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Daily Archives: January 10, 2019

Police force to increase its membership; divisional management plan being implemented

The Guyana Police Force is preparing to increase its law enforcement personnel as plans proceed for creating 10 police divisions across the country, President David Granger and Police Commissioner Leslie James said Thursday. Addressing the opening of the 2019 Police Officers’ Conference at State House, the Guyanese leader noted that the police force is “distributed very unevenly” across Guyana with ...

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Shyam Nokta could emerge as PPP consensus presidential candidate

As the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Thursday began hearing from five of its presidential candidate hopefuls, former presidential advisor Shyam Nokta could emerge as the consensus candidate to contest the next general elections, party sources said. Nokta, 44, the son of veteran PPP member, Harripersaud Nokta, is said to have very good relations with party General Secretary, former President ...

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Canada’s High Commissioner mum on Charrandas Persaud departure; police tight-lipped on “matter of national security” probe

Canada’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Lilian Chatterjee, on Thursday refused to comment on her mission’s involvement in facilitating the departure of former government parliamentarian, Charrandas Persaud, even as Police Commissioner Leslie James said a probe was underway into a matter of “national security”. Asked what led to the High Commission’s Security Officer,¬†Richard Beliveau’s presence at the Eugene F. Correia ‘Ogle’ ...

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