Daily Archives: Friday, 1 June 2018, 17:39

Contracts inked for deplorable Linden-Lethem/Kwakwani roads; major works to start after rainy season

Last Updated on Friday, 1 June 2018, 17:39 by Denis Chabrol After a prolonged delay in allocating an estimated GY$2.2 billion for repairs to the badly deteriorated Linden-Lethem and Linden to Kwakwani Roads, only minor works could be done until the rainy season ends with the eventual setting aside of GY$650 million, officials said. Motorists have told Demerara Waves Online ...

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‘Otisha’ charged with sexual offence

Last Updated on Friday, 1 June 2018, 16:53 by Denis Chabrol Homosexual  and outspoken gay rights activist, Otis “Otisha” Pearson was Friday charged with a sexual offence he allegedly committed last year on a teenage boy. The forty-year old Pearson of 61 Station Street, Kitty, Georgetown was not required to plea to the indictable charge. City Magistrate, Leron Daly granted ...

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US helps tighten Guyana maritime’s port security; international compliance jumps to 84 percent

Last Updated on Friday, 1 June 2018, 12:04 by Denis Chabrol The United States (US) on Friday said it has so far spent more than US$100,000 to help Guyana tighten its maritime port security, resulting in increased compliance with the International Shipping and Port Security (ISPS) code that helps minimise terrorist threats. American Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway said assessments ...

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GRA seizes GY$6 million in smuggled liquor

Last Updated on Friday, 1 June 2018, 10:59 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Revenue Authority said it seized  GY$6 million worth of smuggled liquor. The 50 cases of  foreign alcohol were seized by the GRA’s Law Enforcement and Investigation Division (LEID) from an unnamed location on the East Coast Demerara on May 30, 2018, the authority said. One person was ...

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