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Daily Archives: February 26, 2018

AFC-aligned councillors file no-confidence motion against Town Clerk

Former Deputy Mayor, Sherod Duncan on Monday filed a no-confidence motion against Town Clerk, Royston King. The motion may come up for debate next month. The motion, which was seconded by Deputy Mayor Lionel Jaikarran, cites a long list of alleged administrative transgressions by King. The motion charges, among other things, that the Town Clerk removed vendors from Stabroek Market ...

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‘Clinics’ fruitful in fast-tracking public sector project implementation

The Finance Ministry’s ‘clinics’ with Regional Executive Officers and Permanent Secretaries about what needs to be done to accelerate the implementation of projects is showing signs of bearing fruit. Minister of State Joseph Harmon on Monday said government is making progress in increasing the pace at which multi-million dollar infrastructural projects of the Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP) are being ...

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Medical doctor’s son charged with murder

The son of a medical doctor has been charged with the murder of one his father’s patients, after he was allegedly seen kicking him to his head, the Guyana Police Force said. Charged with the indictable offence is Neilsen Sinclair of Temple Street, Ogle, East Coast Demerara. He is due to be arraigned on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Sinclair is ...

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Welders charged in connection with vehicles seized at Kuru Kururu

Two welders were Monday arraigned for the alleged illegal use of chassis numbers on two vehicles that were suspected to have been stolen and found at Kuru Kururu earlier this month as part of a Guyana Police Force operation to smash a carjacking ring. Charged with fraudulent imitation of identification mark in violation of the Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Act ...

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Rastafarians prepare for High Court challenge of marijuana criminalisation

Rastafarians on Monday walked twelve miles from Buxton to Georgetown to pressure government to decrminalise the possession of small amounts of marijuana for cultural and religious reasons, and said they were preparing to take their case to the constitutional court. The Society for Marijuana Advocates for Reform and Treatment (SMART) plans to meet shortly with the Rastafarian community to see ...

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