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Daily Archives: December 2, 2015

Govt studying Guysuco Commission of Inquiry report

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 the comprehensive report, when he addressed a post-Cabinet media briefing ...

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TIGI’s President, Vice President resign

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 as of December 1, 2015. “Bernard and McCalman had served ...

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GGMC Commissioner sent on leave

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 matter is in the hands of the government for a ...

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Football coach on ganja charge remanded till next year

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 183 BB Eccles, East Bank Demerara is accused of being ...

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Chronicle newspaper sacks General Manager, Editor

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 Sunday Chronicle, at a meeting on Tuesday December 1, 2015 ...

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Police, soldiers begin six-month security operation

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 immune from it, I believe that…we are not immune from ...

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PPP threatens to block Fedders-Lloyd in the Court

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 news conference. He further argued that there is no legal ...

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