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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Jagdeo, Ramson talk up youths in PPP

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 June 2018, 19:12 by Denis Chabrol Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) presidential candidate hopeful, Charles Ramson and  his party’s General Secretary, Bharrat Jagdeo on Saturday appeared to be on the same page about  the need for young people to have a greater say. “I do want to say this about my generation … if you ...

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Thieves invade home, beat poultry farmer’s wife, steal almost GY$600,000 in cash, other items

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 June 2018, 18:43 by Denis Chabrol Thieves early Saturday morning invaded a home at Kuru Kururu, Soesdyke-Linden Highway and beat a poultry farmer and his mother before escaping with cash and several items totalling GY$597,000. There were no reported injuries to an 11-month old boy who is the son of the poultry farmer and his ...

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OPINION: Charles Ramson, Jr. for president, not just yet

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2018, 20:07 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall Charles Ramson, Jr. for president has a new and different sound with a fresh appealing flavor to it.  This comes out of the blue and could pose a migraine for the PPP’s brain trust; and the party’s electoral base as well, long committed and intertwined with ...

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Public Health Ministry to stop renting controversial Sussex Street bond by year-end

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2018, 19:48 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Public Health will stop the rental of drug bonds, in particular, one at Sussex Street, Charlestown by the end of the year, government said Thursday. Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence reminded the media that during the examination of Budget Estimates in 2017, she had indicated ...

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Former Guyanese politician convicted of terrorism plot dies in US prison

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2018, 19:26 by Denis Chabrol Abdul Kadir, a former People’s National Congress (PNC) parliamentarian and former Mayor of Linden,  died in a United States (US) prison, eight years after he was convicted on terrorism charges. He was 66 years old. Relatives confirmed that Kadir  died at Thursday morning at a prison medical facility after ...

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Jagdeo frowns on public electioneering for PPP presidential candidacy; says Ramson’s approach is a “departure”

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2018, 20:05 by Denis Chabrol General Secretary of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday said Charles Ramson’s Jr. public declaration in the media that he was ready to be his party’s presidential candidate was abnormal. “We have a a way of approaching these matters. This is a departure from that ...

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Appeal Court sends oil licence case back to High Court

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2018, 11:38 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s  Court of Appeal has sent the Ramon Gaskin vs the Ministry of Natural Resources case back to the High Court for a Full Court hearing because it said it was hearing arguments that were never brought before Justice Holder. Gaskin is contending that Exxon’s partners in the Liza ...

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Guyana can be game changer for Trinidad’s state-owned oil refinery

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 22:14 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from Trinidad Newsday newspaper Guyana and its eight oil finds can be a game changer for state-owned Petrotrin and TT, says National Gas Company (NGC) Chairman Gerry Brooks. He was speaking during a presentation at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce’s Business Outlook breakfast meeting held on Wednesday ...

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No threatening levels of mercury found at GGMC – PAHO/WHO team

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 21:56 by Denis Chabrol The Pan American Health Organisation/ World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) team assessing the claims of mercury exposure at GGMC has found no threatening levels of mercury at the complex. Last Saturday the WHO/PAHO team orally briefed the Ministers of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman, and Public Health, Volda Lawrence, on their ...

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Public Service Credit Union settles hefty bills during period covered by now discharged temporary Court order

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 21:47 by Denis Chabrol When the original Management Committee of the Guyana Public Service Cooperative Credit Union (GPSCUU) was granted an interim order by the High Court on June 19, 2018, a number of payments, including a multi-million dollar pay-out to a lawyer, were made from the financial organisation’s coffers. Records seen by ...

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