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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Turkish Manager of Princess Casino on assault charge

The Turkish-born Australian manager of Princess Hotel’s Casino has been charged with assaulting city businessman, Paul James at the casino earlier this year. Muammer Pirinçcioğlu,47, denied that the charge that he unlawfully assaulted James on May 24, 2014 at the Providence, East Bank-Demerara-based casino. City Magistrate, Judy Latchman granted the accused GUY$20,000 bail and ordered him to  return to appear ...

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Police crackdown on Sophia-based robbers continues

Police appear to be targeting bandits in Sophia who prey on persons on the lower East Coast and Georgetown  seawall. Arrested and charged are two young men and a male teenager for allegedly robbing Roy Voix of one HTC mobile phone and two silver and gold rings with a total value of GUY$37,000 as well as one Toyota Spacio motor ...

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CGX Energy announces Guyana High Court Order upholding injunction against REPSOL

TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ – CGX Energy Inc  announced Friday that CGX Resources Inc. (“CGX Resources“), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, obtained an order from the High Court of the Supreme Court of Judicature in Guyana upholding the injunction from the Commercial Court of Guyana restraining Repsol Exploracion, S.A. (“Repsol“) from proceeding with any proposed farm-out of the Kanuku petroleum prospecting license (the “Kanuku PPL“) ...

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Stage set for reconstitution of four service commissions

Consultations between President Donald Ramotar and Opposition Leader, David Granger concluded on the reconstitution of the service commissions on August 22 and the stage is now set for the swearing in of members.             The four service commissions are: the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Teaching Service Commission (TSC), the Public Service Commission and the Police Service Commission.       ...

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Was Rohee taken off Guyana Chronicle’s front page?

The state-owned Guyana Chronicle has been directed to take People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary, Clement Rohee off its front page but a senior official has denied this Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com) was told that the instruction was issued last week by the Office of the President.  The senior news editors have been made aware of the instruction, according ...

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Guyana’s registration of military aircraft breaches International Civil Aviation Convention

Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Chief-of-Staff, Brigadier Mark Phillips says the army and the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) are studying a recommendation that a separate registry needs to be set up for military and other security aircraft because the country is breaching international law. “That issue will be followed up with the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority. We will have to ...

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Guyana prepares for minority government as a way of life

The Guyana government and the governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP) appear to be increasingly talking about the need for a national alliance in the face of probably another minority government, and at least one opposition party says the time is ripe for power sharing. “Indeed, minority government may very well become a feature in Guyana of government as it is ...

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Veteran gold miner robbed of gun, cash

Gold miner Frederick Mc Wilfred was Monday night robbed of his gun and cash at knife-point by a lone bandit who waylaid him as he was entering his yard at Meadow Brook Gardens, Georgetown. He told Demerara Waves Online News that the robbery occurred about 8 PM moments after he returned home from night prayers at the Kitty Mosque, Sandy ...

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