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Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

20 percent of Public Procurement for Small Businesses from January 2019

The government’s Small Business Procurement Programme is set to be implemented by the Ministry of Business by January 01, 2019. This programme will ensure that small businesses have their fair access to government procurement activities through a transparent and efficient process, government’s Department of Public Information reported Friday. Section 11:1 of the Small Business Act of 2004 provides for at ...

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Soldiers charged with rape granted bail

Two Guyana Defence Force (GDF) soldiers, who are accused of raping a woman, were Friday each granted GY$300,000 bail. They are 22-year old Raulston Reid of 174 Duchfour Scheme, East Coast Demerara and 21-year old Isaiah Rawlins of Wisrock, Linden. Police said the duo, who was stationed at the Anna Regina army base, were not required to plea to the ...

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Murder accused prison escapee recaptured

Murder accused prison escapee, Travis Evans, was Friday morning caught at Timehri, police  and prison officials said. “I wish to commend all those persons who assisted and i now encourage others to be equally helpful,” Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said. A joint security services team received a tip-off that he was on the road probably awaiting transportation. Samuels said Evans ...

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OPINION: David Granger “allows too many crass venal comrades to besmirch his visions for a clean Guyana”

by GHK Lall As I continue my self-appointed role as Granger watcher, I confess to uncharacteristic uncertainty, traces of hesitancy.  There is much to dissect, more to parse; and even after those, I find myself coming up short and wondering. Perhaps I am analyzing too much, thinking too much. A start is made at revisiting the elusive elements of a ...

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