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Govt encouraged to look to overseas-based Guyanese to upgrade interior airstrips

President of the Florida headquartered Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce Wesley Kirton has suggested that the Guyana government looks to the Diaspora for investment in upgrading airstrips in the country’s hinterland. He threw out the suggestion while chairing the first Annual General Meeting of the National Air Transport Association of Guyana held on April 19 here. Kirton said that public private ...

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Mason allegedly held with ganja, gun and ammo

A mason was arrested allegedly with ganja, a gun and bullets in Albouystown, and police indicated he could be arraigned as early as Monday on a number of charges. The Guyana Police Force said lawmen got a tip-off, “responded promptly and arrested” the mason on Albouys Street, Albouystown allegedly with one .32 pistol, two magazines, 17 live rounds of ammunition ...

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Suspected bandit shot shortly after robbing market vendor; six arrested

A 23-year old man, who allegedly robbed a Bourda Market vendor of GYD$400,000 cash, and subsequently exchanged gunfire with police, was shot and injured, police said. The Guyana Police Force did not name the suspect, but said he is from Laing Avenue, Charlestown, Georgetown. He sustained a gunshot wound to his right foot and has been hospitalised in a stable ...

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High Court blocks GPSU from holding elections until books are audited

The High Court has blocked the current executive of the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) from holding elections until they account for monies received and spent by the union for more than 10 years. The interim injunction restrains the respondents or their servants or agents “from holding or attempting to hold an election for office bearers for the Executive Council ...

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Embattled Carol Joseph resigns from PNCR

Embattled staunch senior People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) member, Carol Joseph has resigned from the party, according to well-placed sources. Her resignation was brought to the attention of the party’s Central Executive meeting last week. Sources said Joseph, who was an elected member of the PNCR’s Central Executive, however, offered to assist the party wherever possible. She could re-apply for ...

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Gold Board General Manager, others sent on administrative leave to facilitate money laundering probe

The General Manager of the Guyana Gold Board, Lisaveta Ramotar was Thursday sent on administrative leave to pave the way for a police probe into alleged money laundering. Several other staff members have been also sent home temporarily. Ramotar, who is the daughter of former President, Donald Ramotar, was told to proceed on leave “immediately” in a letter signed by Minister ...

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