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Customs broker freed on marijuana trafficking charge

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A customs broker charged with trafficking in marijuana was Wednesday acquitted because there was no evidence to link him to the crime. Malcolm Sonaram was accused of trafficking in 19 kilogrammes 930 grammes of the narcotic between December 2011 and January 2012 at the Guyana National Industrial Corporation wharf. The ...

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Transport Minister meets with residents near CJIA airport, others protest outside

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Residents close to a “critical area” for the extension of the runway at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) were Wednesday encouraged by a team of senior government officials to relocate to Yarrowkabra but no time frame has been set, according to a source. At least 60 households- an estimated ...

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Man on GUY$2 M burglary charge

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A man, who allegedly stole GUY$2.1 million worth of items from a house, was Wednesday refused bail and remanded to prison. Frankie Slowe is accused of committing the offence between July 22 and 23 at Ganges Street, Prashad Nagar. The court, presided over by City Magistrate Faith Mc Gusty, was ...

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Bad weather puts GPL on alert

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) on Wednesday said it was on alert to deal with faults as a result of extremely bad weather that already resulted in a total shutdown one day earlier. “All arrangements are in place to supplement emergency responses to deal with the expected increase in ...

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Enough water for sufficient all-year round Amaila hydropower generation- draft study

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The Guyana government on Tuesday assured that there will be enough water all year round to guarantee sufficient electricity generation by the proposed Amaila Falls Hydropower plant. “All the findings (in the report) create a sound basis for the hydropower potential of the Project and reaffirms the Project’s acceptable hydrology ...

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Agenda set for Venez. President’s visit

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The agenda has been set for a one-day state visit of Venezuela’s new President, Nicolas Maduro who is scheduled to arrive in Guyana on Saturday, August 31, according to the Government Information Agency (GINA). Following his arrival at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, President Maduro will meet his counterpart, President ...

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