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APNU leaves door open on contesting local govt polls without assent to remaining bill

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) on Thursday left the door open on whether it would contest local government elections if President Donald Ramotar refuses to sign one of the bills into law. APNU Shadow Minister of Local Government Ronald Bulkan repeatedly skirted direction questions about whether the coalition would ...

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GPL goes E-billing

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia The Guyana Power and Light Inc., (GPL) on Thursday announced the introduction of several initiatives to improve its customer services countrywide, with the latest being the Electronic Billing (E-billing) service which allows customers to access their monthly bills electronically. According to GPL’s Divisional Director of Information Technology and Commercial Services, ...

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Fire destroys Comfort Sleep’s factory

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Fire of unknown origin around 5:45 Thursday afternoon gutted Comfort Sleep Mattress factory located at Industrial Site, Eccles, East Bank Demerara. That fire came almost one month after a similarly huge blaze partly destroyed Comfort Sleep’s bond also at Industrial Site, Eccles. Speaking to Demerara Waves, the brother-in-law of the ...

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15 schools to remain closed on Friday

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia The Ministry of Education on Thursday announced that 15 schools will remain closed tomorrow Friday, November 29, 2013. That followed Wednesday’s severe flood due to incessant heavy rainfall Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Nursery Primary Secondary Albouystown Nursery School St. Sidwell’s Primary School David Rose Alexander Village Nursery School St. Stephen’s Primary School Tutorial ...

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Youths on several armed robbery, larceny charges

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Two West Ruimveldt youths were Thursday arraigned for allegedly stealing almost GUY$600,000 in cash and items during armed robberies. They are 21-year old Travis Payne of 461 West Ruimveldt and 18-year old Nicholas Layne of 59 West Ruimveldt, Georgetown. Two young men were today remanded to prison until December 16 ...

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Vendor accused of burglary, larceny

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia A man who allegedly stole a number of items from the Roman Catholic Church was Thursday arraigned on a charge of breaking and entering with larceny. Push cart vendor Richard Ramcharan of 205 Field ‘D’ Sophia pleaded not guilty to the charge when he appeared before Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry. ...

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US remigrant’s home destroyed by fire, seven homeless

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia A re-migrant from the United States (US) on Wednesday lost his house in a fire after spending much of his earnings and pension to build it, relatives said. Seven persons-including four adults and three children-are now homeless as a result of the blaze that gutted the concrete house at 455 ...

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No inflation or higher prices expected from GUY$5,000 bill

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday said the introduction of the GUY$5,000 bill is not expected to fuel inflation or higher prices but the law should be amended to cater for the minimum transaction using the new bill. “The Chamber does not envisage inflationary pressures or increases ...

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One die in Essequibo River boat accident

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia One person is dead and another is injured and hospitalised as a result of a boat accident on the Essequibo River Wednesday evening, officials said. The dead woman has been identified as Donna Rampersaud.  Hospitalised is Melina Williams. Both of them are from Fowl Mouth, a location closer to Baganara.  ...

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Shortlist for National Drama Festival 2013 Achievment Awards released

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Following is the National Drama Festival 2013 Achievment Awards Shortlist 1.      OPEN FULL LENGTH BEST PRODUCTION ANYBODY SEE BRENDA – The Theatre Guild of Guyana WATCH DE RIDE 2-JUSTICE – H & T Theatre Arts Group WHEN CHOCOLATE MELTS – Indian Arrival Committee  BEST DIRECTOR Neaz Subhan–When Chocolate Melts Ronald ...

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