Ramjattan to be AFC PM candidate

Following his reappointment hours earlier as Alliance For Change (AFC) leader, Khemraj Ramjattan has received the majority support of delegates at the party’s National Executive Conference (NEC) to be the prime ministerial candidate for governing coalition at the next elections.

Guyana-Suriname ferry service suspended

The Management of the Guyana-Suriname Ferry Service is notifying the general public that operations will be suspended from today, May, 27 until further notice.

Skerritt set for talks over Guyana Cricket Board crisis

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – High-level Cricket West Indies officials will hold talks with stakeholders in Guyana over the next few days, aimed at starting to address the governance crisis afflicting the Guyana Cricket Board.

Cops probing death of 18-year-old Cummings Lodge girl

-husband,42, in custody

The Police say they are investigating the death of Kareema Mary Cholmondeley, 18, of lot 10 BB GEC Scheme, Hugh Ghanie Park, Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara, who was yesterday about 22:30hrs struck down by a motorcar on the Turkeyen Railway Embankment, E.C.D.

Albouystown businesswoman murdered

The Police say they are investigating the murder of Nalinie Persaud, 56, a businesswoman of 161 James Street, Albouystown which occurred about 3 am today during the course of a robbery at her residence, allegedly by four masked males, two of whom were armed with handguns.

Canada `disappointed’ at Kadir motion

Canada today joined the United States and the European Union in criticising the controversial sympathy motion in Parliament last Friday for the late convicted terrorist plotter Abdul Kadir.

Gov’t says regrets interpretation given to Kadir sympathy motion

-says it continues to condemn terrorism in strongest possible way

Following a stinging rebuke from the US Embassy, the Government of Guyana today said that it regrets the interpretation given to the sympathy motion passed on Friday on the late PNCR MP Abdul Kadir and said it continues to condemn terrorism in the strongest possible way.

US embassy strongly condemns Kadir motion

- says it was an insensitive, thoughtless act, which demonstrates National Assembly’s disregard for gravity of Kadir’s actions

The United States Embassy today strongly condemned last Friday’s motion in the National Assembly expressing sympathy on the passing of convicted terrorist plotter and former PNCR Member of Parliament, Abdul Kadir.

Andre Russell named in World Cup squad

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – Dynamic all-rounder Andre Russell has been named in West Indies’ 15-man World Cup squad, selectors announced here Wednesday.