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Former Public Health Ministry Permanent Secretary sues for wrongful dismissal; says owed almost GYD$18 million

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017, 18:14 by Denis Chabrol Former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Leslie Cadogan, who was fired with immediate effect allegedly because of  lack of accountability of almost GYD$470 million dollars worth of drugs, is suing the State for wrongful dismissal and says he is owed GYD$18 million in salary and allowances. In ...

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BREAKING; Several children injured in head-on collision on Corentyne public road

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017, 17:06 by Denis Chabrol Several children were Friday afternoon seriously injured during a collision between two cars on the Bloomfield, Corentyne Public Road. A number of them were rushed to the Port Mourant Hospital for emergency treatment. The cars involved in the accident bear licence number plates HC 6447 and HC 5545. This ...

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Woman of Guyanese descent marries Haile Selassie’s great-grandson

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017, 16:43 by Denis Chabrol Photos and story reproduced from New York Times and originally titled “She Met Her Prince (for Real!) at a D.C. Nightclub” story by By KATIE ROGERS OCT. 13, 2017 Few love stories resemble a fairy tale as much as the courtship and marriage of Ariana Austin and Joel Makonnen. Of course, it ...

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Man arrested in connection with gunning down of “Saga” near hotel

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017, 16:26 by Denis Chabrol Guyana Police Force investigators said they have arrested a man in connection with the robbery-murder of City businessman, Godfrey “Saga” Scipio Thursday afternoon as he and his fiancee were about to enter a hotel. The identity of the man was not released as police only said he was 26-years ...

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West Coast Berbice man succumbs following mystery fire

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017, 11:34 by Writer A West Coast Berbice man succumbed early Wednesday morning to injuries he sustained in a mystery fire that flattened his  two-storey wooden house at Bush Lot Village . Jaikarran Sahadeo, 59, of Lot 99, Section D, Bush Lot Village, West Coast Berbice, who sustained third degree burns about his body ...

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US$1.5 million secured for completion of Green State Development Strategy

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017, 6:57 by Denis Chabrol Guyana has secured US$1.5 million (GYD$300 million) to finance the development of the ‘Green’ State Development Strategy (GSDS), the Ministry of the Presidency said. This financing was approved by the Steering Committee of the Guyana REDD+Investment Fund following the submission of a detailed proposal and work plan. The financing ...

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55 Guyanese nationals evacuated to date

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017, 6:52 by Denis Chabrol Islands in the Caribbean that were hit by the most powerful hurricane ever recorded over the Atlantic Ocean are still struggling to rebuild their nations, as fifty-five Guyanese have returned home,  government’s Department of Public Information reported. The Government of Guyana in collaboration with local airlines, business entities, and ...

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Murder accused Marcus Bisram’s extradition from the US imminent

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017, 5:53 by Denis Chabrol United States citizen, Marcus Bisram could soon be extradited to Guyana, his country of birth, to be arraigned on a charge of murder, even as the High Court here prepares to decide whether that charge should be quashed because a witness has since recanted his testimony. “The evidence before ...

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Failure to appoint constitutional service commissions a “deficit”- Ramjattan

Last Updated on Friday, 13 October 2017, 1:38 by Denis Chabrol Chairman of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Khemraj Ramjattan Thursday admitted that government’s failure to appoint several constitutional commissions was unsatisfactory but he stopped short of openly criticising the government or explaining the reasons. Yet to be appointed are the Integrity Commission, Ethnic Relations Commission, Local Government Commission, Human ...

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