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Daily Archives: Friday, 17 July 2015, 22:30

Court grants injunction to halt teachers’ promotions for 2015

Last Updated on Friday, 17 July 2015, 22:30 by GxMedia by Zena Henry Chief Justice Ian Chang has granted an injunction preventing the Teaching Service Commission (TSC) from issuing and publishing promotions for this year 2015. The matter was brought to the High Court last week by Attorney-at-law Roysdale Forde who is representing the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU). Citing several ...

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Building evaluations big on Town Clerk’s agenda, businesses to pay for city spaces

Last Updated on Friday, 17 July 2015, 22:25 by GxMedia Recently-appointed Town Clerk Royston King has set his sights on recovering billions of dollars lost to what is well-known as the ‘cash-strapped’ Mayor and City Council (M&CC) in a political tug-o-war. King is adamant that the Council will take a proactive approach in conducting building evaluations and recovering fees from ...

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Berbice Anti Smuggling Squad disbanded

Last Updated on Friday, 17 July 2015, 21:29 by GxMedia The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Friday announced that it was scrapping the 15-year old Berbice Anti Smuggling Squad (BASS) because it has been raking in little reveenue in recent times. The tax agency said the decision was taken after careful consideration and that sacked workers would receive full benefits. “An ...

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Former President’s son sent on leave to facilitate investigation into E-Governance Project

Last Updated on Friday, 17 July 2015, 15:32 by GxMedia Head of the Head E-Governance Project, Alexei Ramotar was Friday July 17 sent on administrative leave to facilitate an investigation into the financial aspects into ailing project. The announcement was made by the Ministry of State which said that the state agency, “has decided to conduct an investigation into the ...

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Rum: El Dorado quest led to alternative liquid gold

Last Updated on Friday, 17 July 2015, 11:36 by GxMedia Reproduced from Financial Timesby Andres Schipani High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article.  Legend has it that before the Spanish conquest there was an Indian chief in Colombia who, in an annual ritual, smeared himself ...

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Royal Wine Inc. to distribute XM Rum in NY

Last Updated on Friday, 17 July 2015, 11:23 by GxMedia Reproduced from Caribbean Lifeby Tangerine Clarke Guyana’s award-winning billion-dollar XM Rum company has eluded the Guyanese community in New York for way too long due to stringent U.S. laws and regulations. But thanks to persistent requests from consumers for the alcohol, Banks DIH Limited recently partnered with New Jersey Royal ...

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Bandits invade New Amsterdam supermarket, assault and rob owners

Last Updated on Friday, 17 July 2015, 4:45 by GxMedia A businesswoman and her son were gun butted by armed bandits who invaded M. Ali and Son supermarket in New Amsterdam and escaped with at least GUY$500,000 in cash, police sources said. One of the bandits was mistakenly shot by his accomplice while he attempted to shoot an employee who ...

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