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Daily Archives: April 20, 2020

GECOM gets green-light to adjust recount hours, no quarantine for foreigners

The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will possibly work a 10-hour work day for the national recount and the CARICOM high-level team and international observers will no longer have to be quarantined for 14 days. Sources have confirmed to News Talk Radio Guyana that communications to the GECOM Chairperson Justice Claudette Singh informed the seven-member commission that the National COVID-19 Task ...

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Two youths die, another injured in road accident

Two young men were killed in an accident on the East Bank Public Road on Sunday night when the speeding car they were travelling in slammed into the concrete median and then into a fence. Dead are 20-year-old Ronaldo Simmons of Lot 15 Azore Street, Peter’s Hall , East Bank Demerara and 19-year-old Courtney Marcus of Lot 11 Peter’s Hall, ...

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O’Brien puts up Digicel HQ, cash to seal debt deal

Reproduced from the Jamaica Gleaner Digicel Group chairman Denis O’Brien has put up the telecoms regional headquarters on the Kingston, Jamaica, waterfront as collateral under a debt deal with bondholders. The Digicel founder committed to putting up US$50 million – half in cash and the rest in the building – to sweeten the deal under which the telecoms is seeking ...

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Four prisoners escape from Lusignan Prison

Four prisoners have escaped from the Lusignan Prison, and they include two murder accused, one for drug trafficking and another for robbery under arms, the Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said Monday morning. They are 26-year-old Anthony Padmore who was serving a three-year sentence for trafficking in cannabis. He is from Ogle Street Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara; 26-year-old Kenraul Perez ...

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