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Daily Archives: Monday, 3 October 2016, 21:38

Salvager hired to remove dragga from Mazaruni river

Last Updated on Monday, 3 October 2016, 22:17 by Denis Chabrol The Maritime Administration (MARAD) of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure has engaged the services of a professional salvager to remove the dredge in the Mazaruni River. The wreckage has been there since June, the Government Information Agency (GINA) reported Monday. Acting Harbour Master, Michael Tennant visited the location of the ...

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University of Guyana Vice Chancellor wants to postpone hike in tuition fees

Last Updated on Monday, 3 October 2016, 21:27 by Denis Chabrol by Abigail Semple University of Guyana (UG) Vice Chancellor (VC) , Professor Ivelaw Griffith on Tuesday afternoon said he is prepared recommend that the 5 percent increase in tuition fees be postponed, hours after a group of the institution’s students had protested the sudden hike. Speaking with the large gathering ...

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GDF needs more air, marine “assets”

Last Updated on Monday, 3 October 2016, 20:08 by Denis Chabrol The outgoing Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Brigadier Mark Phillips on Monday cited the need for more “assets” to patrol the country’s borders. In his farewell speech before officially handing over to newly-promoted Brigadier George Alan Lewis as the next army chief, Brigadier Phillips said his tenure ...

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University students protest tuition fee hike; administration mum

Last Updated on Monday, 3 October 2016, 13:04 by Denis Chabrol by Abigail Semple Several University of Guyana (UG) students on Monday began what is scheduled to be a week of protests against the University’s recently announced 5% increase in fees. The students, who comprised of mainly first and second year Social Sciences scholars, said they are protesting the fact ...

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Gun robbery convict caught; to face fresh gun, ammo charges

Last Updated on Monday, 3 October 2016, 12:47 by Denis Chabrol A 25-year old man, who was sentenced to five years imprisonment in his absence for robbery under arms and unlawful possession of a gun and ammunition, was Monday  caught and would face fresh gun and ammo charges. His name has been given as Eon Warde also known as “Killer” ...

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Police search for suspects in attempted heist outside Demerara Bank

Last Updated on Monday, 3 October 2016, 7:33 by Denis Chabrol Police early Monday morning went to several night clubs for a number of suspects involved in a foiled robbery outside Demerara Bank shortly after midnight. ‘A’ Division Commander, Assistant Commissioner Clifton Hicken told Demerara Waves Online News said investigators intend to view surveillance footage with a view to identifying ...

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