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Daily Archives: October 30, 2015

Murder suspects among four arrested

Two men wanted for two separate murders are among four persons arrested Friday. Investigators said they are arrested a “prime suspect” in the murder of Akeem Yorrick of Plasiance Squatting Area, East Coast Demerara on August 05, 2015. The other person arrested was wanted for the murder of Sanasie Lewis on September 04, 2015 at the Ghetto Flex Hangout Bar ...

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GTUC, PSC call on govt to strengthen anti-money laundering systems

Calls ratcheted up Friday for government to take steps to put in place systems to effectively combat a range of financial crimes and reduce the cost of doing business The Private Sector Commission (PSC) said the recent passage of amendments to the 2009 Anti-Money Laundering and Countering of Financing Terrorism Act by the new government was not enough and that ...

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Trafficking In Persons Unit to be restructured

Government has signalled its commitment to aggressively tackle the issue of Trafficking In Persons (TIP), and as such, the Minister in the Ministry of Social Protection, Simona Broomes, said that there will be a total restructuring of the TIP unit. During an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA), Broomes explained that the unit currently has a staff complement of ...

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Oil explorers consider recommencing work at capped, abandoned well

Three years after a promising oil well offshore Guyana was capped due to safety concerns, the companies are again examining ways of tapping that reserve to see if it is commercially viable, the Deputy Commissioner of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), Newell Dennison announced Friday. He was at the time delivering a presentation at a two-day conference on ...

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Man wanted for city businessman’s murder

Police are searching for another suspect in the killing of the owner of Hamson’s General Store earlier this year. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum confirmed that crime sleuths were looking for a second person in connection with the killing of Farouk Hamid earlier this year. The wanted person has been identified as 20-year old Kemo ...

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Still no Guysuco- GAWU pay talks

Wage and salary negotiations between the Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) and the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) are yet to get off the ground, the union said Friday. Responding to a request for a meeting Friday, union representatives held talks with a Guysuco led by its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Errol Hanoman who informed that the time was ...

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