Daily Archives: Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 23:02

PM Phillips slams WPA’s appeal to racial sympathy in security forces; David Hinds notes Norton’s criticism

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 23:02 by Denis Chabrol Even as the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) reacted to Opposition Leader Aubrey N0rton’s guarded view of its Executive Member Tacuma Ogunseye’s appeal to racial sympathy by the predominantly Afro-Guyanese security forces, Prime Minister Mark Phillips on Wednesday hinted that stern action would be taken against those who are bent ...

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Venezuelans charged with piracy attack on Guyanese fishermen

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 21:10 by Denis Chabrol Three Venezuelans on Wednesday pleaded guilty to armed robbery under the Hijacking and Piracy Act and were remanded to prison until next week when they would be sentenced, police said. Those charged are 23-year old Jose Beria, 21-year old Aleyandio Valenzuela and 23-year old Renial Valenzuela all of Capio, ...

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Finance Ministry denies GHRA’s claim that high-tech ID card deal is unlawful

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 20:40 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Ministry of Finance on Wednesday rubbished claims by the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) that the US$34.5 million contract awarded to a German company to implement high-tech Residency and Work Permit cards flouted this country’s procurement laws. In a statement that questioned overwhelmingly the GHRA’s credibility, the Finance ...

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WPA scolds PNCR members for publicly criticising Ogunseye, Layne

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 6:13 by Denis Chabrol The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Tuesday scolded four People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) members for publicly criticising Tacuma Ogunseye and Rhonda Layne, effectively encouraging the governing People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) to prosecute them for crimes. “What our sister and brothers on the other side did was to ...

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