Daily Archives: Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 20:25

David Patterson steps aside for Nigel Hughes to contest as Leader

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 20:25 by Writer Mr David Patterson has agreed to step aside and make way for Nigel Hughes to contest for the position of Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), the party said Wednesday night. Mr Sherod Duncan, who received the highest nominations – 15 – for the post of party leader, still ...

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Georgetown Public Hospital tightening security due to violence

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 19:00 by Writer The state-owned Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Wednesday said security was being beefed up to counter violent attacks on wounded patients while they are receiving treatment at the Accident and Emergency Department, an apparent growing trend across the Caribbean. GPHC Chief Executive Officer, Robbie Rambarran said security guards would ...

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Kissoon claims Norton sexually harassed her; Norton says will not drop out of re-election race

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 18:57 by Writer People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) politician, Vanessa Kissoon on Wednesday took up her party leader Aubrey Norton’s challenge to clear the air about him allegedly sexually harassing her and, despite his vehement denial, she claimed that the incident had occurred. In response, Mr Norton told Demerara Waves Online News that ...

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PNCR leader denies sexually harassing Vanessa Kissoon

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 18:53 by Writer Incumbent leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Aubrey Norton on Wednesday fended off claims that he allegedly asked party member, Vanessa Kissoon for a sexual favour while he was taking her to Linden at the request of Sharma Solomon. “At no stage was I ever involved in sexually ...

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OPINION: Investment and return on investment in politics

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 18:49 by Writer By GHK Lall Give something to get something. When all the textbooks are written, lectures and dissertations delivered, this is what an investment is all about. Of course, it has much more to its DNA, but at a fundamental level, an investment is gambling to get a handsome return. Bigger ...

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New York-based Guyanese businessman charged with exporting gold

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2024, 18:40 by Writer A New York-based Guyanese businessman has been placed on GY$600,000 bail on a charge of exporting gold without a licence, police said Wednesday. The suspect is Saffee Ahmad, a businessma of 123rd Street, Queens New York, and Lot 38 Roraima Scheme, Versailles, West Bank Demerara. However, a source said Ahmad ...

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