Residents of the front part of Clonbrook say they enjoy the serenity of the village, and having seen much development over the years they would not migrate from the area.
Nigerian-born professor Jacob Opadeyi was yesterday selected to be the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana (UG).
-transparency institute calls for urgent appointment of oversight bodies Guyana remains among countries rated as having a serious corruption problem in the latest Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), prompting the local watchdog body to urge the overdue appointment of key oversight bodies and the strengthening of those already in place but too weak to tackle white-collar crime.
-UG Vice-Chancellor candidate A paradigm shift is needed in the education system to produce job-creators and not solely job-seekers, according to University of Guyana (UG) Vice-Chancellor candidate Professor Muniram Budhu, who says wide acceptance and funding are critical for the success of reforms.
Councillors who yesterday voted against sitting under the stewardship of acting Town Clerk Carol Sooba, walked out of the meeting, resulting in it coming to an abrupt end as there was no longer a quorum.
– as council seeks removal over prepping of budget A no-confidence motion was yesterday carried by a majority of city councillors against acting Town Clerk Carol Sooba who they want removed from the post.
Twenty-one-year-old Safrawz Sharief achieved a perfect GPA of 4.0 in his Civil Engineering degree and said he owes this accomplishment to his drive to succeed and the encouragement he received from close relatives and friends.
-resettlement plan being finalised Chairman of the Timehri North Community Development Council, Daniel Fraser, says that while he lauds the government for the Cheddi Jagan International Airport expansion project, he believes that the residents he represents are being removed due to another agenda.
-another critical An Edun Farms employee was shot dead last evening during a robbery in which the perpetrators escaped with $750,000 in cash, leaving a second man battling for his life at the Georgetown Public Hospital.
National Director of Community Development Councils, Philomena Sahoye-Shury yesterday refuted claims by Timehri North residents that she encouraged them to build sturdy structures and further said she does not recognize its CDC since she had not supervised any election there.
Timehri North residents say they will not accept compensation from the Government to move from the homes they have worked over the years to build and are asking Transport and Hydraulics Minister Robeson Benn to visit the community.
Attorney Nigel Hughes yesterday told the Linden Commission of Inquiry that there is ample circumstantial evidence that the police fired on protesters on July 18, 2012, killing three and wounding at least 20.
Home Minister Clement Rohee yesterday denied charges that government attempted to derail the planned five-day protest at Linden.
Attorney Nigel Hughes, who has been representing the interest of the families of the three men who were shot and killed at Linden on July 18, yesterday said he would no longer carry out these duties at the ongoing Commission of Inquiry after his line of cross-examination was terminated by Chairman of the Commis-sion, Justice Lensley Wolfe.
-driver relates how truck was burnt Executive Director of NICIL Winston Brassington yesterday testified before the commission inquiring into the July 18 events at Linden and made representation for compensation for the destroyed Linmine Secretariat, which he said is owned by the company.
Constable Osafo Timmerman, who was responsible for taking notes on behalf of the Tactical Services Unit (TSU) at Linden on July 18, yesterday faced questions over his failure to record body checks made on the deployed ranks for extra ammunition, which was only mentioned in a statement he gave the next day.
*Video shown of policeman loading shotgun contrary to rules *Calls from Rohee number to Seelall Persaud queried *Storage of private dealers ammo at TSU to be checked Investigations have found no evidence that members of the Guyana Police Force are responsible for the deaths of three men shot on July 18 at Linden, Crime Chief and Deputy Commissioner of Police Seelall Persaud told the commission inquiring into the shootings yesterday.
-GPF ballistic expert Neither shotguns nor cartridge casings were handed over for ballistic examination after the July 18 shootings at Linden, Detective Sergeant Eon Jackson, the Guyana Police Forces ballistic expert, testified yesterday.
Ron Lewis, a minibus operator was the latest witness to tell the Linden Commission of Inquiry yesterday that he saw police firing at protesters on July 18.
-man injured on July 18 tells inquiry Michael Roberts who said he was shot in his face on July 18 told the Linden Commission of Inquiry yesterday he saw when a policeman fired at him and a mother of four testified she was searching for her son when she was hit by a bullet, fragments of which were removed at a hospital.
-Linden seamstress tells inquiry A seamstress who participated in the July 18 Linden protest testified yesterday that she helped to block a road to the Mackenzie-Wismar Bridge and she was later shot with a live round to her left shoulder.
-in inquiry testimony Linden cameraman Vladimir Glasgow yesterday maintained that he was shot and wounded by police on July 18.
-UK ballistics expert The ammunition retrieved from the bodies of the three men killed at Linden on July 18 did not match what is currently used by the police, UK ballistics expert Dr.
Chairman of the Region 10 Regional Democratic Council Sharma Solomon was yesterday pressured to give a significant reason why he had not encouraged protestors to remove from the Mackenzie-Wismar Bridge on July 18, before three men were killed and other persons wounded.
Fishermen on three boats were on Wednesday afternoon robbed of engines, gasoline tanks, batteries and cell phones near the Essequibo River island of Leguan by a gang of three men.