Daily Archives: Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 22:11

Queens College student tops CSEC, St Rose’s High pupil tops CAPE

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 22:11 by Denis Chabrol The Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry revealed the Caribbean Secondary Education Council (CSEC) Examination and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) results today. Michael Bhopaul, 16, of the Queens College Secondary School was the top CSEC performer with 25 subjects. The young lad recorded 24 grade ones and one grade ...

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GYD$125 million in contracts signed to bolster solid waste disposal programme

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 19:39 by Denis Chabrol   The Ministry of Communities on Tuesday, signed three contracts totalling $125M as part of its effort to bolster the solid waste disposal programme in outlying regions and to ensure adequate facilities are in place for the disposal of waste. The signed contracts cover the design of sanitary landfills ...

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Guyana, other Caricom countries should register arriving Venezuelan refugees- Guyanese group

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 18:57 by Denis Chabrol The Anglican and Catholic Churches in Guyana have joined several rights-based and other non-governmental organisations in calling on the Guyana and other Caribbean countries to stop treating Venezuelan refugees  fleeing political and economic turmoil in their homeland, as illegal migrants but register them on arrival. “A collaborative approach to ...

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Guyanese hotelier/ prospective casino operator, Suriname-headquartered company sue Guyana Chronicle for GYD$4 billion

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 18:13 by Denis Chabrol The Suriname-headquartered Pasha Global Inc. and owner of Sleep-in International Hotel & Casino Inc. have sued the state-owned Guyana Chronicle for a total of GYD$4 billion allegedly libelous articles. In court papers seen by Demerara Waves Online News, Pasha Global and the owner of Sleep-in, Clifton Bacchus, are each asking ...

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GRA stops selling smuggled foreign chicken after cold storage staff caught illegally disposing meat

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 18:59 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Tuesday announced that it has stopped selling seized smuggled chicken because persons  at private cold storage facilities have been illegally disposing of large quantities of the meat. “Swift action by the Law Enforcement and Investigation Division (LEID) of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) ...

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Oil companies may finance Guyana’s elections campaign, warns Nigel Hughes

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 12:15 by Denis Chabrol Former Chairman of the Alliance For Change and a Director of the Guyana Oil and Gas Association (GOGA) has warned that oil companies could fund election campaigns in exercising leverage over the country’s political landscape. Attorney-at-Law, Nigel Hughes, who was a panelist at a session on the oil and ...

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