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Daily Archives: June 3, 2016

CBR rider dies in collision at Linden

A well-known Lindener was killed late Friday night when the CBR bike that he was riding collided with a car  in the bauxite town, residents said. Dead is 22-year old Michael Fox of Central Amelia’s Ward. Eyewitnesses said the collision occurred at about 10:30 PM at the Amelia’s Ward junction. Fox was rushed to the Mackenzie Hospital where he was pronounced ...

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NCN paid GYD$28 million to fake workers

The then People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led administration paid out  GYD$28 million to 35 persons over a four-year period from the National Communications Network (NCN) to perform duties on instructions from the Office of the President. The auditor, Parmessar Chartered Accountants, recommended that action be taken to recover the money that was paid to the monitors, but no specific process ...

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NCN did not invoice PPPC for millions of dollars in political advertisements

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The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) was not invoiced for more than GYD$22 million in political advertisements for the 2011 and 2015 general elections on the state-owned National Communications Network (NCN), according to a forensic audit report released Friday by the Finance Ministry. That figure includes almost $13 million in ads that were played free of cost for the 2011 campaign ...

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Five suspected pirates charged with murder

Five men, who attacked several fishermen aboard a vessel in Nickerie, Suriname, were Friday charged with the murder of one of the victims. The Guyana Police Force said the Director of Public Prosecutions, Shalimar Ali-Hack advised that the men be charged for the offence. “The act was allegedly committed on May 28, 2016 in the Corentyne River where the deceased ...

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Russia holds talks with Guyana on supplying defense equipment

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport has held talks on supplying Russian defense systems to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana with the country’s leadership, the corporation said Friday. Talks between the Rosoboronexport delegation, headed by deputy chief executive Sergei Goreslavsky, and the political and military leadership of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana were held in Georgetown with the aim of establishing and developing contacts ...

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