Daily Archives: Monday, 9 April 2018, 17:56

Man who allegedly threatened to kill President remanded to prison

Last Updated on Monday, 9 April 2018, 17:58 by Denis Chabrol A 64-year old man of Triumph, East Coast Demerara, who allegedly threatened to kill President David Granger, was Monday sent to jail pending trial. Motielall Balkarran was refused bail and remanded to prison until April 16, 2018. Police said on March 20 at Triumph, East Coast Demerara he called ...

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Chamber, MAPM to file objections to parking meter by-laws

Last Updated on Monday, 9 April 2018, 17:11 by Denis Chabrol The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) and the Movement Against Parking Meters (MAPM) on Monday announced that they would be filing objections to the parking meter by-laws. Approved last week by 13 of the councillors who were present, the by-laws have been posted up at several locations ...

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Exxon sparks IMF Concern with weighty returns in tiny Guyana… royalty rates well below international standards ; tax laws should be revised

Last Updated on Monday, 9 April 2018, 12:36 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from Bloomberg Exxon Mobil Corp. got such a “favorable” deal from Guyana, home to the biggest new deepwater oil play, that the tiny South American country should rewrite its tax laws, the International Monetary Fund said. While Guyana should honor the existing deal, future contracts should ensure the state gets a ...

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Basil Williams vs Joseph Harmon for PNCR Chairmanship?

Last Updated on Monday, 9 April 2018, 11:40 by Denis Chabrol Chairman of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Basil Williams on Monday said the members of his party will determine whether he returns to the number two spot of that political party. Party sources have indicated that Joseph Harmon is interested in the number two post of that party. ...

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Corrupt Guyanese law enforcers must be jailed- British envoy

Last Updated on Monday, 9 April 2018, 11:04 by Denis Chabrol Britain says corrupt Guyanese law enforcement agents must be extracted from the law enforcement agency, convicted and jailed because there is no place for such persons in the Guyana Police Force. Addressing the opening of a two-week workshop on fraud, bribery and corruption, Britain’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg ...

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Corruption in government circles has been reduced- Attorney General reacts to US report

Last Updated on Monday, 9 April 2018, 10:40 by Denis Chabrol Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams on Monday said the extent of corruption by government officials is far less compared to up to about three years ago. “I could venture without any fear of successful contradiction that since we entered into government, we have not experienced ...

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