Daily Archives: Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 17:11

Three men to stand trial in High Court for 2015 murder of Rubis accountant

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 17:12 by Derwayne Wills Three men were today sentenced by city Magistrate Judy Latchman to stand trial for the murder of Rubis Gas Station accountant, Jason Cort. 29-year-old Stancy Rodney, 25-year-old David Eastman, and 32-year-old Clifton Gibson heard today that a prima facie case had been established against them for the 2015 murder, ...

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Camp Street escapee freed on original charge, gets 12 months for escaping

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 16:32 by Derwayne Wills 27-year-old Ruco McIntyre could have returned home after a simple larceny charge was dismissed against him yesterday, but today he was sentenced to an additional 12 months for attempting to escape the Georgetown Prison two Sundays ago. McIntyre, the father of one, told Chief Justice Ann McLennan today that ...

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Aurora Gold Mines shares emerging technology with Guyanese media and the Guyana Police Force

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 14:53 by Denis Chabrol Guyana Goldfields/AGM Inc. recently introduced a dozen media personnel and nearly twenty officers and ranks of the Guyana police force to the immense possibilities of the application of drone technology to their respective jobs, the company said in a statement. Officially they are referred to as UAVs (Unmanned Aerial ...

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Go-Invest staff now bound by secrecy; can face dismissal for unauthorised disclosure

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 14:24 by Denis Chabrol Staff at the Guyana Office for Investment (GO-Invest) have now signed a secrecy agreement to help stamp out the sharing of investors’ plans and proposals with¬†others who may later be facilitated to go ahead with those projects, according to Chief Executive Officer Owen Verwey. “All the officers have now ...

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Guyana needs clear strategy on spending oil earnings- UK envoy

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 13:37 by Denis Chabrol Britain says while Guyana appears to be progressing towards commercial oil production, there appears to be no clear indication on how the South American nation will spend some of the revenues. High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn said Guyanese stakeholders need to discuss how the money should be spent ...

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Taxi driver remanded for attempted murder, two armed robberies

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 12:01 by Derwayne Wills Kevin France, 29 years, of East Ruimveldt Housing Scheme, was this morning charged with attempted murder and two counts of robbery under arms before city Magistrate Leron Daly. The court heard that on October 28, 2016, France unlawfully and maliciously wounded Kwasie Joseph at Water Street with intent to ...

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