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Gold Board shifts gold burning to Queenstown; assures mercury control system is “robust”

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 23:52 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Gold Board (GGB) has moved from Brickdam, Georgetown to Crown Street,  Queenstown, and already the semi-autonomous agency has had to quell concerns that the ‘gold burning’ facility there would sicken residents with mercury emissions. In a newspaper notice, the GGB told gold miners, licenced dealers and the ...

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Six arrested in separate cocaine bust at Cheddi Jagan Airport

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 18:47 by Denis Chabrol Five men, including a shipper, on Tuesday, remained in custody after Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) agents said they found several packets of cocaine under a vehicle at Cheddi Jagan International Airport CANU said on July 2, 2018 at 11 O’clock Monday night the men, including,  shipper Navindra Sarwan, were arrested ...

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REOs’ appearance at Public Accounts Committee suspended; PPPC’s Juan Edghill objects

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 17:36 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Communities has suspended the appearance of Regional Executive Officers of the 10 administrative regions before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to allow them to better prepare to answer questions, but opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) parliamentarian, Juan Edghill has objected, saying  the REOs have failed ...

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Internationally-affiliated Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority suggested to stem brain drain of trained, experienced aviation personnel

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 16:56 by Denis Chabrol The Chairman of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Lt.Col. Larry London on Tuesday floated the idea of setting up a Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) that is governed by its own regulations and aimed at stemming the brain-drain and securing jobs for  aviation personnel on foreign-registered aircraft ...

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Two suspected bandits seriously injured; car driver in police custody

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 16:59 by Denis Chabrol Two male bandits suspected to have been seriously injured during a robbery at Alliance, Canal # 2 Polder, West Bank Demerara are currently being sought by police whilst the driver of a car reportedly used to transport the perpetrators, is being interrogated, the Guyana Police Force said in a ...

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Bandits cart off millions of dollars in jewellery from Stabroek Market’s L.Seepersaud Maraj jewellery store

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 15:50 by Denis Chabrol Bandits broke into the well-known Guyanese jewellery store, L. Seepersaud Maraj in the Stabroek Market, and carted off a large quantity of jewellery, leaving the proprietors baffled. Mr. Maraj told Demerara Waves Online News that he could not immediately estimate his losses until he goes through his stock records, ...

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