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“I will abide by it”- Felix on Chief Justice’s ruling

Days after Chief Justice Ian Chang ruled that Minister of Government Keith Scott and Winston Felix should not sit in Guyana’s National Assembly, Felix has declared he will abide by the decision handed down by the Chief Justice. Chang had ruled that the two government ministers could not be non-elected members of the National Assembly because they were on the ...

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Water, housing woes to top complaints as Meet the Public flies into Lethem

As persons from Region Nine continue to pour into the Tabatinga Sports Ground awaiting the arrival of high level government officials, it is anticipated that the water crisis will be the number 1 complaint. Regional Chairman Brian Allicock told Demerara Waves that water, along with housing development will top the list of complaints. Guyana is currently experiencing a dry spell ...

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Guns surrendered under Gun Amnesty to be reissued legally

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has declared that firearms surrendered under the Gun Amnesty Project can be reissued to persons. Speaking specifically to residents of Lethem in the Government's meet the Public Day, Nagamootoo stated that the firearms can be reissued once the legal work is done. In 2015 the Public Security Ministry launched a massive gun amnesty program for persons ...

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Govt to appeal decision against Scott, Felix

Attorney General, Basil Williams has signaled that government would be appealing a High Court decision that two government ministers could not be non-elected members of the National Assembly because they were on the APNU+AFC’s list of candidates. “We totally reject that decision as being erroneous in point of law and we are going to challenge that decision,” he said in ...

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UN to send another border fact-finding mission to Guyana

Guyana remains optimistic that United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon will refer the border controversy with Venezuela for a juridical settlement, even as he prepares to dispatch another fact-fining mission to Georgetown. Foreign Affairs Minister, Carl Greenidge said a United Nations team would shortly visit Georgetown and Caracas. “The SG will at some point in the near future send ...

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Immigration officers, security officer charged in connection with cocaine discovery at JFK Airport

Three Guyana immigration officers and a female security officer were Friday arraigned in connection with the discovery of a 1.3 kilogrammes of cocaine on a Dynamic Airways aircraft in New York. They pleaded guilty and were remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan until March 10, 2016 for report. Those charged are University of Guyana International Relations student ...

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Kato Secondary under “integrity investigation”

Government says that it has launched an investigation into the integrity of the Kato Secondary School in Region 8, in a bid to ensure that all the facilities are intact and the construction is sound. Kato Secondary was constructed in a controversial manner which has left many persons questioning the integrity of the structure, despite the previous People’s Progressive Party/Civic ...

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Miners found four days after

The three miners, who were reported missing in the “Omai mountain area”, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven), have been located and arrangements are being made to transport them to Georgetown, the Ministry of the Presidency said Thursday. The arrangements are being made by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) On Tuesday February 14, Mr. Anthony Van ...

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