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Daily Archives: May 6, 2017

Judiciary must not bow to political pressure because Attorney General unlikely to apologise to Judge- Nandlall

Former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall Saturday night called on the judiciary not to bow to political pressure by assigning a case to another judge because Attorney General, Basil Williams does not want to apologise to High Court Judge, Franklin Holder. “In short, they now want to choose their own judge to hear their own case. A ...

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Five suspected bandits held with gun, crowbar, wig

Five suspected bandits were early Saturday morning arrested with a gun and several other items which indicate they may be bandits. The Guyana Police Force said a mobile patrol in the village of Glasgow, East Bank Berbice intercepted a motor car about 01:30hrs Saturday morning, conducted a search in the car and its five occupants. Police said an unlicensed pistol ...

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Bread vendor shot dead

Police are investigating the murder of a bread vendor during the course of a robbery. Dead is  Andre Alexander, 42, a self-employed businessman of lot 394 Section 4 Sophia, East Coast Demerara. Police said he  was shot in the stomach and robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash by two male suspects about 20:30hrs last night at the said address ...

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Eye On The Issues: Taxes behind the tears and tumult

by GHK Lall Tax has to be among the most hated words in this country.  It ranks right up there among the some real detestable things and people.  Not surprisingly, the earlier announcement of a flurry of taxes has brought tears (some onion induced); terrors (on potential exposures); and tumult (what new dispensation?) over being called upon to pay.  As ...

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Oil and so much more- Attracting investment for Guyana

By Debbie Ransome “We really are passionate about the environment.” Not the words you’d immediately expect in a speech to investors from the leader of a soon-to-be-oil-rich state. But that was the pitch from Guyana’s President David Granger and his delegation during a visit to London in early spring 2017. Their mission was to promote their country against the backdrop ...

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