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Alleged door thieves granted bail

Last Updated on Friday, 7 October 2016, 23:23 by Denis Chabrol Two men and a woman on Friday appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan for allegedly stealing the doors off of another woman’s house. The allegation against Swine Evans, Ron Nurse, and Kimise Cameron is that on October 3, 2016, at Providence East Bank Demerara, they stole six pine ...

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Alleged unlicensed motorcyclist charged with causing death

Last Updated on Friday, 7 October 2016, 23:17 by Denis Chabrol A 27-year-old man on Friday appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court for causing the death of a woman by dangerous driving, along with four other related charges. It is alleged that on June 20,2016  at Houston Public Road, Melroy Barnwell drove motorcycle CG 8485 in a manner that was dangerous, ...

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Dragga blocking Mazaruni River to be removed “by any means possible”

Last Updated on Friday, 7 October 2016, 15:11 by Denis Chabrol The floating gold mining dredge called a ‘dragga’ that has been blocking the free flow of jet boat traffic on the Mazaruni River would be destroyed at a cost of GYD$24 million dollars, Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson said Friday. Patterson said he has already informed Crown Mining, the ...

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AFC puts brake on Harmon’s overreach- AFC General Secretary

Last Updated on Friday, 7 October 2016, 14:34 by Denis Chabrol Alliance For Change (AFC) General Secretary, David Patterson says his party has succeeded in eliminating overreach by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon but has fallen short on communication with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) at the grassroots level. Speaking at his party’s bi-weekly news conference, Patterson was hard-pressed ...

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Constitutional reform, campaign financing legislation trump GECOM reform- AFC

Last Updated on Friday, 7 October 2016, 14:25 by Denis Chabrol The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Friday admitted that it has done little push for a reform of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), instead saying that its immediate priorities are constitutional reform and campaign financing legislation. Apart from letting its position known on the need for GECOM to be ...

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Ogle Airport needs an ambulance, says Labour Dept on explosion at Roraima Airways’ hangar

Last Updated on Friday, 7 October 2016, 12:41 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government has called on authorities of the Eugene F. Correia (Ogle) International Airport to acquire an ambulance, after a Roraima Airways aviation technician, who was badly injured in an explosion earlier this year  had to be transported in a car The  recommendation is contained in a report ...

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Carter Centre is back to help Guyana join global extractive industries transparency watchdog

Last Updated on Monday, 19 August 2019, 17:46 by Writer The United States (US) is injecting US $297,000 is injecting in helping Guyana to prepare to become a member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and ensure good governance. American Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway said the 12 month project by thr Carter Centre is aimed at advancing transparency ...

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“Guyana will pay homage to its deserving citizens by respecting this institution of National Honours”- Granger

Last Updated on Friday, 7 October 2016, 7:47 by Denis Chabrol Chancellor of the Orders of Guyana, President David Granger Friday evening registered the nation’s appreciation for eight-six Guyanese, who have served their country with distinction, by bestowing them with National Awards, ranging from the Disciplined Services Medal for Meritorious Service to the Order of Roraima, for their outstanding services and sterling ...

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Gold miner jailed for 3 kilo ganja haul

Last Updated on Friday, 7 October 2016, 6:39 by Denis Chabrol A miner on Thursday received a four year prison sentence along with an over GYD$5M fine for ganja possession. It was alleged that on June 22, 2016, at Norton St. Georgetown, Otis Halley had in his possession 3.832 kgs of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking. The charge was first ...

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