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Daily Archives: May 15, 2014

National Assembly approves Cricket Administration Bill

Guyana’s National Assembly on Thursday approved long-awaited legislation governing the administration of cricket in the country. Attorney General, Anil Nandlall said the Cricket Administration Bill stemmed from advice by Chief Justice Ian Chang in which he had noted that neither the umbrella Guyana Cricket Board nor any of the county boards was a legal entity. The Cricket Administration Bill is ...

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National Assembly approves points-system law for drivers

Parliamentarians on Thursday unanimously approved a points-system for drivers of motor vehicles to help curb the “unusually high incidence” of road accidents. Attorney General, Anil Nandlall piloted an amendment to the Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic Act to pave the way for the introduction of the demerit system. Broadly, Nandlall said drivers could be disqualified for six months if the ...

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Insel Air offers Guyana great multi-destination marketing opportunity

The Curacao-headquartered Insel Air is being seen as a fillip for Guyana’s slowly emerging eco-tourism industry and already there are plans to jointly market here with two Dutch Caribbean islands. The airline’s Sales and Marketing Manager, Nejeska Mesman, hopes that Insel Air will further integrate Guyana and bring more visitors here. “Our promise is to help Guyana get out of ...

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Probation Officer held for alleged rape of teenage girl

A Probation Officer in the North West District has been arrested in connection with the alleged rape of a 13 year old girl, usually reliable sources confirmed on Wednesday. The officer, who was arrested Wednesday afternoon, is expected to be transferred to Georgetown on Thursday to further assist investigators in their probe. Said to be a devout religious person, the ...

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