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January 10, 2019

Guyana

Decomposing body of caretaker found at Bush Lot home

Source: iNews Guyana The decomposing body of a man was found at a home at Bush Lot, East Berbice-Corentyne on Wednesday morning. The body has been identified to… Link: Decomposing body of caretaker found at Bush Lot home

Ramdin fined for breaching Code of Conduct

Source: iNews Guyana Cricket West Indies (CWI) confirmed on Wednesday that Trinidad & Tobago Red Force captain Denesh Ramdin was fined for a breach of the Code of Conduct… Link: Ramdin fined for breaching Code of Conduct

Traffic rank knocked down at Eccles

Source: iNews Guyana A traffic rank was fortunate to escape with minor injuries after he was knocked down on Wednesday afternoon by a female motorist. The rank who… Link: Traffic rank knocked down at Eccles

‘Sharky’ charged with murder

Source: Guyana Chronicle …faces  robbery and gun possession charges A man who was caught after robbing a businessman on Sunday night in Tucville in the city, was on… Link: ‘Sharky’ charged with murder

Elections will be held when GECOM is fully prepared

Source: Guyana Chronicle General and regional elections will be held when the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has the administrative capability to do so. This is according to President… Link: Elections will be held when GECOM is fully prepared

Man charged with murder of Kurutuku village leader

Source: Guyana Chronicle Days after the gruesome New Year’s Day murder of Kurutuku village Toshao Solomon Lewis, a 27-year-old man was on Wednesday charged for the capital offence.… Link: Man charged with murder of Kurutuku village leader

9000 cannabis plants destroyed by Police during eradication exercise

Source: iNews Guyana Police ranks in E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) on Tuesday conducted a narcotics eradication exercise at 10 Miles, Millie’s Hideout, Upper Demerara, during which several fields of… Link: 9000 cannabis plants destroyed by Police during eradication exercise

EYEWITNESS: Still going strong…

Source: iNews Guyana …PNC’s Aapan Jhaat While “voting for your own” is a constant in every divided society – be it along religious, cultural, race, colour, ethnicity, whatever… Link: EYEWITNESS: Still going strong…

Jagdeo, Granger to meet today on election preparations, other issues

Source: Guyana Times – civil society bodies concerned about political situation On December 21, 2018, the No-confidence Motion brought by Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo brought down the entire… Link: Jagdeo, Granger to meet today on election preparations, other issues

Christopher Ram petitions court to have Govt resign

Source: Guyana Times …provides certified copy of no-confidence resolution Charted Accountant and Attorney Christopher Ram has filed legal proceedings in the High Court to validate the recently passed… Link: Christopher Ram petitions court to have Govt resign

Medical leave of GECOM chair extended

Source: Guyana Times – statutory meeting postponed until his return Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman, retired Justice James Patterson, has had his medical leave extended, even as the… Link: Medical leave of GECOM chair extended

Extension of GECOM chair illness a ploy designed to delay elections

Source: Guyana Times – PPP commissioners say in joint statement While acknowledging that any illness of the Guyana Elections Chairman (GECOM), retired Justice James Patterson is regrettable, Commissioners… Link: Extension of GECOM chair illness a ploy designed to delay elections

Unarmed men escape with money safe from NIS office

Source: Guyana Times Three unarmed men in the wee hours of Tuesday bound and gagged two security guards attached to the National Insurance Scheme branch at Melanie Damishana,… Link: Unarmed men escape with money safe from NIS office

Annandale man gets 14 years for killing son

Source: Stabroek News Amernauth Chand, the Annandale man charged with killing his son two years ago, was yesterday morning sentenced to 14 years in jail for the crime… Link: Annandale man gets 14 years for killing son

Ram asks court to uphold no-confidence vote, resignation proviso

Source: Stabroek News Attorney and chartered accountant Christopher Ram has asked the High Court to uphold the recent passage of the no-confidence motion against the David Granger-led government… Link: Ram asks court to uphold no-confidence vote, resignation proviso

No meeting as ailing GECOM chairman told to take more rest

Source: Kaieteur News   A planned meeting of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) did not come off yesterday, further delaying key decisions of the body, ahead of looming… Link: No meeting as ailing GECOM chairman told to take more rest

GECOM chair medical leave extended

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE medical leave of Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) chairman, ret’d Justice James Patterson has been extended based on his doctor’s recommendations. He was due to… Link: GECOM chair medical leave extended

Hundreds flock MovieTowne career day

Source: Guyana Chronicle HUNDREDS of Guyanese turned in applications and were interviewed, on Tuesday, on the first day of Guyana MovieTowne’s career day, just months before the ‘cineplex… Link: Hundreds flock MovieTowne career day

Questions raised over Shuman citizenship

Source: Guyana Chronicle …migrated to Canada in 1990, returned in 2015 AMID a furore over Members of Parliament with dual citizenship, questions are being raised regarding the status… Link: Questions raised over Shuman citizenship

Man gets 12 years for killing son over $300

Source: Guyana Chronicle AMARNAUTH Chand called “Desmond”, who in 2016, fatally stabbed his son in the chest with a cutlass, was on Tuesday sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment… Link: Man gets 12 years for killing son over 0

Diamond, Uitvlugt, Sheet Anchor water plants for November completion

Source: Guyana Chronicle HUNDREDS of residents residing in Sheet Anchor, Berbice, Diamond, East Bank Demerara and Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara will benefit from improved access to potable water… Link: Diamond, Uitvlugt, Sheet Anchor water plants for November completion

GFF Disciplinary Committee to decide fate of suspended Keith O’Jeer

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Disciplinary Committee, which is headed by Attorney-at-Law Roger Yearwood, will decide the fate of suspended Executive Committee member Keith O’Jeer,… Link: GFF Disciplinary Committee to decide fate of suspended Keith O’Jeer

Mechanics maketh Elan Rahaman

Source: Guyana Chronicle KARTING is as much driving as it is setting it up. The ability to understand the problem is oftentimes rapidly solved by persons who understand… Link: Mechanics maketh Elan Rahaman

Rupununi to participate in Youth Cup in Manaus, Brazil

Source: Guyana Chronicle RUPUNUNI youths will have a chance of a lifetime when they travel to Manaus, Brazil to participate in the Copa Das Cachoerias (Waterfall Cup) in… Link: Rupununi to participate in Youth Cup in Manaus, Brazil

Edwards, Hodge see Volcanoes to second win

Source: Guyana Chronicle KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – Captain Kirk Edwards struck a responsible half-century and rookie Kavem Hodge added another, as Windward Islands Volcanoes produced an admirable run… Link: Edwards, Hodge see Volcanoes to second win

Hurricanes, Volcanoes leapfrog woeful Pride

Source: Guyana Chronicle BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC) – Both Leeward Islands Hurricanes and Windward Islands Volcanoes have leapfrogged Barbados Pride in the Regional four-day standings, after posting impressive wins… Link: Hurricanes, Volcanoes leapfrog woeful Pride

Ram petitions High Court to have Government resign

Source: iNews Guyana …says cabinet’s failure to resign could lead to uncertainty, constitutional crisis Charted Accountant and attorney-at-law Christopher Ram has filed legal proceedings in the High Court… Link: Ram petitions High Court to have Government resign

Letter: More questions than answers exist

Source: iNews Guyana Dear Editor, ‘There is nothing done in the dark that will not come to light’. So it was in the case of the now infamous… Link: Letter: More questions than answers exist

Guyana Jaguars top 4-Day standings after three rounds

Source: iNews Guyana After a six wicket win against Barbados Pride, Guyana Jaguars are the leading team after three rounds with 58.4 points in the 2018-2019 Cricket West… Link: Guyana Jaguars top 4-Day standings after three rounds

Another ‘Trini’ captured fighting for ISIS

Source: iNews Guyana (Trinidad Guardian) One of the men who ap­peared in an ISIS video speak­ing about life in Trinidad and To­ba­go has been cap­tured fight­ing with ISIS in… Link: Another ‘Trini’ captured fighting for ISIS

Guyana has provisions in place for H1N1 flu virus, says CMO

Source: iNews Guyana Amid the upsurge of H1N1 flu virus cases in neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), Chief Medical Officer (CMO)of the Public Health Ministry, Dr Shamdeo Persaud… Link: Guyana has provisions in place for H1N1 flu virus, says CMO

Armed bandits invade home of NA woman in robbery

Source: iNews Guyana With crimes in Berbice on the rise and the Police acknowledging that more of their presence within the county in needed as an immediate measure… Link: Armed bandits invade home of NA woman in robbery

Essequibo women arrested following cocaine bust

Source: iNews Guyana A 28-year-old female from Danielstown, Essequibo Coast was on Monday reportedly found with over 23 grams of cocaine in her home. According to information reaching… Link: Essequibo women arrested following cocaine bust

EYEWITNESS: Where angels fear to tread…

Source: iNews Guyana …Jordan rushes in Your Eyewitness wouldn’t be so het up if Finance Minister Winston Jordan wanted to play Russian Roulette…Hey! Maybe he gets off with… Link: EYEWITNESS: Where angels fear to tread…

Opposition Members of Parliament under surveillance – PPP

Source: Guyana Times …says Special Branch ranks stationed outside Freedom House …condemns political interference in Charrandas bribery allegations probe The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Monday condemned the… Link: Opposition Members of Parliament under surveillance – PPP

Wanted bulletin issued for suspects in Berbice brothers’ murder

Source: Guyana Times The Guyana Police Force on Monday issued wanted bulletins for 28-year-old Yougendra Jeenarine of Lot 439 Bush Lot, Corentyne, Berbice and his 32-year-old accomplice, Kelvin… Link: Wanted bulletin issued for suspects in Berbice brothers’ murder

Bandits storm NA market vendor’s home

Source: Guyana Times A New Amsterdam, Berbice market vendor was on Sunday night robbed at gunpoint by five bandits who entered her Glasgow New Housing Scheme, New Amsterdam… Link: Bandits storm NA market vendor’s home

Emerging from the troubles

Source: Guyana Chronicle Dear Editor, THE ‘Troubles’ is the name given by President David Granger to security-related events that occurred during the decade, approximately between 2000 and 2010,… Link: Emerging from the troubles

The flip flop of a reconditioned politician

Source: Guyana Chronicle …will the real Ralph Ramkarran please stand up Dear Editor, ATTORNEY and former PPP Speaker of the National Assembly, Ralph Ramkarran, dominated PPP politics for… Link: The flip flop of a reconditioned politician

Odeen had clean hands, a cool head and a warm heart

Source: Guyana Chronicle Dear Editor, I LEARNT with much grief about the death of retired diplomat Dr. Odeen Ishmael of Britannia/ Chester, West Coast Berbice (WCB). Although I… Link: Odeen had clean hands, a cool head and a warm heart

Campbell pulls out of new party

Source: Guyana Chronicle …cites political polarisation, dual citizenship of members POPULAR business man Terrence Campbell has withdrawn his support from the newly-formed political party ‘A New and United… Link: Campbell pulls out of new party

Petty-mindedness, spite, and vindictiveness

Source: Guyana Chronicle Dear Editor, IT IS quite clear that the contents of Attorney-at-law, Oscar Ramjeet’s letter to the Editor in the January 04, 2019 Kaieteur News edition… Link: Petty-mindedness, spite, and vindictiveness

Jagdeo wants to join Charrandass Persaud litigation

Source: Kaieteur News Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has applied to the High Court to be a party to the proceedings filed by a private citizen, Compton Reid, against… Link: Jagdeo wants to join Charrandass Persaud litigation

Two wanted in relation to murder of Bush Lot brothers

Source: Kaieteur News   The Guyana Police Force has issued bulletins for two men, who are wanted for questioning in connection with the murder of the Samaroo brothers… Link: Two wanted in relation to murder of Bush Lot brothers

Wanted bulletin issued for suspects in murders of Corentyne brothers

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Police Force on Monday issued wanted bulletins for 28-year-old Yougendra Jeenarine of lot 439 Bushlot, Corentyne, Berbice and 32-year-old accomplice Kelvin Shivgobin of… Link: Wanted bulletin issued for suspects in murders of Corentyne brothers

Minibus driver committed to stand High Court trial for rape

Source: iNews Guyana After being charged back in October of 2018 with the rape of a then 14-year-old school girl, 41-year-old minibus operator Sherwayne Brant also known as… Link: Minibus driver committed to stand High Court trial for rape

GA-FDD issues warning over “fake” drug on local market

Source: iNews Guyana The Government Analyst –Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) has issued a public warning and recall about the circulation of a “fake/Counterfeit Brand of Daflon (micronized… Link: GA-FDD issues warning over “fake” drug on local market

Accused in murder of GDF lieutenant remanded

Source: iNews Guyana The accused in the Philippe murder of  Guyana Defense Force (GDF) lieutenant Mark Bagot was on Monday remanded to prison when he appeared at the… Link: Accused in murder of GDF lieutenant remanded

Men arrested with gun, narcotics in Cuyuni River

Source: Guyana Chronicle On Sunday , police ranks on duty at Waiamu landing in the Cuyuni River observed two males under a shop acting in suspicious manner. One… Link: Men arrested with gun, narcotics in Cuyuni River

Skeletal remains found aback Kuru Kururu

Source: Guyana Chronicle The skeletal remains of a man was discovered aback Kuru Kururu village on the Soesdyke-Linden Highway on Sunday and relatives of missing man Trevor Chung… Link: Skeletal remains found aback Kuru Kururu

Police destroy over 1275 kg ganja plants

Source: Guyana Times Ranks of E Division (Interior Locations) on Saturday destroyed over 2000 cannabis plants among other items at Mille Hide Out, Upper Demerara River. Based on… Link: Police destroy over 1275 kg ganja plants

“Sharky” nabbed after robbing wash bay operator

Source: Guyana Times Police in A Division (Georgetown and East Bank Demerara) have arrested an East Bank Demerara (EBD) resident moments after he, along with another person, robbed… Link: “Sharky” nabbed after robbing wash bay operator

President thanks media for sensitive handling of his illness

Source: Guyana Times – Commits to providing continued support to local press corps While pledging his continued support to the media fraternity in Guyana, President David Granger also… Link: President thanks media for sensitive handling of his illness

Skeletal remains of missing man found at Kuru Kururu

Source: Guyana Times The skeletal remains of a missing man were found on Sunday along a pathway leading to the Kuru Kururu Backlands, Linden- Soesdyke Highway. A pair… Link: Skeletal remains of missing man found at Kuru Kururu

Embrace fact-checking, self-regulation

Source: Guyana Chronicle – President urges journalists at annual media brunch PRESIDENT David Granger has urged media practitioners to embrace fact-checking, self-regulation and respect for social cohesion during… Link: Embrace fact-checking, self-regulation

Cops capture wash bay robber

Source: Guyana Chronicle COPS have arrested one of two suspects who robbed a wash bay operator of his jewellery and a sum of cash at gunpoint at Lot… Link: Cops capture wash bay robber

‘We got to be disciplined’

Source: Guyana Chronicle – minibus drivers welcome code of conduct – say regulations necessary for standards, order LAST Friday the Ministry of Business released an advertisement on their… Link: ‘We got to be disciplined’

Carjacker’s skeletal remains and body of tortured man found

Source: Kaieteur News The skeletal remains of alleged carjacking mastermind Trevon Chung were found yesterday in the Kuru Kururu backlands, while the body of another man, with burns… Link: Carjacker’s skeletal remains and body of tortured man found

Gordon’s Foundation donates school items to 700 children

Source: iNews Guyana As the new school term sets to begin tomorrow, over 700 children on the West Coast and West Bank of Demerara received school supplies complements… Link: Gordon’s Foundation donates school items to 700 children

Suspect in Queenstown execution style killing released

Source: iNews Guyana …PME shows victim died from multiple gunshots As Police continue to probe the murder of 38-year-old Sean Alistair Greene, formerly of Number 78 Village Springlands,… Link: Suspect in Queenstown execution style killing released

Aviation authority perusing paperwork for more US airlines in Guyana

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is perusing requisite documentation for several airlines which have indicated interest in connecting in Guyana. This is according to… Link: Aviation authority perusing paperwork for more US airlines in Guyana

Govt has acted in bad faith, reneged on promises – Jagdeo

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution …says meeting with President to deal with Constitution, elections While Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo will raise the issues of constitutional matters and the… Link: Govt has acted in bad faith, reneged on promises – Jagdeo

Former Region 2 REO refuses to give up office

Source: Guyana Times …says Govt aware of situation …new REO given desk in regional boardroom The former Regional Executive Officer (REO) of Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), Rupert Hopkinson, is… Link: Former Region 2 REO refuses to give up office

16 Berbice families benefit from FFTP houses

Source: Guyana Times Sixteen persons recently received the keys to their new homes which were constructed and semi-furnished by Food For The Poor (FFTP) Guyana. FFTP last year… Link: 16 Berbice families benefit from FFTP houses

Veteran Diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael dies

Source: Guyana Times Guyanese diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael, who retired in June 2014, died on Saturday at the age of 71 in Florida, where he resided. His family… Link: Veteran Diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael dies

Govt grants OAI 50-year lease extension

Source: Kaieteur News   Ogle Airport Inc.—the company that runs the Eugene F. Correia International Airport—was granted a 50-year extension to its master lease effective January 1, 2018.… Link: Govt grants OAI 50-year lease extension

Excited to serve Guyana

Source: Guyana Chronicle Orthodontist Anna Collins returns home ANNA Alicia Collins was a “thumbsucker” for as many as 11 years! A rather pronounced opening of her front teeth… Link: Excited to serve Guyana

Amelia’s Ward becoming its own economic hub

Source: Guyana Chronicle AN increase in business establishments resulting in heightened economic activities in Amelia’s Ward, Linden, is seeing the community being transformed into its own economic hub.… Link: Amelia’s Ward becoming its own economic hub

Baldness in women can be involuntary

Source: Guyana Chronicle It has no boundary for age or ethnicity THE situation of bald head women in Guyana and elsewhere has been seeing some increase. While some… Link: Baldness in women can be involuntary

‘You have to have a different mindset’

Source: Guyana Chronicle By Gibron Rahim THE decision to start a business can be filled with uncertainty. There is a degree of self-doubt that must be overcome. This… Link: ‘You have to have a different mindset’

Meet Divya Doerga

Source: Guyana Chronicle A 17-year-old with big plans DIVYA Doerga is goal-oriented. At just 17 years old, she already has a good grasp of what it is that… Link: Meet Divya Doerga

Solskjaer’s Man .United make FA Cup progress, Chelsea through

Source: Guyana Chronicle By Martyn Herman LONDON, England (Reuters) – Manchester United’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer enjoyed his fifth successive victory since being named interim manager as his much-changed… Link: Solskjaer’s Man .United make FA Cup progress, Chelsea through

Siddle, Khawaja named in Australia squad for ODIs against India

Source: Guyana Chronicle … Starc, Cummins and Hazlewood rested for ODI series PETER Siddle, Nathan Lyon and Usman Khawaja return to the Australia squad for the One-Day Internationals… Link: Siddle, Khawaja named in Australia squad for ODIs against India

Federer & Bencic retain Hopman Cup for Switzerland

Source: Guyana Chronicle (REUTERS) – Roger Federer geared up for his Australian Open title defence in convincing fashion, guiding Switzerland to a 2-1 triumph over Germany yesterday for… Link: Federer & Bencic retain Hopman Cup for Switzerland

Veteran Diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael CCH dies aged 71

Source: iNews Guyana Veteran Guyanese diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael CCH who retired from active service in June of 2014, died on Saturday at the age of 71. According… Link: Veteran Diplomat Dr Odeen Ishmael CCH dies aged 71

Former Region 2 REO allegedly refusing to step down, hand over reins

Source: iNews Guyana Former Regional Executive Officer (REO) for Region 2, Pomeroon-Supenaam, Rupert Hopkinson is allegedly refusing to formally hand over duties to the newly elected REO Dennis… Link: Former Region 2 REO allegedly refusing to step down, hand over reins

Venezuela’s parliament rejects legitimacy of Maduro second term

Source: iNews Guyana CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly declared Nicolas Maduro’s presidency illegitimate Saturday, calling on the military to support efforts to “restore democracy.” “We… Link: Venezuela’s parliament rejects legitimacy of Maduro second term

Trump threatens ‘national emergency’ over wall

Source: iNews Guyana US President Donald Trump has said he could declare a national emergency to build a US-Mexico border wall without the approval of Congress. It came… Link: Trump threatens ‘national emergency’ over wall

Third earthquake rattles C’bean islands in a day

Source: iNews Guyana PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI),… Link: Third earthquake rattles C’bean islands in a day

Shillingford suspended from bowling in regional matches

Source: iNews Guyana Cricket West Indies (CWI) confirmed Friday that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Windward Islands Volcanoes off-spinner Shane Shillingford to be illegal… Link: Shillingford suspended from bowling in regional matches

EYEWITNESS: Unchartered territory…

Source: iNews Guyana …after no-confidence affirmed What to do now that the Speaker has refused to reverse his ruling that 33 votes constitute a majority in a 65-member… Link: EYEWITNESS: Unchartered territory…

Work ongoing on Phase Two of Amazonia Mall

Source: Stabroek News With the aim of providing more entertainment options to Guyanese and especially residents on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD), former Guyanese and West Indies … Link: Work ongoing on Phase Two of Amazonia Mall

Minister Ramjattan says…Government will not resign

Source: Kaieteur News   “The country cannot be left without any government at all.” This was the assertion made by Second Vice President and Minister of Public Security,… Link: Minister Ramjattan says…Government will not resign

PSC meets with newly promoted officers

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Police Service Commission (PSC) recently met with the newly promoted officers and inspectors of the Guyana Police Force at the Officers’ Training Centre, Camp… Link: PSC meets with newly promoted officers

PM Nagamootoo explains Speaker’s announcement

Source: Guyana Chronicle PRIME Minister Moses Nagamootoo on Friday sought to clarify some issues surrounding the decision of Speaker of the National Assembly Dr. Barton Scotland who recommended… Link: PM Nagamootoo explains Speaker’s announcement

Minister visits schools ahead of Monday re-opening

Source: Guyana Chronicle MINISTER of Education Nicolette Henry on Friday visited a few secondary schools across Georgetown to assess their readiness for Monday’s re-opening of public schools across… Link: Minister visits schools ahead of Monday re-opening

A United People

Source: Guyana Chronicle AS WE begin the new year and prepare to celebrate our 53rd Independence Anniversary, it is a good time to reflect on our condition as… Link: A United People

Hemraj’s maiden first-class ton puts him in Test debate

Source: Guyana Chronicle AS top-order batsmen around the region are queuing up for a maroon cap in the upcoming home series against England, Guyanese batsman Chandrapaul Hemraj will… Link: Hemraj’s maiden first-class ton puts him in Test debate

A ‘Paige’ from the Mendonca book

Source: Guyana Chronicle WITH the days swiftly counting down to the historic Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT), seven Guyanese competitors are set to do battle with Jamaicans… Link: A ‘Paige’ from the Mendonca book

Pybus announced as WI head coach

Source: Guyana Chronicle (CMC) – CRICKET West Indies (CWI) has belatedly announced the appointment of Richard Pybus as interim head coach of the senior team, amidst a firestorm… Link: Pybus announced as WI head coach

Foster secures another sponsorship

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE proactive approach by president of the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB), Hilbert Foster, towards the development of cricket in the Ancient County continues to attract… Link: Foster secures another sponsorship

Hetmyer gives back to Berbice cricket

Source: Guyana Chronicle BATTING superstar Shimron Hetmyer has decided to contribute towards the development of cricket in Berbice after agreeing to sponsor a transitional tournament for teams in… Link: Hetmyer gives back to Berbice cricket

Pedal cyclist involved in New Year’s accident on ECD dies

Source: iNews Guyana A pedal cyclist who was struck by an alleged speeding motorist on January 1, 2019 along the Coldingen Railway Embankment, East Coast Demerara succumbed to… Link: Pedal cyclist involved in New Year’s accident on ECD dies

Jamaica hit by Dengue outbreak

Source: iNews Guyana The Jamaican Health Ministry is allocating an additional J$250 million (US$2 million) to support enhanced measures to contain the spread of dengue, as officials acknowledge… Link: Jamaica hit by Dengue outbreak

Gunmen torture, rob Parika, EBE family

Source: iNews Guyana Several members of a Parika, East Bank Essequibo Family were on Thursday evening tortured and robbed by a group of armed men who invaded their… Link: Gunmen torture, rob Parika, EBE family

Speaker upholds no-confidence resolution

Source: Guyana Times …refuses Govt’s request to overturn decisions Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Barton Scotland has upheld the passage of the no-confidence resolution by denying Government’s… Link: Speaker upholds no-confidence resolution

Granger, Jagdeo to meet on January 9

Source: Guyana Times Moments after Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Barton Scotland upheld the no-confidence resolution against the coalition Government on Thursday, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo received… Link: Granger, Jagdeo to meet on January 9

APNU member replaces Charrandas Persaud as MP

Source: Guyana Times A new Member of Parliament (MP) was sworn in on Thursday, replacing Charrandas Persaud who voted in favour of the Opposition’s No-confidence Motion against the… Link: APNU member replaces Charrandas Persaud as MP

Former US Ambassador appointed Senior VP at Guyana Goldfields

Source: Guyana Times …as shareholders call for leadership shake-up Some two months after completing his three-year tenure in Guyana and retiring from the US State Department, former US… Link: Former US Ambassador appointed Senior VP at Guyana Goldfields

Mohamed’s Enterprise 2018 top gold declarer, exporter

Source: Guyana Times With a declaration exceeding 127,000 ounces of gold, local mining and trading company Mohamed’s Enterprise has been named the country’s number one declarer and exporter… Link: Mohamed’s Enterprise 2018 top gold declarer, exporter

Man charged for 2014 murder of Cuyuni shop owner

Source: Stabroek News A vendor was yesterday remanded to prison after he was charged with the almost five-year-old murder of shop owner Bibi Sheniza Khan-Bhola. Link: Man charged for 2014 murder of Cuyuni shop owner

Meeting of President, Opposition Leader proposed for January 9

Source: Stabroek News Following the December 21st no-confidence vote, a meeting between President David Granger and Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo has been proposed for Wednesday January… Link: Meeting of President, Opposition Leader proposed for January 9

Natural Resources Fund bill passed – -in absence of opposition

Source: Stabroek News In the political limbo following the successful December 21 no-confidence vote against the government, the controversial Natural Resources Fund Bill 2018 was passed last night… Link: Natural Resources Fund bill passed – -in absence of opposition

Govt. moves to fight no-confidence motion in court

Source: Kaieteur News Attorney General Basil Williams said that the government has already moved to the High Court to file their cases in relation to the no-confidence motion.… Link: Govt. moves to fight no-confidence motion in court

Go to the polls, not the Courts – Chris Ram urges Govt.

Source: Kaieteur News Attorney-at-law and Chartered Accountant, Christopher Ram is calling on the Government to abort its intended course of action in response to the passage of the… Link: Go to the polls, not the Courts – Chris Ram urges Govt.

GFF opens mid-season transfer window

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Guyana Football Federation (GFF) on January 1 opened its one-month transfer window which is intended to accommodate player-transfers, both locally and internationally. According to… Link: GFF opens mid-season transfer window

LICA president slams Richard Pybus appointment

Source: Guyana Chronicle … says due process not followed ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Leeward Islands Cricket Board (LICA) president Enoch Lewis has called for Richard Pybus’s appointment… Link: LICA president slams Richard Pybus appointment

Ramballi spins Region 2 to tense win over Wakenaam

Source: Guyana Chronicle RAMBALLI and Mahadeo Foundation once against combined to host a specially-arranged 40 overs youth cricket match between Region 2 Under-15 and Wakenaam Under-17 players. The… Link: Ramballi spins Region 2 to tense win over Wakenaam

Market vendor charged with shopkeeper’s murder remanded

Source: iNews Guyana Natton Anthony Stoute of Helena, Number Two, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara was on Thursday remanded to prison for the capital offence of murder committed on… Link: Market vendor charged with shopkeeper’s murder remanded

Accused in Old Year’s murder of labourer remanded

Source: iNews Guyana Twenty-year-old, Alex Mattias was on Thursday remanded to prison after being charged with the capital offence of murder committed on a an Essequibo labourer on… Link: Accused in Old Year’s murder of labourer remanded

BREAKING: President invites Opposition Leader to meeting on Jan 9

Source: iNews Guyana … moments after Speaker refuses to reverse no-confidence resolution Moments after Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Barton Scotland, during Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly,… Link: BREAKING: President invites Opposition Leader to meeting on Jan 9

BREAKING: Speaker upholds passed no-confidence motion

Source: iNews Guyana Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Barton Scotland has refused Government’s request that he reverse the passage of the No-confidence motion. The Speaker acknowledged that… Link: BREAKING: Speaker upholds passed no-confidence motion

Former US Ambassador Holloway now working with Guyana Goldfields

Source: Stabroek News Guyana Goldfields Inc. today announced the appointment of  former US Ambassador to Guyana Perry Holloway as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Affairs,… Link: Former US Ambassador Holloway now working with Guyana Goldfields

GWI projects $5.8 billion in revenue for 2019

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) has raked in revenue in excess of $4Billion in 2018, an increase of $3.6Billion or 10% over 2017. Speaking at… Link: GWI projects .8 billion in revenue for 2019

James Neesham marks return with five sixes in an over

Source: iNews Guyana ESPNcricinfo– In his first international match since June 2017, allrounder James Neesham blitzed Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera for five sixes in an over. He couldn’t… Link: James Neesham marks return with five sixes in an over

Jamal Khashoggi murder trial opens in Saudi Arabia

Source: iNews Guyana The trial of 11 individuals over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has begun in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, state media report. Prosecutors have… Link: Jamal Khashoggi murder trial opens in Saudi Arabia

33 majority is more than the minority of members – former T&T Speaker

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution …requiring 34 votes for passage argument “grasping at straws” – former T&T Deputy Speaker …says Govt must call elections By Shemuel Fanfair Ahead… Link: 33 majority is more than the minority of members – former T&T Speaker

Govt resignation should be automatic – Ram

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution …National Assembly now estopped from revisiting motion – attorney Outspoken political commentator and attorney Christopher Ram said according to the provisions in the… Link: Govt resignation should be automatic – Ram

President’s returns from Cuba

Source: Guyana Times President David Granger returned home from Cuba on New Year’s Day after receiving his third round of chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Granger left Guyana on… Link: President’s returns from Cuba

Toshao beheaded by son-in-law

Source: Guyana Times The community of Kurtaka in the Cuyuni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) was sent into a state of shock on New Year Day, when the village’s… Link: Toshao beheaded by son-in-law

‘Clean up the House’

Source: Guyana Chronicle ….Justice Pollard urges ousting of MPs with dual citizenship RETIRED judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Duke Pollard, is calling for a “clean… Link: ‘Clean up the House’

Greenidge meets top US official

Source: Guyana Chronicle …discusses Venezuela Navy’s recent interception of Exxon vessel MINISTER of Foreign Affairs Carl Greenidge on Wednesday met with Senior director of the United States National… Link: Greenidge meets top US official

Gov’t on to PPP plot to disrupt sitting

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Government has put plans in place to stop any attempt by the opposition to… Link: Gov’t on to PPP plot to disrupt sitting

Man who allegedly killed GDF officer surrenders to police

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE man who allegedly fatally stabbed Guyana Defence Force Lieutenant Mark Bagot on Monday has surrendered to the police at the Whim Police Station, Corentyne,… Link: Man who allegedly killed GDF officer surrenders to police

Gov’t work continues -Min Jordan says

Source: Guyana Chronicle DESPITE the opposition’s call for the government to resign, Minister of Finance Winston Jordan says that, logically, the country can at no time be left… Link: Gov’t work continues -Min Jordan says

Trotman’s e-mail shows AFC contemplated toppling the government

Source: Kaieteur News   An email from Alliance for Change (AFC) frontliner and Natural Resources Minister, Raphael Trotman, has confirmed Charrandass Persaud’s claim that the AFC has become… Link: Trotman’s e-mail shows AFC contemplated toppling the government

WPA ramps up conditions for continuing with coalition

Source: Kaieteur News The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) will be heading to the polls with the coalition but on several conditions. This is according to WPA Executive Member,… Link: WPA ramps up conditions for continuing with coalition

New Year’s Eve turns deadly for E’bo labourer, 23

Source: Kaieteur News   The year got off to a mournful start for the family and friends of 23-year-old Kevin Betancourt, who was stabbed and killed on New… Link: New Year’s Eve turns deadly for E’bo labourer, 23

206 of 337 daycare facilities unlicenced, says CCPA

Source: iNews Guyana The Child Care and Protection Agency (CCPA) recently revealed in its Year-in-Review report that of 337 daycare or playschool facilities found across the country, only… Link: 206 of 337 daycare facilities unlicenced, says CCPA

Ex-Cop to face High Court trial for alleged murder of wife

Source: iNews Guyana Jermaine Bristol, the ex-policeman of Freeman Street, East La Penitence, Georgetown who allegedly fatally stabbed his reputed wife to her neck in August 2018, will… Link: Ex-Cop to face High Court trial for alleged murder of wife

New Finance Secretary appointed

Source: Stabroek News The Ministry of Finance has employed a new Finance Secretary in the person of Michael B Joseph. Link: New Finance Secretary appointed

Hire car driver succumbs after slamming into parked tractor

Source: iNews Guyana Jaggernauth Ramcharran, 49, of Grant 1802, East Berbice-Corentyne died on New Year’s day after the hire car, HB 1876, in which he was driving slammed… Link: Hire car driver succumbs after slamming into parked tractor

Richard Pybus set to become West Indies’ head coach

Source: iNews Guyana ESPNcricinfo– Richard Pybus, West Indies’ high performance director, has agreed to take up the role of head coach full-time, replacing the interim coach Nic Pothas.… Link: Richard Pybus set to become West Indies’ head coach

Baby boy is GPHC’s first newborn for 2019

Source: iNews Guyana A baby boy was warmly welcomed at the Georgetown Public Hospital at 1:05am on New Year’s Day, this being the first delivery at the institution… Link: Baby boy is GPHC’s first newborn for 2019

NY governor grants Caribbean nationals clemency

Source: iNews Guyana NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has granted pardons to several Caribbean nationals, including five Jamaicans, convicted of minor drug… Link: NY governor grants Caribbean nationals clemency

Man in New Year’s murder of father-in-law being sought- Police

Source: iNews Guyana … brother-in-law also injured A son-in-law who about 04:00h on Tuesday murdered his father-in-law and reportedly severed one of the hands of his brother-in-law, is… Link: Man in New Year’s murder of father-in-law being sought- Police

Guyana’s Rutherford says IPL selection a dream come true

Source: iNews Guyana By Brandon Corlette The man of the moment, the Delhi Capitals selectee, Guyana’s very own Sherfane Rutherford described his 2018 as a great year. In… Link: Guyana’s Rutherford says IPL selection a dream come true

Fixed charge for water supply to increase

Source: iNews Guyana As of November 1, 2019, Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) will adjust current fixed charges on water bills. According to a Department of Public Information (DPI)… Link: Fixed charge for water supply to increase

Incumbent APNU/AFC wasting valuable opportunity for dialogue- PPP GS

Source: iNews Guyana The parliamentary Opposition believes that in continuing the baseless accusations which are being thrown against the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), the Government is wasting a… Link: Incumbent APNU/AFC wasting valuable opportunity for dialogue- PPP GS

Top Cop announces promotions for 2019

Source: iNews Guyana Commissioner of Police, Leslie James during his 2019 New Year’s message announced the promotion of officers, Inspectors and other members of the Guyana Police Force… Link: Top Cop announces promotions for 2019

Two Corentyne brothers killed in armed robbery

Source: iNews Guyana Premchand Samaroo 46, and his brother Harrychand Samaroo 45, both of Bushlot Village Corentyne, Berbice, were on old year’s night (Monday) killed by armed bandits… Link: Two Corentyne brothers killed in armed robbery

Govt wasting valuable opportunity for dialogue – Opposition Leader

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution …says President bears ultimate responsibility for confusion created The parliamentary Opposition believes that in continuing the baseless accusations which are being thrown against… Link: Govt wasting valuable opportunity for dialogue – Opposition Leader

PPP rejects “desperate” bribery allegations

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution – as AG fumbles to explain holes in 34 argument theory The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has rejected allegations that former Alliance For… Link: PPP rejects “desperate” bribery allegations

Soldier killed during row over payment for Guinness

Source: Guyana Times A lieutenant attached to the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) was on Sunday evening stabbed to death at a bar in Corentyne, Berbice. Dead is Mark… Link: Soldier killed during row over payment for Guinness

5 legal practitioners now Senior Counsels

Source: Guyana Times President David Granger conferred five legal practitioners with the honour of Senior Counsel. With effect from January 1, 2019, the the long-serving legal practitioners, Guyana’s… Link: 5 legal practitioners now Senior Counsels

‘The vote is of no effect’

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Gov’t tells Western diplomats …assures respect and upholding of constitution A GOVERNMENT delegation led by Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo met with members of the diplomatic… Link: ‘The vote is of no effect’

Safe and secure Guyana

Source: Guyana Chronicle …President assures Guyanese of stable economy, democratic society PRESIDENT David Granger, in his New Year’s address to the nation, said his government in 2019 will… Link: Safe and secure Guyana

More Lindeners walk out on PPP

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Region 10 organising secretary resigns -corroborates story of Edghill’s ‘Black hard headed’ comments DAYS after PPP’s Region 10 Deputy Chairman resigned from the party, citing… Link: More Lindeners walk out on PPP

Bush Lot brothers killed by bandits

Source: Guyana Chronicle Two brothers were killed Monday night–one shot dead at point blank range to the head by one of four robbers– at Bush Lot Village, East… Link: Bush Lot brothers killed by bandits

GWI now equipped to test for metals in water supply

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Guyana Water Inc. (GWI) has managed to procure and install an Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS) to test for heavy metals in water and also… Link: GWI now equipped to test for metals in water supply

Granger opens door for political cooperation with PPP

Source: Kaieteur News   President David Granger has assured the nation that the government remains committed to working with the Opposition in 2019. President David Granger In fact,… Link: Granger opens door for political cooperation with PPP

Dual citizenship Debate: Jagdeo says law not retroactive

Source: Kaieteur News   Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo, sought to rubbish the pronouncement by Attorney General, Basil Williams, that former Member of Parliament, Charrandass Persaud, is… Link: Dual citizenship Debate: Jagdeo says law not retroactive

DPP among five elevated to Senior Counsel

Source: Kaieteur News   Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack is among five longstanding and outstanding jurists who have been conferred with the honour of Senior Counsel… Link: DPP among five elevated to Senior Counsel

$35M Family Fun Park opens in Canje

Source: iNews Guyana The spanking new Outback Adventures Family Fun Park and Resort located at Gangaram, East Canje Berbice has officially opened its doors to the public. The… Link: M Family Fun Park opens in Canje

Calls for Govt to resign continue…

Source: iNews Guyana ….as WPO urges Govt to respect Constitution, set election date ….former President warns that instability threatens economy Both the Women’s Progressive Organisation (WPO) and former… Link: Calls for Govt to resign continue…

Govt has lost legitimacy to govern – Former AG

Source: iNews Guyana Given the many arguments being put forward following the no-confidence vote in the National Assembly over a week ago, former Attorney General and Legal Affairs… Link: Govt has lost legitimacy to govern – Former AG

Father of 2 killed in hit and run

Source: iNews Guyana A father of two was in the wee hours of Sunday killed after he was struck down by a speeding car along the Supply Public… Link: Father of 2 killed in hit and run

Corentyne soldier fatally stabbed

Source: Stabroek News A Corentyne soldier was last evening fatally stabbed in Philippi Village, Corentyne. Dead is Lieutenant Mark Bagot, 26, of Philippi Village, Corentyne. Link: Corentyne soldier fatally stabbed

Govt has lost legitimacy to govern – former AG

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence motion vote …proceeding with elections is best option Given the many arguments being put forward following the no-confidence vote in the National Assembly over… Link: Govt has lost legitimacy to govern – former AG

PM urges Mayors and Deputy Mayors to work with central Govt

Source: Guyana Times Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, while performing the duties of Head of State, swore in several Mayors and Deputy Mayors today in the Credentials Room at… Link: PM urges Mayors and Deputy Mayors to work with central Govt

Wanted man gunned down in front of city hotel

Source: Guyana Times A man who was allegedly wanted by Canadian authorities was in the wee hours of Sunday killed execution style in front of a popular hotel… Link: Wanted man gunned down in front of city hotel

Father of 2 killed in hit and run

Source: Guyana Times A father of two was in the wee hours of Sunday killed after he was struck down by a speeding car along the Supply Public… Link: Father of 2 killed in hit and run

$35M Family Fun Park opens in Canje

Source: Guyana Times The spanking new Outback Adventures Family Fun Park and Resort located at Gangaram, East Canje Berbice has officially opened its doors to the public. The… Link: M Family Fun Park opens in Canje

Gov’t says to submit brief to Speaker on confidence vote

Source: Stabroek News The Guyana Government yesterday announced that it will be submitting a  brief to the Speaker of the National Assembly ad-dressing the consequences of the December… Link: Gov’t says to submit brief to Speaker on confidence vote

Govt. mounts challenge to No-Confidence Motion

Source: Kaieteur News …Ramjattan says it needs 34 votes to be valid A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance for Change (APNU+ AFC) administration has announced its decision… Link: Govt. mounts challenge to No-Confidence Motion

GECOM has money for house-to-house registration, but not for elections

Source: Kaieteur News   – Commissioner Desmond Trotman Should the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) plan to conduct house-to-house registration in 2019 be abandoned now? This question was posed… Link: GECOM has money for house-to-house registration, but not for elections

Fugitive from Canada gunned down outside Rio Hotel

Source: Kaieteur News – brutal killing recorded on camera Sean Greene In what may be the first execution-style killing for the year, a 38-year-old man who is suspected… Link: Fugitive from Canada gunned down outside Rio Hotel

Former Govt Minister Francis Vibert DeSouza dies

Source: iNews Guyana Former Amerindian Affairs Minister, Francis Vibert DeSouza died at this home in Eccles on Saturday evening. According to the Department of Public Information (DPI), De… Link: Former Govt Minister Francis Vibert DeSouza dies

Enmore woman allegedly takes own life after arguing with mother

Source: iNews Guyana A 22-year-old Enmore, East Coast Demerara (ECD) woman allegedly took her own life on Saturday following a heated argument with her mother who resides overseas.… Link: Enmore woman allegedly takes own life after arguing with mother

Integrity, professionalism makes a good officer – Top Cop

Source: iNews Guyana …as 32 ranks and 15 special constabulary promoted Commissioner of the Guyana Police Force, Leslie James, during his final inspection of the Police Divisions and… Link: Integrity, professionalism makes a good officer – Top Cop

Women killed after car slams into bus shed

Source: iNews Guyana Two women were killed on Saturday afternoon at Marudi Public Road Soesdyke-Linden Highway after a car slammed into a bus shed. Dead are Melva Lucus,… Link: Women killed after car slams into bus shed

Springlands man gunned down in front of Forshaw St hotel

Source: Stabroek News The Police say they are investigating the murder of Sean Allister O’Brien Greene, 37, of Alberttown and #78 Village, Springlands, Corentyne, Berbice which occurred about… Link: Springlands man gunned down in front of Forshaw St hotel

PPP slams Govt for attempts to violate Constitution

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) has slammed Government for its attempt to disregard the Constitution of Guyana. This move come as documents emerged… Link: PPP slams Govt for attempts to violate Constitution

Nigel Hughes’ “34 is majority” claim “dangerous” – Ram

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution …GTUC urges political maturity Outspoken political commentator and Attorney Christopher Ram said his fellow legal colleague Nigel Hughes’ contention that the political Opposition… Link: Nigel Hughes’ “34 is majority” claim “dangerous” – Ram

2 pedestrians killed after car slams into bus shed

Source: Guyana Times Two pedestrians were killed on Saturday afternoon at Marudi Public Road Soesdyke-Linden Highway after a car slammed into a bus shed. Dead are Melva Lucus,… Link: 2 pedestrians killed after car slams into bus shed

Two women die in Marudi Public Road crash

Source: Stabroek News Two women died following an accident at Marudi Public Road Soesdyke / Linden Highway yesterday afternoon. Link: Two women die in Marudi Public Road crash

Ministry probing death of 11-year-old in mining pit collapse

Source: Stabroek News The Ministry of Natural Resources yesterday confirmed that they are probing the death of an 11-year-old school dropout on Thursday evening, after a mining pit… Link: Ministry probing death of 11-year-old in mining pit collapse

Venezuela orders naval force to protect ‘its waters’

Source: Kaieteur News   Venezuela on Friday authorised its naval force to protect its waters with the presidential decree expected to impact oil activities in Guyana. The decree,… Link: Venezuela orders naval force to protect ‘its waters’

Appeal Court reduces 17 sentences, orders 7 retrials

Source: Kaieteur News   Continuing its mandate to ensure the dispensation of justice, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) appeared in 57 matters at the Court of Appeal… Link: Appeal Court reduces 17 sentences, orders 7 retrials

Two women killed by speeding car

Source: Kaieteur News   Two women were killed around 16.45 hrs yesterday after they were struck by a speeding driver while standing on the parapet near Marudi, on… Link: Two women killed by speeding car

Inducement for National Assembly vote Legal or illegal?

Source: Kaieteur News By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell What does the law say? Two weeks back in Guyana’s history, the name Charrandass Persaud was no household one. As a backbencher… Link: Inducement for National Assembly vote Legal or illegal?

Noel Fernandes wins GTT’s Biggest Christmas Ever BMW X1 promotion

Source: iNews Guyana On Friday, December 28, a combination of excitement, suspense and anticipation filled the atmosphere at the Stabroek Market Square, Georgetown as the four finalists for… Link: Noel Fernandes wins GTT’s Biggest Christmas Ever BMW X1 promotion

Man gets 3 years for trafficking 908 grams of cannabis

Source: iNews Guyana After a lengthy trial before Georgetown Magistrate Faith McGusty was concluded recently, 30-year-old Ras Paris who was charged on March 31, 2017 for the offence… Link: Man gets 3 years for trafficking 908 grams of cannabis

Venezuelan charged with armed robbery remanded

Source: iNews Guyana A 30-year-old Venezuelan national who made his appearance at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts recently was remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after being… Link: Venezuelan charged with armed robbery remanded

Life sentence for man convicted of murdering money changer

Source: iNews Guyana Philemon Budhoo, also called “Kevin”, 22, of Number 63 Village, Corentyne, who was convicted of murder, was given a life sentence by Justice Priya Sewnarine-Beharry… Link: Life sentence for man convicted of murdering money changer

EYEWITNESS: Making…

Source: iNews Guyana …the law an ass In 2011, the PPP garnered a plurality of the votes – that is, more than either the PNC or the AFC… Link: EYEWITNESS: Making…

Jagdeo meets with diplomatic community on threat to democracy

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution …as PPP pushes for intense Int’l scrutiny for upcoming elections Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo met with diplomats from the United States, the United… Link: Jagdeo meets with diplomatic community on threat to democracy

Longest serving clerk rubbishes 34 votes for majority argument

Source: Guyana Times No-confidence resolution – says Constitution does not support “new formula” being peddled Longest serving Clerk of the National Assembly, Frank Narain, has rubbished the notion… Link: Longest serving clerk rubbishes 34 votes for majority argument

GAWU calls on GECOM to ensure free and fair elections

Source: Guyana Times Following the passage of the motion of no-confidence against the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC) coalition Government, the Guyana Agricultural and General… Link: GAWU calls on GECOM to ensure free and fair elections

Bandit gets life imprisonment for killing money changer

Source: Guyana Times Convicted murder Philemon Budhoo, also called “Kevin”, 22, of Number 63 Village, Corentyne, was given a life sentence by Justice Priya Sewnarine-Beharry for killing a… Link: Bandit gets life imprisonment for killing money changer

Mining pit caves in on 11-year-old

Source: Guyana Times Police in F Division (Interior locations) are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an 11-year-old boy, who was working illegally at a mining camp,… Link: Mining pit caves in on 11-year-old

No-confidence vote… Charrandass was bribed – PNCR claims

Source: Kaieteur News Charrandass Persaud collected a bribe from “oil money-obsessed” Bharrat Jagdeo. That is the conviction of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) as expressed at a… Link: No-confidence vote… Charrandass was bribed – PNCR claims

EPA was severely under-budgeted for years -Goolsarran

Source: Kaieteur News By Kiana Wilburg For years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been unable to fulfill its mandate due to severe budget constraints. This worrying state… Link: EPA was severely under-budgeted for years -Goolsarran

Venezuelan nationals charged for entering Guyana illegally

Source: iNews Guyana Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan on Friday fined and ordered that two Venezuelan nationals be deported while she remanded another to prison, when they appeared before… Link: Venezuelan nationals charged for entering Guyana illegally

Accused in “cheese vendor” murder remanded

Source: iNews Guyana A 20-year-old Stabroek Market vendor of Durban Street Lodge, Georgetown was on Friday hauled before the courts where he faced a murder charge in connection… Link: Accused in “cheese vendor” murder remanded

Opposition Leader briefs Western Diplomats on no-confidence vote

Source: iNews Guyana Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo earlier today (Friday) met with diplomats from the major Western missions in Guyana to discuss the recent passage of the No-Confidence… Link: Opposition Leader briefs Western Diplomats on no-confidence vote

Public yet to see a clear plan regarding $30B GuySuCo bond- GAWU

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) on Friday expressed concern with regards to the $30B bond Government borrowed with the expressed intention of… Link: Public yet to see a clear plan regarding B GuySuCo bond- GAWU

Govt must resign as per Constitution – Jagdeo

Source: Guyana Times …writes Chief Justice not to violate Constitution …Cabinet meetings illegal …Clerk says “no review” to no-confidence motion; resolution already circulated “The Government should resign,” said… Link: Govt must resign as per Constitution – Jagdeo

No-confidence vote certified, will not be reviewed – Clerk of House

Source: Guyana Times …needing 34 votes to secure passage defies logic – Ram Clerk of the National Assembly Sherlock Isaacs has confirmed the validity of the Opposition-sponsored No-confidence… Link: No-confidence vote certified, will not be reviewed – Clerk of House

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