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Daily Archives: Monday, 23 January 2017, 22:06

Central govt approves parking meter by-laws

Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2017, 22:06 by Denis Chabrol Georgetown’s City by-laws governing the operation of parking meters have been approved by Local Government Minister, Ronald Bulkan, clearing the way for the commencement of paid parking. “The system will become operational,” he said when asked whether metered parking could begin on Tuesday, one day later than scheduled. Spokesman ...

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15-year old boy allegedly rapes14-year old girl

Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2017, 21:39 by Denis Chabrol A 15 year old fisher was Monday arraigned for the alleged rape of 14-year old female school drop-out and he was granted GYD$100,000 bail. Guyanese laws prohibit the release of the names of persons allegedly involved in sexual offences in an effort to conceal the identity of the victim. ...

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Guyana’s administrative regions to hold consultations on flags, symbols; PPP rejects move

Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2017, 18:30 by Denis Chabrol Plans are moving apace for several of Guyana’s 10 administrative regions to begin flying their regional flags later this year, even as the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has rejected the move for the seven regions that it controls. Region Four Chairwoman, Genevieve Allen told Demerara Waves Online News ...

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Banks DIH sues GRA for GYD$28 billion; Jagdeo says he was right

Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2017, 17:20 by Denis Chabrol Banks DIH (Limited) has sued the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) for a total of GYD$28.4 billion in what it says are overpaid consumption taxes and interests due to a legal mistake. Meanwhile, Opposition Leader Bharrat says the case by Banks DIH vindicates his stance against a settlement for Demerara ...

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Cuban dentist, alleged immigration fraud victim, slapped with three immigration charges

Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2017, 17:14 by Derwayne Wills A 29 year old Cuban dentist, Eileen Aguila, was today slapped with three immigration charges by city magistrate Judy Latchman. The first charge states between September 13 and 14 last, Aguila, with intent to defraud, conspired to forge a Guyana arrival and departure immigration stamps purporting they were issued ...

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Bollywood Club owner charged with trafficking Cuban female for sexual exploitation

Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2017, 16:32 by Derwayne Wills Eladio Pereza, a Cuban national and owner of Bollywood Club in Providence, East Bank Demerara, was today charged for trafficking a female of Cuban nationality for the purpose of sexual exploitation. Pereza, 34 years, resides at Providence Public Road, EBD. Ranks from the Counter-Trafficking In Persons Unit conducted two ...

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Case established against Police Sargeant Lindo in MFK boss murder conspiracy

Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2017, 16:14 by Derwayne Wills City Magistrate Judy Latchman ruled today a prima facie case has been established against police sergeant Leon Lindo into the conspiracy to commit murder against deceased MFK boss, Mohamed F. Khan. Lindo was accused, at the Criminal Investigations Department, of conspiring with Lennox ‘Two Colours’ Wayne to murder Khan, ...

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Omar Shariff, wife charged for failure to provide documents to police

Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2017, 15:36 by Derwayne Wills Former Presidency Ministry permanent secretary, Omar Sharif, and his reputed wife, Savitri Hardio, were today charged separately by city magistrate Fabayo Azore for refusing to provide named documents to Assistant Police Commissioner Sydney James. The documents were requested as part of a production order. Both Sharif and his reputed ...

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Two perish in early morning fires

Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2017, 8:26 by Denis Chabrol Two persons early Monday morning died in two separate fires on the East Bank Demerara, residents and police sources said. The fire at Kaneville Housing Scheme, Grove burnt to death seven month old Romain Seth and left 11 others homeless. The owner of that premises, Michelle Menezes, lived with her ...

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