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Updated: Babita Sarjoo’s remains unearthed after six years ; two face murder charges-police

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 May 2016, 17:53 by Denis Chabrol Police on Sunday unearth the remains of Babita Sarju- a woman who was last seen in the company of her husband almost seven years ago- from a shallow grave aback a house in Campbelville. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum said he was satisfied that ...

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NFMU used earnings illegally to fund One Laptop, E-Government projects

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 May 2016, 18:02 by Denis Chabrol More than GYD$1 billion in licence fees paid to the National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) have been illegally used to help finance the People’s Progressive Party Civic-led administration’s two flagship projects- One Laptop Per Family and E-Government, a special probe has found. “Apparently, failing to appreciate the precedence of ...

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UG Bursar’s salary not GYD$1 million

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 May 2016, 17:06 by Denis Chabrol The Bursar of the University of Guyana (UG), Holda Poonai’s salary is much lower than GYD$1 million, in contrast to claims by the unions representing workers at that tertiary institution. Demerara Waves Online News was told that instead her gross salary and allowances are just about GYD$600,000 monthly compared ...

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Guyana lays groundwork to demand slavery compensation from Europe

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 May 2016, 16:50 by Denis Chabrol Several books on the impact of slavery on Africans in Guyana will be presented to Attorney General Basil Williams to help him craft a resolution for tabling in the National Assembly to support the Caribbean’s case for compensation by Europe. Chairman of the Guyana Reparations Committee, Eric Phillips told Demerara ...

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