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New York-based Guyanese shot at West Demerara in 2016 found stabbed to death in Brooklyn apartment

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 18:33 by Denis Chabrol A New York-based Guyanese metropolitan bus driver, who was crippled as a result of a gunshot injury at Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara almost two years ago, was found stabbed to death in his Brooklyn apartment. The New York Post reported that Otis James, 48, was discovered unconscious and bleeding ...

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Religious leaders uncover “massive” alleged irregularities in Guyana Police Force’s learner-driver’s exam

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 18:05 by Denis Chabrol A number of religious leaders, who invigilated a learner-driver’s examination held by the Guyana Police Force, have uncovered massive padding of the number of candidates with answer sheets from persons who did not sit the exam. The force said those, who sat the examination on April 12, 2018 at the ...

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Occupational Safety and Health experts probing mercury poisoning of GGMC workers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 13:51 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Social Protection’s Occupational Safety and Health Department on Thursday rubbished claims by the trade union representing Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) workers that their concerns about mercury poisoning have been ignored. Chairman of the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH), Earl Morris stressed ...

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Guyana to update Occupational Safety and Health regulations in preparation for oil and gas

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 15:54 by Writer Guyana is moving to update its regulations and law governing occupational safety and health to govern the oil and gas sector  ahead of the start of commercial production in 2020, a consultant said Wednesday. “We are looking at regulations shortly for the oil and gas sector  so it’s not a ...

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Woman who allegedly tried to smuggle marijuana-in-food to imprisoned husband charged

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 11:54 by Denis Chabrol A woman, who allegedly tried to smuggle marijuana into the Georgetown Prison to her murder-accused husband, was refused bail. Nichola Clarke, 37, of 57 Joseph Pollydore “D’urban” Street, Lodge was remanded to prison until May 30. Appearing before City Magistrate, Fabayo Azore, the woman plead not guilty to being ...

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Jagdeo to boycott anti-corruption walk organised by State Assets Recovery Agency

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 6:21 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo will be boycotting an anti-corruption walk being organised by the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) on the grounds that that agency was being used as a tool to target government’s political opponents and it has done nothing to curb increasing incidents of alleged corruption by ...

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