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March 13, 2019

Guyana

Ronaldo hat-trick leads Juve into Champions League quarter-finals

Source: Guyana Chronicle TURIN, Italy (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a hat-trick against his favourite victims as Juventus stormed back from a two-goal first-leg deficit to beat Atletico… Link: Ronaldo hat-trick leads Juve into Champions League quarter-finals

Jagdeo stands by “Chase them out” remark

Source: iNews Guyana Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is standing by his call for Guyanese to chase government ministers out of their communities after March 21, 2019 – when… Link: Jagdeo stands by “Chase them out” remark

Liquor bar owner slapped with 4 counts of TIP charges

Source: iNews Guyana Proprietor of a popular Georgetown liquor bar, Savita Persaud was on Tuesday remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after being slapped with four… Link: Liquor bar owner slapped with 4 counts of TIP charges

Countdown clock, free hit for no-ball in Tests?

Source: iNews Guyana Countdown timer clocks to speed up the pace of play in Test cricket, free hits for no-balls in the longer format and the use of… Link: Countdown clock, free hit for no-ball in Tests?

PPP Commissioners walk out of GECOM meeting

Source: iNews Guyana say discussions based on house to house registration, not general election The Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Commissioners on the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) moments… Link: PPP Commissioners walk out of GECOM meeting

Guyanese man reported missing in Barbados

Source: iNews Guyana (BARBADOS TODAY) Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help locate a missing man. He is 19-year-old Kadesh Kabeem Bowen of Lee’s Gap, Passage Road,… Link: Guyanese man reported missing in Barbados

Logger remanded for ganja possession

Source: iNews Guyana Vibert Rodrigues of Aruaima River, Berbice, Region 10, was on Monday refused bail by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after he was found with a quantity… Link: Logger remanded for ganja possession

Probe into GECOM’s hiring practices completed – ERC

Source: iNews Guyana An investigation into the hiring practices of the Guyana Elections Commission has been completed. GECOM’s hiring practices were hauled under the microscope after the People’s… Link: Probe into GECOM’s hiring practices completed – ERC

Under-staffing a critical component to incorrect administering of drugs

Source: iNews Guyana The medical practitioners who incorrectly administered injections to the three leukaemia juvenile patients leading to their deaths at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) in… Link: Under-staffing a critical component to incorrect administering of drugs

Go-Invest claims no negative impact on investment

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) has claimed that the political climate in Guyana has had little effect on investments coming to Guyana. This is… Link: Go-Invest claims no negative impact on investment

Constitution is supreme – British High Commissioner

Source: Guyana Times “Clock is ticking” By Devina Samaroo With nine days remaining before the constitutional deadline for holding elections expires, British High Commissioner to Guyana, Gregory Quinn,… Link: Constitution is supreme – British High Commissioner

Civil Society to President: Drop “pretext”, call elections

Source: Guyana Times The Civil Society Forum – an organisation comprising of several non-governmental organisations, including the private sector, trade unions and religious groups – on Monday said… Link: Civil Society to President: Drop “pretext”, call elections

Go-Invest claims no negative impact on investment

Source: Guyana Times No confidence resolution …despite Business Minister’s, private sector adverse effect declaration The Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) has claimed that the political climate in Guyana… Link: Go-Invest claims no negative impact on investment

Commonwealth countries showcased at Umana Yana exhibit

Source: Guyana Times In celebration of Commonwealth Day 2019, schools across Guyana were tasked with showcasing the diverse cultures of other countries with a colourful display at the… Link: Commonwealth countries showcased at Umana Yana exhibit

GO-Invest facilitated $89.4B in investments last year – CEO

Source: Stabroek News The Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) facilitated approximately $89.4 billion in investments last year and  Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Owen Verwey yesterday said there have… Link: GO-Invest facilitated .4B in investments last year – CEO

Annandale accident victim identified as Buxton school boy

Source: Stabroek News The victim of Sunday morning’s fatal accident along the Annandale, East Coast Demerara (ECD) Public Road has been identified as 16-year-old Mashane Thomas, of the… Link: Annandale accident victim identified as Buxton school boy

Enmore cyclist, 78, dies after collision

Source: Stabroek News An Enmore, East Coast Demerara (ECD) pensioner last night succumbed to injuries sustained in an accident at the junction of Enmore Estate Road and Railway… Link: Enmore cyclist, 78, dies after collision

Commendable efforts

Source: Guyana Chronicle …IDB hails govt’s efforts in strengthening oil and gas sector -praises President Granger, pledges continued support President David Granger on Monday met with President of… Link: Commendable efforts

Jagdeo cited for breach of peace

Source: Guyana Chronicle …gov’t deplores actions, urges widespread condemnation THE Government of Guyana on Monday strongly condemned what it described as “belligerent, inciting, and inflammatory” statements made by… Link: Jagdeo cited for breach of peace

No disruption to budget spending

Source: Guyana Chronicle …finance minister assures public servants they’ll be paid …says international community continues to recognise government By Paul Mc Adam FINANCE MINISTER, Winston Jordan, has allayed… Link: No disruption to budget spending

Govt bolsters legal team for confidence vote appeal

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Former AG of Grenada QC, Francis Alexis recruited Former Attorney General of Grenada and now Senior Lecture, University of the West Indies Cave Hill Barbados… Link: Govt bolsters legal team for confidence vote appeal

‘We don’t agree’

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Anglican, Presbyterian, Churches, GTUC, TIGI distance self from ‘civil society’ statement THE Guyana Trade Union Congress (GTUC) the Anglican and Presbyterian Churches as well as… Link: ‘We don’t agree’

Press Association threatens boycott of Jagdeo

Source: Kaieteur News Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo’s recent attack on President of the Guyana Press Association (GPA), Nazima Raghubir, has prompted a stern statement… Link: Press Association threatens boycott of Jagdeo

Go-Invest facilitated $89.4B in investments for 2018

Source: Kaieteur News Go-Invest CEO, Owen Verwey The Guyana Office for Investment (Go-Invest) facilitated $89.4B in investments for 2018. This was noted yesterday by the agency’s Chief Executive… Link: Go-Invest facilitated .4B in investments for 2018

Johnson rates season one of the toughest

Source: Guyana Chronicle GUYANA’s senior men’s cricket team, the Guyana Jaguars, could create history by becoming the only team to win five consecutive outright Regional Four-Day titles, once… Link: Johnson rates season one of the toughest

Trophy Stall on board with MUSC Day of Sports

Source: Guyana Chronicle RESPONSIBLE corporate citizen, Trophy Stall, has once again shown its commitment to the development of sports across the country by partnering with the Mahaicony United… Link: Trophy Stall on board with MUSC Day of Sports

Senior female cricketers to begin training today

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE National female senior cricket team will commence training today in preparation for the 2019 Cricket West Indies (CWI) Senior Female Regional Tournaments which will… Link: Senior female cricketers to begin training today

Skerritt says conflict hurting CWI’s focus on cricket

Source: Guyana Chronicle BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC) – Cricket West Indies presidential hopeful, Ricky Skerritt, believes the current administration has immersed itself in unnecessary conflict to the detriment of… Link: Skerritt says conflict hurting CWI’s focus on cricket

Family of Sharezer Mendonca to sue GPHC

Source: iNews Guyana The family of Sharezer Mendonca, 6, plans to sue the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for the death of the little girl, who was a… Link: Family of Sharezer Mendonca to sue GPHC

OPINION: APNU+AFC seems determined to end sugar in Guyana

Source: iNews Guyana By Dr Leslie Ramsammy Just before the May 2015 General Elections, I warned that the Granger-led APNU+AFC had a sinister plan to close the sugar… Link: OPINION: APNU+AFC seems determined to end sugar in Guyana

Elderly women charged for assaulting each other

Source: iNews Guyana Two elderly woman were earlier today (Monday) hauled before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after they were charged for assaulting each other. Sixty-one year-old widow, Juel… Link: Elderly women charged for assaulting each other

Police refute accusation of assault committed on teen

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Police Force has denied media reports which accused ranks of physically assaulting 19-year-old Shamar Tanner. In fact, the force in a release stated… Link: Police refute accusation of assault committed on teen

CAL CEO says safety is a priority in B737 Max purchase

Source: Guyana Chronicle (T&T NEWSDAY)– Caribbean Airlines Ltd CEO Garvin Medera said safety is the company’s priority in any decision to upgrade the airline’s fleet to the Boeing… Link: CAL CEO says safety is a priority in B737 Max purchase

Ali calls on supporters to return PPP to office

Source: iNews Guyana People’s Progressive Party Presidential Candidate, Irfaan Ali has called on supporters to return the PPP to office. Once this is done, he stated the lost… Link: Ali calls on supporters to return PPP to office

Government has no vision – Jagdeo tells Babu Jaan

Source: Guyana Times Cheddi Jagan’s 22nd death anniversary The current Administration, which was given a three-month lease of life following the successful passage of the no-confidence resolution in… Link: Government has no vision – Jagdeo tells Babu Jaan

Government has no vision – Jagdeo tells Babu Jaan

Source: iNews Guyana The current Administration, which was given a three-month lease of life following the successful passage of the no-confidence resolution in the National Assembly on December… Link: Government has no vision – Jagdeo tells Babu Jaan

DDL Group records $2.3B increase in profit for 2018

Source: iNews Guyana Local beverage giant, Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Group, recorded its highest ever revenue last year, pegged at $21.862 billion. In a statement on Sunday, the… Link: DDL Group records .3B increase in profit for 2018

Domestic turmoil will intensify past March 21– Ramkarran

Source: iNews Guyana – Says Guyana faces a high degree of uncertainty With less than two weeks before the coalition Government becomes illegal, former Speaker of the National… Link: Domestic turmoil will intensify past March 21– Ramkarran

Cutlass-wielding man killed by Police

Source: Guyana Times Mere hours after a security officer was shot thrice by police ranks during a cutlass attack, he succumbed to his injuries while receiving medical attention… Link: Cutlass-wielding man killed by Police

1 dead, another missing as boat explodes off Waini Coast

Source: Guyana Times The body of one person has been recovered while another is missing and fear dead after a speedboat, carrying nearly two dozen passengers, exploded on… Link: 1 dead, another missing as boat explodes off Waini Coast

DDL registers after-tax profit of $3.2b for 2018, up 26%

Source: Stabroek News Beverage firm, Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) says it recorded its highest revenue ever last year with total revenue for 2018 pegged at $21.862 billion and… Link: DDL registers after-tax profit of .2b for 2018, up 26%

Two dead

Source: Guyana Chronicle — as Venezuelan passenger boat explodes enroute to the Pomeroon    A Venezuelan passenger boat, heading to Charity on the Pomeroon River with 22 persons… Link: Two dead

Ethnic differences must not be exploited

Source: Guyana Chronicle — Harmon tells ERC forum MINISTER of State, Joseph Harmon, has said that the ethnic differences of Guyanese must not be exploited for narrow or… Link: Ethnic differences must not be exploited

Jagdeo abandoned at Babu Jaan

Source: Guyana Chronicle SEVERAL senior People’s Progressive Party (PPP) executives on Sunday stayed away from the annual pilgrimage to Babu Jaan, East Berbice-Corentyne, to pay homage to founder… Link: Jagdeo abandoned at Babu Jaan

Barabina Hill gets road after two decades

Source: Guyana Chronicle For more than two decades, residents of the community of Barabina Hill near the town of Mabaruma, North West District were cut-off from the road… Link: Barabina Hill gets road after two decades

GRA to educate Chinese businesses in Lethem about VAT

Source: Kaieteur News   By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell On January 1, 2007, Guyana was officially introduced to Value Added Tax (VAT). Over the years, the VAT net has been… Link: GRA to educate Chinese businesses in Lethem about VAT

2 fear dead as boat explodes off Waini River mouth

Source: iNews Guyana A speedboat carrying at least two dozen passengers reportedly exploded this morning some 10 miles off the Waini River mouth in Region One. The boat… Link: 2 fear dead as boat explodes off Waini River mouth

Venezuela’s Maduro thanks military for defeating ‘coup’

Source: iNews Guyana Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro has praised the armed forces for staying loyal to him and defeating a “coup” led by the US and opposition leader… Link: Venezuela’s Maduro thanks military for defeating ‘coup’

Ethiopian Airlines: ‘No survivors’ on crashed Boeing 737

Source: iNews Guyana An Ethiopian Airlines jet has crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members… Link: Ethiopian Airlines: ‘No survivors’ on crashed Boeing 737

Teen allegedly beaten by Police

Source: iNews Guyana …suffers broken jaw, several missing teeth A teenager was on Friday admitted a patient at a city hospital after he was allegedly beaten by police… Link: Teen allegedly beaten by Police

Bath Settlement man dies after losing control of vehicle

Source: Stabroek News A Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice man died last night a short distance away from his house after he lost control of the vehicle he… Link: Bath Settlement man dies after losing control of vehicle

Opposition to engage more women in politics – Jagdeo

Source: Guyana Times Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has committed, on behalf of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), to placing more emphasis on pushing the empowerment of women, as… Link: Opposition to engage more women in politics – Jagdeo

Over $188M in seized drugs destroyed by CANU, Police

Source: Guyana Times Millions of dollars’ worth in illegal drugs and illicit substances that had been kept in storage by both the Guyana Police Force’s Narcotics Branch and… Link: Over 8M in seized drugs destroyed by CANU, Police

Supenaam operators fume over waterfront construction delays

Source: iNews Guyana Essequibo Coast speedboat operators are decrying hindrances to the service they provide as a result of delayed construction works ongoing at the Supenaam Waterfront. In… Link: Supenaam operators fume over waterfront construction delays

Porter crushed by trailer in Kara Kara mishap

Source: Stabroek News The police in Linden are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of porter, who was crushed to death by after he fell from truck he… Link: Porter crushed by trailer in Kara Kara mishap

Iconic Indian Arrival Monument completed

Source: Guyana Chronicle AFTER some hiccups in construction, the iconic Indian Arrival Monument has been completed and is expected to be officially handed over to Guyana by the… Link: Iconic Indian Arrival Monument completed

Doctrine of necessity

Source: Guyana Chronicle — can be applied by the court, legal luminary says — contends there is no constitutional crisis THE court, in keeping with the doctrine of… Link: Doctrine of necessity

Andyville gets electricity after 20 years

Source: Guyana Chronicle RESIDENTS of Andyville, Wismar, Linden, can now turn off their generators, their lamps and candles, as the community is now connected to the national grid.… Link: Andyville gets electricity after 20 years

Women in Business Expo

Source: Guyana Chronicle A stepping stone for progress WHEN Leisa Gibson participated in the country’s first ever Women in Business Expo in 2016, it was indeed a leap… Link: Women in Business Expo

Blow to blackouts in Berbice

Source: Guyana Chronicle — GPL commissions US$8.5M power plant at Canefield THE Guyana Power and Light company (GPL) on Friday dealt a blow to blackouts in Berbice with… Link: Blow to blackouts in Berbice

Recent board appointments are unlawful- Datadin

Source: Kaieteur News By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell Attorney At Law Sanjeev Datadin is of the opinion that recent Board appointments are unlawful. This is mainly because the “ministerial plenary”… Link: Recent board appointments are unlawful- Datadin

Indian Arrival Monument finally completed

Source: Kaieteur News   Almost three years after construction started on the Indian Arrival Day monument at Palmyra, East Bank Berbice, it has finally been completed. In early… Link: Indian Arrival Monument finally completed

Schoolgirl raped on Ogle seawall, suspect in police custody

Source: Kaieteur News A man has been arrested by police on suspicion of rape, following an incident that occurred on the East Coast seawall, last Friday afternoon. A… Link: Schoolgirl raped on Ogle seawall, suspect in police custody

Porter crushed to death by container truck

Source: iNews Guyana A porter was killed on Saturday, March 9, 2019, after he attempted to climb onto a moving container truck that he was working on. The… Link: Porter crushed to death by container truck

Police, CANU destroy $188M in drugs

Source: iNews Guyana The Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) Saturday morning, (March 9, 2019) destroyed over $188 million of excess narcotics that were… Link: Police, CANU destroy 8M in drugs

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for massive protest as blackout drags on

Source: Stabroek News CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido today called on citizens nationwide to travel to the capital Caracas for a protest against socialist President… Link: Venezuela’s Guaido calls for massive protest as blackout drags on

Indian Arrival Monument at Palmyra finally completed

Source: iNews Guyana After several controversial delays, the Indian Arrival Monument located at Palmyra in East Berbice, Region Six, has been finally completed. This is according to Public… Link: Indian Arrival Monument at Palmyra finally completed

New US Ambassador to Guyana sworn in

Source: Guyana Chronicle New US Ambassador to Guyana, Her Excellency Sarah-Ann Lynch has been sworn in. Ambassador Lynch was sworn in at the State Department in Washington, DC… Link: New US Ambassador to Guyana sworn in

West Watuka farmers raise issues of access to water

Source: iNews Guyana Residents of the West Watuka farming community in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) on Wednesday voiced a number of concerns with Minister within the Natural… Link: West Watuka farmers raise issues of access to water

Bernard De Santos passes away

Source: Stabroek News Former PPP/C Attorney General Bernard De Santos SC passed away yesterday at the age of 80. Link: Bernard De Santos passes away

Govt nixes Opposition’s compromise for early elections

Source: Guyana Times Constitutional crisis …PPP GECOM Commissioners vow not to be intimidated With less than two weeks remaining before the country heads into a constitutional crisis, the… Link: Govt nixes Opposition’s compromise for early elections

Former AG Bernard De Santos dies

Source: Guyana Times Former Attorney General and Senior Counsel Bernard De Santos died on Friday evening. Guyana Times understands that De Santos was rushed to the Dr Balwant… Link: Former AG Bernard De Santos dies

SOCU Head questioned over improper spending

Source: Guyana Times Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit, (SOCU) Sydney James was subjected to questioning over allegations of improper spending at the white-collar crime-fighting institution. This… Link: SOCU Head questioned over improper spending

Granger, GECOM meeting fails to yield elections date

Source: Stabroek News A key meeting between President David Granger and the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) ended yesterday with no election date set and the seven-member commission has… Link: Granger, GECOM meeting fails to yield elections date

Ram asks court to block gov’t contracts over $15M

Source: Stabroek News Attorney and accountant Christopher Ram has initiated legal proceedings to prevent the payments on government contracts awarded after the successful December 21st vote on the… Link: Ram asks court to block gov’t contracts over M

Senior Counsel Bernard De Santos dies at 80

Source: Kaieteur News Senior Counsel Bernard De Santos died last evening at a city hospital after he was taken to the institution having complained of feeling unwell. He… Link: Senior Counsel Bernard De Santos dies at 80

Dismissed Sergeant gets nine charges for travel allowance fraud

Source: Kaieteur News   A dismissed member of the Guyana Police Force was yesterday slapped with nine fraud charges in relation to allegedly granting himself travel allowances that… Link: Dismissed Sergeant gets nine charges for travel allowance fraud

‘Govt will not interfere’

Source: Guyana Chronicle …President restates GECOM must advise him that it is ready PRESIDENT David Granger has emphasised that Government will not interfere or intrude in the work… Link: ‘Govt will not interfere’

Back to drawing board

Source: Guyana Chronicle …President urges GECOM to work out shortest possible time for elections …says there needs to be a fresh search for agreement PRESIDENT David Granger has… Link: Back to drawing board

Chronicle honours its remarkable women

Source: Guyana Chronicle – Urged to aim for greater heights FEMALE workers of the Guyana National News Paper Limited were charged by Board Director Beverly Alert, to continue… Link: Chronicle honours its remarkable women

Safeguarding the planet: the focus of ‘Earth Hour’

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE importance of safeguarding the planet’s water resources and the environment was highlighted on Wednesday as Earth Hour 2019 was launched at the University of… Link: Safeguarding the planet: the focus of ‘Earth Hour’

A new low!

Source: Guyana Chronicle Windies bundled out for 45 (ESPNCRICINFO) – SAM Billings rescued England before Chris Jordan’s four-wicket haul demolished West Indies for a paltry 45, handing the… Link: A new low!

Ramdhani named top ‘Singles Player’ at CCAA National Championships

Source: Guyana Chronicle GUYANA’S premier national badminton player Narayan Ramdhani has been named top singles player over the last week. Ramdhani represented Kings University Eagles badminton team at… Link: Ramdhani named top ‘Singles Player’ at CCAA National Championships

GCB mourns the passing of former vice-president

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has extended its condolences to the family, relatives and friends of former vice-president, Mr Roy Baijnauth, who passed away earlier… Link: GCB mourns the passing of former vice-president

President’s statement following GECOM meeting

Source: Stabroek News Statement by His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, and Minister of State, Mr. Link: President’s statement following GECOM meeting

SOCU’s Head questioned over improper spending – Ramjattan

Source: iNews Guyana Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) Sydney James was subjected to questioning over allegations of improper spending at the white-collar crime fighting institution.… Link: SOCU’s Head questioned over improper spending – Ramjattan

Carpenter gets 3 years for 12 grams of ganja

Source: iNews Guyana Robert Bhagnauth, 44, was today sentenced to three years in prison and fined $30,000  after he admitted to having 12 grams of marijuana in his… Link: Carpenter gets 3 years for 12 grams of ganja

Increased CPG members for Guyana’s borders

Source: iNews Guyana Members of the Community Policing Groups (CPG) will be increasing their presence at bordering villages in an attempt to ramp up security in those far-flung… Link: Increased CPG members for Guyana’s borders

Region Six health system in a crisis – AFC Councillor

Source: iNews Guyana Alliance For Change (AFC) Councillor, Devin Sookraj on Thursday slammed the poor health system in Region Six (East Berbice/Corentyne) stating that it is in a… Link: Region Six health system in a crisis – AFC Councillor

Blackout brings Venezuela to standstill

Source: iNews Guyana (BBC) Schools and workplaces in Venezuela have closed as an electricity blackout continues into a second day. The power cut, which started on Thursday afternoon,… Link: Blackout brings Venezuela to standstill

EYEWITNESS: Whither

Source: iNews Guyana …Guyana Your Eyewitness has a confession to make: Yesterday’s column, “The Day after the meeting”, was submitted even before the meeting between Granger and Jagdeo… Link: EYEWITNESS: Whither

Opposition to write Caricom, OAS on political crisis

Source: Guyana Times Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has echoed plans to officially write the Caribbean Community (Caricom), the Commonwealth and the Organisation of American States (OAS) to inform… Link: Opposition to write Caricom, OAS on political crisis

President to meet GECOM Chair, Commissioners today

Source: Guyana Times With only 11 days to go before the constitutional March 19 deadline for the holding of general and regional elections, President David Granger is set… Link: President to meet GECOM Chair, Commissioners today

Guyana, Canada strengthen diplomatic relations

Source: Guyana Times Minister of State Joseph Harmon on Thursday met with Michael Grant, Assistant Deputy Minister for the Americas in the Ministry of Global Affairs of Canada.… Link: Guyana, Canada strengthen diplomatic relations

Exxon pegs recoverable oil at 5.5 billion barrels

Source: Guyana Times US oil giant ExxonMobil has revised the estimated gross recoverable resource from the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana to approximately 5.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels. This was… Link: Exxon pegs recoverable oil at 5.5 billion barrels

Guyanese man killed, burnt in Georgia

Source: Guyana Times The body of a Guyanese man was last week found in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America. Dead is 58-year-old Darnley Colin Marshall. The DeKalb… Link: Guyanese man killed, burnt in Georgia

President meets GECOM today

Source: Guyana Chronicle — on readiness to hold Regional and General Elections PRESIDENT David Granger will meet with the chairman and commissioners of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM)… Link: President meets GECOM today

‘Come together, find solutions’

Source: Guyana Chronicle …UK High Commissioner urges political leaders By Paul Mc Adam THE main political parties’ leaders need to come together to agree on what the way… Link: ‘Come together, find solutions’

Guyana takes lead in eco-tourism

Source: Guyana Chronicle GUYANA has been named the #1 “Best of Ecotourism” destination in the world, leading ecotourism destinations like Sierra Gorda, Mexico and Tmatboey in Cambodia. The… Link: Guyana takes lead in eco-tourism

AG maintains GECOM responsible for holding elections

Source: Guyana Chronicle MAINTAINING that it is the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) that is constitutionally required to hold elections and not government, Attorney General Basil Williams said that… Link: AG maintains GECOM responsible for holding elections

Robotics in primary schools close to reality

Source: Guyana Chronicle – as senior officials benefit from demonstration THE Ministry of Education (MoE) has begun engaging possible partners to execute its initiative of introducing robotics in… Link: Robotics in primary schools close to reality

Exxon ups oil estimate to 5.5 billion barrels

Source: Stabroek News Following its two most recent finds, ExxonMobil yesterday revised its estimated gross recoverable resource from the Stabroek Block to approximately 5.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels. Link: Exxon ups oil estimate to 5.5 billion barrels

Father of 12 gets 44-year sentence for raping child

Source: Stabroek News Errol De Souza, a 42-year-old father of 12, was yesterday sentenced to a total of 44 years behind bars for two counts of raping a… Link: Father of 12 gets 44-year sentence for raping child

Ally signals arbitration for BCGI dispute

Source: Stabroek News With a continuing stalemate between government and Rusal-owned Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc. Link: Ally signals arbitration for BCGI dispute

Rusal recorded US$1.69B profit last year despite sanctions

Source: Stabroek News Russian aluminum giant Rusal, which is the parent company of the Bauxite Company of Guyana Incorporated (BCGI), has declared a net profit of US$1.698 billion… Link: Rusal recorded US.69B profit last year despite sanctions

ExxonMobil estimate jumps to 5.5B barrels

Source: Kaieteur News The gross recoverable resource from the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana has now increased to approximately 5.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels. EEPGL’s Senior Director of Public and… Link: ExxonMobil estimate jumps to 5.5B barrels

Granger to meet GECOM today

Source: Kaieteur News It has been confirmed. President David Granger will meet with the Chairman and Commissioners of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), today, to determine what is… Link: Granger to meet GECOM today

$220M Sophia Children and Family centre to open by month end

Source: Kaieteur News Minister of Social Protection, Amna Ally yesterday led a team visit to the newly constructed $220 Million Children and Family Centre at Plum Park, Sophia… Link: 0M Sophia Children and Family centre to open by month end

GFF launches ‘Roar to Gold Cup’ campaign

Source: Guyana Chronicle … Golden Jaguars set to rumble with Belize March 23, at Leonora “GUYANA will qualify for the Gold Cup. We at GFF are doing everything,… Link: GFF launches ‘Roar to Gold Cup’ campaign

CWI/PCL 4-Day cricket| 22 wickets fall on remarkable day at Providence

Source: Guyana Chronicle TWENTY-TWO wickets fell on an extraordinary opening day, leaving the day/night Cricket West Indies Regional four-day encounter between the Guyana Jaguars and Trinidad and Tobago… Link: CWI/PCL 4-Day cricket| 22 wickets fall on remarkable day at Providence

GMR&SC postpones Drag Race meet by one week

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) has postponed its first Drag Race event by one week, from March 17 to March 24. According… Link: GMR&SC postpones Drag Race meet by one week

Cycling double-header set for this weekend

Source: Guyana Chronicle THE inner circuit of the National Park and Berbice roadways will be abuzz with action this weekend with a cycling double-header. First, National Park will… Link: Cycling double-header set for this weekend

Opposition to write CARICOM, OAS on political crisis

Source: iNews Guyana Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has announced plans to write the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Organisation of American States (OAS), among other international organisations, to… Link: Opposition to write CARICOM, OAS on political crisis

Police Officers paint pedestrian crossings in Berbice

Source: iNews Guyana A team of police officers led by Superintendent Singh painted pedestrian crossings which were in close proximity of the recently commissioned Port Mourant Secondary School,… Link: Police Officers paint pedestrian crossings in Berbice

5.5 billion barrels of oil from Stabroek Block – ExxonMobil

Source: iNews Guyana ExxonMobil has announced that gross recoverable resource from the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana has been estimated to approximately 5.5 billion oil-equivalent barrels. This increase in… Link: 5.5 billion barrels of oil from Stabroek Block – ExxonMobil

President to meet GECOM Chair, Commissioners tomorrow

Source: Stabroek News President David Granger will, tomorrow, meet the Chairman and Commissioners of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) at a consultation to be held at 11:00 hours… Link: President to meet GECOM Chair, Commissioners tomorrow

CAL compensates passengers for Monday’s delays

Source: iNews Guyana Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) has compensated passengers on a direct flight from New York to Guyana, who endured more than 10 hours delay on… Link: CAL compensates passengers for Monday’s delays

Jagdeo’s election date olive branch to Granger proved futile

Source: Guyana Times …will precipitate constitutional crisis on March 21 A high-level meeting between Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo and President David Granger ended in stalemate on Wednesday as… Link: Jagdeo’s election date olive branch to Granger proved futile

Govt grants extended length of stay for Haitians

Source: Guyana Times …will be competing with Guyanese for already limited jobs – trade unionist Despite having thousands of Haitians enter Guyana unaccounted for last year, the coalition… Link: Govt grants extended length of stay for Haitians

400 child abuse cases reported in 2 months

Source: Guyana Times It is just over two months into 2019 and there have been some 400 reports of child abuse cases so far. UNICEF Country Representative Sylvie… Link: 400 child abuse cases reported in 2 months

Guyana needs to do more to reduce maternal mortality rate – PAHO

Source: Guyana Times Regional Health Officers from the 10 administrative regions were on Wednesday given an opportunity to highlight the challenges and achievements of the respective areas, and… Link: Guyana needs to do more to reduce maternal mortality rate – PAHO

Deported former GRDB accountant arraigned on 39 fraud charges

Source: Stabroek News Former Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) accountant, Peter Ramcharran, was remanded to prison yesterday, after he was hit with 39 fraud charges, which were read… Link: Deported former GRDB accountant arraigned on 39 fraud charges

Gov’t, GTT sign MoU on liberalisation

Source: Stabroek News The Government of Guyana (GoG) and the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) yesterday announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the… Link: Gov’t, GTT sign MoU on liberalisation

Door still open

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Govt, Opposition to meet again on election matters …President insists will not interfere with GECOM’s work THE door of remains open for negotiation as President… Link: Door still open

President to meet with GECOM

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Jagdeo refuses to participate, opposes new registration PRESIDENT David Granger is expected to hold a high-level meeting with the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) within days… Link: President to meet with GECOM

GWI to upgrade water systems in Region 9

Source: Guyana Chronicle …seven villages to benefit OVER 1,000 persons in seven villages in Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) will receive upgraded water systems in the near future… Link: GWI to upgrade water systems in Region 9

Lent: a time for peace, penance and unity

Source: Guyana Chronicle JUST before Wednesday midday, hundreds of persons entered into the largely unpainted edifice on Brickdam known as the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, or simply,… Link: Lent: a time for peace, penance and unity

CH&PA looks into concerns of Sophia residents

Source: Guyana Chronicle JUNIOR Minister of Communities with responsibility for Housing, Valerie Adams-Yearwood, has promised to address a range of concerns raised by residents of Sophia during an… Link: CH&PA looks into concerns of Sophia residents

Jagdeo tells Granger: I am calling for sanctions after March 21

Source: Kaieteur News   Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has described yesterday’s meeting with President David Granger as an exercise in futility. The Opposition Leader also said he informed… Link: Jagdeo tells Granger: I am calling for sanctions after March 21

Up-and-down Jaguars face must-win challenge against T&T Red Force

Source: Guyana Chronicle … Denesh Ramdin expects tough battle   THREE humiliating defeats this season have complicated the equation for the Guyana Jaguars, who now go into their… Link: Up-and-down Jaguars face must-win challenge against T&T Red Force

Berbice Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ opens tomorrow

Source: Guyana Chronicle EIGHT exciting matches are carded for tomorrow night when the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ competition kicks off at the New Amsterdam Stelling tarmac. Defending… Link: Berbice Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ opens tomorrow

Injured Russell still optimistic about IPL, World Cup campaigns

Source: Guyana Chronicle KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – Twenty20 superstar Andre Russell believes he will return to fitness in time for the start of the Indian Premier League (IPL)… Link: Injured Russell still optimistic about IPL, World Cup campaigns

ICC bans former Zimbabwe official Ikope for 10 years

Source: Guyana Chronicle MUMBAI, India (Reuters) – Former Zimbabwe Cricket director Enoch Ikope has been banned for 10 years by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for breaching three… Link: ICC bans former Zimbabwe official Ikope for 10 years

Pooran hopes Gayle’s advice pays dividends

Source: Guyana Chronicle GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) – Rookie West Indies left-hander Nicholas Pooran hopes advice from veteran Chris Gayle can help take his fledgling career to… Link: Pooran hopes Gayle’s advice pays dividends

Govt, GTT ink “non-binding” pact for telecoms liberalisation

Source: iNews Guyana Having missed the 2018 year-end deadline for the complete liberalisation of the public telecommunications sector, Government has inked a “non-binding” agreement with the Guyana Telephone… Link: Govt, GTT ink “non-binding” pact for telecoms liberalisation

Opinion: Guyana now firmly on path for an illegal government

Source: iNews Guyana By Dr. Leslie Ramsammy In just about two weeks, Guyana becomes a dictatorship. The President and APNU+AFC are sinisterly eager to be a dictator President… Link: Opinion: Guyana now firmly on path for an illegal government

Suspect escapes after shootout with Police in Albouystown

Source: iNews Guyana A man involved in a shootout with police at King Edwards Street, Albouystown, Georgetown moments ago has managed to escape. Information around the issue is… Link: Suspect escapes after shootout with Police in Albouystown

Former ZC director Enock Ikope banned by ICC for 10 years

Source: iNews Guyana A former director of Zimbabwe Cricket, Enock Ikope, has been banned from all cricket for ten years by the ICC, for breaching three counts of… Link: Former ZC director Enock Ikope banned by ICC for 10 years

Trinidad rattled by 4.3 earthquake

Source: iNews Guyana An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 rattled Trinidad and Tobago as the Carnival celebrations ended here on Tuesday night, the CMC reported. The Seismic… Link: Trinidad rattled by 4.3 earthquake

Fire destroys Sophia house

Source: iNews Guyana A man is now homeless after his home was completely destroyed by fire last night. Forty-one-year-old Quincy Benn, a driver, of ‘B’ Field, Sophia, Greater… Link: Fire destroys Sophia house

Peter Ramsaroop detained for 8 hours by Police

Source: Guyana Times Charrandas Persaud’s “probe” …says political harassment at play Advisor to the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Peter Ramsaroop, was Tuesday detained for more than eight hours… Link: Peter Ramsaroop detained for 8 hours by Police

Essequibo Coast drivers fume over delay in licence renewal

Source: Guyana Times …forced to travel to Georgetown to access GRA service Drivers living in Region Two ( Pomeroon-Supenaam) are fuming over the long delay by the Guyana… Link: Essequibo Coast drivers fume over delay in licence renewal

PPP/C commissioners walk out of Gecom’s meeting

Source: Guyana Times …over ads for house-to-house registration The Opposition-nominated Commissioners of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) on Tuesday walked out of a meeting with the entity’s Chairman,… Link: PPP/C commissioners walk out of Gecom’s meeting

Several injured after minibus plunges into trench

Source: Guyana Times One day after two people lost their lives in a tragic minibus accident on the East Coast of Demerara, several others, including a pregnant woman,… Link: Several injured after minibus plunges into trench

Linden’s elderly home neglected

Source: iNews Guyana Highlighting that the neglected Dorfolk Elderly Home in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) has been in a state of disrepair, Regional Chairman Renis Morian has… Link: Linden’s elderly home neglected

Come home and invest – AMCHAM tells diaspora

Source: iNews Guyana President of the American Chamber of Commerce of Guyana (AMCHAM), Zulfikar Ally, urged a gathering in the United States to come back home and invest… Link: Come home and invest – AMCHAM tells diaspora

Bus driver charged with causing deaths of Bourda vendors

Source: Stabroek News Denzil Clarke, the driver who is accused of being responsible for the recent accident which resulted in the deaths of two Bourda market vendors along… Link: Bus driver charged with causing deaths of Bourda vendors

Sisters Village man dies after being chopped in head

Source: Stabroek News A cane harvester succumbed at a city hospital on Monday afternoon, just over a day after he was chopped in the head following a row… Link: Sisters Village man dies after being chopped in head

Jagdeo to meet with President Granger today

Source: Kaieteur News Despite the firm position he took last week that there will be no meeting unless it is about a date for elections, Opposition Leader, Bharrat… Link: Jagdeo to meet with President Granger today

Peter Ramsaroop questioned at CID Headquarters in Charrandass probe

Source: Kaieteur News People’s Progressive Party supporter Peter Ramsaroop was questioned yesterday at CID Headquarters, Eve Leary, in connection with what police say is an ongoing investigation into… Link: Peter Ramsaroop questioned at CID Headquarters in Charrandass probe

Meeting to go ahead

Source: Guyana Chronicle …President, opposition leader set to meet on election matters today THE meeting between President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is on schedule for… Link: Meeting to go ahead

Protest mounts against rape-accused chairman

Source: Guyana Chronicle — Residents call for Brentnol Ashley’s resignation RESIDENTS of Mabaruma on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest as they upped the ante for Regional Chairman Brentnol… Link: Protest mounts against rape-accused chairman

Sacked workers up ante against RUSAL

Source: Guyana Chronicle …urge Lincoln Lewis to stand firm UNLESS the Russian Managers of RUSAL make up their minds to meet with the entire Guyana Bauxite and General… Link: Sacked workers up ante against RUSAL

Ramsaroop, gold dealer questioned in Charrandass probe

Source: Guyana Chronicle ECONOMIC adviser to the leader of the pposition, Peter Ramsaroop, was on Tuesday questioned by senior police detectives at the Criminal Investigation Department Headquarters, Eve… Link: Ramsaroop, gold dealer questioned in Charrandass probe

400 cases of child sex abuse so far this year

Source: Guyana Chronicle -new programme launched to train persons in forensic psychology GUYANA has recorded 400 cases of sexual abuse against children in just three months, a figure… Link: 400 cases of child sex abuse so far this year

Bairstow’s career-best 68 helps England to victory in first T20

Source: Guyana Chronicle JONNY Bairstow punished a below-par West Indies with an eye-catching 68 to set up England’s four-wicket win in the first Twenty20 international in St Lucia.… Link: Bairstow’s career-best 68 helps England to victory in first T20

Windies batting coach pleased with team’s upward trajectory

Source: Guyana Chronicle GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) – Batting coach Toby Radford says he is pleased with the manner in which West Indies’ batting has developed during… Link: Windies batting coach pleased with team’s upward trajectory

FYF Gym punch their way to GBA Schoolboys/Junior Pepsi tournament

Source: Guyana Chronicle LAST Saturday when the final bell sounded in the Guyana Boxing Association’s (GBA) Schoolboys/Juniors ‘Pepsi’ boxing tournament at the Andrew ‘Six-head’ Lewis Gym in Albouystown,… Link: FYF Gym punch their way to GBA Schoolboys/Junior Pepsi tournament

Shell-shocked Madrid knocked out of Champions League by brilliant Ajax

Source: Guyana Chronicle MADRID, Spain (Reuters) – Champions League holders Real Madrid sensationally exited the competition yesterday after being thrashed 4-1 at home by an outstanding Ajax Amsterdam… Link: Shell-shocked Madrid knocked out of Champions League by brilliant Ajax

GECOM CEO remains on sick leave

Source: iNews Guyana Chief Elections Officer (CEO) of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Keith Lowenfield remains on sick leave and was visibly absent from today’s statutory meeting. Last… Link: GECOM CEO remains on sick leave

Jagdeo sets conditions for extending elections date beyond March 21

Source: iNews Guyana The Parliamentary Opposition has agreed to extend the deadline for national elections, but only if the David Granger – Administration adheres to certain requests, including … Link: Jagdeo sets conditions for extending elections date beyond March 21

Russell to miss T20s as Windies retain ODI squad

Source: iNews Guyana GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC) — West Indies have retained their 13-man one-day squad for the three-match Twenty20 International series against England starting here today,… Link: Russell to miss T20s as Windies retain ODI squad

Imran Tahir to retire from ODIs after 2019 World Cup

Source: iNews Guyana South Africa’s Imran Tahir has decided to retire from ODIs after the 2019 World Cup. The legspinner, who made the announcement following his match-winning 3… Link: Imran Tahir to retire from ODIs after 2019 World Cup

Linden man facing attempted murder charge jailed for larceny

Source: iNews Guyana Twenty-two-year-old Preston Skeete, a labourer of Central Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie, Linden, will spend the next four years behind bars after being found guilty on two… Link: Linden man facing attempted murder charge jailed for larceny

Drugs, weapons seized in Lusignan Prison raid

Source: iNews Guyana Ranks of the Guyana Police Force and the Prison Service earlier today conducted a search of the Lusignan Prison and the following items were found:… Link: Drugs, weapons seized in Lusignan Prison raid

Impasse deepens between RUSAL, bauxite unions

Source: Guyana Times …as company refuses to meet with workers’ union it claims is “unrecognised” …workers will continue to block river – unions The Guyana Bauxite and General… Link: Impasse deepens between RUSAL, bauxite unions

Hindus observe Maha Shivaratri 2019

Source: Guyana Times Temples were filled with thousands of Hindus on Monday as prayers were offered for the festival of Maha Shivaratri, which is celebrated in worship to… Link: Hindus observe Maha Shivaratri 2019

Police to crack down on parking touts

Source: Guyana Times Persons who are blocking off streets and parapets and only allowing persons who are willing to pay for a parking space are committing an offence.… Link: Police to crack down on parking touts

GuySuCo being stymied by NICIL under Heath-London’s control – -execs

Source: Stabroek News Relations between the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) and the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited’s (NICIL) Special Purpose Unit (SPU) have deteriorated further following the… Link: GuySuCo being stymied by NICIL under Heath-London’s control – -execs

Cops among quartet charged over plot to smuggle birds to US

Source: Stabroek News A charge of receiving money to smuggle finches through the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Timehri was read to two policemen yesterday, while another charge… Link: Cops among quartet charged over plot to smuggle birds to US

DPP appeals acquittal in Ecstasy case

Source: Stabroek News The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has filed an appeal challenging the dismissal of a drug trafficking charge instituted against a couple allegedly found in… Link: DPP appeals acquittal in Ecstasy case

‘This is not a crisis’

Source: Guyana Chronicle …Min. Harmon says political stalemate an opportunity to put Guyana first THE opposition and its allies are of the opinion that the current political situation… Link: ‘This is not a crisis’

RUSAL refuses to meet union

Source: Guyana Chronicle -calls for Lincoln Lewis’ exclusion from meeting, river to be cleared TENSIONS flared on Monday when the Russian-owned Bauxite Company, RUSAL, refused to meet the… Link: RUSAL refuses to meet union

Guyana focused on “retooling and reforming” mining sector

Source: Guyana Chronicle -Minister Jordan tells Canadian convention WHILE the Government of Guyana is focused in ensuring everything is in place for oil production, it has not forgotten… Link: Guyana focused on “retooling and reforming” mining sector

Alleged stalker charged with murdering Sophia woman

Source: Guyana Chronicle RAYMOND Oselmo called ‘Godie man’ was on Monday charged with the murder of Nadina Kalamadeen whom he allegedly attacked last week. The 49-year-old pork knocker… Link: Alleged stalker charged with murdering Sophia woman

House-to-house ads will continue

Source: Guyana Chronicle DESPITE the disapproval of the Opposition-nominated Commissioners, advertisements (ads) posted in the media regarding vacancies for personnel to conduct house-to-house registration will continue. This was… Link: House-to-house ads will continue

‘Stalker’ arraigned with murder of Sophia woman

Source: iNews Guyana Forty-nine-year-old Raymond Oselmo also called Raymond Ali and “Godie Man” was earlier arraigned with the murder of Nadina Kalamadeen who was stabbed to death on… Link: ‘Stalker’ arraigned with murder of Sophia woman

Accused stalker charged with murdering North Sophia woman

Source: Stabroek News Raymond O’Selmo, the miner accused of fatally stabbing Nadina Kalamadeen in an attack last week, was today charged with her murder and remanded to prison. Link: Accused stalker charged with murdering North Sophia woman

Man succumbs to injuries following Mash Day accident

Source: iNews Guyana More than one week after a pedal cyclist was struck down by a motorcar along the Reliance Public Road, Essequibo Coast, he succumbed to his… Link: Man succumbs to injuries following Mash Day accident

Juan Guaidó flies back to Venezuela despite arrest risk

Source: iNews Guyana (BBC) Venezuela’s self-declared interim leader Juan Guaidó has arrived back in the country’s capital, Caracas, where he risks arrest. TV footage showed him being received… Link: Juan Guaidó flies back to Venezuela despite arrest risk

Taking oxygen out of human trafficking

Source: Guyana Chronicle -requires successful prosecution, says Minister Ramjattan  With human traffickers generating hundreds of billions of dollars in profits globally, Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan said… Link: Taking oxygen out of human trafficking

Dismissed bauxite workers: Govt to further engage RUSAL today

Source: iNews Guyana Minister of Social Protection, Amna Ally said that the government will be further engaging representatives of the Russian Bauxite Company (RUSAL) today (Monday), to seek… Link: Dismissed bauxite workers: Govt to further engage RUSAL today

New bridge built at Kashi Dhaam

Source: iNews Guyana Kashi Dhaam, on the West Coast Demerara, is a sacred site on the Ruimzeigt foreshore where a crematorium and supporting facilities were created over 12… Link: New bridge built at Kashi Dhaam

Walsh urges patience with Bangladesh’s fast bowlers

Source: iNews Guyana Another new-look pace attack, another big total conceded. This has been the case for Bangladesh in Test cricket, especially when they have travelled outside the… Link: Walsh urges patience with Bangladesh’s fast bowlers

Essequibo cyclist in Mash Day accident succumbs

Source: Guyana Chronicle TWENTY-one-year old Abrie Stevens, who was involved in an accident at Reliance village on the Essequibo Coast on Mash day, succumbed to his injuries on… Link: Essequibo cyclist in Mash Day accident succumbs

PPP Commissioners blast GECOM for blatant disregard of mandate

Source: Guyana Times House-to-house registration vacancy ads – ask Secretariat to withdraw ads and commence preparations for elections The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Commissioners on the Guyana Elections… Link: PPP Commissioners blast GECOM for blatant disregard of mandate

Ali promises to restore lost hope of Guyanese

Source: Guyana Times People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali said the Party wanted to restore a sense of hope amongst Guyanese – a hope that was… Link: Ali promises to restore lost hope of Guyanese

2 killed in horrific bus accident at Success

Source: Guyana Times Two female vendors died tragically after the bus in which they were travelling crashed and toppled several times before coming to a halt at the… Link: 2 killed in horrific bus accident at Success

Bandits terrorise, rob hospital administrator

Source: Guyana Times At least three bandits terrorised the administrator of the Mibikuri Hospital and his family in the wee hours of Sunday morning and escaped with a… Link: Bandits terrorise, rob hospital administrator

Modern hotel opens at Mon Repos

Source: Guyana Chronicle The Caribbean Inn Hotel Restaurant and Bar opened its doors on Saturday at Mon Repos, East Coast of Demerara, as it seeks to position itself… Link: Modern hotel opens at Mon Repos

Cops up pressure on drugs gang

Source: Guyana Chronicle — `postgirl’ fingered in trafficking of LSD in school IT is a small paper strip which is coated with the drug which makes the user… Link: Cops up pressure on drugs gang

Two killed in Success accident

Source: Guyana Chronicle A QUIET Sunday morning took a turn for the worst when a 58-year-old vendor, Denise Culley, and 59-year-old Patricia Ellis, lost their lives in an… Link: Two killed in Success accident

RUSAL suspends operations in Guyana

Source: Guyana Chronicle — executives expected to meet with gov’t officials today ACCORDING to U.S. media company Bloomberg, Russian-owned bauxite company RUSAL has suspended its mining unit in… Link: RUSAL suspends operations in Guyana

`Mash’ spirit takes hold of Lindeners

Source: Guyana Chronicle — in explosion of colour, music and celebration THE spirit of Mashramani came alive on Sunday in the mining town of Linden as hundreds of… Link: `Mash’ spirit takes hold of Lindeners

Guyana is in deep political crisis – Dr. Hinds

Source: Kaieteur News   “We have to go to elections, but any election held outside of a political solution—short or long term—would only exacerbate the problem. Neither side… Link: Guyana is in deep political crisis – Dr. Hinds

Two women dead after horrific bus crash

Source: Kaieteur News   – child, cop, teen with severed fingers among injured passengers Two persons were killed and several passengers hospitalized after a minibus in which they… Link: Two women dead after horrific bus crash

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