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Daily Archives: Saturday, 16 June 2018, 23:00

Parking meter contract back at Cabinet

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 June 2018, 23:00 by Denis Chabrol The revised but still controversial parking meter contract is back with Cabinet which has decided to refer the document to a sub-committee, amid ongoing concerns by several sections of Georgetown, Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan said Saturday. He said Cabinet on Tuesday- June 12, 2018- decided that a Cabinet ...

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Enmore Martyrs observance marred by splits

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 June 2018, 22:19 by Denis Chabrol Junior Minister of Labour, Keith Scott on Saturday- Enmore Martyrs Day- appealed for an end to politically divided events to observe the gunning down of the five sugar workers by colonial police 70 years ago, but he ignored concerns that one of the union confederations was not invited to ...

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Lethem road upgrade begins – underground drainage system included

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 June 2018, 16:49 by Denis Chabrol The rehabilitation works on the Lethem, Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine) road network have begun, government announced Saturday. The Department of Public Information said the project, which is being undertaken in two phases, will transform the township into an urban landscape and result in significant benefits to Lethem and ...

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Police officer Dookie challenges constitutionality of “public interest” special leave

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 June 2018, 13:29 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Police Force Deputy Superintendent, Motie Dookie, who was sent on special leave in the public interest months after he had been accused of smuggling several bottles of whiskey, has challenged the constitutionality of the decision for him to stay off the job. The matter has been fixed ...

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Policemen among several arrested after unlicensed gun found nearby

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 June 2018, 12:47 by Denis Chabrol Two policekmen were among seven persons arrested after a handgun was found near the area where they were gambling, the Guyana Police Force said in a statement. One of the two lawmen, the force said, has been interdicted from duty and is reportedly renting a ‘mobile outlet’ at Onderneeming, ...

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Integrity Commissions of Guyana, other Caribbean countries want corruption on CARICOM agenda

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 June 2018, 7:56 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s Integrity Commission is among several other similar bodies in the Caribbean that have called on the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to put  graft and corruption on their agenda and craft Commissioner harmonised legislation to tackle the scourge. The decision to urge Caribbean leaders to put the thorny issue ...

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