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WAKENAAM: Handcuffed prisoner escapes from police

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 9:39 by Denis Chabrol A search was continuing Tuesday morning  for a handcuffed prisoner who escaped from police and fled into a clump of bushes shortly after he arrived on the Essequibo Island of Wakenaam. A senior police officer said the policeman from whom the prisoner escaped would eventually be placed under close arrest. He ...

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Guyana laying ground work to become oil producer

Last Updated on Monday, 27 June 2016, 23:37 by Denis Chabrol Guyana is preparing to pass new legislation, tighten existing regulations and establish a new oversight body to govern the still lucrative oil and gas sector, according to a well-placed source. The proposed regulatory board for oil and gas is expected to include representatives from civil society, the opposition and ...

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Georgetown needs “parking lots” – Granger

Last Updated on Monday, 27 June 2016, 22:39 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger on Monday signaled the need for “parking lots” in Georgetown, but stayed clear of any direct reference to the controversial parking meter issue. Addressing a sitting of the full Georgetown City Council at City Hall, the Guyanese leader listed several items that he suggested the municipality’s ...

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City Councillors told to find new location for ‘Parliament View’ vendors ; Granger wants better accommodation for street vendors

Last Updated on Monday, 27 June 2016, 21:46 by Denis Chabrol Moments after President David Granger said he wanted to see Georgetown vendors being properly housed, Town Clerk Royston King called on City Councillors to craft a policy on street vending and find a new location before November- the new deadline for the vendors to remove from a plot of ...

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