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Daily Archives: March 31, 2018

Conflict of interest concerns hang over Bartica Regatta

Concerns were Saturday being raised about the transparency of the Bartica Regatta slated for Sunday because two of the key persons are also from a participating team, but a top organiser insisted that the annual event would be held. Stephen Belle said 10 boats, including his and those from Pomeroon, would boycott the event if Starter, Keith Woolford  and Clerk ...

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UPDATE: GDF Chief-of-Staff’s personal assistant kills reputed wife, surrenders; Officer interdicted from duty, inquiry launched

Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Captain Orwain Sandy, who is the Chief-of-Staff’s Aide-de-Camp, on Saturday shot and killed his reputed wife, Reona Payne, the army confirmed. After the incident that occurred at about 11 AM at Alexander Village, he surrendered to police. Payne worked for several years at Muneshwers Travel Service as a travel agent. She lived at Haslington Village, East ...

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Good Friday murders in Demerara

  Two persons were killed in Demerara on Good Friday, the Guyana Police Force reported. Two suspects in the separate incidents-at Westminster, West Bank Demera and Kitty- have since been arrested. Dead are 20-year old Rosemary of Eccles, East Bank Demerara and 27-year old Taj Andrew Jarvis of Dowding Street, Kitty, Georgetown. Said to be in her 20’s, Rosemary of ...

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Venezuela rejects World Court settlement hopes in Guyana controversy

Caracas, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-31st Mar, 2018 Venezuela on Friday rejected the possibility of a “judicial settlement” being brokered at the International Court of Justice over its borderdispute with Guyana. “Resorting to a judicial settlement to settle the dispute is unacceptable, sterile and inapplicable,” Venezuela’s foreign ministry warned in a statement after Guyana formally asked the ICJ to resolve the conflict. Guyana raised the request ...

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