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Daily Archives: October 17, 2016

Taxi driver allegedly spent mortgage payment

A taxi driver, in trying to avoid further problems with the courts, promised Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan to repay the man he allegedly tricked out of GYD$90,000. The charge against Chetram Sukhanandan is that on October 10, 2016, at Herstelling, he was entrusted with $90,000 for the purpose of paying a mortgage, but he fraudulently converted the cash to his own ...

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Illegal aircraft found in Guyana arrived from Colombia weeks before discovery; Toshaos didn’t inform security forces

The illegal aircraft that was found in southern Guyana around mid-September arrived from Colombia, and confirmed what Demerara Waves Online News had long reported- that the plane had been at that location long before its discovery. A Commission of Inquiry also found weak relations between residents at Yupukari and the security forces that would have most likely resulted in their ...

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Finance Minister rails against Auditor General’s report

Finance Minister, Winston Jordan on Monday expressed grave concern about a number of inaccuracies in the Auditor General’s Report, and said they could have been avoided if the Auditor General had consulted with the Finance Ministry. Accountant General, Jawahar Persaud told reporters that since he has been there for the past six years, the Auditor General has been consulting with ...

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Child-father stabs woman to death

A woman was stabbed to death by her child’s father Monday afternoon at about 2 O’clock, and police are on the manhunt for the assailant who escaped into the Corentyne backlands. The dead woman has been identified as 38-year old Brusch of 20 Second Street, Ulverston, Corentyne, Berbice. Police said they are combing the thickly vegetated backlands for 43-year old ...

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Guyana formally agrees to share US persons’ bank account info with IRS

Guyana and the United States (US) on Monday inked an agreement, clearing the way for this country to share bank account information about American citizens and permanent residents with the US to help stamp out offshore tax evasion. “Today’s signing makes a significant step forward in our countries’ efforts to work collaboratively to combat offshore tax evasion, an objective that mutually ...

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Leonard Craig to step down as Broadcasting Authority Chairman

The Chairman of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA), Leonard Craig has signaled that he would be stepping down as Chairman of that television and radio regulatory authority, according to well-placed sources. Sources said he is off to China to pursue a doctorate during the next three years. He made the announcement at a meeting of the Alliance For Change (AFC), the party ...

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