Daily Archives: Thursday, 21 August 2014, 22:33

Nothing’s wrong with Guysuco’s Board composition- Luncheon

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014, 22:33 by GxMedia Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon on Thursday dismissed criticisms that the Board of Directors of the tottering state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) was stacked with political lackeys. Luncheon claimed that globally board members of most government outfits are appointed exclusively by the Executive and drawn mostly from ...

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Port Kaituma businessman stabbed by male companion

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014, 20:50 by GxMedia A well-known Port Kaituma businessman was Thursday in a serious condition after his close male companion allegedly stabbed him several times. The businessman shortly before 5 PM Thursday left by plane for the Georgetown Public Hospital for surgery and care. Demerara Waves Online News was told that the alleged perpetrator ...

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Teen charged with threatening to kill mother, illegal gun possession on bail

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014, 20:30 by GxMedia A teenager, charged with threatening to kill his mother, being in illegal possession of a handgun and escape from lawful custody, was Thursday granted GUY$210,000 bail. Seventeen-year old Wendyson Thomas of Lethem, Rupununi pleaded not guilty to the charges. City Magistrate, Fabayo Azore granted him GUY$10,000 bail for threatening behavior, ...

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Student pilot on break-and-enter, larceny charge

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014, 19:31 by GxMedia A student pilot, charged with break and enter and larceny, was Thursday granted GUY$100,000 bail and barred from leaving the country legally. City Magistrate Fabayo Azore granted 21-year old Colwyn St. Helen pre-trial liberty and ordered that he lodge his travel documents and report to the Providence Police Station every ...

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Govt, opposition split on extending Claims and Objections to voters’ list

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014, 18:27 by GxMedia The governing People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has asked the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to extend the deadline for Claims and Objections to the preliminary voters list because of the overwhelming number of transfers but the two main opposition parties have poured cold water on the idea. Head of the Presidential ...

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Heavy rains drench Guyana’s coastland; flood warning in effect

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 August 2014, 2:08 by GxMedia Heavy rains caused by a slow moving weather system Wednesday night lashed parts of Guyana’s coastland, causing weather forecasters to predict at least 50 millimeters (MM) in several regions. Agriculture Minister, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy urged residents in low-lying and coastal areas to take the necessary precautions. Those especially living in ...

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