Daily Archives: Thursday, 28 October 2021, 17:05

Local Government Commission Secretary sent on leave pending probe

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 October 2021, 17:05 by Denis Chabrol The Secretary to the Local Government Commission (LGC), Nickalai Pryce was Thursday sent on administrative leave to pave the way for an investigation into alleged misconduct, but he has already denied the allegation. LGC Chairman, Julius Faerber said the investigation would be conducted by the Commissioners to determine if there ...

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Region Four Council meeting adjourned over COVID-19 contact; Chairman says AFC-sponsored no-confidence motion is “frivilous”

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 October 2021, 13:02 by Denis Chabrol The Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) Council meeting was Thursday morning adjourned after an Alliance For Change (AFC) councilor, who wants to sponsor a no-confidence motion against the Vice Chairman Samuel Sandy, refused to leave on the grounds that he was exposed to a COVID-19 positive person. Regional Chairman, Daniel Seeram ...

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Murder accused escapes from Lusignan Prison

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 October 2021, 11:29 by Denis Chabrol Members of the Joint Services have launched a manhunt for Kapildeo Gangadin, a double-murder accused, who managed to escape from the Lusignan Prison Thursday morning, the Guyana Prison Service said. In a statement, Director of Prisons Nicklon Elliot confirmed the escape took place sometime around 04:05am, after a routine ...

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OPINION: The Power of Civilian Oversight

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 October 2021, 6:34 by Denis Chabrol by Clement Rohee When I assumed portfolio responsibility for the Ministry of Home Affairs I was introduced to Doreen De Cairies who, at the time, was chairwoman of the Fire Advisory Board. My perusal of the minutes of meetings of the Board chaired by Doreen showed how intensely persistent ...

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