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Daily Archives: August 26, 2014

Sheriff’s sergeant helps send two ambulances to Guyana

(LAKER/LUTZ NEWS).-Guyana Development Mission International, an international relief organization created by Pasco County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Mike Mielke, will receive two refurbished ambulances formerly owned by TransCare Medical Transportation to help provide critical emergency medical services to the people of Guyana. The ambulances have been stocked with critical medical supplies and mechanical replacement parts with the help of Pasco County ...

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“Conversations on Citizenship” begins this week

The Janus Cultural Policy Initiative (JCPI) will be hosting Conversations on Citizenship this August 28, 29 and 30 at the Umana Yana, Georgetown, the organisation said in a statement. The JCPI believes that many of Guyana’s social and subsequent developmental problems can be solved culturally. Among these issues are ethnopoliticization and the consequent lack of social cohesion. As part of ...

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Elderly man on bail for allegedly causing death of UG worker

An elderly man was Tuesday granted GUY$1 million bail after he denied causing the death of a University of Guyana (UG) employee by dangerous driving. Latchman “Latchie” Sukhdeo,48, was killed on August 6, 2014 at Dennis Street, Campelville, Georgetown while he was riding to work at UG. But 69-year old Balgobin Persaud of 155 Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara denied ...

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Vandalism, excavation cost GT&T US$3 million; section of G/town latest affected

Even as Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) technicians work feverishly to restore wireline telephone and data services to a section of south eastern Georgetown, the company said it has spent more than US$3 million on repairs due to excavation and vandalism. The company said the latest severe service disruption has been caused by damage to the phone company’s buried ...

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Break and enter report made against Sooba’s bodyguard

Mayor Hamilton Green, and Deputy Mayor Patricia Chase-Green Tuesday afternoon reported that  Shawn Hinds illegally broke and entered City Hall after the Town Clerk’s doors were boarded up and locked. Green told Demerara Waves Online News that after the majority of Councillors Monday afternoon approved a motion to send Town Clerk, Carol Sooba on administrative leave, her office was secured. ...

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Second man charged with robbery-murder of businessman outside Botanical Gardens

A small-scale gold miner was Tuesday arraigned for the murder of a businessman during the course of a robbery outside the Botanical Gardens, Georgetown one week ago. Appearing before City Magistrate, Judy Latchman, 25-year old Jermaine Otto of 735 East Ruimveldt, Georgetown was not require to plea to the indictable charge. He, however, told the court that he was not aware ...

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Miners disinterested in other metals, precious stones- GGMC official

Guyanese gold and diamond miners are resisting getting into the mining of other precious metals and stones, according to Chairman of the Board of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), Clinton Williams. He made the remarks Monday night at the opening and award ceremony of Mining Week whose theme is “Improved Recovery, Reducing Impact: Securing the Future of Mining.” ...

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