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Daily Archives: May 19, 2017

President Granger “carrying forward the ideas of Burnham”- party General Secretary

President David Granger is following in the foot-steps of the founder-leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Forbes Burnham, party General Secretary, Oscar Clarke said Friday. “Dare I say, our present leader has taken that mantle and is carrying forward the ideas of Burnham today because they are relevant to what is happening in this country even now,” Clarke ...

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Region 8 flooding: Civil Defence coordinating several flights with relief supplies ; public appeal issued; health team dispatched

Guyana’s Civil Defence Commission (CDC) said emergency supplies are being dispatched to six flood-stricken villages in Region 8 (Potaro-Siparuni) and the Public Health Ministry would be moving to curb an outbreak of diarrhea in one of the communities, government announced. “A total of three flights with supplies were dispatched today to Chenapau and Orinduik. The CDC is establishing a Forward Operations ...

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Mother, son charged with gun, ammo, ganja offences

A mother and her son were Friday arraigned on charges of illegal gun and ammunition possession and possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking. Appearing before City Magistrate, Leron Daly were Gail Joe and her son Kevin Amos both of whom reside at 43 Norton Street, Lodge, Georgetown. They were jointly charged with having one .38 round of ammunition ...

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Update: Husband, who alleged killed Linden clothing vendor, shot after he attacked police

The man, who allegedly stabbed to death his wife, was Friday afternoon captured but not before he was shot because he allegedly attacked police, the Guyana Police Force said. “During the ensuing process of effecting the arrest, the 35 year old pork-knocker who violently attacked the ranks, was shot once to his left leg,” the law enforcement agency said. His ...

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Opposition parliamentarians, supporters on GYD$300 million fraud-related charges at GRDB

Two opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) parliamentarians and four other supporters were Friday each granted GYD$500,000 bail for allegedly omitting from the general ledger of the Guyana Rice Development Board a total of GYD$362 million while they were board members of that entity. The prosecution’s case is that they committed the offences during each of the calendar years of 2012,  2013, 2014 ...

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