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Daily Archives: October 16, 2013

Guyanese allegedly shoots wife in Kansas

(TOPEKA CAPITAL JOURNAL).-Police have arrested the suspect in a shooting on October 10, in west Topeka, Kansas, United States that injured a woman identified only as the man’s wife. Shiek Azeez, 37, of Guyana, was booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with attempted second-degree murder. Bond has been set at $500,000 cash or professional surety. His next court ...

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Guyana supports Haiti’s call for DR nationality

Guyana on Tuesday expressed its “deep concern” about the Dominican Republic’s (DR) refusal to grant nationality status to citizens born to illegal Haitian migrants. That decision contained in a recent “indiscriminate ruling” of the DR’s Constitutional Court which, according to the Foreign Ministry here, could result in a loss of nationality of an estimated 201,000 citizens of the Spanish-speaking republic ...

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Four injured in Port Kaituma smash-up

One Brazilian and two Guyanese narrowly escaped death Tuesday evening when a truck slammed into a car at Port Kaituma, North West District. Those seriously injured are Andy Williams,25,  his reputed wife 41-year old Juliet Seecharran and a Brazilian woman, 21-year old Rayana Boguevia. The Brazilian and her husband were on a motorcycle when they were hit by the car ...

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CCJ ruling opens flood gates to unemployed, criminals- Barbados PM

(BARBADOS NATION).-Prime Minister Freundel Stuart last night voiced concern about the implications of the Caribbean Court of Justice’s (CCJ) recent ruling, saying an automatic six-month stay for CARICOM nationals visiting Barbados would attract the unemployed and criminals. However, he told Barbadians to respect the ruling in the Shanique Myrie case, saying Barbados was not “any banana, plantain or fig republic” ...

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GRA commences granting Mortgage Interest Relief to eligible taxpayers

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has commenced approving Mortgage Interest Relief (MIR) to taxpayers who meet the criteria set out in Section 20A of the Income Tax Act Chapter 81:01 and supporting regulations, the revenue collection agency said in a statement on Tuesday. The implementation of MIR is in keeping with a proposal announced in the 2013 National Budget designed ...

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