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Daily Archives: April 9, 2018

Man who allegedly threatened to kill President remanded to prison

A 64-year old man of Triumph, East Coast Demerara, who allegedly threatened to kill President David Granger, was Monday sent to jail pending trial. Motielall Balkarran was refused bail and remanded to prison until April 16, 2018. Police said on March 20 at Triumph, East Coast Demerara he called the Emergebcy Service, 911, and threatened to kill President Granger by ...

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Chamber, MAPM to file objections to parking meter by-laws

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) and the Movement Against Parking Meters (MAPM) on Monday announced that they would be filing objections to the parking meter by-laws. Approved last week by 13 of the councillors who were present, the by-laws have been posted up at several locations across the City for 14 days to allow citizens to make ...

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Exxon sparks IMF Concern with weighty returns in tiny Guyana… royalty rates well below international standards ; tax laws should be revised

Reproduced from Bloomberg Exxon Mobil Corp. got such a “favorable” deal from Guyana, home to the biggest new deepwater oil play, that the tiny South American country should rewrite its tax laws, the International Monetary Fund said. While Guyana should honor the existing deal, future contracts should ensure the state gets a higher portion of crude proceeds, the fund said in a report ...

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Basil Williams vs Joseph Harmon for PNCR Chairmanship?

Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Basil Williams on Monday said the members of his party will determine whether he returns to the number two spot of that political party. Party sources have indicated that Joseph Harmon is interested in the number two post of that party. Harmon has already declined to comment on his availability for the ...

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Corrupt Guyanese law enforcers must be jailed- British envoy

Britain says corrupt Guyanese law enforcement agents must be extracted from the law enforcement agency, convicted and jailed because there is no place for such persons in the Guyana Police Force. Addressing the opening of a two-week workshop on fraud, bribery and corruption, Britain’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn said he was unapologetic in his stance. “There is no ...

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