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Daily Archives: December 1, 2015

Trotman back-pedals on front-loading of oil profits from Exxon-Mobil ; listen to interview

More than five days after saying that government would ask American oil giant, Exxon-Mobil, to front-load some of its profits for major projects, Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman appeared to have back-pedalled on his position. His confirmation of such a plan came in for mixed reactions including a threat at the weekend by the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) ...

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Second man charged with the murder of Hamson’sTrading owner

A second person was Tuesday arraigned for the murder of the owner of Hamson’s General Store, Abdul Farouk Ghanie. Charged with the indictable offence is 17-year old Kemo Tyron Evans of 1, Water Street, Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara. Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan remanded the accused to prison until January 29, 2016 when he is scheduled to make another court ...

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Bandits shoot two, grab millions of City Council’s money

The Georgetown Municipality was Monday evening rendered GYD$2 million poorer after bandits shot a City Constable and grabbed cash-filled bags from a Revenue Collector, police said. Injured are City Constable, Aaron Henderson and a bystander, Savitree Singh. Police said that at about 6:15 PM Monday November 30, 2015, revenue collector Euril Lowenfield was being escorted by Constable Henderson at Regent ...

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Major shake-up looms at GGMC- sources

If the Board of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) has its way, there will be a major shake-up at that autonomous regulatory agency. Demerara Waves Online News was reliably informed by usually reliable sources that the GGMC’s Board last Thursday decided to express no-confidence in the entity’s Commissioner, Ricky Vieria and at least three Technical Managers. When checks ...

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