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Daily Archives: June 28, 2015

Govt quells Timehri North relocation fears, says only 15 homes to be relocated

by Zena Henry Residents of Timehri North can now breathe a sigh of relief as government assured them that they would not be uprooted from their homes to facilitate the controversial Cheddi Jagan International Airport runway (CJIA) expansion project. Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson said during his presentation in Parliament Friday June 26 that only 15 homes might have to ...

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APNU, AFC pre-election accord in trouble, could determine coalition’s electoral future

Political analyst Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran believes that A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) is derailing the pre-election accord with the Alliance For Change (AFC) and that the latter party appears to be complicit in duping the electorate. “The flimsy excuse of constitutional violation is an attempt at a power play by APNU. Supported by a surprisingly subservient AFC, it ...

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Elderly North West District man found dead on roadway

The body of an elderly man and a damaged motorcycle were found on the roadway at Moruca late Saturday night. Investigators are working on the theory that Ignatius Francis of Kumaka, North West District might have been struck down by a vehicle that subsequently fled the scene. “An abandoned damaged motor cycle was found in the vicinity and it is ...

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East Bank Demerara man shot during home invasion

An  East Bank Demerara man was shot during a home invasion, although the bandits did not find anything of value, police said. Injured is 46-year old Gowkarran Rampersaud of New Providence Scheme, East Bank Demerara. Police said that about 2:30 AM Sunday, June 28, 2015 two men entered Rampersaud’s home through an open door and one of them held him ...

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Guyana- Venezuela border controversy tops Commonwealth’s agenda

The 53-nation Commonwealth Saturday reiterated that it was siding with Guyana in its maritime and land border controversy with Venezuela, even as the global organisation prepares to discuss the issue in New York in another three months. “There have been recent developments including a claim by a neighbouring country over Guyana’s land and maritime areas, and the Commonwealth has moved ...

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