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Daily Archives: May 28, 2015

Security guards allegedly steal GUY$6 M worth of liquor from customs warehouse

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Thursdady said it was peeved at the disappearance of approximately GUY$6 million worth of foreign liquor from its Eccles Warehouse Facility allegedly at the hands of private security guards. This discovery was made by officers of the Agency’s Law Enforcement and Investigation Division (LEID) during a routine inventory exercise, which led to the immediate launching ...

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Police Sergeant remanded in murder of City businessman

by Zena Henry Police Sergeant David Leon Lindo of 220 Belle Dam West Bank Demerara was Thursday May 28 remanded to jail in connection with the murder of city businessman Mohamed F. Khan whose headless body was found in Cummings Lodge late last year. Lindo who made his first court appearance before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine –Beharry earlier today was ...

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GRA introduces Online Licence Transaction Checker

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Thursday announced the introduction of another Online facility for taxpayers, which allows them to check on the status of their licence transactions through the agency’s website.  To access this service, the taxpayer simply visits the agency’s website www.gra.gov.gy, click on the Licence Transaction Checker link, enter their Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and the last six ...

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“Certain positions go with certain benefits”- Health Minister on health financing for politicians

by Zena Henry Health Minister Dr. George Norton has picked no bone with the recently displayed “exorbitant” health finances allocated to members of the former administration stating that, “there are certain positions that go with certain benefits.” During an exclusive interview  with Demerara Waves Monday May 25, the recently appointed health minister was adamant that there are provisions for ministers ...

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Sacking of Shiv Chanderpaul is distressing – Minister Roopnaraine – manner of his going does no justice to the manner of his performance

Minister of Education with responsibility for Sport, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine has described the ‘sacking’ of veteran Guyanese batsmen Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the West Indies cricket squad as ‘distressing’. “The manner of his going, really does no justice to the manner of his performance over the years, and what he has meant to us,” Minister Roopnaraine said of the un-ceremonial and ...

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US extradition request: Trinidad’s Jack Warner on bail but remains in custody

Trinidad and Tobago politician, Jack Warner was this afternoon granted $2.5 million bail (US$394,000) but has failed to secure his release, hours after government announced that it had received an extradition request for the former FIFA Vice President for alleged financial crimes, the Trinidad Express newspaper reported. In addiiton, his attorney were unable to secure an emergency sitting of a judge ...

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