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Daily Archives: November 15, 2016

“No” to forensic audit of parking meter contract, “Yes” to wider probe of City Hall’s finances- Deputy Mayor

The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) wants Guyana’s Auditor General to conduct a forensic audit into the parking meter project, but Deputy Mayor Sherod Duncan said that makes no sense. Duncan said assessments of the parking meter contract by the Minister of Finance and the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs were sufficient and there was no need for ...

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Nursing exam paper leaked, sold

Investigations are ongoing to identify person or persons who may have been responsible for the leak of examination papers before the sitting and assessment of 250 nursing students on October 19 and 20, 2016, the Government Information Agency (GINA) reported on Tuesday. Nurses who sat the Clinical and Functional examination in October were informed by Principal Tutor of the Georgetown ...

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Suspected sheep thief shot dead; handguns, numerous items seized

A suspected sheep thief, who allegedly drew a loaded firearm at police, was shot dead early Tuesday morning and investigators later seized numerous items believed to have been stolen. Another man, who was at the farmhouse where the stolen sheep were discovered was allegedly held with another handgun and a another set of items. Police believed that the farmhouse is ...

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Law coming for Hammie Green to get prime ministerial pension; PPPC slams move

Government is preparing to give former Prime Minister, Hamilton Green possibly more than GYD$1 million pension and other benefits, a move that has already set the David Granger-led administration on a collision course with the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC). When Parliament meets on November 21, Finance Minister Winston Jordan is expected to table a Bill to ensure that ...

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