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Daily Archives: January 30, 2016

Guyana considers seeking extradition of former GPL Deputy CEO

Guyana would ask Canada to extradite the  Guyana Power and Light’s (GPL) former Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Aeshwar Deonarine to answer a charge related to the alleged theft of more than GYD$27 million from the power company. Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan said Guyana has asked the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), through the International Police (InterPol), to locate ...

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Ramjattan recalls back-pedaling on no AFC alliance with APNU

Leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan Saturday said if he did not back down from his original position of not linking up with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) would have retained government. “There was a huge amount of thought that went into it,” he said. Months before the May 11, ...

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Three, including employees, nabbed in staged robbery- police

On Thursday January 28, 2016, the police responded to a report of an alleged armed robbery that was committed on the driver and porter of a business company involved in the sale of confectionery and snack foods at about 1840h. on the same day at Harlem, WCD.   The driver and porter reported that they were travelling in their Canter ...

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Berbice Bridge budgeted for $150M subsidy

Consequent to an arrangement between the Government of Guyana and the Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated (BBCI), the company is budgeted for a $150M subvention in the 2016 Budget. The 2016 fiscal plan for Guyana presented by the Finance Minister boosts a whooping total of $230B – the largest budget in Guyana’s history. According to the Estimates of the Public Sector, ...

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