Daily Archives: Thursday, 5 January 2023, 15:26

Guyana now requires COVID negative test, recovery proof for persons travelling from China

Last Updated on Thursday, 5 January 2023, 15:26 by Denis Chabrol Persons travelling to Guyana directly or in-transit from China, Hong Kong and Macau must now present a negative COVID-19 test or proof of recovery from the viral disease,  Guyana’s COVID-19 Task Force announced on Thursday. Th new requirement takes effect from January 8, 2023. The Guyana government said that ...

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Norton justifies PNCR Treasurer signing blank cheques, denies receiving complaint of racism

Last Updated on Thursday, 5 January 2023, 14:57 by Denis Chabrol Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) Aubrey Norton on Thursday admitted that the then Treasurer of that party Faaiz Mursaline had signed blank cheques but said the amounts had been included, along with supporting documents, when the second person signed. “It is true that the treasurer signed ...

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Excavator set on fire, police fire tear gas in Mocha after houses demolished

Last Updated on Thursday, 5 January 2023, 14:26 by Denis Chabrol The excavator that was used to demolish several houses on a government reserve at Mocha, East Bank Demerara was set alight Thursday afternoon but the blaze was quickly extinguished. Police also fired teargas at a group of persons to chase them away from the area. However, persons present said ...

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BREAKING: Govt demolishes more houses at Mocha

Last Updated on Thursday, 5 January 2023, 12:50 by Denis Chabrol Workers, backed up by armed police, were Thursday afternoon demolishing more houses at Mocha because government said the structures are on lands that are needed for drainage along a new East Bank Demerara road. The houses were being broken down, even as Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton announced that his ...

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PNCR members refuse to testify before Elections Commission of Inquiry

Last Updated on Thursday, 5 January 2023, 11:05 by Denis Chabrol People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) members Volda Lawrence, Carol Smith-Joseph and Dr Karen Cummings on Thursday refused to testify before the Commission of Inquiry into the March 2020 general and regional elections. While Dr Cummings was unrepresented and chose to “remain silent”, Ms Lawrence an Ms Smith-Joseph were represented ...

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