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Daily Archives: Monday, 5 June 2017, 20:44

Decomposed body of man found in house; semi-conscious wife rushed to hospital

Last Updated on Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 13:30 by Denis Chabrol The decomposed body of a man and his semi-conscious wife- a nursery school teacher- were Monday evening found in their  home at Hugh Ghanie Park, Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara. Divisional Police Commander, Calvin Brutus said the dead man has been identified as Kevin Dawson and his wife, Cindy ...

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Fire breaks out at Juvenile Detention Centre

Last Updated on Monday, 5 June 2017, 19:24 by Denis Chabrol Fire late Monday afternoon broke out at the Juvenile Detention Centre, Sophia, causing at least three detainees to be rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), Fire Chief, Marlon Gentle told Demerara Waves Online News that preliminary investigations have revealed that fire was set to a mattress in ...

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GECOM Chairman’s appointment: Major legal arguments submitted ; next Court date after Granger-Jagdeo meeting

Last Updated on Monday, 5 June 2017, 19:00 by Denis Chabrol Lawyers for a city businessman seeking an interpretation of the country’s constitution on the appointment of a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) will have to decide on future legal action if the President and the Opposition Leader decide on someone contrary to what the High Court may ...

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Grey Boy walks free again from Courtney Crum-Ewing’s murder charge

Last Updated on Monday, 5 June 2017, 16:09 by Denis Chabrol Forty- year old Regan “Grey Boy’ Rodrigues was Monday morning a free man after the court found there was not enough evidence for him to stand trial for the murder of Courtney Crum-Ewing. Crum-Ewing was shot and killed on March 10, 2015 at Diamond, East Bank Demerara while he ...

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No advances on oil revenues- Finance Minister

Last Updated on Monday, 5 June 2017, 12:50 by Denis Chabrol Finance Minister Winston Jordan on Monday ruled out Guyana taking advances from oil revenues to help stimulate the economy, warning that to do so would be fraught with danger in a country where there is already sufficient money in the treasury but limited human resources to spend. “It’s no sense ...

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Few UG student loan borrowers repaying under Jubilee offer; govt turns to different payment methods

Last Updated on Monday, 5 June 2017, 12:25 by Denis Chabrol A less than satisfactory number of University of Guyana (UG) students and former students have taken advantage of the Independence Jubilee reduced tuition fee repayments, resulting in the Guyana government being still saddled with a huge number of outstanding student loans, Finance Minister Winston Jordan said Monday. Addressing the ...

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