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Daily Archives: August 4, 2016

No proof who killed Walter Rodney- Prime Minister Nagamootoo

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has suggested that in the absence of former Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Sergeant, Gregory Smith he does not have any clear evidence to show who was behind the killing of renowned Guyanese historian and politician, Dr. Walter Rodney. “I don’t have the answer whether Forbes Burnham or the PNC (People’s National Congress) or rogue elements in ...

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Company was aware of Kato Secondary’s defects; govt rubbishes offers, refuses to pay outstanding GYD$66 million

Guyana’s Public Infrastructure Minister, David Patterson on Thursday denied that KARES Engineering was never told of the defects at the Kato Secondary School within the liability period. Patterson refused the company’s offer to agree to a partly funded pressure test of the concrete structure, and he virtually ruled out the company being paid the remaining GYD$66 million. Describing the company’s assertion ...

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Company that built Kato Secondary School willing to fix defects, but was never told of any

The company that built the Kato Secondary School on Thursday sought to debunk government’s criticisms about the quality of the construction while at the same time saying that it would be willing to fix the defects. “Kares Engineering is prepared to fix defects which should have been identified under the defects liability period and to remedy those that are applicable ...

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Parking meter contract burdensome, heavily favours investor – govt

The Guyana government has found that the parking meter agreement weighs heavily in favour of the investor rather than the Georgetown City Council and has recommended that an accountant conduct an analysis of the figures. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said Cabinet on Tuesday considered reports on the parking meter agreement by Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil ...

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Fire partially guts city building, several stores dislocated

Fire on Thursday dislocated several businesses from a building at the corner of Avenue of the Republic and America Street. Mostly readymade clothing stores occupied the lower flat of the building located on the southern part of the corner. Using water from the nearby Avenue of the Republic canal, fire fighters battled the fire that churned out thick black smoke ...

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Commission of Inquiry into drug lord’s allegations against CANU contains “sensitive information”

The full report of the Commission of Inquiry into allegations by self-confessed drug trafficker, Barry Dataram against the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) is not likely to be made public because the identities of certain persons have to be protected. “There is some sensitive information in that report and I think it’s a matter of how you treat the information with the ...

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