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Daily Archives: August 7, 2015

‘Grey Boy’ charged with Crum-Ewing’s murder

After several weeks of intense grilling, the man police believed shot dead political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing was Friday afternoon charged with murder. He is 37-year old Regan ‘Grey Boy’ Rodrigues of Riverview, Ruimveldt. He is acuused of the murder of Crum-Ewing on March 10,2015 at Diamond , East Bank Demerara. Rodrigues was not required to plea to the indictable charge ...

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No more honour statements, ministers will pay if they do not account for travel advances-Finance Minister

by Zena Henry The Ministry of Finance has put in place new measures to tighten possible squandering and dishonesty in relation to government officials travel allowances and advances effective June 16, 2015. This revelation comes as government defended itself against a newspaper article claiming that the new government was setting to pay themselves big time when going on state business ...

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Indian nationals, who were barred from staying, leave Guyana

by Zena Henry Guyana’s immigration authority was finally able to have eight Indian nationals, who were denied entry into the country, depart early Friday morning. The men, it was reported were unable to provide adequate information on their place of accommodation and purpose for entering into the country and were thus disallowed. The Cheddi Jagan International Airport has said that ...

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Depositing semi-autonomous agencies’ revenue in Consolidated Fund will help narrow deficit

Finance Minister Winston Jordan on Friday said government plans to withdraw an estimated GUY$30 billion in deposits being held by semi-autonomous state entities in commercial banks, saying that it would help to narrow the deficit. Jordan, who is a former Budget Director at the Finance Ministry, said he told executives of the Guyana Association of Bankers that the monies to ...

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Robbery-murder at Jade Stone ‘Black Chiney’ Restaurant

The police are conducting investigations into a robbery/murder that occurred at the Jade Stone Chinese Restaurant, Mandela Avenue, Georgetown. At about 0030h. today Friday August 07, 2015, Fei Su, 32 years, was confronted in her home above the restaurant by a group of men who assaulted her and took away an undisclosed sum of money. On checking later, she found ...

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