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Daily Archives: January 11, 2016

Natural Resources seeking legal opinion on Broomes’ possible conflict of interest, slams Rohee for parroting claims

Guyana’s Ministry of Natural Resources Monday night announced that it is seeking a legal opinion on whether Junior Minister, Simona Broomes’ appointment can potentially lead to a conflict with her material interest in the mining sector. “The Ministry has solicited a legal opinion on the matter of conflict of interest and will pronounce with greater specificity on this issue very ...

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Kitty Market vendors to be relocated

by Telesha Vidya Ramnarine THE Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) is in the process of deciding what it will do with the 46 vendors of the Kitty Market who are “in harm’s way.” “It is unsafe; in a ruinous condition,” Town Clerk Royston King said of the market which is located at the corners of Barr and Alexander Streets, ...

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Haags-Bosch landfill fire 70 percent put out; heated debate at City Hall

by Telesha Vidya Ramnarine Even as fire fighters were making significant progress in extinguishing a three-week old blaze at the Haags-Bosch Landfill, a heated exchange arose Monday at City Hall about why Public Health Officers were not included in a meeting with Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan about the garbage disposal facility. Fire Chief, Marlon Gentle told Demerara Waves Online News ...

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Small opposition party, Nagamootoo differ on timing of national unity overtures

Leader of the small opposition Organisation for the Victory of the People, Gerald Perreira first wants members of the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) prosecuted for corruption, narco-trafficking and murder before the government engages in national unity talks with that party. “To just speak about national unity and for them to come on board and get on board without addressing ...

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Gun, ammo charge against Crum-Ewing’s murder accused, Grey Boy, dismissed

The man charged with the murder of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing was Monday acquitted of charges of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition after the prosecution failed to prove its case. City Magistrate, Fabayo Azore dismissed the charges against Regan “Grey Boy” Rodrigues but he was convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment for escaping from lawful custody. The ...

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Scott an “abysmal failure”: Broomes conflict of interest “clear & unequivocal” – Rohee

The General Secretary of the People's Progressive Party (PPP) Clement Rohee has described the tenure of Keith Scott as an "abysmal failure" while flogging President David Granger's decision to move Simona Broomes from the Social Protection Ministry. Rohee at a PPP press conference on Monday said that while Scott served as the Junior Communities Minister with responsibility for the housing ...

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