Assistant Commissioner of Police Brian Joseph on Friday urged 56 new police officers to always treat persons that they are called to assist, as they themselves would want to be treated and to keep justice at the forefront of their minds.
The access road to Canal Number One, West Bank Demerara, will soon be repaired as the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) is scheduled to begin corrective works this week, according to Jacoba Constantia-Conservancy Neigh-bourhood Democratic Council (NDC) Chairman Dhanraj Bipath.
Although the Guyana Police Force has recorded a decrease in serious crimes for the year, the Indian Action Committee (IAC) says some citizens are fleeing the country due to a continuous spate of criminal attacks around the country.
Chairman of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) board Lennox Craig was yesterday sent a lawyer’s letter warning him to desist from repeating “false” allegations made by an illegal operator against two Directors of the board and seeking damages from him.
The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Associa-tion (GGDMA) wants strong action to be taken against illegal miners who are raiding lands that have been legally claimed, while warning that tolerance for such activity is harming the image of the industry.
After a “necessary” meeting of the leaders of the major trade unions in Guyana, the labour movement has written to President David Granger seeking “engagement to correct anomalies” which are a “threat to Labour’s existence.”
The meeting, which was held at the office of the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), included the main sugar union GAWU and key affiliates of the GTUC which have in the past not acted in concert because of decades-old divisions about representation in the labour movement.
With self-professed drug trafficker Barry Dataram and his common-law wife Anjanie Boodnarine once again failing to appear for a key ruling in their trial for cocaine trafficking, their lawyer yesterday told the trial magistrate that he was no longer representing them.