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Daily Archives: Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 21:23

Govt studying Guysuco Commission of Inquiry report

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 21:23 by GxMedia The long awaited Commission of Inquiry report on the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has been described as an eye opener, by Minister of State Joseph Harmon, based on the amount of information that emanated from it, according to the Government Information Agency (GINA).  He congratulated the commissioners who worked on ...

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TIGI’s President, Vice President resign

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 21:14 by GxMedia Less than satisfactory health conditions and a recent fire at the University of Guyana (UG) have resulted in the resignation of two top officials of Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc. (TIGI). The anti-corruption watchdog announced Wednesday afternoon that its President Calvin Bernard and first Vice President Ayana McCalman have resigned effective ...

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GGMC Commissioner sent on leave

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 20:54 by GxMedia Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman has ordered the Chairman of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) , Rickford Vieria to proceed on leave immediately pending a decision on a no-confidence motion passed by the Board. Chairman of the Board, Clinton Williams has told Demerara Waves Online News that the ...

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Football coach on ganja charge remanded till next year

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 19:32 by GxMedia A football coach was Wednesday arraigned for allegedly being in possession of 21 grammes of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. Coach Colin John of Agricola Red Triangle team was refused bail and remanded to prison until January 16, 2016 when he will make his next court appearance. John of ...

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Chronicle newspaper sacks General Manager, Editor

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 18:41 by GxMedia The General Manager of the Guyana National Newspapers Limited, Michael Gordon, and Editor of the Guyana Chronicle newspaper have been fired with immediate effect. Following is a statement issued by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors of the Guyana National Newspapers Limited, publisher of the Guyana Chronicle and ...

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Unsure if many Guyanese will be hired to build Specialty Hospital

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 17:36 by GxMedia Minister of State, Joseph Harmon could not say whether a large number of Guyanese would be employed in the construction of the Specialty Hospital. “In any construction work that is engaged, there will be Guyanese labour. I cannot say to you whether it’s large or small but there will be ...

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Police, soldiers begin six-month security operation

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 16:59 by GxMedia Guyanese police and soldiers are being deployed countrywide to combat crime, prepare to counter terrorism and strengthen border security ahead of Venezuela’s elections later this month, Minister of State Joseph Harmon announced Wednesday. “Terrorism has no defined borders, terrorism can occur anywhere and if we you feel that you are ...

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PPP threatens to block Fedders-Lloyd in the Court

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 15:54 by GxMedia The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Wednesday warned government against going ahead with Fedders-Lloyd to build Specialty Hospital or it will move to the court to stop it. The announcement was made by former Attorney General, Anil Nandlall. “They have tossed the procurement laws out of the window,” he told a ...

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