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Third person charged with armed robbery of America Street money changers

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015, 20:14 by GxMedia A third person was Thursday arraigned for allegedly ambushing and robbing several money changers on America Street, Georgetown earlier this month. Thirty-four year old Calvin Johnson of 154 East Ruimveldt Housing Scheme, Georgetown was charged with robbing Rayburn Fraser and Osafo Warde at gunpoint on November 3, 2015. Johnson allegedly ...

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Motor vehicle “V V” series coming

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015, 19:48 by GxMedia The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) is expected to commence the new motor vehicle registration series “VV” shortly, that licensing and tax agency said Thursday in a statement.  The Commissioner General of the GRA, Mr. Khurshid Sattaur, in his capacity as Chief Licensing Officer has given his approval for the new ...

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Local government election date to be announced Friday

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015, 16:35 by GxMedia Guyanese will Friday know when next year they will be going to the polls to elect local government officials for several towns and village councils. Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan is expected to announce the date at a news conference Friday morning. His impending announcement came little more than one ...

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St.Lucian women with cocaine-dildos fined, jailed

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015, 16:09 by GxMedia The two St. Lucian women, who were caught with cocaine at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport this week, were Thursday fined and jailed for being  in possession of that narcotic for the purpose of trafficking. Cosmetologist 38-year old Chermisa Wheeler and babysitter 43-year old babysitter, Andree Willy pleaded guilty to ...

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CDB to assess feasibility of development bank

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015, 12:01 by GxMedia Guyana has asked the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to help determine the pros and cons of re-establishing a development bank to provide soft loans to food producers and manufacturers, Finance Minister Winston Jordan announced Wednesday night. “We have just requested CDB to commission a study to examine the demand for ...

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Bai Shan Lin asked to support request for two-year extension

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015, 11:31 by GxMedia The Chinese company, Bai Shan Lin, has asked government for a two-year extension before it could begin value-added production but it first has to provide additional information before its request is considered, government said in a statement. “The Department has not considered the request and has requested information from the ...

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Amaila Falls Hydro-power station back on govt’s agenda

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015, 5:11 by GxMedia Finance Minister, Winston Jordan Wednesday night announced that construction of a hydropower station at Amaila Falls is back on government’s agenda because Norway wants to ascertain whether the project is feasible. Addressing the annual awards dinner of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA), Jordan said a new study of ...

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