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Daily Archives: May 6, 2018

Guyana’s private sector bribery for services highest in the Caribbean- IDB survey

A small number of private businesses in Guyana pay bribes for government services, but that figure is still high compared to the rest of the Caribbean, according to an Inter-American Development (IDB) publication. Titled “Constraints Affecting Guyana’s Private Sector: Survey Results”, the authors Guyanese economist Sukrishnalall Pasha, and Elton Bollers and Mark Wenner of the IDB found that the bribe ...

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Prime suspect in deadly pirate attack offshore Suriname arrested

by Ivan Cairo A  prime suspect, who allegedly confessed to being one of the pirates responsible for the deadly attack off Suriname’s east coast was Sunday morning arrested by fishermen and handed over to police in that former Dutch colony. Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Slijngard, commander of the Coast Guard, disclosed Sunday afternoon that a suspect has been captured at sea an handed ...

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Security guard dies in accident

A security guard was Sunday morning killed in a road accident when the car he was travelling in ended in a trench at Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara, police said. Dead is 47-year old Garfield Mc Pherson of Bachelor’s Adventure, East Coast Demerara. Police later said Diana Mc Garrel did not perish in the accident. The driver, Mc Pherson ...

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