Daily Archives: Monday, 26 February 2018, 21:28

AFC-aligned councillors file no-confidence motion against Town Clerk

Last Updated on Monday, 26 February 2018, 21:28 by Denis Chabrol Former Deputy Mayor, Sherod Duncan on Monday filed a no-confidence motion against Town Clerk, Royston King. The motion may come up for debate next month. The motion, which was seconded by Deputy Mayor Lionel Jaikarran, cites a long list of alleged administrative transgressions by King. The motion charges, among ...

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‘Clinics’ fruitful in fast-tracking public sector project implementation

Last Updated on Monday, 26 February 2018, 19:21 by Denis Chabrol The Finance Ministry’s ‘clinics’ with Regional Executive Officers and Permanent Secretaries about what needs to be done to accelerate the implementation of projects is showing signs of bearing fruit. Minister of State Joseph Harmon on Monday said government is making progress in increasing the pace at which multi-million dollar ...

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Medical doctor’s son charged with murder

Last Updated on Monday, 26 February 2018, 17:40 by Denis Chabrol The son of a medical doctor has been charged with the murder of one his father’s patients, after he was allegedly seen kicking him to his head, the Guyana Police Force said. Charged with the indictable offence is Neilsen Sinclair of Temple Street, Ogle, East Coast Demerara. He is ...

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Welders charged in connection with vehicles seized at Kuru Kururu

Last Updated on Monday, 26 February 2018, 17:25 by Denis Chabrol Two welders were Monday arraigned for the alleged illegal use of chassis numbers on two vehicles that were suspected to have been stolen and found at Kuru Kururu earlier this month as part of a Guyana Police Force operation to smash a carjacking ring. Charged with fraudulent imitation of ...

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Rastafarians prepare for High Court challenge of marijuana criminalisation

Last Updated on Monday, 26 February 2018, 15:27 by Denis Chabrol Rastafarians on Monday walked twelve miles from Buxton to Georgetown to pressure government to decrminalise the possession of small amounts of marijuana for cultural and religious reasons, and said they were preparing to take their case to the constitutional court. The Society for Marijuana Advocates for Reform and Treatment ...

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