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Daily Archives: November 13, 2017

City Hall eyes new, cheaper garbage collection plan

As the City struggles to get its garbage collection system right, plans are in train to bring back the country’s two major waste management companies- Puran’s and Cevons- in combination with other smaller operators and the city’s trucks to remove garbage at a lower cost, a senior City Hall official said Monday. Speaking with Demerara Waves Online News ahead of a ...

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Broke City Hall gives up GY$19 million interest to get GY$7 million as staff picket for October salaries

Georgetown’s City Council waived GY$19 million in interest rates to rake in much needed GY$7 million in rates and taxes, the same day that municipal workers picketed City Hall to vent their frustration at repeated late payment of salaries. Deputy Mayor, Lionel Jaikarran announced that he collected the GY$7,511,130 cheque from the lawyer for an unidentified business, hoping that funds ...

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“Definitely the Guyana Police Force will solve that crime”- Crime Chief on Kescia Branche’s killing

Homicide detectives are expected to lay charges in the coming days for the murder of the Richard Ishmael Secondary School teacher who died three days after she was found in an unconscious condition on a city roadway. Kescia Branche, 22, of Cummings Lodge, Greater Georgetown succumbed to severe head and other injuries on November 7, 2017, three days after she ...

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Unmasked gunmen snatch GY$1.2M from West Berbice money changer

Two unmasked gunmen on Sunday evening relieved a West Berbice money changer of GY$1.2M and one Blu cellphone. A police source close to the investigation revealed that cops discovered an abandoned car matching the description given. However no arrests have been made so far. Thirty-eight year-old Jaipaul Harrilal of Lot 13 ‘B’ Cotton Tree Old Road told Demerara Waves Online ...

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