Daily Archives: Sunday, 19 February 2023, 20:55

Norton says will block Hicken’s confirmation as Police Commissioner

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2023, 20:55 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton on Sunday night ruled out supporting acting Police Commissioner Clifton Hicken to be appointed substantively to that post whenever President Irfaan Ali seeks constitutionally required consultations. “The President could possibly go ahead and keep extending him because he meet retirement time. You know when you ...

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FAO assisting Guyana to increase cherry production

Last Updated on Monday, 20 February 2023, 8:50 by Writer The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is assisting Guyana to increase the production of West Indian Cherry (Acerola) and reduce the amount of concentrate being imported by local juice producers, that United Nations (UN) body said. “While the demand for cherry remains strong in the country, especially for use in ...

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Woman admits to killing husband

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2023, 15:27 by Denis Chabrol A woman said she early Sunday morning witnessed her 18-year old granddaughter stabbing to death her 27-year old husband, hours after the couple had an argument. Police on the Essequibo Coast on Sunday said they were investigating the stabbing death of the man by his wife at Macknab, Lima ...

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E-SIMs now available at all GTT’s retail stores across the country

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2023, 14:50 by Denis Chabrol GTT said it has recently made E-SIMs available for purchase and installation at all of the company’s retail stores across the country and street sale agents. The E-SIM is a digital version of a physical sim card that is pre-installed in a customer’s cellphone. It also allows for ease ...

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Civil society organisation critcises Guyana’s carbon credit sale, queries how govt decided on 15 percent payout

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2023, 13:27 by Denis Chabrol The civil society organisation, Police Forum Guyana (PFG), on Sunday questioned the government’s decision to sell carbon credits, saying under the new Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) 2030 such payments amounted to an incentive for continuing to spew greenhouse gases at current levels. “Buying credits is a device for ...

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Fmr US President Jimmy Carter, who spearheaded Guyana’s electoral reforms, in hospice care

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2023, 10:16 by Denis Chabrol Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who convinced Guyana’s then People’s National Congress (PNC)-led administration to agree to major electoral reforms, has entered hospice care, instead of seeking more medical treatment. After a series of short hospital stays, the statement said, Carter “decided to spend his remaining time at home ...

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