Daily Archives: Thursday, 10 September 2015, 19:55

Gold smuggling a door to other illegal activities- miners association

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015, 19:55 by GxMedia The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) on Thursday labeled gold smugglers “a few greedy individuals” who could be linked to other “illegal activities” “Smuggling does not benefit Guyana and only serves to enrich a few greedy individuals, additionally it opens up several avenues for additional illegal activities,” said ...

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Guyanese held at JFK Airport with coke-in-rum

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015, 15:49 by GxMedia A Guyanese national was nabbed trying to smuggle a rum and coke drug cocktail in his luggage at Kennedy Airport, authorities said. Cleveland Charles arrived in New York on Saturday aboard a Caribbean Airlines flight from Georgetown, Guyana, and was selected for inspection by Customs and Border Protection officers. Sharp-eyed ...

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Early morning fire guts Regent Street store building

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015, 9:49 by GxMedia An early Thursday morning fire gutted a Regent Street building that housed several stores, leaving several lowly-paid store workers out of a job. The building, which is located at Regent and King Streets, housed Ashok Store and two other smaller stores. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known. ...

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Govt dismisses PPP’s concerns that bankrupt persons can contest Local Govt Elections

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015, 0:54 by GxMedia Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan has brushed aside concerns about the removal of a section of the Local Authorities Act that could now pave the way for bankrupt persons to contest Local Government Elections and remain a councilor. Bulkan disagreed that the removal of bankruptcy as a disqualification for election ...

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