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Ministry probes ‘drug crisis’ at GPHC

Last Updated on Monday, 20 March 2017, 22:00 by Denis Chabrol by Gary Eleazar The Ministry of Public Health has launched a full scale investigation into the recent ‘drug crisis’ at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) that led to that entity having to procure in excess of half a billion dollars in drugs from pre-selected suppliers as a result ...

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APNU-aligned councillors vote to consider legal opinion on suspending parking meter bylaw

Last Updated on Monday, 20 March 2017, 18:10 by Denis Chabrol Most A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)-aligned Georgetown City Councillors Monday afternoon voted to  delay whether City Hall should approve an order by Communities Minister, Ronald Bulkan to suspend the parking meter bylaws. City Hall will likely consider the matter at its next meeting to be held before month-end APNU ...

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Businessman charged, gets $1.5mil bail for attempt to hire ‘hitman’

Last Updated on Monday, 20 March 2017, 16:34 by Derwayne Wills Businessman Ganesh Rajkumar 65-year-old Ganesh Rajkumar of Durban and Henry Streets was today, March 20, charged by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan with soliciting the services of a hitman to murder one Roger Conners. The virtual complainant in the matter is the would-be hitman, Mark Sandy. Rajkumar was not required ...

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‘Facebook-famous’ police charged for verbally assaulting junior rank, threatening complainant

Last Updated on Monday, 20 March 2017, 13:16 by Derwayne Wills Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Frank Thompson, was today, March 20, slapped with two charges, verbal assault and using threatening language, when he appeared before city magistrate Judy Latchman. A video recently went viral on social media where the senior rank was seen engaging in less than professional behaviour. ...

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Security Sector reform recommendations should be “not just sitting on a shelf”- UK envoy

Last Updated on Monday, 20 March 2017, 10:45 by Denis Chabrol British High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn on Monday said he is confident that recommendations by his country’s security expert to reform Guyana’s security sector would be implemented and not left on a shelf. “This is something we want to see action, not just sitting on a shelf,” he remarked ...

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