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Argentina promises to help with DNA testing, piracy fight

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 22:49 by GxMedia Argentina plans to assist Guyana in beefing up its Forensic Laboratory to conduct DNA tests and also help fight piracy. Minister of Public Security, Vice President Khemraj Ramjattan’s office said the commitments were given Wednesday, September 30, 2015 during a meeting he held with Argentina’s Ambassador to Guyana, Luis A. ...

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New Umana Yana will cater for fire and flood

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 22:18 by GxMedia When the Umana Yana, which was destroyed by fire one year ago, is rebuilt the GUY$66.7 million meeting place would be powered by clean energy and cater for fire and flood according to a top government official. Speaking at the turning-of-the sod ceremony at the site on High Street and ...

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Man stopped for breathalyzer test remanded on gun, ammo charges

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 21:15 by GxMedia A motorist, who was stopped for a traffic offence and allegedly found with a gun and ammunition, was Wednesday remanded to prison. Daren John of 141 First Street, Alberttown, Georgetown will return to court on October 12, 2015. Appearing before City Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan, the man pleaded not guilty ...

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Fate of Sanjay’s Jewellery owner nears in road death charge

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 21:02 by GxMedia The owner of Sanjay Jewellery, who was charged with causing death by dangerous driving, will early next month know his fate after the defence and the prosecution make closing arguments in the now one-year old case. Forty-nine year old Bishnarine ‘Sanjay’ Persaud of 26 Sheriff Street, Campbellville is charged with ...

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GRA workers falling ill at worksite; GSPU asks for gov’t intervention

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 20:40 by GxMedia Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) President Patrick Yarde has revealed that several members of staff from the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) have fallen ill over the past weeks as a result of an existing condition in the complex. Yarde made the statement at the GPSU’s 21 st Biennial Congress where ...

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Yarde wants Public Service Appellate Tribunal reactivated, after decades

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 16:13 by GxMedia President of the the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU), Patrick Yarde wants Public Service Appellate Tribunal restored to allow government employees to appeal dismissals and other forms of disciplinary action. Addressing the opening of the Guyana Public Service Union’s (GPSU)’s Biennial Delegates Conference, Yarde  said the Tribunal should be restored ...

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Man gunned down in East Ruimveldt

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015, 0:38 by GxMedia A man known to law enforcement authorities was Tuesday night gunned down in East Ruimveldt,  Georgetown, police confirmed. He was identified as 40-year old Dexter Griffith. Investigators were told that he was sitting in front of a yard when a lone gunman walked up to him and discharged several rounds. ...

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