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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 23:59

UG Students Society to challenge legality of increased administrative fees

Last Updated on Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 23:59 by Denis Chabrol The University of Guyana Students’ Society (UGSS) Tuesday afternoon announced that it would be taking the university’s administration to court to challenge the legality of  increasing administrative fees. The announcement was made by UGSS President, Norwell Hinds during a meeting with students over what their organisation said is the ...

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Cocaine-fish intercepted at CJI Airport, seven arrested

Last Updated on Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 22:39 by Denis Chabrol Agents of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) Tuesday evening arrested seven persons after a quantity of cocaine concealed in a shipment of fish was intercepted at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport. CANU said the frozen fish was bound for the United States (US). The anti-drug unit of the Ministry ...

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Two charged with robbing elderly man of pension

Last Updated on Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 17:12 by Denis Chabrol Two  men, who allegedly robbed a 71-year old man of his pension shortly after he got it, were arrested moments after and gave since been charged, police said. “The suspects have since been charged with Robbery with Violence and are scheduled to appear before a Magistrate at the Sparendaam ...

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Four arrested for gunning down of money-changer -police

Last Updated on Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 16:58 by Denis Chabrol   Four men, including two who had previously robbed America Street money-changer, Shawn ‘Fabulous’ Nurse, have been arrested in connection with his murder, police said. The Guyana Police Force said so far one of the suspects might  be lying to detectives. “A red Honda CG Motorcycle suspected to have ...

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Miners Association calls for swift, smooth conversion from Prospecting Licence to Mining Permit

Last Updated on Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 16:07 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) on Tuesday called on the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission to fast-track the change-over of lands from prospecting licence to medium scale mining permits and to cease attaching any conditions for the process. “The GGDMA categorically rejects the ongoing, inordinate delays in ...

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