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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Security guard gunned down at supermarket

Last Updated on Friday, 30 June 2017, 22:58 by Denis Chabrol A 64- year old security guard was Friday night shot and killed with his firearm by two identifiable male bandits while he was on duty. He has been identified as Gerald Henry of ‘C’ Field, Sophia. The Guyana Police Force said he was stationed at a supermarket located at ...

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Commission of Inquiry to probe alleged assassination plot against President Granger

Last Updated on Friday, 30 June 2017, 20:47 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger has decided to order a Commission of Inquiry (COI) into the alleged assassination plot against him. Minister of State Joseph Harmon made the announcement during a post Cabinet press briefing at the Ministry of the Presidency. The Minister said that, within two weeks’ government will make ...

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Guyana begins shipping US$17 million worth of paddy to Mexico

Last Updated on Friday, 30 June 2017, 20:41 by Denis Chabrol Guyana on Friday began shipping US$17.7 million (GYD$3.8 billion) worth of paddy over the next two months, the Ministry of Agriculture said. The shipment is being made through the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB). This initial shipment which totalled 17,000 tonnes is the first batch of paddy from a ...

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Anil Nandlall to ask High Court to quash search warrant for law books

Last Updated on Friday, 30 June 2017, 20:28 by Denis Chabrol Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) parliamentarian, Attorney-at-Law Anil Nandlall on Friday announced that he would next week ask the High Court to scrap a search warrant because there is an existing order blocking the search of his premises and seizure of several Commonwealth Law books. “I can file proceedings ...

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Policeman charged with sexual offence allegedly committed at TSU

Last Updated on Friday, 30 June 2017, 19:31 by Denis Chabrol A Guyana Police Force sergeant was Friday arraigned for sexually penetrating another policeman more than six years ago. City Magistrate, Leron Daly granted Sergeant Dexter Clementson GYD$70,000 bail and ordered him to return to court on July 24, 2017. The charge reads that on March 3, 2011 at the ...

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Three co-accused to stand High Court trial for alleged murder of GGMC engineer

Last Updated on Friday, 30 June 2017, 19:04 by Denis Chabrol City Magistrate Judy Latchman on Friday ruled that there is enough evidence for three men to face trial in the High Court for the alleged murder of  Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) engineer, Trevor Abrams. Police Prosecutor, Assistant Superintendent Vishnu Hunt, in his submission, told the court that ...

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Oscar Clarke steps down as PNCR General Secretary; Amna Ally takes over

Last Updated on Friday, 30 June 2017, 18:47 by Denis Chabrol Long-serving General Secretary of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Oscar Clarke on Friday retired from that position, paving the way for the appointment of another veteran party member, Amna Ally to take over that chief executive officer position. “The Leader of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), His ...

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Read some of the results of National Grade Six Assessment 2017

Last Updated on Friday, 30 June 2017, 18:01 by Denis Chabrol The results of the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) written on 12 and 13 April 2017 are being released to schools. Thirteen thousand three hundred twenty-nine candidates wrote this assessment. The results being released give a report on the candidates’ performance at National Grade Six Assessment. You can read ...

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Current tax collections down; arrears collection up – Finance Minister

Last Updated on Friday, 30 June 2017, 9:28 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government has suffered a serious shortfall in the collection of current taxes compared to last year, but the Revenue Authority has raked in more arrears in recent months, Finance Minister Winston Jordan said. In a move aimed at rejecting concerns by the business community that their operational ...

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