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CoI team tours Camp Street prison again

The Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the Camp Street prison riot again toured the prison facility, this time to give the new additions to the team a sense of the layout of the facility where the fatal fire occurred. The new members who benefitted from the tour includes Guyana Bar Association President (GBA) Christopher Ram, Attorney Representing the Guyana Police ...

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City Council lowers maintenance fee for minibus parks

Under intense pressure from minibus operators at parks around Guyana’s capital City, the Town Clerk, Royston King announced Sunday that a maintenance fee would be reduced from GYD$200 per trip to GYD$200 per day beginning Monday. “Who don’t want to pay will not be allowed to use the park,” he said. He said the pilot fee deal would run for one ...

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Kitty Market vendors to be relocated

by Telesha Vidya Ramnarine THE Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) is in the process of deciding what it will do with the 46 vendors of the Kitty Market who are “in harm’s way.” “It is unsafe; in a ruinous condition,” Town Clerk Royston King said of the market which is located at the corners of Barr and Alexander Streets, ...

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Vending on Merriman’s Mall suspended

The Georgetown City Council Monday announced that vending on the Merriman’s Mall between Orange Walk and Cummings Street has been suspended for one week to allow vendors to clean up the area. “The Council observed that the area is very untidy. This is inconsistent with the vision to make Georgetown clean and green. The Council would be giving the vendors ...

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