Daily Archives: Saturday, 6 July 2024, 22:29

Manhunt in Region 7 chopping death

Last Updated on Sunday, 7 July 2024, 12:01 by Writer A police manhunt was launched Saturday for a Venezuelan suspect in connection with the chopping death of another Venezuelan, a gold miner at Quartzstone Landing, Cuyuni River, Region 7 (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) and police said they were searching for the suspect. Dead is 21-year-old Adrian Williams of San Martin, Venezuela and Quartzstone ...

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Slack illegal electricity connection causes fire

Last Updated on Sunday, 7 July 2024, 11:40 by Writer A slack illegal electricity connection on Saturday caused a fire that destroyed a shack and severely damaged a house next door in East Ruimveldt squatting area, the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) said. “The purported cause of the fire was identified as a slack connection of illegal wiring, which resulted in ...

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AFC sets up oil and gas committee to keep Hughes at arms length from sector; Jagdeo points to loopholes

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 July 2024, 11:04 by Writer The Alliance for Change (AFC) has set up a two-man internal party oil and gas sectoral committee to insulate its leader, Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes from dealing with such matters, but People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo discarded that as insufficient. “Until we attain government I will have no ...

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Teachers’ Union buckles to government’s multi-year pay hike timeframe

Last Updated on Saturday, 6 July 2024, 10:42 by Writer After a more than 70-day long teachers’ strike for pay talks to first consider 2019-2023, the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) caved in on government’s long-held position that the multi-year agreement begin from 2024, according to statements from both sides. The GTU said in a statement that it presented a new ...

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