Daily Archives: Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 22:27

US President calls for stronger democracy, inclusion in Guyana

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 22:31 by Denis Chabrol United States President Joseph Biden on Tuesday cited the need for Guyana, on the occasion of is 52nd Republic Anniversary, to improve its democracy as well as ensure that all Guyanese benefit from the country’s  wealth. “The United States remains a committed partner in working together with Guyana to ...

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Man allegedly held with 85 pounds of marijuana pleads not guilty

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 21:55 by Denis Chabrol A 48-year old man, who was arrested at No. 59 Village Beach Front, Corentyne Berbice has pleaded  not guilty to being in possession of 85.5 pounds of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said Tuesday. The anti-drug agency said  Sean Benjamin was remanded to ...

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Man held with cocaine-in-fried rice pleads innocent- CANU

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 21:38 by Denis Chabrol The man, who was arrested allegedly attempting to leave Guyana for the United States with cocaine in fried rice, has pleaded not guilty. The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) says that 28-year old Esmond Jermaine Anderson was remanded to prison until March 8. CANU says he was held with six ...

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Bishops’ High School teacher not guilty of sex charges

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 15:49 by Denis Chabrol Bishops’ High School teacher, Coen Jackson was Tuesday found not guilty of one count of sexual activity with a child under 18 years old by abusing a position of trust, his legal team said. Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes said the jury was unable to arrive at a verdict on the ...

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PNCR prefers shipping rather than piping of natural gas

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 February 2022, 14:25 by Denis Chabrol The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Tuesday argued against government building a more than US$1 billion natural gas pipeline, and instead suggested that the gas be shipped to shore or other markets. PNCR Central Executive Member, Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best declined to provide details to justify his ...

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