Daily Archives: 04/21/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – April 21, 2016

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 21 April 2016 – Kaieteur News

         (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

The Lindener – Voice of the Linden Fund – Spring 2016 Newsletter

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The Lindener - Voice of the Linden Fund - Spring 2016 Newsletter

Mission Statement: The mission of the Linden Fund is to help play a role in the revitalization of the Linden community, with particular focus on health and education, and to provide funding for projects and initiatives that promote and enhance the development of the community.

Profile: Briznand Somraj – Retired Lieutenant, (NYPD) – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Profile: Briznand Somraj  – Retired Lieutenant, New York Police Department (NYPD)

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Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

‘I always wanted to be a cop. When I completed my training at the Police Academy in New York I was excited. I was assigned to a local Precinct in Queens. The Commanding Officer took one look at me and said that the mop, brooms and dustpan were at the back and I should start cleaning. He thought I was the janitor. I explained that I was a cop and I needed a locker to store my things. You should see the look on his face. He threw up his arms in the air and said that he had seen everything!’

The year was 1985 and Briznand Somraj was one of the first Guyanese police officers in the New York Police Department (NYPD). Life was not easy and there were other instances that made the rookie cop think whether he had chosen the right profession.   Continue reading

Guyana politics – APNU, AFC for high level anniversary talks

APNU, AFC for high level anniversary talks

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Raphael Trotman.

A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) and Alliance For Change (AFC) are due for high level talks in early May to discuss developments and progress made under the coalition administration, says AFC Executive Member Raphael Trotman.

The meeting will come at a time when the Government would observe one year of being in office and will review it’s performance.

Trotman serving as Natural Resources Minister made the disclosure when questioned by the media about concerns his Party would have raised about the functions of State Minister Joseph Harmon.    Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 19 April 2016

Capitol TV logoGuyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 19 April 2016

Mother in search of missing son killed in road accident

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 08:12 PM PDT A mother in search of her missing child died earlier this evening (April, 19) in a road accident on Mandela Avenue, Georgetown. The woman and her husband were reportedly on their way to the police station when tragedy struck. Her husband 32 year old Steve Fiedtkou is said to be in a critical condition […]

9 homeless in Monday night fire

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 04:51 PM PDT

Sophia mother found dead in Cummings Lodge Canal

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 04:45 PM PDT

Essequibo businessman killed in failed robbery attempt

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 03:30 PM PDT

 “I did all I could to save the dead inmates”- Deputy director of prisons tells CoI

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 03:25 PM PDT

Benn Street residents bemoans police barriers

Posted: 19 Apr 2016 03:20 PM PDT           Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – April 20, 2016 – GINA video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – April 20, 2016 – GINA video

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