Dreylan Johnson

Triumph NDC orders halt to ground-shaking works

-after residents complain

The Chairman of the Triumph Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) yesterday instructed workers employed on a private site, reportedly intended to build a first-floor pool, to cease operations, just two days after residents called on authorities to halt its construction.

Chang in scathing attack against Gillard

-as inquiry into alleged plot against president closes

A Commission of Inquiry (CoI)  into an alleged plot to killed President David Granger wrapped up yesterday with a scathing attack on the accuser, Andriff Gillard, by counsel for the police, Ian Chang SC Retired Justice Chang concluded during the presentation of his oral submissions before the CoI that all the evidence in the case of the alleged presidential assassination plot points to fabrication and recent concoction.

Lawyers put Top Cop, CoI under scrutiny

Alleged plot to kill president…

Attorney Selwyn Pieters yesterday charged that the police had “tunnel vision” while investigating the alleged plot to assassinate the president due to the intervention of Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud, while attorneys for him and the alleged plotter argued that there was no evidence to show that the investigation was less than diligent.

Robotics team returns to warm welcome

-after successful showing at global games 

Members of the STEMGuyana team, having adeptly represented the country at the just-concluded First Global Games, where they finished in 10th position, received a warm welcome upon arriving in Guyana on Wednesday night.

Coconut oil entrepreneur launches new charcoal product

The coconut, with its many byproducts, has long been a staple in Guyanese homes, and with attention being geared toward developing more value-added products locally, one overseas-based Guyanese, under the Indigenous Coconut Oil brand, has ventured into another realm of coconut goodness—activated coconut charcoal.

Men’s health

What the People Say About

During Men’s Health Week, the man/woman in the street were asked to speak on their lifestyles and what they do to maintain their health or to encourage their significant others to lead healthy lifestyles.

GPSU says Yarde re-elected president

-challenger Gaspar awaiting official declaration

The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) yesterday released results from its recent elections indicating that incumbent Patrick Yarde has been re-elected as president for another term, while his lone challenger Gregory Gaspar and his supporters last evening said they were still awaiting a formal declaration despite their concerns about the integrity of the process.