

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Presidents of Guyana, Suriname arrive at “strategic” decisions

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 23:45 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday night hinted that he and his Surinamese counterpart, President Chandrikapersad Santokhi hours earlier arrived at major decisions in a number of areas including oil and gas. Addressing a State Dinner in honour of Mr. Santokhi and his high-level delegation, Dr. Ali said the bilateral  ...

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“Saw man” shot dead after robbery in Cuyuni

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 19:11 by Denis Chabrol One person has been killed and two others robbed at Toroparu Backdam, Cuyuni River, police said. The robbery and homicide occurred at about 7:45 Tuesday night. The only name of the dead person has been identified only as “Saw-man” . The robbery victims are a 38-year-old miner and his ...

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Show medical proof that you cannot take COVID-19 vaccine- Chief Medical Officer

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 14:17 by Denis Chabrol The Chief Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Narine Singh said persons who cannot take the COVID-19 vaccine must show proof from a doctor that they cannot do so. “For persons, who are exempted for reasons mentioned above, and other underlying illnesses listed herein should present a ...

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Teen allegedly steals from policewoman’s house

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 8:51 by Denis Chabrol A 17-year old boy, who allegedly broke into a policewoman’s house and stole cash, has been arrested. The Guyana Police Force  says at the time of the incident between 9:15 last night and 12:30 this morning, the policewoman was asleep. The break-and-enter and larceny occurred at Plantation Westminster, West ...

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Bartica boat captain burnt after battery sparks ignite fire

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 8:50 by Denis Chabrol A Bartica boat captain was burnt on Tuesday after the boat he was using to transport fuel burst into flames. Police were told that when Okema Brummel started the boat engine, the battery sparked and ignited the fire. The incident occurred at about 4 PM Tuesday afternoon at 4th ...

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