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Monthly Archives: January 2022

Mia Mottley’s Barbados Labour Party wins all 30 seats again

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 January 2022, 7:27 by Denis Chabrol Barbados’ Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley, created history once again with a second consecutive 30- NIL victory at the polls, the Barbados Nation reported on Thursday. StarComm Network’s Voice of Barbados also reported that the President of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), Verla De Peiza conceded defeat. Addressing a ...

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Christopher Jones gives way to Vinceroy Jordan as PNCR’s Vice Chairman

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 11:29 by Denis Chabrol People’s National Congress Reform’s (PNCR) Christopher Jones on Wednesday  stepped aside to allow Vinceroy Jordan to become the Vice Chairman of their party after they tied at the recently-held internal party elections. “In view of the current circumstances, I see it fit to make way for young, fresh and ...

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Marijuana found aboard Panama-registered cement carrier vessel-CANU

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 11:05 by Denis Chabrol A quantity of marijuana was Wednesday found aboard a Panama-registered cement carrier cargo vessel, and so far the captain and other officers have been detained for investigations, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit said. CANU said that several parcels of  marijuana – a foreign type known as ” creepy “- with ...

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Suriname appoints new Ambassador to Guyana

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 8:20 by Denis Chabrol Suriname has appointed a new Ambassador to Guyana and she is Ms. Liselle Blankendal who has been working at the Surinamese Embassy in Georgetown. She took the oath of office before President Chandrikapersad Santokhi on Tuesday. The Surinamese leader  outlined the priorities for relations with Guyana. “The policy priorities ...

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Dartmouth bridge, Essequibo Coast cleared of protesters, debris

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 5:33 by Denis Chabrol Police early Wednesday morning cleared the bridge at Dartmouth Public Road, Essequibo Coast of debris a day after protesters blocked the thoroughfare to protest the decision to charge a policeman with manslaughter of businessman Orin Boston. Police and fire fighters cleared the bridge at about 3:30 AM during a ...

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Guyana Court of Appeal sends APNU+AFC election petition matter to Caribbean Court of Justice

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 January 2022, 10:33 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Court of Appeal on Tuesday granted leave to the government and the People’s Progressive Party to appeal a decision to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). Chancellor of the Judiciary, Yonette Cummings made her decision in keeping with the CCJ Act and she also ordered that the ...

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Yesu Persaud is a “national treasure” with “revolutionary initiatives” – DDL

Last Updated on Monday, 17 January 2022, 20:13 by Denis Chabrol Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) on Monday joined the family, friends, nation, and international community in mourning the loss of its former Chairman, Dr. Yesu Persaud. “He lived a life which brought to the fore the best possibilities which often were invisible to others. His revolutionary initiatives quite often challenged ...

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GNIC fire-ravaged property had no fire prevention equipment

Last Updated on Monday, 17 January 2022, 20:16 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Fire Service on Monday said the building that housed the La Parkan and Tropical Shipping bonds had no fire fighting equipment “In this particular instance the facility did not have any means of fire prevention. There were no smoke detectors, fire extinguishers or fire hoses installed in ...

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Fire destroys La Parkan’s bond

Last Updated on Monday, 17 January 2022, 5:23 by Denis Chabrol An early Monday morning fire destroyed the La Parkan bond on Lombard and Broad Streets, Georgetown, destroying millions of dollars in imported goods as well as the facility itself, officials said. The cause of the blaze at the decades-old metal facility was not immediately known. Many vehicles were destroyed ...

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Guyanese business and cultural icon, Yesu Persaud dies

Last Updated on Monday, 17 January 2022, 5:01 by Denis Chabrol Well-respected and renowned Guyanese business and cultural icon, Yesu Persaud died early Monday morning, hours after he was discharged from hospital. He was 93 years old. “Guyana has lost an outstanding soul in Dr. Yesu Persaud, a true son of the soil. It is with great sadness I learnt, ...

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