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Daily Archives: November 9, 2017

Gold Board staff sent home as part of fraud probe

Two employees of the Guyana Gold Board have been sent on leave pending an investigation into an alleged multi-million dollar fraud, Chairman of the semi-autonomous agency, Gabriel Lall told Demerara Waves Online News. “I am confirming that two workers were sent home pending an investigation into irregularities,” he said. Demerara Waves Online News was told by sources that the Accountant, ...

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Fire damage ocean-going vessel in Essequibo River

Fire erupted aboard an ocean-going cargo vessel that is moored at Good Success, Wakenaam Island, Essequibo River, officials confirmed Thursday. Fire Chief, Marlon Gentle told Demerara Waves Online News that fire fighters have since been dispatched to inspect the fire scene aboard the MV BELLE. Initial reports, he said, suggest that the fire occurred in the engine room where workers ...

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PPP supporters protest PM’s arrival at graduation ceremony

“Patterson as Gecom chairman cannot deliver!”. “Granger/ Moses can’t be trusted!”. “Granger wants to hijack Gecom!”. These are just some of the slogans while over 200 People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP) supporters uplifted placards and took to the streets earlier Thursday¬† as Guyana’s Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo made his way to deliver the feature address at the Corentyne Comprehensive Secondary ...

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State Assets Recovery Agency has 25 “solid cases” ; Attorney General says “no protection for anyone in our government and under our watch”

Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) has 25 “solid cases” of officials of the previous government having properties that they acquired unlawfully using their then privileged positions, Deputy Director, Aubrey Heath-Retemyer said. Delivering a brief presentation at an Anti-Corruption Sensitisation Seminar for councillors and employees in Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) organised by the Ministry of Legal Affairs, he indicated that now ...

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