Daily Archives: Friday, 26 August 2022, 19:12

GECOM says law outlines two methods to clean up voters list

Last Updated on Friday, 26 August 2022, 21:21 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Friday insisted that it could remove the names of persons from the National Database of Registrants based on the existing law. “Wheras the various positions have been duly noted, and extensively ventilated at the meetings of the Commission, it was determined that GECOM ...

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Guyanese fishermen rescued off Suriname’s coast

Last Updated on Friday, 26 August 2022, 18:46 by Denis Chabrol Two Guyanese fishermen are among four who were rescued on Friday off the coast of Suriname. Starnieuws reports that they were rescued by a seismic vessel whose crew saw the fishing boat drifting about 25 nautical miles from the coast today. The owner of the boat had filed a ...

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GRA seizes smuggled chicken

Last Updated on Friday, 26 August 2022, 18:43 by Denis Chabrol Customs agents of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Thursday seized  three motor vehicles laden with a large quantity of uncustomed chicken. GRA says its  Law Enforcement Investigations Division agents made the seizure at Cane Grove, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara. According to GRA, at a separate location in the ...

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Norton cautions against “handouts” dependency

Last Updated on Friday, 26 August 2022, 16:47 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Thursday night warned Guyanese against becoming dependent on government “handouts” but at the same time he encouraged them to take cash grants because they are taxpayer’s monies. “While I say take the money because you are entitled, you must know handouts cannot take you ...

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