Daily Archives: Thursday, 15 February 2018, 22:06

New Amsterdam Town Council, police shut down illegal funeral parlour

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 February 2018, 22:19 by Denis Chabrol The New Amsterdam Municipality and police on Thursday said they were forced to stop all operations at a building located at Savannah Park, New Amsterdam, which they said was being used to store dead bodies. According to an environmental official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, the investigation came ...

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‘False start’ of Lindo Creek massacre inquiry

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 February 2018, 18:13 by Denis Chabrol The first round of public hearings of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the Lindo Creek Massacre was Thursday postponed until further notice due to the absence of witnesses. Chairman of the Inquiry retired Justice Donald Trotman today informed journalists and special invitees that the commission was forced to ...

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Opposition willing to support a govt-sponsored motion for renegotiating ExxonMobil contract

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 February 2018, 16:48 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo says if government sponsors a parliamentary motion for the renegotiation of the Production Sharing Agreement (PSA), his People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) will support such a proposal. “If the government comes with a motion of that nature, once the motion is in defence of Guyanese…ExxonMobil ...

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Sam Hinds’ “counter-force” remarks raise serious questions; inquiries into massacres won’t “demoralise or destabilise” police force- Granger

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 February 2018, 11:49 by Denis Chabrol President David Granger on Thursday said former Prime Minister, Samuel Hinds’ talk of the formation of a covert “counter-force” to fight heavily armed criminals has raised several questions, and that the several planned Commissions of Inquiry into massacres are aimed at improving the force’s operations. “Numerous questions arise from ...

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