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Ramkarran’s allegations “damning” – AG Nandlall

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The government’s chief legal officer on Monday chose discretion instead of valour in addressing accusations of corruption levelled against the ruling PPP/C and the administration by former party stalwart Ralph Ramkarran. The highly respected former Speaker of the National Assembly and PPP executive pulled no punches in a weekend article ...

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Guyana lacks the resources to go after money launderers – AG Nandlall

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Attorney General Anil Nandlall says the anti-money laundering legislation has vested a lot of power in the Financial Intelligence Unit and other agencies but Guyana lacks the resources to exercise those powers. He made the comments on Monday at a PPP news conference at Freedom House. “Guyana like many countries ...

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BOSAI accident survivors recovering

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The two BOSAI Mining Company workers who were seriously injured in last week’s accident at Linden are said to be recuperating after undergoing surgery. Fabian Anthony and Marlon Pollydore were admitted to the Mackenzie Hospital after a heavy duty truck ran over a pickup in which they were travelling on ...

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Police officer in road fatality charged with DUI alcohol

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The Police Cadet Officer, who allegedly struck down an elderly man and killed him, was Monday arraigned on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol. He has not been charged with causing death by dangerous driving. Police Cadet Officer James Tappin pleaded not guilty to the charge and ...

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Multimillion $$ heist in Berbice

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A man was allegedly robbed of GUY$5.5 million that he was taking to the bank for his employer, police said. No one has been arrested, but the rented car used in the heist was found abandoned at Number 60 Village Public Road, Corentyne. Police said that about 1:50 Monday afternoon, ...

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Draft EPA Model Bills up for Consideration

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Legislative drafters from regional states signatory to the Caribbean Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (CARIFORUM)-European Union (EU) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) are to meet on 26-28 June in Grenada, to discuss draft Model Bills to give effect to provisions of the Agreement, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) headquarters said ...

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Private Sector opposes paying overtime for new work-week

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Guyana’s business community is opposed to paying overtime for Saturdays and instead wants government to stagger the 40 hour work-week over six days. Although the Private Sector Commission (PSC) has welcomed the GUY$35,000 minimum wage, it wants its introduction to be postponed from July 1 and for Saturdays to be ...

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Den Amstel flooded

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Residents of Den Amstel, West Coast Demerara on Monday woke up to severe flooding due to a problem with the drainage sluice. “This morning when I woke up, I saw the whole yard and entire surroundings flooded,” a resident told Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com). Chairman of the Neighbourhood Democratic ...

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Govt minister’s son allegedly assaults ex-girlfriend

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The son of a government minister has allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend, leaving her with a swollen right eye and tender head just days before she had been due to give birth to their baby. 27-year old Vanisha Seenauth alleged that Robeson Benn Jr. barged into her home during the pre-dawn ...

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