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Father charged with stealing GYD$1 million in cash and items

Last Updated on Friday, 4 November 2016, 17:48 by Denis Chabrol A father of seven is now on remand after appearing before Magistrate Fabayo Azore on two charges of armed robbery. It is alleged that on June 26, 2016 at Georgetown, armed with a gun, Patrick Smith robbed Gunraj Brijlall of cash and items valued over GYD 775,000. The second ...

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Trinidadian fraud accused held in Guyana on similar charges

Last Updated on Friday, 4 November 2016, 17:42 by Denis Chabrol by Abigail Semple A Trinidadian man, who has been allegedly involved in a number of fraud matters in his country, appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates Court Friday on two counts of fraud. The first charge against Anthony Nestor is that between April 1 and April 15, 2016 at Campbellville ...

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Jagdeo tells Granger it’s time for “mother of all inquiries”

Last Updated on Friday, 4 November 2016, 17:25 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Friday challenged President David Granger to bring on the mother of all inquiries into periods of violence in Guyana. “We should do the mother of all inquiries and then examine the role of individuals in that period,”  the former Guyanese leader said in debating ...

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Govt concedes that GWI used chemical for some purification

Last Updated on Friday, 4 November 2016, 16:25 by Denis Chabrol Under pressure from the opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) in the National Assembly, Minister of Communities,  Ronald Bulkan buckled and said the biocide, Antinfex, was in fact used for purification purposes. Moments earlier, in response to a series of questions by PPPC Frank Anthony, Bulkan repeatedly stated that ...

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Salaries fixed for Public Procurement Commissioners; Chair, Vice Chair identified

The Chairman and Vice Chairman of the recently-sworn in Public Procurement Commission (PPC) have been unanimously agreed to and the salaries fixed for that five-member body that is now responsible for the award of multi-million contracts. The Chair is Ms Carol Corbin,  up to recently a very senior administrator at the Guyana-based Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretariat and wife of former ...

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