Daily Archives: Tuesday, 29 December 2015, 23:34

Local govt commission being readied

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015, 23:34 by Denis Chabrol Two years after laws were passed providing for the establishment of a Local Government Commission, the body is now expected to be operationalised in early 2016, the Ministry of Communities announced Tuesday. Government says this will be done in time to provide oversight to the new local government organs ...

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Murder accused escapes from New Amsterdam Prison

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015, 23:21 by Denis Chabrol Police were Tuesday night still hunting for a murder accused who escaped from the New Amsterdam Prison, police said. He has been identified as 25-year old Jagmohan Neshan of Belvedere Squatting Area, Corentyne, Berbice. He escaped from the prison on December 28, 2015. Police said he was a remanded ...

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Fluffy’s alleged killer caught

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015, 22:32 by Denis Chabrol The man who allegedly stabbed “Fluffy” to death on Christmas Day was Tuesday arraigned on a charge of murder. Mark Greaves, 54, of 171 James Street, Albouystown, Georgetown was not required to plea to the indictable charge when it was read to him by Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan. ...

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GAWU dumps idea of merging Wales, Uitvlugt factory operations

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015, 21:23 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) on Tuesday rejected suggestions by government that the Wales and Uitvlugt sugar factories be merged. “We are opposed to the closure of any factory,” GAWU President, Komal Chand told Demerara Waves Online News. Chand said such a move result in closure of ...

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Hope Estate Chairman, Agri Minister in tug-o-war over Admin Manager

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015, 19:53 by Denis Chabrol A dispute has broken out over the appointment of an Administrative Manager for Hope Coconut Industries Limited, with the Chairman of the Board Iamei Aowmathi over-ruling a decision by Agriculture Minister Noel Holder. Moments after the appointee, Aseef Balmacoon, was told again by Aowmathi to leave his office, he ...

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