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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Speeding, drunken driver arrested for West Demerara road death

A pedal cyclist was killed early Sunday morning at Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara after he was struck down by a speeding motorcar whose driver was allegedly under the influence of alcohol, the Guyana Police Force said. Dead is Keith Redmond 60 years, of Bagotville, West Bank Demerara. Traffic police investigators said about 5:15 AM, PMM 1895 driven by a 37 year ...

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Noble Bob Douglas drill-ship: Youthful Guyanese workers excited they’re employed, hail emphasis on safety

NOBLE BOB DOUGLAS: A drill-ship that is a home away from home for not only the mostly foreign workers, who are currently, searching for more oil offshore Guyana, but also for the 14 Guyanese who have clinched jobs either directly with Noble or through sub-contracting arrangements for catering and logistics. Either way, their local training and experience at institutions such ...

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Gold Board’s mercury polluting lab that sickened GGMC workers to be moved “within the shortest possible time”

Under increasing pressure from the Board of Directors and staff of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), the Ministry of Natural Resources has announced that the Guyana Gold Board’s (GGB) mercury polluting laboratory would be moved from the Brickdam location that both agencies share. “Noting the Minister’s previous statements and the GGB’s and GGMC shared conclusion that it was ...

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PPP signals “no” to PNCR’s call for house-to-house registration

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) refused to back a call by the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) for fresh house-to-house registration and instead said it prefers to contest local and general elections with the existing voters’ list rather than allow a delay. “Having realized that its support is diminishing, this desperate call for a new house-to-house registration by the ...

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Rechargeable lights for hinterland airstrips

Hinterland airstrips will soon be bright and easily accessible at nights with use of rechargeable lights that will better facilitate use by aircraft at nights. For years, insufficient lighting on several hinterland airstrips has significantly hindered flights entering and leaving the hinterland regions at nights, especially during emergencies. Recognising that, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson said efforts are ongoing ...

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State Assets Recovery Agency converting information to evidence before moving to local, foreign courts

Director of the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA), Professor Clive Thomas on Friday said information provided by several foreign agencies was being converted into evidence to build solid cases to recover cash and other properties locally and overseas. “That’s what we are doing most of the time. That’s what make the cases long- have to convert the information into evidence…That’s ...

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GGMC’s Board recommends temporary closure until mercury clean-up, removal of Gold Board’s laboratory; decision rests with Minister Trotman

The Board of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) has recommended temporary closure of that entity until the environment is scrubbed of all mercury residue and the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) removes the laboratory that emits mercury while burning gold being bought from miners, a top GGMC official said. Chairman of the GGMC’s Board of Directors, Stanley Ming said ...

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International documents show “massive scale of corruption and money laundering” during Jagdeo era -SARA

The Head of the State Assets Recovery Agency , Professor Clive Thomas says evidence from international law enforcement agencies have revealed a “massive scale of corruption and money laundering” during the period that Bharrat Jagdeo served as Guyana’s President. “Documents received from external Law Enforcement Agencies such as Interpol, Homeland Security and CFATF (Caribbean Financial Action Task Force) have shown the ...

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Oldendorff closing bauxite transshipment operations in Guyana due to US sanctions against RUSAL

Oldendorff Carriers, the German-headquartered bauxite transshipment company that employs almost 200 Guyanese, has reportedly decided to shut down its operations in Guyana because of United States (US) sanctions against Russian Aluminium (RUSAL). Tradewindsnews reported that Oldendorff told that publication that it “will fully comply with US sanctions and therefore will be winding up its business in Guyana in a timely ...

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