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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Granger predicts US “retribution” in wake of LEAD Project Head’s visa revocation; Ramjattan to mount lobby

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Guyana’s combined political opposition on Wednesday condemned government’s decision to revoke the work permit of the head of the United States- funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project and warned that the Americans could soon react sharply. Reacting to government’s decision to scrap the work permit issued to Chief of Party ...

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Guyana revokes work permit for US contractor of controversial democracy project

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia The Guyana government on Wednesday announced that the work permit Head of the United States (US)-funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project, Glenn Bradbury has been revoked amid ongoing objections to the project. “It is a fact that the revocation has taken place but it is equally a fact that Mr, ...

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PNCR Chairman, Rodney Commission disagree over “hearsay” evidence

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Attorney-at-Law, Basil Williams Wednesday morning told Commissioners probing the bomb-blast death of Guyanese politician Dr Walter Rodney that the public hearings were accepting too much hearsay but they disagreed that Guyanese laws were being suspended to allow a free-for-all. “The Commission has suspended Guyanese laws and so there is no ...

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Rodney Commission of Inquiry: Testimonies by Eddie Rodney and Karen De Souza

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 0:16 by GxMedia The Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry continued on Tuesday at the Supreme Court Law Library Building. Testifying before the the three commissioners were Walter’s brother, Lawrence Éddie’Rodney and former leading Working Peoples Alliance (WPA) activist, Karen Audrey De Souza. First , here’s a podcast of Mr. Rodney’s testimony.  {mp3remote}https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/176652096/podcast/rodneycoi/eddierodney.mp3{/mp3remote} And ...

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New Amsterdam prisoner critically injured by fellow inmate

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia An inmate of the New Amsterdam prison was up to late Tuesday afternoon in a critical condition after he was stabbed by another inmate there. He is Brian Hescott of Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara. Sources said his left lung was damaged after he was stabbed with two ‘jookas’ (sharpened ...

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Suspected bandit caught, gun seized

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia A suspected bandit was arrested moments after he and another man had allegedly robbed a man who was walking at Festival City, South Ruimveldt, police said. “Ranks of a police patrol in the area responded to the sound of the gunshots and arrested the man who had the firearm. His ...

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Suspected rapist shot dead

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia A suspected rapist was shot and killed a man after he attacked a policeman who was trying to arrest him, investigators said. He has been identified as Joel Ross. The incident occurred about 12:30 PM Tuesday at Kuru Kuru, Soesdyke-Linden Highway. “This caused the rank to resort to the use ...

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Rodney Inquiry: Fmr. GDF electronics expert might have been member of feared House of Israel

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia A former Guyana Defence Force (GDF) electronics expert, who had given Guyanese political activist Dr. Walter Rodney a bomb-in-walkie-talkie, might have been also a member of then feared House of Israel, a cult that had beaten opponents and broken up opposition political meetings in the 1970s and 80s. Peoples Progressive ...

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Two charged with Patsan Trading employee’s murder

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia An America Street gold dealer and a wash bay attendant were Tuesday arraigned for the alleged murder of Patsan Trading sales representative, Bharrat Ramcharran in the course of committing a robbery. They are Randolph Marques,20, and Kevin France,26, of 708 East Ruimveldt, Georgetown. Marques and his father trade in gold. ...

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Podcasts: Opening of Walter Rodney Commission of Inquiry; Crime Chief’s testimony

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 2:04 by GxMedia The Commission of Inquiry on Monday, April 28 2014, began its probe into the “unnatural death” of late Guyanese politician and internationally renowned historian, Dr. Walter Rodney. Rodney was killed on June 13,1980 in an explosion that ripped out his abdomen and blew off the roof of his brother’s parked ...

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