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Daily Archives: December 30, 2016

Vigil and counter-vigil outside Red House

The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Friday night held a vigil outside Red House, High Street, Kingston, Georgetown to protest government’s moves to evict the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre from that building after President David Granger revoked the lease. While top members of the PPP leadership sang and held lit candles outside Red House, a group of mainly women stood on ...

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Legal action stalls removal of Cheddi Jagan Research Centre from Red House; Ministry of the Presidency workers rip down sign

Workers of the Ministry of the Presidency on Friday began stripping Red House of its identity as the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre, even as the High Court has blocked any government representative from entering or removing any item from the building. Using a hammer, the workers clawed off the wooden sign stating Cheddi Jagan Research Centre from Red House, High ...

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Police probing disappearance of HIV testing kits in Region 6, similar disappearances in Regions 1, 7

Public Health Minister Dr George Norton has confirmed police investigators are probing the disappearance of HIV Rapid Test Kits for Region 6. Norton told Demerara Waves Online this information had come from the ministry’s Materials Management Unit (MMU). The disappearances for Region 6 started about two months ago, however, Minister Norton said it was only brought to his attention a ...

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Three-year old boy dies in fire

A three year old boy was Friday morning burnt to death in the house that he and his parents were living at Bladen Hall, East Coast Demerara. Deas is Moses Sancho, the son of Alan Sancho. Fire Chief, Marlon Gentle confirmed that the incident occurred. Other sources said by the time fire fighters from Campbellville and Mahaica fire stations responded, ...

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