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Daily Archives: January 30, 2014

Updated: Shot victims identified

The dead persons have been identified as 46-year old Crisnauth “Chris” Jagdeo,  a labourer who lived at Free Yard Port Mourant and 48-year old Seafied Layne of Number 1 Village, Corentyne. Layne worked at Guysuco and with Kris Jagdeo and Son during the out-of-sugar crop period. Sustaining serious gunshot injuries are 38-year old David Harpaul of Rose Hall Town, Corentyne; ...

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Accused marijuana-in-toilet paper trafficker remanded

A woman, who allegedly attempted to smuggle a quantity of marijuana in a bail of toilet paper, was Thursday arraigned on a drug possession and trafficking charge. Thirty-nine year old Sharon Campbell of Section C, Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara was refused bail and remanded to prison until Friday when she is expected to reappear in court. The prosecution successfully ...

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Attorney General bemoans opposition reaction to High Court ruling

by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall. I view with deep regret, and indeed, with profound concern, the pronouncements emanating from lawyers who appeared in the recently concluded constitutional challenge to the cuts inflicted on the 2012 Budget. I refer to the lawyers who appeared for the Speaker and the Leader of the Opposition, respectively, and who, ...

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Bankers Association to submit written presentation on amendments to financial crimes law

The Guyana Association of Bankers (GAB) has been given less than two weeks to submit a written presentation to the parliamentary select committee on proposed amendments to 2009 Anti Money Laundering and Countering of Financing Terrorism (AML/CFT). GAB President, Amit Kumar told Demerara Waves Online News in an exclusive interview that his organisation and the select committee had a fruitful ...

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GBTI’s risk management overhaul to help small, medium businesses

More jobs could soon be created through Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) once they pass the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry’s (GBTI) new risk management criteria that might include non-financial information. The new yard-sticks will be developed over the next two years through the establishment of an Enterprise Risk Management framework. The bulk of the undisclosed funding for the ...

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Guard at Russian embassy commits suicide

A 49-year old GEB Guard attached to the Russian Embassy, Pere Street, Kitty Thursday morning committed suicide by shooting himself to the head. Calvin Booker of Penny Lane, South Ruimveldt Georgetown was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital by the police just after six where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Demerara Waves was told that the incident occured around ...

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