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Daily Archives: September 2, 2016

Essequibo Coast barber shot and robbed; suspects caught with gun, jewellery

A well-known Essequibo Coast barber was shot and robbed outside his home early Saturday morning and several hours later two suspects were caught while attempting to leave the region, police said.  Divisional Commander Kevin Adonis said Troy ‎’Akee’ Hercules was shot in his leg outside his home at Henrietta and has been admitted to the Suddie Hospital for the bullet ...

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Dynamic Airways’ operations comes under serious US Dept of Transportation scrutiny

The United States’ Department of Transportation (DoT) has been paying keen attention to Dynamic International Airways’ operations, due to consumer complaints and its provision of insufficient information to regulatory authorities. “We stay the effectiveness of the certificates of public convenience and necessity to engage in interstate and foreign scheduled air transportation of persons, property, and mail reissued to Dynamic International Airways, ...

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GPSU rejects govt’s pay offer; to invoke grievance procedure

The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) on Friday rejected outright government’s offer of a 1 percent to 10 percent wage and salary increase for this year and decided to begin the grievance procedure that could lead to arbitration, multiple sources said. The sources told Demerara Waves Online News that the GPSU’s General Secretary would as early as next Monday pen ...

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US funding three-year project to improve justice delivery in Guyana

The United States on Friday announced that it would be funding a three-year programme at a cost of US$946,000 aimed at improving the quality of policing, prosecution and delivery of justice by the court system over the next three years. “The main objective of this programme will be to increase effective criminal investigation in Guyana that leads to strong prosecutions ...

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Central govt will play major role in Georgetown’s revenue earning measures – Granger

President David Granger says Central government has decided to play a “significant” role in helping Guyana’s cash-strapped city of Georgetown to earn more money, in the wake of concerns about a container tax and the introduction of parking meters. “Money is important and whatever revenue garnering measures are being contemplated and anticipated, will require significant involvement at the level of central ...

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