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Daily Archives: Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 21:38

Penis-touching headmaster sent for counselling

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 21:38 by Denis Chabrol The Headmaster of a privately-owned school was Wednesday fined GYD$25,000 and ordered to undergo counselling for touching the penis of a student. He is Arthur Chandra of ABC Academy, New Market Street, Georgetown. City Magistrate, Faith Mc Gusty said if the educator did not attend  the six months of ...

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Crum-Ewing probe deepens: Cops nab Kwame McCoy

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 21:33 by Denis Chabrol Another People’s Progressive Party (PPP)  activist and former Communications Liaison Officer in the Office of the President Kwame McCoy has been arrested by police in connection with the assassination of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing. McCoy would be the second PPP activist to be arrested in a matter of days, ...

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US$3M agreement inked for Cunha Canal rehabilitation

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 16:42 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Government Wednesday inked a US$3M agreement to rehabilitate the Cunha Canal which is part of Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy’s adaptation initiatives, according to the Government Information Agency (GINA). The grant to Guyana is being provided by the Norwegian Government under the Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF), in ...

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Man pardoned by President jailed again

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 16:18 by Denis Chabrol One of the 60 persons, who received a Presidential Pardon within the past nine months, was Wednesday jailed for escaping for lawful custody. Twenty-year old Joshua Joseph was also remanded on charges of robbery under arms and break and enter. Guyana’s Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan sentenced him to 18 ...

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SOCU raids home, store of Regent Street businessman; PPP peeved

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 16:46 by Denis Chabrol The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is peeved at the continued operations of the Special and Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) while it remains under the auspices of the Ministry of the Presidency. The latest incident as revealed by Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall was the raid of the Kitty home ...

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Trotman accuses Jagdeo of “undermining efficacy” of Parliament

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 13:07 by Denis Chabrol Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman says that Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo is undermining the efficacy of the National Assembly by addressing concerns that his Party may have in the public domain before taking it to the Speaker of the House. Trotman was at the time responding to a situation ...

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“Completely flummoxed” – Nandlall maintains innocence in vehicle fraud

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 12:56 by Jomo Paul Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall is maintaining his innocence in the case of a vehicle fraud that was brought before the National Assembly on Tuesday by his successor Basil Williams. Williams on Tuesday told the Committee of Supply that monies in the sum of $16M were allocated for the ...

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