Daily Archives: Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 22:09

“Smartt” Guyanese cocaine trafficker arrested in New York with excreted pellets in suitcase; strainer found in hotel bathroom

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 22:09 by Denis Chabrol A Guyanese man was allegedly caught by American Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents in a hotel room near the JFK International Airport in New York with several cocaine pellets that he had excreted. The detainee, Jermaine Smartt, has been ordered detained because he may not attend his trial. A ...

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Majestic Malik ton gives Pakistan 2-1 series win over Windies

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 20:50 by Denis Chabrol by Clifton Ross West Indies vs Pakistan Brighto Paints/Digicel/Q Mobile ODI Series Shoaib Malik killed two birds with one stone when he struck a six to reach his 9th ODI ton and handed Pakistan the series 2-1 after cruising to a six wicket win over West Indies Tuesday at Providence. ...

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Eye On The Issues: Citizens have to decide between the dirty and deadly and clean and costly

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 20:43 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall Citizens from a few strata of society have been visible and vocal in their disagreements with government on a number of simmering issues.  While the underlying substance might be significant on occasion, the thinking and approaches have raised questions.  Nevertheless, the result is that government is ...

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New water treatment plant, other upgrades slated for Region Two

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 20:30 by Denis Chabrol Region Two residents can expect an improved supply of water as the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) moves to upgrade its service in the region. The Government Information Agency (GINA) reported on Tuesday that the water company has several initiatives underway geared at ensuring all communities in Essequibo receive adequate ...

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Anna Regina power plant to be set up by third quarter

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 20:26 by Denis Chabrol A new generation unit for the Guyana Power and Light’s station at Anna Regina (GPL) is expected to arrive before the end of 2017, Generation Engineer for Region Two, Lindsey Shepherd said. In an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA), Shepherd explained that there are currently two generation ...

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