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Simona Broomes – security guards altercation “very unfortunate” if reports are accurate- Amna Ally

General Secretary of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Amna Ally on Wednesday said if the reported account of an altercation between Junior Minister of Natural Resources and two security guards at an East Bank Demerara restaurant’s parking lot is factual, then the incident is “unfortunate”. “Of course, if it is that something took place as is reported, it’s unfortunate, ...

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Govt could take greater stake in Berbice Bridge or subsidise operations- Jagdeo

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday recommended that government buy shares in the Berbice River Bridge or increase its subsidy to the major east-west thoroughfare across the waterway if it does not want to approve a hike in tolls. He said Berbicians could not afford the steep increases that the Berbice Bridge Company Inc. is asking Public Infrastructure Minister, David ...

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Jagdeo skirts questions on commanding majority internal support for his presidential candidate nominee

General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo side-stepped questions on whether he thinks his preference for the party’s presidential candidacy can secure a majority of the 35 Executive Committee members. “That’s a subjective matter. I am not even sure a single one will support me. I am not sure. They are all bright people selected by our ...

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Govt says ‘no’ to call for increased Berbice Bridge tolls

Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson Tuesday afternoon vowed that government would not back down from its election campaign promise not to increase tolls to cross the Berbice River Bridge. “Government stands by its decision to reduce tolls in fulfilling a campaign commitment and will continue to work with the Berbice Bridge Company in ensuring that the Bridge is sufficiently ...

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GuyOil reduces gasolene, gasoil prices

The Guyana Oil Company Ltd (GuyOil) on Tuesday announced a reduction in prices for gasolene and gasoil (LSD) from  Wednesday July 10, 2018. The state-owned oil company said gasolene price would be reduced from $230 per litre to $226 per litre and gasoil (LSD) from $219 per litre to $215 per litre. “The price reductions were possible due to declining ...

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Venezuelan pilots, passengers, Guyanese pilot in custody concerning suspicious aircraft

Six Venezuelans and a Guyanese pilot were Tuesday taken into custody in connection with an aircraft that authorities believed has fake registration marking. The two Venezuelan pilots and four passengers, two of whom are lawyers, arrived aboard the plane bearing registration YV-2493. Police said at about 11 AM, Michael Brassington and the four passengers went to Criminal Investigations Department’s Headquarters ...

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Pandit, son found dead in their home; no signs of forced entry

A pandit and his son were Monday found dead inside their home, in what appeared to have been a murder and larceny. Dead are 66-year old  Deonarine “Dewan” Liliah and 28-year old Gopaul Liliah of 25 Craig Street and Delph Avenue, Campbellville., Georgetown. Based on investigations, police believed that the incident occurred between Saturday, July 7, 2018 and Tuesday, July ...

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Foreign aircraft possibly with fake registration markings held at Guyana’s CJI airport

An investigation has been launched into the landing of a private chartered aircraft at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport about 15:20hrs Monday afternoon, the Guyana Police Force said Tuesday. In keeping with enhanced security postures and intensified collaboration with management of the various Units /Agencies operating at the CJIA, ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit were alerted and conducted a ...

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