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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Gun license, work permit issuances among areas to be investigated-Home Affairs Minister

by Zena HenryCharged with the security concerns of the country, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramattan says that he is currently trying to settle in to his “complicated” Ministry, but the newly appointed head of National Security is already eyeing several important areas in his ministry where he believes investigations are warranted. Among those are the areas of gun licensing and ...

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Stabroek Market, Sophia, South Georgetown joins cleaning frenzy

by Zena Henry With the new cleaning frenzy sweeping across the city, vendors of the Stabroek Market and citizens of South Georgetown are scheduled to commence massive cleanup exercises this Sunday. Already, fire fighters, who are based at the Stabroek, turned out in their numbers on Friday to lend a hand to the clean-up effort around the Caribbean’s largest public ...

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Security guards allegedly steal GUY$6 M worth of liquor from customs warehouse

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Thursdady said it was peeved at the disappearance of approximately GUY$6 million worth of foreign liquor from its Eccles Warehouse Facility allegedly at the hands of private security guards. This discovery was made by officers of the Agency’s Law Enforcement and Investigation Division (LEID) during a routine inventory exercise, which led to the immediate launching ...

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Police Sergeant remanded in murder of City businessman

by Zena Henry Police Sergeant David Leon Lindo of 220 Belle Dam West Bank Demerara was Thursday May 28 remanded to jail in connection with the murder of city businessman Mohamed F. Khan whose headless body was found in Cummings Lodge late last year. Lindo who made his first court appearance before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine –Beharry earlier today was ...

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GRA introduces Online Licence Transaction Checker

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Thursday announced the introduction of another Online facility for taxpayers, which allows them to check on the status of their licence transactions through the agency’s website.  To access this service, the taxpayer simply visits the agency’s website www.gra.gov.gy, click on the Licence Transaction Checker link, enter their Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and the last six ...

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“Certain positions go with certain benefits”- Health Minister on health financing for politicians

by Zena Henry Health Minister Dr. George Norton has picked no bone with the recently displayed “exorbitant” health finances allocated to members of the former administration stating that, “there are certain positions that go with certain benefits.” During an exclusive interview  with Demerara Waves Monday May 25, the recently appointed health minister was adamant that there are provisions for ministers ...

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