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Monthly Archives: May 2017

It was State Resources that brought flood relief—Harmon

Government Monday  rejected criticism over the Civil Defence Commission’s (CDC) handling of the current widespread flooding in Region Eight, saying it was the resources of the State that brought relief to the affected residents. This is according to Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, who today (May 22, 2017) provided an update on government led visit to the affected areas Sunday. Minister ...

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PM’s luxury ride raises eyebrows in Parliament Committee

The Office of the Prime Minister last year paid Beharry Automotive Sales Limited a total of $22M for three vehicles, payments which were made using money allocated to be spent the previous year as well as paid up front only for delivery to be made nine months later. “Everything is wrong about this transaction and it falls on the lap ...

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Suspected Trinidad and Tobago con artist caught in Guyana

A suspected con artist from Trinidad and Tobago has been arrested and is to be prosecuted for a number of offences before he is deported to his home country, police said. Head of the Criminal Investigations Department, Superintendent Wendell Blanhum told Demerara Waves Online News that Daniel Ali was arrested Saturday evening. The Crime Chief said since Ali’s arrest at ...

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“We cannot discourage whistle-blowers”- says Bulkan on transfer of nurse who exposed PNCR Councillor’s access to painkiller

In the wake of the transfer of a nurse in Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) following her public disclosure that a well-known pro-government official had been accessing a very strong painkiller, Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan said people who disclose misdeeds should be encouraged. “We cannot discourage whistle-blowers. We need to promote persons out there who are prepared, who have the courage to ...

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One dead, several injured in minibus smash-up

An unidentifief man was Sunday afternoon killed and several others injured in a smash-up involving a minibus and a Tacoma pick-up. An eyewitness said the dead man’s teeth were on the ground and his neck was barely hanging on. Persons at the scene said the minibus, Bvv 5273, was traveling east along D’urban Street, Georgetown when the pick-up, GRR 8350, ...

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Businessman held allegedly with gun, ammo; wife held for bribing cop to free husband

A  41 year old businessman of Helena # 1, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara was Saturday afternoon arrested with an unlicensed .32 Pistol, fifty  .32 and seventeen  9 MM live ammunition, the Guyana Police Force said in a statement. Police ranks acting on intelligence swooped  down on the suspect’s home about 22:55hrs and conducted a search, during which the illegal weapon ...

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Policeman killed in road accident

Police are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 11:30h Sunday on the Success Public Road, Leguan, Essequibo Island. Dead is Police Constable 23238 Shaqiel Woolford, 20 yrs., attached to Leguan Police Station and of 12 Catherine, Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara. Enquiries disclosed that Constable Woolford was proceeding east along the road on Motor cycle CH1860 when another motor cycle ...

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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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