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Daily Archives: September 26, 2016

Off-duty cop shoots suspected robber; gun, stolen items recovered

An 18-year old man was shot and injured during an exchange of gunfire with an off-duty policeman shortly after robbing a West Ruimveldt resident. Investigators said that at about 11 O’clock Monday night the youths, who minutes ago in company of another armed accomplice, had robbed a resident of West Ruimveldt, of cell phones, was shot by a Gazetted Officer ...

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Bulkan to Chase-Green: Funds must be provided to acting Mayor

Five days after Local Government Minister, Ronald Bulkan strongly signaled to Georgetown Mayor, Patricia Chase-Green that funds must be made available to the Deputy Mayor whenever he is acting for her, she said on Monday she was fed up with his gripes and would  be handing over all of her office allowance to him. In announcing her decision, Chase-Green did ...

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Town Clerk illegally removed Robb Street vendors; cannot usurp elected Council – Local Govt Minister

Minister responsible for Local Government, Ronald Bulkan says Town Clerk, Royston King’s recent decision to remove vendors from the Bourda Market area on Robb Street, Georgetown was illegal because the Council did not make such decision. The Minister also told the Mayor that her interpretation of the roles of officers contradicts Section 8A of the Municipal and District Councils Act. “The ...

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GNNL Board Chairman resigns

Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Guyana National Newspaper Limited (GNNL), Jean La Rose has resigned with effect from October 01, 2016- the third  board resignation from a state medium board since the new government took office. The Government Information Agency (GINA) reported that in a letter to subject Minister, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, dated September 23, 2016, ...

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Drug lord Barry Dataram leaves Guyana with forged travel documents- sources

Self-confessed drug lord, Barry Dataram is believed to have fled Guyana to neighbouring Suriname, before a City Magistrate could have disclosed her decision on whether he should be freed on a cocaine trafficking charge, authorities said. Although Dataram is believed to have left via the Guyana- Suriname back-track route across the Corentyne River, law enforcement agents said he was carrying ...

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PPP refuses to address contradictions against GECOM’s Chief Elections Officer- Rohee

Although Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield has implicated the past People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) administration in the procurement of multi-million dollar worth of items, the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) on Monday shied away from addressing the issue. “If Mr. Lowenfield is looking for what I would describe as a  ‘get out jail card’ let him await the outcome ...

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Farmer charged with accessory in Black Bush Polder triple murder

A 63-year-old farmer was charged with being an accessory in the Black Bush Polder triple murder. According to the facts read at the Georgetown Magistrates Court One, the prosecution states that on July 22, 2016 and on days following Chaitram (one  name only) called ‘Cashew’ received, relieved, comforted and assisted Jairam ‘Ryan’ Chaitram , Tameshwar ‘Guana’ Jagmohan, Carlton ‘Rishi’ or ...

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