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Daily Archives: September 3, 2015

Case of alleged killer of nine-year old boy adjourned again

The preliminary inquiry into the murder of a nine-year old boy was adjourned again Thursday to facilitate the submission of a psychiatric report. Ryan Bobb-Semple is accused of the murder of Gittens between April 1 and 4 at Cane View Avenue, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown. The prosecution on Thursday asked the court to set another date for the report to be ...

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Govt names rice millers who owe farmers

The Guyana government on Thursday called on several rice millers to pay up all monies owed to rice farmers. Rice millers can be prosecuted if they do not pay up.  In recent months, rice millers and farmers have been bracing themselves for the gradual phasing out of the lucrative Venezuelan rice market. Following is the full text of the government’s ...

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“We will enforce the existing laws against racism more vigorously and vigilantly”- Granger

President David Granger on Thursday warned that his administration would enforce all laws against those who foment racism, as part of a five-point plan to promote Social Cohesion in this country whose political landscape is racially polarized. “We will enforce the existing laws against racism more vigorously and vigilantly guard against bad elements who foment social and racial strife,” he ...

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PPP’s absence from Social Cohesion round-table: Granger discards witch-hunt claim; UN official urges broad-based involvement

Amid a call by the United Nations (UN) for greater political participation in mapping out Guyana’s social cohesion strategy, the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP) refused to participate in a national roundtable citing the firing of several persons by the four-month old administration. President David Granger is, however, relying on patience in the hope that Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo would ...

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East Coast Demerara fire leaves elderly couple homeless

Fire destroyed a house and scorched a nearby general store at Strathspey, East Coast Demerara. Traffic snarled as curious motorists slowed down to take a glimpse of the fire. Fire Chief Marlon Gentle told Demerara Waves Online News that one of two elderly persons living in a small old wooden house knocked down a lamp. The house had no electricity. ...

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CARICOM SG receives Guyana Private Sector Commission donations for storm-hit Dominica

CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque Wednesday received a donation of items from member companies of the Guyana Private Sector Commission (PSC) to support the recovery effort in storm-damaged Dominica, the regional headquarters said in a statement. The donation of a wide range of medical supplies, generators, cleaning items and cash were presented by New Guyana Pharmaceutical Company, Gaico Construction and ...

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