Daily Archives: Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 16:46

Bandits enter shop through roof, beat and rob businessman, wife

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 16:46 by Denis Chabrol Bandits, armed with guns, cut open a grocery roof and eventually entered the home of the businessman and his wife who were beaten and robbed of cash and other items, police sources said. The victims are Naresh Persaud and his wife of Recht-door-Zee, West Bank Demerara. Sources explained that after ...

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Jagdeo opposes “criminalisation” of free speech in Cyber Crime Bill; erroneously tacks sedition charge on Benschop

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 16:26 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo on Wednesday said his party opposes contentious provisions in the Cyber Crime Bill that could clamp down on free speech, hours after Attorney General Basil Williams reiterated that the draft law would be taken back to Cabinet. Williams said he backed Public Security Minister, Khemraj ...

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“No kick-backs” from multi-million dollar out-of-court settlements

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 12:53 by Denis Chabrol Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams on Wednesday rejected accusations by Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo that kick-backs appeared to be part of several multi-million dollar settlements of court cases that the coalition government inherited. “There is nobody who could take kick-backs and all of that. Not ...

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World Bank selected as “one agency” to prepare Guyana for oil production, natural gas use

A World Bank- funded energy sector unit in the Ministry of Finance is expected to lay the groundwork for a number of major projects including piping natural gas from an offshore ExxonMobil oil well to the Guyana Power and Light for electricity generation, Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman said Tuesday. He made the disclosure shortly after holding talks with World ...

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