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Suspected bandits arrested, handgun found

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Four suspected bandits, who were probably planning to rob an East Bank Demerara gas station, were arrested by police after they fled the area. Investigators said a handgun was found in possession of one of the suspects. Police said that about 1030 AM Thursday, the police were alerted concerning four ...

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GNBS staffers nabbed for allegedly selling fuel tanker inspection certificates

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Three officers of the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) were Thursday afternoon arrested in a sting operation after they allegedly certified a fuel tanker in exchange for a large sum of cash. Police said the GNBS staffers were nabbed at their Sophia Exhibition Site office moments after the owner ...

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IAST stands out in recycling processes in Guyana

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia The Institute of Applied Science and Technology (IAST) has been playing a major role in transforming Guyana to an environmentally friendly economy, through the recycling of a variety of ‘waste materials’.   Director of the IAST, Professor Dr. Suresh Narine, sought to shed some light on some of the recycling ...

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Teachers Union to examine impact of younger nursery enrolment age

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) on Thursday cautiously welcomed the decision by the Ministry of Education to accept younger children into nursery schools but cited the need for more teachers and smaller classes. GTU President, Colin Bynoe said the overwhelming view among parents and teachers was that most young children ...

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GWI driver bailed for causing death, related charges

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia A driver employed by the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) was Thursday placed on GUY$2 million bail after he pleaded not guilty to causing death by dangerous driving and several other charges. Shawn Ravindra Ramai of 15 Norton Street, Lodge, Georgetown denied that on February 26, 2014 he drove motor pick ...

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Rodney Commission is “worst form of electioneering,” can whip up racial tension- GHRA

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia The Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) on Thursday dissociated itself from the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry (COI) , saying it was possibly designed to whip up East Indian bitterness against the Peoples National Congress (PNC) and appeared to be the “worst form” of electioneering by the incumbent administration. That ...

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PNCR iffy about participating in Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia The Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) is uncertain whether any of its senior members would be testifying in the Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry because of concerns that one of the commissioners is a government lawyer. Chairman of the PNCR, Basil Williams said his party’s executive would shortly meet to ...

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Caricom leaders to discuss impasse over UG law students’ placement at Hugh Wooding Law School

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall  on Wednesday assured that government would spare no effort in resolving the recent decision of the Council for Legal Education to not automatically place 25 University of Guyana (UG) Bachelor of Law (LLB) students at the Hugh Wooding Law School. As ...

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