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Immigration Officer, man die in East Bank Demerara accident

An Immigration Officer and her male companion died Saturday night after the CBR motorcycle they were travelling on slammed into a concrete media at Houston, East Bank Demerara. Dead are pillion rider 25-year old Mauava Chase, a police constable stationed at Central Passport Office and of 187 Thomas Street,Kitty, and Stanley Junior King,24, of 116 Section ‘M ‘Campbellville. Investigators were told ...

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Guyana’s former sugar estate lands available for oil sector-related real estate development

Guyana is making available large swathes of former sugar estate lands for constructing upscale houses and business complexes for the burgeoning oil and gas sector, but a top government official cautions that the lands cannot be held indefinitely for speculation. “These developments will come with a time-frame so you can’t take an acre or ten acres and say you will ...

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Harmon to be parliamentary spokesman on oil

The Guyana government on Friday said the establishment of a separate ministry to govern the lucrative oil and gas sector was not on the cards and that the Minister of State, Joseph Harmon would represent the sector in the National Assembly. “Once it is in the Ministry of the Presidency, the Minister of State is the person who will answer ...

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Guyana Chronicle’s board distances self from decision to discontinue David Hinds, Lincoln Lewis columns

The Board of the Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL) had nothing to do with the decision to inform Professor David Hinds and Trade Unionist Lincoln Lewis that their columns would no longer be published in the state-owned Guyana Chronicle, Board Chairwoman Geeta Chandan-Edmond said. Reacting to a Demerara Waves news report earlier Friday in which the newspaper’s Editor-in-Chief, Nigel Williams ...

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State-owned Guyana Chronicle newspaper pulls columnists often critical of government

The state-owned Guyana Chronicle newspaper has ordered two ardent government supporters, who are often critical of the coalition-led administration, to cease submitting columns to the publication, a move that has drawn stinging suggestions of censorship. Political Science Professor, David Hinds and veteran trade unionist, Lincoln Lewis told Demerara Waves Online News that they were informed on Thursday by the Guyana ...

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Pegasus for US$100 million expansion; owner says tax regime unattractive to Guyana’s private sector

As the Pegasus Hotel prepares to construct a US$100 million Corporate Centre and Suites, its owner Robert Badal Thursday night urged government to stop taxing start-up investment projects heavily as they seek to enter the marketplace and contribute to Guyana’s growth and development. He contended that heavy taxation was discouraging the local private sector from investing heavily. “The main reason, ...

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No political party nominees for University of Guyana’s Council likely- top officials

The University of Guyana (UG) appears one step closer to virtually removing political influence in running its affairs, something that top officials on Thursday said  has not helped in running the institution efficiently and effectively. Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Nigel Harris said several of the recommendations by Trinidadian Professor Lawrence Carrington and his committee are expected to ...

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Third man charged with stealing ducks, sheep from Berbice ranch

A third man was Thursday charged in connection with the alleged stealing of several sheep and ducks from a ranch at the Canje River. Twenty-one year old Rhondell Crawford of Betsy Ground Village, East Canje, Berbice, was arrested by police in Berbice. Police alleged that he, along with other men, allegedly stole the animals at Potocco Canje River. The charg,  which ...

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