Daily Archives: Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 23:22

Truck kills GDF soldier while on annual walk

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 March 2024, 5:48 by Denis Chabrol A truck Wednesday afternoon struck down three soldiers who were on annual walk on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway, resulting in one death, the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) said. Dead is Sergeant Deslyn Nicholson who was among a number of soldiers who were participating in the GDF’s 30 kilometre walk when ...

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Multimillion dollar abattoir being built in West Berbice

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 22:35 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government is constructing a GY$600 million abattoir at Onverwagt, West Coast Berbice, and that facility is expected to be the country’s main slaughtering area, authorities said. “When completed, the facility will become the main slaughtering area for cattle in the country as Region Five is poised to ...

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Three juveniles charged with murder

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 22:15 by Denis Chabrol Three juveniles were Wednesday charged with the murder of a teenaged boy at Patentia, West Bank Demerara, police said. The Guyana Police Force said the accused appeared at the Wales Magistrate Court before Magistrate Rhondel Weaver. They were remanded to the Juvenile Holding Center until 30th April, 2024. Seventeen ...

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Guyana asks Inter-Parliamentary Union to condemn Venezuela’s annexation of Essequibo

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 2:31 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Attorney General, Anil Nandlall on Tuesday urged members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) to condemn the Venezuelan government’s violation of international law by most recently passing a law to incorporate Essequibo as part of its territory. “While time will not permit us at this conference to collectively condemn ...

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Dominican Republic electricity company wants to improve Guyana Power and Light’s management

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 1:44 by Denis Chabrol The Dominican Republic (DR)-headquartered electricity company, InterEnergy Group (IEG), said it is ready to assist the state-owned Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL) to manage its electricity supply including the 300 megawatts that would be generated from the natural gas-fired power plant being built at Wales, West Bank Demerara. ...

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Chicken pox outbreak at Lusignan Prison; APNU+AFC, govt at odds over response

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 0:48 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday confirmed that an outbreak of chicken pox at the Lusignan Prison has afflicted 53 prisoners at that East Coast Demerara penal institution, but denied claims by the opposition coalition that nothing was being done to prevent the disease from spreading. The Health ...

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