Daily Archives: Friday, 25 July 2014, 19:33

Govt tones down gold hoarding accusations; opens up new mining lands

Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014, 19:33 by GxMedia The Guyana government on Friday stopped short of saying that it has backed down from its accusation that gold hoarding by miners was responsible for a slump in declarations. Minister of Natural Resources, Robert Persaud at one point questioned whether he had previously attributed the decline in gold declarations to ...

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Man jailed for carnal knowledge of eight year old girl

Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014, 4:22 by GxMedia A man, who had carnal knowledge of a girl when she was eight years old, was Thursday sentenced to 25 years jail at the Berbice High Court. Justice Narendra Singh handed down the sentence to Talbert Mc Pherson of Hopetown Village, West Coast Berbice after a mixed jury returned a ...

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Govt to challenge Speaker’s ruling that Finance Minister must face Privileges Committee on spending

Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014, 0:36 by GxMedia Attorney General, Anil Nandlall on Thursday signaled that government would move to the court to challenge House Speaker, Raphael Trotman’s decision to send Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh to the House’s Privileges Committee for spending money from the Consolidated Fund. Nandlall, in a statement, argued that the Speaker erred because ...

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Decomposed body of woman found on deserted street

Last Updated on Friday, 25 July 2014, 0:07 by GxMedia The decomposed body of a female was Thursday evening found in a clump bushes at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara, police sources confirmed. Police were processing the crime scene which is on a deserted road aback the Caribbean Community Secretariat Annexe, Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara. No one could immediately say who ...

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