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Daily Archives: November 30, 2015

Unrepresented man charged with GPHC dispatcher’s murder remanded

The man, who allegedly stabbed his estranged partner and shoved out of a car, was Monday arraigned for her murder. Alan Sim of 860 Paradise Housing Scheme, East Coast Demerara was not required to plea to the indictable charge which states that on November 23, 2015 he murdered Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation dispatcher, Melissa ‘Lisa’ Skeete. Sim,51, allegedly murdered the ...

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Jennifer Westford’s lawyer’s arguments in wrong court- Prosecutor

The Prosecutor in the fraud case against former Minister of Public Service, Dr. Jennifer Westford and her then Chief Personnel Officer, Margaret Cummings says their lawyer’s arguments for the matter to be put down indefinitely are being made in the wrong court. The case has been adjourned until  January 19, 2015 when City Magistrate, Fabayo Azore would deliver her decision. ...

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Courts Optical opens its doors; Minister of Business eyes accurate employment, investment data

Decision makers will eventually be able to make concrete decisions based on accurate data on employment and Foreign Direct Investment, Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin announced at the opening of Courts’ GYD$65 million dollar optical store. He said Guyana does not have any proper system to compile and regularly publish data on how well government is doing to reduce unemployment ...

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Guyana Prize for Literature and Caribbean Awards presented

The Guyana Prize for Literature and Caribbean Awards saw several well-known and new names copping awards at the event that was held Sunday night at the Pegasus Hotel, Georgetown. The newest and youngest awardee to date is Subraj Singh who was awarded Best First Book of Fiction for his authorship of “Rebelle and Other Stories.” But overall, the Best Book ...

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Walter Rodney Commission gets more time to complete report

The Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry has been given two more weeks to complete and submit its report on the bomb-blast death of the Guyanese historian and politician 34 years ago, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo said Sunday night. In a brief exclusive interview with Demerara Waves Online News, he said he was aware that a request has been made by ...

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