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Corrupt Guyanese law enforcers must be jailed- British envoy

Britain says corrupt Guyanese law enforcement agents must be extracted from the law enforcement agency, convicted and jailed because there is no place for such persons in the Guyana Police Force. Addressing the opening of a two-week workshop on fraud, bribery and corruption, Britain’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn said he was unapologetic in his stance. “There is no ...

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Guyana has not borrowed from Islamic Bank, but US$900 million is available– Finance Ministry, following Jagdeo’s criticism

The Ministry of Finance on Saturday said Guyana has not borrowed any money from the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), but could potentially tap into a total of US$900 million in loans and grants “Guyana has not received any loans from the Islamic Development Bank,” the Finance Ministry said after Opposition Leader  Bharrat Jagdeo criticised government for borrowing US$900 million from ...

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Trio in custody for allegedly threatening to kill Granger

Police said they arrested three persons, including a 65-year old man, have been arrested in connection with allegedly threatening to assassinate Guyana’s President, David Granger. Investigators said the threatening phone calls were made against the life of Granger on the 911 system at Brickdam on the 20th March, 2018. Previously, an inmate of the Lusignan Prison had been charged with ...

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UK readies Guyana’s hospitals for disasters

Several of Guyana’s publicly owned hospitals are being upgraded to make them more resistant to floods and storms caused by climate change, as part of a United Kingdom (UK)-funded project that targets seven Caribbean countries, officials said Friday. The UK’s ‘s Department for International Development (DfID) is financing the regional SMART Health Care Facilities Project to the amount of 38 ...

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16 year old robbery suspect arrested; guns, ganja seized

A 16-year old boy is among three persons arrested by police for allegedly being in possession of three guns. Police said the teen was suspected to have perpetrated an armed robber. The Guyana Police Force said law enforcement agents in ‘C’ Division arrested the trio from Sophia. The items seized are one .40 Taurus Pistol with six live rounds, two .32 ...

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PM Nagamootoo returns after heart surgery in US

A prayer breakfast Thursday morning brought together President David Granger, several ministers of government and well-wishers, government’s Department of Public Information (DPI) reported. The aim was to welcome home Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo who returned today after recuperating in the United States (US) following a successful heart bypass surgery. PM Nagamootoo, accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Sita Nagamootoo and his eldest daughter, Maria ...

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Berbice Bridge “is not in any imminent danger of collapsing” but company must find money for maintaining pontoons- Public Infrastructure Minister

The Berbice River Bridge is safe to cross, although the pontoons on which that transportation link floats have not been serviced for several years because that privately-owned company has apparently done nothing to raise a minimum GY$150 million required for servicing, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson says. “The bridge is not in any imminent danger of collapsing but what ...

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