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Daily Archives: October 2, 2018

South Rupununi roads upgraded

Residents of South Rupununi can now travel with ease in and out of their communities following the repairs of several roads in various communities, government reported Tuesday. The relief came within three weeks following diligent work by the Ministry of Public Infrastructure to repair access roads and bridges to facilitate the collaborative drilling of wells in South Rupununi, by the ...

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Guyanese woman pleads guilty to illegally re-entering U.S.

Reproduced from The Daily Gazette SCHENECTADY — A Guyanese woman who was deported from the United States nearly 20 years ago pleaded guilty Monday to illegally re-entering the country. Indrawattie Sookram, 40, admitted she re-entered the U.S. in 2000 after having been deported from the country in September 1999, according to a news release. The announcement was made by Grant ...

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CreditInfo warns of risk of ‘taking out’ hire purchase items for other persons who do not pay up

Guyana’s lone credit bureau, CreditInfo, is warning of the risk of buying products on hire purchase for other persons because their failure to pay their installments can determine the terms on which banks and other lenders might you money or give you credit. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CreditInfo Guyana, Judy Semple-Joseph told a recent forum organised in Buxton by the International Decade ...

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Guyana nears decision on new fuel supplier following closure of Trinidad’s refinery

The Guyana government is wrapping up its search for a new source of fuel supplies, following the closure of Trinidad and Tobago’s state oil refinery, Petrotrin, official said. Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson told Demerara Waves Online News that Petrotrin has agreed to supply Guyana until the end of October, 2018 by which time government must find another source for ...

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“A lot of time wasted” on preparing criminal case files, British Adviser to SOCU says at money laundering investigation and asset recovery course

The Adviser to the Guyana Police Force’s Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU), Dr. Sam Sittlington on Tuesday lamented that a lot of time was being wasted in shuttling files between investigators and legal advisers before charges are laid and some cases are still being lost in the courts. “There is a lot of time wasted and we don’t need that,” ...

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