Daily Archives: Friday, 29 December 2023, 22:44

Amid Brazil’s objection to British warship, Guyana reinforces territorial right

Last Updated on Friday, 29 December 2023, 22:44 by Denis Chabrol Even as Brazil on Friday registered its objection to the British warship, HMS Trent, in Guyana’s waters, a senior government official said his country would determine what it does with its territory. “Only GUYANA will determine what Guyana does in its territorial land, air and sea spaces in accordance ...

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Cemetery Road contractor faces axe next month

Last Updated on Friday, 29 December 2023, 19:06 by Denis Chabrol The contractor that is rehabilitating Cemetery Road, Georgetown could be fired next month if he does not complete the more than one-year long works on that north-south thoroughfare, Public Works Minister Juan Edghill said Friday. “The contractor has received a revised deadline of January 2024 to complete this road ...

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Training Instructor charged with assaulting ex partner

Last Updated on Friday, 29 December 2023, 18:32 by Denis Chabrol A 41-year-old man was Friday arraigned for assaulting his now ex-partner at his Wortmanville, Georgetown home and was granted GY$20,000 bail. Magistrate Dylon Bess also ordered the accused, Charles Kurleigh Louis of 39 Norton Street to return to court on February 2, 2024 for statements. He is charged with assaulting ...

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CANU, GRA stop almost 50 pounds ‘creepy weed’ from creeping to Suriname

Last Updated on Friday, 29 December 2023, 18:00 by Denis Chabrol The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) and the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Friday intercepted 48.5 pounds (22 kilogrammes) of ‘creepy weed’ that most likely originated from Colombia from being further smuggled to neighbouring Suriname, the anti-drug agency said Friday. The bust, which included several cases of Corona and Heineken ...

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GDF helicopter’s black box sent to US for analysis – Aviation Minister

Last Updated on Friday, 29 December 2023, 17:36 by Denis Chabrol The investigator of the deadly Guyana Defence Force (GDF) helicopter crash has taken the ‘black box’ to the United States for analysis as part of the probe into the incident earlier this month, Aviation Minister Juan Edghill said Friday. Speaking at his year-end news conference, he said the black ...

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