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Oppositon should support Cabinet’s no-objection for Procurement Commission- Ramkarran

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Prominent civil lawyer, Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran has recommended that the opposition agree to an amendment to allow for cabinet to give reasons for objecting to the award of a contract. “This compromise position, if supported by the Opposition, would test the bona fides of the Government,” he said in ...

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Guyana’s gay rights organisation preparing for parliamentary select committee

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Guyana’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is preparing their submissions for a parliamentary select committee for the repeal of sodomy and other laws they say discriminate against gays and lesbians. Co-Chair of the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD), Joel Simpson said the Guyana Equality Forum (GEF), a ...

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DDL official killed in road accident

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A senior official of Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) was knocked down and killed on Sheriff Street, Campbelville. The dead man has been identified as 57-year old Harry B. Singh, a Finance Manager at the local rum and beverage giant. Police sources said the driver of the motor vehicle, Mervin Mangro ...

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Benschop’s half-brother charged in Philadelphia building collapse

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia (PHILLY.COM).-The excavator operator charged in the deaths of six people at a Salvation Army thrift store in Center City turned himself in to police Saturday. Sean Benschop, 43, refused to give a statement on his role in Wednesday’s collapse, choosing instead to exercise his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent. ...

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Fine, jail for employers who don’t pay national minimum wage

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Labour Minister Dr. Nan Kishore Gopaul has warned that employers, who are not paying the recently introduced national minimum wage could be fined or even jailed. He was quoted by the Government Information Agency (GINA) as saying that those who are delinquent and pay their staff less than the national ...

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Fire leaves two homeless

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Fire of unknown origin late Saturday afternoon destroyed a wooden house in Sophia, leaving in its wake millions of dollars in destruction and two persons homeless. Fire Chief Marlon Gentle told Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com) that four persons were homeless and the cause of the fire was not immediately ...

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