Guyana: Capitol TV News – 13 October 2014

  • Glenn Lall, wife plead not guilty to tax evasion
  • Health workers being trained in Ebola surveillance
  • Asian company, IAST announce US$30M projects
  • Journalists receiving training
  • Whittaker says acting Plaisance NDC overseer not experienced, qualified to stay on
  • Education Ministry to pay for funeral of boy struck down by official
  • Audio released of meeting with health Officials, mother of Jaden Mars
  • Sports
Glenn Lall, wife plead not guilty to tax evasion   Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:09 PM PDT

Glen Lall and his wife Bhena walked out of the court room to be greeted by his staff, supporters and friends. The publisher of Kaieteur News, Glenn Lall and his wife Bhena Lall, who operates Bhena’s Footwear, appeared before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry in the Georgetown Magistrate Court to answer charges of fraud and aiding […]   
Health workers being trained in Ebola surveillance    Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:08 PM PDT

The first round of training commenced today for health care workers who are being used in the surveillance programme for Ebola. Today’s training was held at the Georgetown Public Hospital was facilitated by Dr. Johanna Cole, a consultant working with the Hospital in Internal Medicine-Infectious Diseases. Dr Cole said that another round of training would be […]
Asian company, IAST announce US$30M projects   Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:07 PM PDT

Pinnacle Green Resources, which says its headquarters are in Singapore and Hong Kong, says some US$30 million will go into Phase One of its three projects in Guyana. Officials of the company met with President Donald Ramotar at the Office of the President before announcing its ventures. The company plans to construct and operate a […]
Journalists receiving training   Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:06 PM PDT

The week-long media training programme was organised by the University of Guyana Centre for Communication Studies (UGCCS) in collaboration with the Guyana Parliament Office and the British High Commission. The focus of the training is on democracy and responsibility and how media can engage citizens further. Carolyn Walcott of the University of Guyana outlined the […]
Whittaker says acting Plaisance NDC overseer not experienced, qualified to stay on   Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:05 PM PDT

Local Government Minister Norman Whittaker today said the acting overseer at the Plaisance Neighbourhood Democratic Council did not have enough experience or qualifications on the job to be confirmed in the position. Ironically, this was the same protest by the Georgetown Mayor and City Council when the Minister had moved to appoint acting Town Clerk […]
Education Ministry to pay for funeral of boy struck down by official   Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:04 PM PDT

Thirteen year old Jameer Mounter, who was stuck down by a Ministry of Education vehicle two weeks ago succumbed to his injuries at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation on Saturdayevening. The teenager, according to family members, was placed on life support after it was determined that there was little brain activity. Hospital staff later […]
Audio released of meeting with health Officials, mother of Jaden Mars  Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:03 PM PDT
Sports   Posted: 13 Oct 2014 02:00 PM PDT
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