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Daily Archives: October 30, 2013

Air Services finally allowed to operate fuel farm

After years of bickering over the right to sell or procure aviation fuel at the Ogle International Airport, Air Services Limited (ASL) has been given the green-light to begin purchasing and selling the commodity. Ogle Airport Inc (OAI) announced that Air Services Limited (ASL) would now be licensed as a Commercial Fuel Handling Agent at Ogle Airport. ASL, according to ...

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Updated: Fire destroys Payless bond at Eccles Industrial Estate

A huge fire on Wednesday destroyed the Payless Bond situated in Eccles, East Bank Demerara.The origin of the fire, which began sometime after 7:00 PM, was not immediately known. When Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com) arrived at the scene, part of the building was engulfed, while the compound housing it was already ablaze due to chemicals being on the ground. ...

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GPHC FRAUD: Finance boss, clerk sent on leave

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has sent on “administrative” leave its Director of Financial Services and an Accounts Clerk as a probe continues into multi-million dollar fraud. “This decision took immediate effect so that the probe into the disappearance of funds from the Institution could be continued,” the hospital said in a statement. The GPHC did not release the ...

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Procurement Commission remains key to passage of Anti-Money Laundering amendments

The Guyana government on Thursday announced that it was moving to amend the Procurement Act to ensure that Cabinet retains an oversight role in the award of contracts but this is not expected to win the Alliance For Change’s (AFC) support for amendments to the financial crimes legislation. Cabinet Secretary Dr. Roger Luncheon told a news conference that government would ...

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Wife-kissing cited in Jagdeo’s alleged murder of biker

City businessman Rondy Jagdeo allegedly shot dead his “close” friend, Kurt Davis, because he had received information that he was seen kissing his wife in a night club, the court was told Wednesday. Jagdeo was Wednesday arraigned for allegedly murdering Davis on September 3 at Eccles, East Bank Demerara. Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry remanded the businessman to prison until November ...

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Guyanese mother, sick Trinidadian two-year old son deported

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS).-A Guyanese woman and her ailing two-year-old son, a Trinidad national, were deported hours after the child was discharged from hospital on Monday night. The child’s mother, Rosinda Nicholson, who arrived in Trinidad five years ago, is now appealing to Minister of Health Fuad Khan to intervene. Her sister, Errolyn Pierre, said the mother and son arrived at their ...

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Retired City Policeman charged with attempted murder of ex girlfriend

A retired member of the Georgetown City Constabulary who slashed his ex girlfriend’s throat and stabbed her outside a church was Tuesday charged with attempted murder. Godfrey Lammy of 5 Laing Avenue, Georgetown was not required to plea to the charge.’ The prosecution’s case is that he attempted to murder 42-year old Denise Hope on Wellington Street, Georgetown on Saturday, ...

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