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PPP registers concerns about security forces’ voting; tight-lipped on stopping declaration of results

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 22:37 by GxMedia The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) on Wednesday complained bitterly about alleged irregularities during voting by the security forces last weekend, and left the door wide open on whether it would move to the High Court to block the declaration of Election results if it feels cheated. PPP General Secretary, ...

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Error in distribution, not political affiliation caused repossession of solar panels in Port Kaituma

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 20:29 by GxMedia The Prime Minister’s office has refuted claims that solar panels issued to residents of Citrus Grove, Port Kaituma were repossessed because of the community’s political affiliation. A statement by the Hinterland Electrification Company Inc. which oversees the distribution of the energy apparatus, said that residents “inadvertently” received the device since ...

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Fire fighters injured in mishap on CJI Airport runway

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 20:22 by GxMedia Three fire fighters were Wednesday afternoon injured after a fire tender toppled on its side on the runway at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Fire Chief Marlon Gentle said. No departing or arriving flights were affected by the accident, according to usually reliable sources at the country’s major airport. The ...

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GPSU investigating alleged dismissal of Bheri Ramsaran’s “loyal” secretarial staff

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 19:48 by GxMedia by Zena Henry The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) is investigating the alleged dismissal of six secretarial staff once attached to the dismissed Health Minister, Bheri Ramsaran after they allegedly refused to take orders from his substitute replacement, Public Service Minister, Jennifer Westford. The employees are being described as loyalists ...

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Private security agencies beef up training ahead of E-Day

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 18:46 by GxMedia by Zena Henry Members of private security agencies are taking no changes as they too have embarked on hightened service training ahead of Election Day, five days away. Meanwhile, the fire tenders and the water cannon on Wednesday underwent a routine “output-test” at the Square of the Revolution. The test ...

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Bail for driver who allegedly killed Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 18:38 by GxMedia by Zena Henry Thirty-two-year-old Mannex Powers of Lot 102 Campbellville Housing Scheme, Georgetown, was Wednesday May 6 placed on GUY$250,000 bail for allegedly causing the death of former world champion, Andrew “Six Head” Lewis who died two days ago in a vehicular accident on the East Bank Demerara Public Road. ...

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Robbery accused shot dead in War Lock

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 14:00 by GxMedia A man charged with several offences was Wednesday morning shot dead in War Lock, East Ruimveldt less than one month after he was released from prison on bail, police said. Dead is 21-year old Trevor Barrow of Agricola, East bank Demerara. A senior police officer said Barrow and other members ...

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