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Daily Archives: July 21, 2017

GPHC management violated law on GYD$600 million drug procurement; Public Health Minister did no wrong

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Friday said it would rely on the outcome of a probe by the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) into the purchase of GYD$632 million worth of drugs, even as it said its own investigation revealed that the hospital’s management allegedly violated a decision to follow the legal process of going through the National Procurement ...

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Guyana Civil Aviation Authority modernises licensing and exam system

The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) on Friday commissioned its modern licensing and examination system for pilots, aircraft maintenance engineers (AME) and Air Traffic Controllers (ATC), the regulatory agency said in a statement. The new licensing system will see the introduction of a plastic card license being issued to applicants who are successful at their examinations administered by the Personnel ...

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90 “real bad” inmates still in swampy area earmarked for sand-filling ; high-tech scanners for rehabilitated Camp Street jail

Ninety “really bad” prisoners are still in the walled swampy area at Lusignan, as more than GYD$500 million construction works continue at the Camp Street jail where high-tech scanners will be installed, authorities said. “There are still a number of prisoners in the swamped area. We felt that it was necessary because we do not want them to contaminate the ...

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Harsh criticism for detective who probed plot to kill President Granger

A Detective at the Major Crimes Unit of the Guyana Police Force on Friday came in for harsh criticism after he admitted to several apparent lapses during a probe of an alleged plot to assassinate President David Granger. The Commission of Inquiry, being conducted by Retired Assistant Police Commissioner, Paul Slowe, heard that Andre Gillard had alleged that after he had ...

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