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Government confident of legality of Minister’s move to suspend parking meter By-laws

Just two days after Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan suspended the bylaws for paid parking in Georgetown on the instructions of Cabinet,  the Government is expressing full confidence in its legal advice and the legality of the Minister’s action. Minister Bulkan’s action came after legal advice was obtained from Attorney General Basil Williams. In the […]

Guyanese national found murdered in Trinidad

(CNC) Police in Trinidad and Tobago are investigating the murder of a Guyanese national who has been living in the twin-island republic for the last 25 years. Sewkumar Dalchand, 52, was found murdered at his home in Macoya Road Extension Wednesday morning. The house was ransacked and his vehicle was missing. His hands and feet were bound. […]

Approval then Suspension of parking meter by-laws shows government has no confidence in City Council -Councillor Ferreira

At least one Councillor on the Georgetown City Council is of the view that the suspension of the parking meter by-laws may be an indication of the government having no confidence in the Georgetown City Council. Councillor Malcolm Ferreira believes the intervention by the government to immediately suspend the controversial metered parking system in Georgetown […]

Brother remanded, Sister gets bail on weapons and marijuana possession charges

At the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court this morning, two siblings found themselves side by side facing possession of gun, ammunition and marijuana charges. 32-year-old Sophia resident, Abendigo Bancroft and his sister Chavel Bancroft were jointly charged after being busted with a 9 MM Pistol, three live matching rounds and 12 grammes of Marijuana. The discovery was made […]

Eleven new Officers commissioned for Guyana Defence Force

The Officer strength of the Guyana Defence Force received a boost on Wednesday with the Commissioning of eleven new Officers at State House. The new 2nd lieutenants recently completed the Standard Officers’ Course. President David Granger presented the eleven Officers comprising of a lone female, with their Instruments of Commission and briefly recounted his own […]

City Hall officially notifies Smart City Solutions of suspension of parking meter project -Town Clerk

The Georgetown City Council has officially informed its parking meter partner, Smart City Solutions, of the Central Government’s suspension of the by-laws for the parking meter project, thereby suspending the project in its entirety for the next three months. Town Clerk Royston King, in a brief telephone interview with News Source this morning, said there […]