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Daily Archives: November 4, 2016

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

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 allegation is on the same date in Georgetown, he robbed Carletta ...

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Trinidadian fraud accused held in Guyana on similar charges

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 Georgetown, he incurred a debt of GYD$260, 824 at Brandsville Hotel. ...

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

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 President David Granger’s latest address to the Parliament. Quoting a section ...

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Govt concedes that GWI used chemical for some purification

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 Antifex “has not been used for purification at any of the ...

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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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