Daily Archives: Monday, 22 June 2015, 17:52

PPP slams govt on non-establishment of Procurement Commission; hiring forensic auditors

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015, 17:41 by GxMedia The Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) is chiding government’s inability to set up the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) as soon as was promised, and for allegedly flaunting procurement procedures in securing the services of Christopher Ram and Anand Goolsarran to carry out forensic audits of state bodies. Noteworthy though, is ...

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Attempted murder, arson and suicide rock East Bank Berbice

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015, 17:11 by GxMedia Police said they were probing an attempted murder and arson committed by a cane harvester who later committed suicide. Police said that at about 20:50h. last night Sunday June 21, 2015, cane harvester Nandlall Ragnauth, 48 years, of Krotheraadt, EBB, went to the home of his reputed wife’s mother at ...

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Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015, 16:43 by GxMedia Reproduced from Following protests from Guyana that the socialist Venezuelan government is attempting to usurp international waters for itself, the Colombian government issued a statement this weekend rejecting a Venezuelan decree claiming waters off the coast of Colombia for itself. Venezuela passed Decree 1787 in May, which converted international ...

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PPP, Westford mum on “illegal” transfer of state vehicles

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015, 16:25 by GxMedia by Zena Henry General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Clement Rohee has refused to divulge the party’s actions towards one of its members now accused of illegally trying to transfer a number of state vehicles to herself, and at least four other persons. Some days ago, evidence surfaced ...

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Wife killer found hanging in New Amsterdam Prison cell

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015, 1:28 by GxMedia A man, who was serving a 76-year jail term for killing his wife by poison and suffocation, was found hanging in a cell at the New Amsterdam Prison Sunday afternoon, according to police and prison sources. Authorities identified the dead man as 27-year old Ramesh Muniram. Investigators said he was ...

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Bartica to become town in 10 months

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015, 1:06 by GxMedia The gold mining township of Bartica, considered the gateway to the interior, is set to become Guyana’s seventh town in less than one year from now. The date set by President David Granger is April 23, 2016. He made the announcement on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at a public meeting ...

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