GDF Lance Corporal hurt in Timehri accident

Jamal McPherson, a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal is hospitalised in the Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital, after being involved in an accident on the Timehri Public Road, East Bank Demerara yesterday.

According to the police, at around 1 pm,  Mc Pherson, a 21-year-old of Den Amstel, West Coast Demerara and GDF Lance Corporal Cranston Mc Allister, 20, of Lot 22 Heath Street, Golden Grove, East Coast Demerara were on motor cycle CH 681 when they overtook a vehicle and lost control.

Mc Allister fell onto the road while the pillion rider, Mc Pherson skidded over to the western side of the road. As a result, Mc Pherson, connected with the right front wheel of motor car PJJ 5499 which had stopped on the western side of the road.

He suffered head injuries and was picked up in a semi-conscious condition, placed in police motor car, PTT 5216 and taken to the Diamond Diagnostic Centre.

He received medical attention and was transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was examined by doctors on duty, treated and admitted.

Both Mc Pherson and Mc Allister are based at Camp Stephenson, Timehri and attached to the training core.

Police are investigating.






Ramjattan, Trotman advised president he could unilaterally appoint Gecom chairman

Despite the AFC’s claim that it was not involved in the selection of a Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) Chairman, its two senior leaders, Khemraj Ramjattan and Raphael Trotman, had advised President David Granger that he could utilise the constitutional proviso and make a unilateral appointment.

House approves over $8B for constitutional bodies

The National Assembly last evening approved over $8 billion in total budgetary allocations for 16 constitutional agencies even as the government’s failure to properly account for cuts to requested expenditure drew criticism.

By ,

Speaker reprimands opposition MPs for ‘exceptional parliamentary misconduct’

Opposition MPs were yesterday reprimanded by Speaker Dr Barton Scotland for their raucous behaviour on November 2nd, when they staged a protest that drowned out most of President David Granger’s address to the National Assembly.

Ex-cop cleared of fatal Rio Club shooting

Ex-policeman Lloyd Roberts, who was accused of murdering Ryan Sergeant, the teen who was fatally shot outside of the Rio Inn nightclub last year, was yesterday freed after a court found that there was insufficient evidence for him to stand trial.

M&CC releases salaries to protesting workers

Although some municipal workers continued protest action yesterday over the nonpayment of their salaries for October, the Mayor and City Council (M&CC) has said that it has completed its payroll.

Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.

We built using new technology. This makes our website faster, more feature rich and easier to use for 95% of our readers.
Unfortunately, your browser does not support some of these technologies. Click the button below and choose a modern browser to receive our intended user experience.

Update my browser now