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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Natural Resources Minister concerned about death of boy in mining pit collapse

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 December 2018, 17:48 by Writer Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman on Saturday expressed serious concern about the death of an 11-year old boy in a mining pit. Trotman said the death of Tyrone Tyrel DeSouza in a mining pit in the Fish Creek, Backdam area in the North West District, “is a great cause of concern”. ...

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Gold-seeking 11-year old school dropout dies in mining pit collapse

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 December 2018, 14:31 by Writer An 11-year old boy died when a mining pit, which he and nine others allegedly undermined in search  of gold, collapsed, police said. Tyrone Tyrel De Souza, who dropped out of school, died on December 27, 2018 at about 10:30 p.m. at Fish Creek Backdam, Big Creek, North West District. ...

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Gov’t failed to check out Charrandass Persaud “signs” leading up to no-confidence vote

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 December 2018, 18:31 by Writer The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), the major partner in the governing coalition, on Friday admitted that it had failed to aggressively go after information that had been circulating that one of its lawmakers would have voted for the opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion that could see fresh general elections by March ...

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Updated: No evidence of Jagdeo’s involvement in Charrandass Persaud no-confidence ‘yes’ vote

Last Updated on Friday, 28 December 2018, 21:55 by Denis Chabrol Executive member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR),  Aubrey Norton on Friday claimed that former government parliamentarian, Charrandass Persaud was bribed to vote in favour of an opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion, but he did not provide any evidence to back up his claim. Demerara Waves unreservedly withdraws any suggestion ...

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Police probing report of child’s death in mining pit collapse

Last Updated on Friday, 28 December 2018, 16:00 by Writer The Guyana Police Force on Friday confirmed that it was probing a report that a boy, at least 11 years old, died after a gold mining pit collapsed on him. The incident reportedly occurred on Thursday at Big Creek, Port Kaituma. A police force official said a team of law ...

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Private Sector Commission, Roman Catholic Church welcome top politicians’ positions on no-confidence motion

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2018, 19:48 by Writer The Private Sector Commission (PSC) and the Roman Catholic Church on Thursday welcomed the decision by Guyana’s top political leaders to accept the vote on the no-confidence motion that saw government being defeated. While the PSC was more direct in saying the next step should be general elections following the ...

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PPP writes Chief Justice as gov’t decides “on the way forward” on no-confidence motion

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2018, 19:36 by Writer Even as the Guyana government continued to mull its legal options on dealing with the no-confidence motion that it lost last Friday, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Thursday wrote the Chief Justice, Roxane George-Wiltshire, asking to be heard in an any one-sided case that might be filed by the ...

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Antigua mourns passing of Guyanese jurist, Fenton Ramsahoye

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2018, 17:36 by Writer St John’s, 27 December – Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has expressed sorrow at the death of Guyanese Sir Fenton Ramsahoye who was made a Knight of the Order of the Nation by the State of Antigua and Barbuda in 2006. “One of our distinguished Knights has fallen, ...

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Former Guyana Attorney General Dr. Fenton Ramsahoye dies

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2018, 17:40 by Writer Attorney General of Guyana, Dr. Fenton Ramsahoye died in Barbados, Thursday morning, sending shock waves throughout the legal fraternity across the Caribbean. He was 89 years old. Former Guyana House Speaker, Senior Counsel Ralph Ramkarran said he was saddened at the passing of Ramsahoye who pioneered “a great deal” of ...

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PPP’s Deputy Chairman in Linden defects to new Ramkarran-Jeffrey political party

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2018, 17:46 by Writer The Deputy Chairman of the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in Linden, Akanni Blair has decided to join A New United Guyana (ANUG), less than three days after it announced its existence. Blair confirmed his move in an interview with Demerara Waves Online News, saying that while the governing ...

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