Daily Archives: Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 21:30

Roman Catholic Bishop appeals to Guyanese to get vaccinated

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 21:30 by Denis Chabrol Even as Roman Catholic Bishop of Guyana, Francis Alleyne announced that churches in Guyana would be closing their doors “indefinitely”, he sounded a call for Guyanese to take COVID vaccine because there is solid proof that a jab would work to stem the spread of the disease and people ...

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OPINION: Venezuela on the move to healing, Guyana stuck with squabbling

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 9:19 by Denis Chabrol BY GHK Lall The two media captions are arresting.  They are “Venezuela’s gov’t, opposition formally agree to unite around border controversy with Guyana” and “Ali maintains precondition for engagement with Harmon” and Stabroek News (September 8)   My thoughts follow. Here the official reaction of the Guyana Government has been ...

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Guyana issues stinging rebuke to Venezuela’s govt, opposition on agreement about Essequibo

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 9:09 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government on Wednesday rebuked Venezuela’s government and an opposition coalition for formally agreeing to unite around their country’s longstanding claim to the Essequibo Region an oil-rich swath of neighboring Guyana. “That agreement is an overt threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Guyana,” government said in ...

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Six gunmen rob five Buxtonians at Ital Shop, Annandale

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 8:55 by Denis Chabrol Five residents of Buxton were late Tuesday night robbed of cash, jewellery, cellular phones by six gunmen and an unarmed woman at Ital Shop, Annandale, East Coast Demerara, police said. Investigators were told that at about 10:20 PM the the victims were at the said Ital food shop watching television ...

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15-year old, adult arrested for robbery near Demerara Harbour Bridge; two others wanted

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 8:44 by Denis Chabrol A 15-year old boy and a 23-year old man, who allegedly robbed several persons near the Demerara Harbour Bridge earlier Wednesday morning, were arrested in Costello Housing Scheme and Albouystown with cash and other items suspected to have been been stolen, police said. A motorcycle believed to have been ...

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Teachers Union calls strike against COVID measures; Education Ministry says ‘no pay’, GTU hijacked politically

Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 1:02 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) Tuesday night issued a call for its members to go on a three-day strike from Wednesday to protest the lockout or removal of teachers from schools because they are not vaccinated or do not have a negative COVID test. “The Guyana Teachers Union is ...

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