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Daily Archives: Friday, 27 January 2017, 15:16

Manganese mining in North West District to create hundreds of jobs, improved infrastructure

Last Updated on Friday, 27 January 2017, 15:16 by Denis Chabrol The takeover of manganese operations  in north-western Guyana by the Chinese company, BOSAI Minerals, will see the creation of at least 400 permanent jobs and the improvement of a wharf and roads at Port Kaituma during the lifespan of the mine, the Ministry of Natural Resources said in a ...

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No more parking meters outside schools

Last Updated on Friday, 27 January 2017, 14:54 by Denis Chabrol Industrial unrest by teachers in Georgetown was Friday averted after Smart City Solutions (SCS) and the Mayor and City Council decided to discontinue paid parking outside schools. “Vehicle parking spaces immediately in front of the public schools will not be regulated for the purpose of metered parking by Smart ...

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Teenage Canadian resident remanded for possession of 4 kilos cocaine

Last Updated on Friday, 27 January 2017, 12:41 by Derwayne Wills 19-year-old Anistecia LaRose, a Canadian resident, was today remanded by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for possession of 4.178 kilogrammes of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. Bail was objected to by police prosecution based on the fact LaRose had no local place of address. Anti-narcotics police at the Cheddi Jagan ...

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Elderly taxi driver gets $800,000 bail for causing death by dangerous driving

Last Updated on Friday, 27 January 2017, 11:38 by Derwayne Wills 54-year-old Noel DeFreitas was today granted $800,000 bail by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan for causing the death of Maurice Nurse by dangerous driving at Nelson Mandela Avenue on January 24. DeFreitas, an alleged diabetic who also suffers from high blood pressure, heard the charge that he drove a hire ...

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Pensioner get 3 years prison for causing death by dangerous driving

Last Updated on Friday, 27 January 2017, 11:05 by Derwayne Wills 58-year-old pensioner Andrew Alder was today sentenced by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to threes years in prison for causing death by dangerous driving. Alder was instructed earlier this month to build his court defense since the case against him had been well-established. The chief magistrate ruled today the court ...

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