The Guyana Legion elected a new president at its annual general meeting hosted on Sunday last.
In a press release, the group said World War 11 veteran Hector Bunyan was elected president after he obtained a windfall 32 votes against outgoing president Gladwin Samwells who obtained 14 votes.
The release said Winfield James was returned treasurer unopposed. Other members of the executive include vice-presidents Henry King, Ivan Crandon and George Gooding and members L. Percival, Hector Stoute and Bert Douglas. Former chancellor Aubrey Bishop was the returning officer.
An outgoing passenger at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri was last night caught attempting to smuggle just over 60 ounces of raw gold which was concealed in her suitcase, acting Police Commission David Ramnarine has confirmed.
President David Granger yesterday called on the international community to ensure that Venezuela is not allowed to thwart the processes of judicial settlement of a long-running border controversy with Guyana.
The $550 million Doppler Weather Radar Monitoring Station, which was commissioned in 2009 with the intention of giving citizens ample warning of severe weather conditions, has been down for two weeks and the Hydrometeorologi-cal Service is waiting to procure a needed part from Germany so that it can be fixed, according to a source.
A Guyanese man who murdered his wife last December on a Richmond Hill, New York street, nearly decapitating her with a kitchen knife, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison, prosecutors said yesterday.
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