Biker loses arm in Norton Street crash

A biker lost one of his arms in a gruesome Norton Street accident on Monday night and Doctors at the Georgetown Hospital were busy trying to save his life. The accident occurred just after 10 pm. The biker who was identified as 24-year-old Kevin Griffith of North Ruimveldt, reportedly lost control of his black CBR […]

Deborah Backer to be laid to rest on Friday

Former Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and APNU Member of Parliament Deborah Backer will be laid to rest on Friday 28th March, 2014. The funeral service will take place from 3 pm at the St. Andrew’s Kirk. The Speaker of the National Assembly has asked the Backer family for the remains of the late […]

Budget is divorced from Guyana’s reality -Granger

Leader of the Opposition, David Granger after sitting through the nearly 3 hour budget presentation in the National Assembly, said there is nothing in the budget that will improve the life of Guyanese. A disappointed Granger told reporters that the budget is “basically a repair and maintenance budget”. He said it is not a development […]

AFC walks out of Budget Presentation

The Opposition party, Alliance For Change on Monday walked out of the presentation of the National Budget by the Minister of Finance. The AFC seven Members of the National Assembly left the National Assembly just after tributes were paid to late former Speaker Deborah Backer. In a statement to the media, the AFC said its […]

PPP firmly supporting Donald Ramotar -Rohee

General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party, Clement Rohee on Monday declared that the party remains commitment and firmly in support of President Donald Ramotar. His statement came in response to questions about a Guyana Chronicle front page story that claimed that a number of polls have indicated that former President Bharrat Jagdeo is the […]

Canada trains Police and CANU ranks in “common sense approach” to detect travelling criminals

Nineteen law enforcement officers drawn from the Guyana Police Force (GPF) and the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) last Thursday completed a five-day Jetway training programme facilitated by the Canadian Embassy. The closing ceremony was held at the Grand Coastal Inn, Le Ressouvenir, East Coast Demerara. The Jetway training programme uses a common sense policing approach […]

Biggest Budget set for presentation today

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh has said that while many ongoing initiatives will be catered for in Monday’s budget, several new policy initiatives will be unveiled, and will be of interest to every group of Guyanese. “This year is going to be my biggest year budget… we’ve been careful over the years …  to […]

GDF Soldier drowns at New River

Investigators from the Guyana Police Force and the Guyana Defence Force have been dispatched to the New River area to investigate the drowning death of a soldier of the Guyana Defence Force. The GDF announced late Sunday that Private Dellon Nero died by drowning on Saturday evening just after 6:30. The 24-year-old young man from […]

Acting NCN CEO shoved across to Chronicle as GM

In a move to shake up the management of the state media, the Office of the President which overlooks the portfolio for the Ministry of Information, has decided to move Acting Chief Executive Officer at the National Communications Network, Michael Gordon from that position and appoint him as the new General Manager for the state-owned […]