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Daily Archives: December 11, 2013

Sugar workers strike for annual production incentive

Operations at the cash-strapped and low-producing Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuco) ground to a halt on Wednesday when field and factory workers went on strike to demand payment of an Annual Production Incentive (API). Workers were expected to return to work on Thursday ahead of another meeting on Friday (December 13). President of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU), ...

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Persaud denies lying about work in New River Triangle

Natural Resources Minister, Robert Persaud on Wednesday released a transcript of proceedings of a recent meeting of the Sectoral Committee on Natural Resources to prove that he did not lie to that parliamentary body about activity in the New River Triangle Area. Persaud has in the last two days been busy fending off accusations by A Partnership for National Unity ...

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Policeman charged with robbing taxi service of hefty sum

A policeman is one of two persons charged with allegedly robbing Green Ice Taxi Service of more than GUY$600,000 at gun-point. Constable Colin Harris, who is based at the Wismar Police Station, and civilian Kelvin Pollard were remanded to prison until January 10 when they appeared on Wednesday in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court. The prosecution’s case is that on December ...

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Mandela

first published on Ralph Ramkarran’s website www.conversationtree.gy For most politically conscious people of my age, Nelson Mandela has been with us all our lives. I was not yet a teenager in the late 1950s when I remember a sticker on my father’s car ‘End Apartheid Now,’ the meaning of which I only later learnt. By the time the Rivonia Trials ...

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PSC, Opposition at loggerheads over Berbice Bridge toll

The Private Sector Commission (PSC) opposes moves by the opposition-controlled National Assembly to pass a motion for the reduction of tolls to cross the Berbice River Bridge. The PSC’s position came little more than one day before the National Assembly was Thursday due to debate a motion sponsored by A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) for a slash in the ...

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Cattle ranger charged with wife’s murder

A cattle ranger was Tuesday arraigned for the alleged murder of his common-law wife at Ankerville, Port Mourant, East Berbice. 32-year old Joseph “Tony” Singh of 10 Sewdin Street, Rose Hall Town, Corentyne was not required to plea to the indictable charge when he appeared before Magistrate Rabindranauth Singh. Brief facts by the prosecution are that Singh on December 6 ...

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Men drop assault rifle, ammo and escape from cops

Two men Tuesday night escaped from a police patrol in Linden after they dropped a bag containing one AK 47 assault rifle and 23 rounds of 7.62 X 39 rounds. Guyana Police Force spokesman, Ivelaw Whittaker said about 7:30 PM wo police ranks were in a motor vehicle travelling along Watooka Road, Mackenzie, Linden, when they observed two men on ...

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