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Daily Archives: January 14, 2016

PPP votes for passage of Credit Reporting Bill

After an enlightening debate and a settlement of several concerns, the National Assembly on Thursday voted to pass the Credit Reporting Amendment Bill that paves the way for Credit Bureaus to access the credit information of consumers. The Bill presented to the House by Finance Minister Winston Jordan amends eights sections of the principal act that was passed in 2010. ...

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BREAKING: Two charged with murder of British teen

The two prime suspects in the killing of 18-year old British teen, Dominic Bernard, were late Thursday afternoon charged with murder. They are Bernard’s god brother, Aaron Hing, and Staymon George of Kildonan Village, Corentyne, Berbice. City Magistrate, Judy Latchman adjourned the case until Friday, January 15, 2016  at 10 AM when the duo would appear before Chief  Magistrate Ann ...

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“Put an end to the unhelpful political discord” – President Granger addresses National Assembly

President David Granger has urged that politicians put an end to the divisive and “unhelpful” political distort in Guyana. The President made the appeal while addressing the National Assembly in Thursday January 14, where he declared that 2016 will be a year of National Unity for Guyana. According to the President, while Guyana gained Independence 50 years ago, the covenant ...

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DPP Chambers suggests police delaying advice in Westford’s alleged larceny probe

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Chambers Thursday appeared to lay the blame squarely at the feet of police investigators for the delay in advising whether or not former Public Service Minister, Dr. Jennifer Westford should be charged for alleged theft. The Chambers said  all 24 files on the probe were returned to the  Guyana Police Force Thursday 14th January, ...

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Central High Third Former attempts suicide

A third form student of Central High School attempted suicide this morning after arriving in school. Reports reaching Demerara Waves indicate that the student was feeling some emotional anguish and used a razor blade to slash her wrists. Students recalled hearing the students repeatedly saying that she wanted to end her life and she didn’t want anyone to “fuss over” ...

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Roraima Airways certified to maintain aircraft

Roraima Airways is now certified to maintain aircraft, easing the burden on that domestic carrier of outsourcing its maintenance to another entity and would now be able to provide such a service to other aircraft owners. “This certificate means that Roraima’s Ogle operations new maintenance department has the capacity and has met the standards and criteria to conduct its own ...

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Indian organisation wants suicide to be declared a “national priority”

Even as the Indian Action Committee (IAC) was crafting a statement to call on the Guyana government to declare suicide a ‘national priority,’ another man killed himself after his girlfriend decided to end their relationship. Police said  23-year old Michael Stoby of 798 ‘C’ Field, Sophia Wednesday night used a cement sling and hanged himself at his home after his ...

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