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Daily Archives: Thursday, 28 July 2016, 15:43

New measures, including being barred from leaving Guyana, announced to rake in GYD$ Billions in outstanding student loans

Last Updated on Friday, 29 July 2016, 13:20 by Denis Chabrol Graduates and students of the University of Guyana (UG), who fail to repay tuition fees, will soon be barred from leaving the country, Finance Minister, Winston Jordan announced Friday. “All information on recalcitrant borrowers will be eventually put at all immigration points and we will also set up a ...

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Granger defends hiring of former, current GDF officers…“I don’t discriminate against them …”

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 July 2016, 15:43 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger on Thursday defended his decision to appoint a number of  current and former Guyana Defence Force officers to top government positions and head Commissions of Inquiry. He said when he was elected President in May 2015, there were already 10 officers who had been appointed by ...

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Woman who knocked down St. Lucian scouts in Guyana fined, jailed

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 July 2016, 15:17 by Denis Chabrol The woman, who drove up a one way and struck down three St. Lucian scouts who are here for a Caribbean Cuboree, was Thursday fined and jailed for 10 months. Tracy Fordyce, of Cowan Street, Kingston, Georgetown pleaded guilty to dangerous driving and breach of a one-way. Magistrate Renita ...

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Dismissed: Case against woman charged with racial hostility towards Granger on Facebook

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 July 2016, 13:35 by Denis Chabrol The case against a woman, who was charged with racial hostility and ill-will to President David Granger on Facebook, was Thursday dismissed by Chief Magistrate, Ann Mc Lennan. The case against Bibi Safoora Salim of Vergenoegen, East Bank Essequibo was thrown out after her lawyer convinced the court that ...

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CXC launches Green Engineering syllabus in Guyana

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 July 2016, 13:16 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) on Thursday launched its Green Engineering Syllabus in Guyana Giving an overview of the syllabus at the launch held at the Theatre Guild, Parade Street, Kingston, Georgetown, subject panel member, Dr. Paulette Bynoe said the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) Green Engineering subject has ...

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