Daily Archives: Saturday, 13 August 2016, 14:58

Ministry of the Presidency’s Permanent Secretary denies stealing public funds; suggests SOCU leaking info

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 August 2016, 7:48 by Denis Chabrol Embattled Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Presidency, Omar Shariff has denied stealing monies belonging to Guyana’s treasury, and insisted that a probe by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) was merely about a personal tax matter with the Guyana Revenue Authority. “The distortion of this personal income ...

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Fire destroys old Nurses Hostel in New Amsterdam

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 August 2016, 15:04 by Denis Chabrol An abandoned building that formerly housed the Nurses Hostel in New Amsterdam was Saturday afternoon destroyed by fire. Divisional Commander, Senior Superintendent of Police, Ian Amsterdam said investigators were working on the theory that vagrants ,who frequent the building, might have been responsible for the blaze. The hostel was ...

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