Daily Archives: Monday, 27 December 2021, 21:09

Georgetown Mayor allegedly involved in shooting incident

Last Updated on Monday, 27 December 2021, 21:09 by Denis Chabrol Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine was Monday allegedly involved in a shooting incident and he was released from police custody on $20,000 bail, a police spokesman said. He said Mr. Narine’s hands were swabbed for gunpowder residue and his firearm lodged as part of the probe that he allegedly discharged ...

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Guyanese rescued after fuel tanker sinks off The Bahamas

Last Updated on Monday, 27 December 2021, 17:45 by Denis Chabrol Two Guyanese evacuated a now sunken fuel tanker off The Bahamas on Friday night after it was struck by a 207-foot long super yacht, reports say. An official of Marine Tanker Services named the two Guyanese as Chief Engineer Colin Ward and Joshua Campbell. He said the Motor Tanker ...

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Pumps in Georgetown “functional”, kokers to open at 2 PM- CDC

Last Updated on Monday, 27 December 2021, 13:40 by Denis Chabrol As Georgetown residents and businesses grapple with severe floods due to hours of intense rainfall, the Civil Defence Commission said that all pumps in the city are “functional” and that kokers/ sluices would be open from 2 PM to 6:30 PM. The next high tide is at 11:07 PM. ...

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Republic Bank (Guyana) workers now unionised

Last Updated on Monday, 27 December 2021, 13:25 by Denis Chabrol Non-management workers of Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited are now being represented by the Guyana Civil Servants and General Workers’ Union (GCSGWU) and the two sides are due to sign a Collective Labour Agreement next year, a union official said Monday. GCSGWU President, Gregory Gaspar said the Trade Union Recognition ...

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Fire hydrants being repaired

Last Updated on Monday, 27 December 2021, 12:39 by Denis Chabrol Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn says that hundreds of fire hydrants in Georgetown and other areas of Guyana are being repaired and in some cases replaced. “Fire hydrants are being repaired now,” he told the National Assembly’s Committee of Supply as he sought approval for for $40 million to ...

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New Amsterdam fireman in custody for rape allegation

Last Updated on Monday, 27 December 2021, 12:00 by Denis Chabrol A fireman based at the New Amsterdam fire station was Monday still in police custody as an investigation continued into his alleged rape of an 18-year old woman who has since recanted her story, saying that she gave permission for sexual intercourse. Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) Divisional Commander, Jairam ...

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