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Prominent businessman charged with assaulting police

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia An executive of Japarts and another man were Monday arraigned on charges of assaulting a peace officer, resisting arrest and disorderly behaviour. Paul Singh,38, of Croal Street, Georgetown pleaded innocent to the charges and was granted bail of GUY$10,000 bail on each charge. Chief Magistrate Judy Latchman ordered that the ...

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Labour Minister rubbishes private sector’s position minimum wage, work week

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Labour Minister, Dr. Nan Kishore Gopaul on Tuesday disputed claims by the Private Sector Commission (PSC) that garment manufacturers and other businesses could soon lay off workers because inadequate notice about a new minimum wage of GUY$35,000 was jeopardizing existing contracts. The PSC feared that garment manufacturers-exporters- which have to ...

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GPL technician shocked, burnt

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A technician contracted by the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) was Tuesday afternoon shocked and severely burnt while on a utility pole at Parika, East Bank Essequibo. He has been identified as 30-year old Rayon Henry of N Bent Street, Wortmanville Georgetown. He is attached to the metering department. Well-placed ...

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Update: One dead, two badly injured in Mabura trail accident

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia One person has died and two others are seriously injured following an accident on the trail to Lethem, reports say. The dead man has been identified as 26-year old Trevon Morris, a contract worker attached to the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T), who lived at ‘B’ Field, Sophia. The ...

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Political direction, leadership top issues for PPP Congress

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Executive member of the People’s Progressive Party Clement Rohee says deliberations on the party’s political direction leading up to 2016 will be a key feature of its upcoming Congress in August. Speaking at a party news conference on Monday he noted that the last Congress was held five years ago. ...

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Major yachting rally to stop in Guyana

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia At least twenty yachts are expected to grace Guyana’s waters come September, as the 10 day Nereid’s Rally leaves Trinidad & Tobago, bound for Guyana and French Guiana, the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) announced on Monday. Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Irfan Ali met Sunday with the organizer of ...

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Police probe into alleged fraud in IDB-funded security prog likely

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Home Affairs Minister Clement Rohee on Monday said Guyanese police could be called in to probe an alleged fraud in the Citizens Security Programme (CSP) after the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) completed its probe. He said a copy of the complaint by an aggrieved contractor was already dispatched to ...

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