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Daily Archives: January 2, 2019

Bartica-based CT scanner to help with quick diagnosis in five regions

Residents of Bartica and by extension Region 7 and other nearby regions can now breathe a sigh of relief knowing that a computerized tomography (CT) scanner will soon be operationalized. After the complete installation of the CT scan at the Bartica Regional Hospital, persons in need of scans from Regions 2 (Pomeroon-Supenaam) , 3 (West Demerara-Essequibo Islands, 7 (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), 8 ...

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Bartica gets GYD$11 million locally-made water ambulance

The Region 7 community of Bartica on Thursday received a newly commissioned locally-made water ambulance. Built by Guyanese contractor, Sunrise Marine Incorporated, the emergency water transport was handed over to the town by Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence. The approximately GYD$11 million water ambulance is equipped with all that is needed for the vehicle to be used in the effective ...

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‘Son’ arrested for killing of GDF officer

The man, who allegedly stabbed and killed a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) soldier, on Wednesday surrendered to police in the company of his lawyer, the police force said. The man, only known as ‘Son’, walked into the Whim Police Station in the company of Attorney-at-Law Chandra Sohan. Guyana Defence Force Lieutenant Mark Bagot, 24, was stabbed in the region of ...

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Tough time for gov’t to prove 34 votes needed for no-confidence motion – Attorney-at-law; Norwegian political scientist also says it’s 33

As legal and procedural uncertainty surrounds whether the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP)-sponsored no-confidence motion was passed, a Norwegian Political Scientist is the latest expert to point out that the motion secured 33 votes – an “absolute majority” of the 65 seats in the House. Attorney General Basil Williams has said that regardless of the House Speaker, Dr. Barton Scotland’s ...

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OPINION: Half+One: Guyana’s Constitutional Crisis

by Vivian Williams LLM Has the government of Guyana fallen or has it not? The chant from government supporters is “let the court decide” and retort from opponents is that the legal argument relied on are simply “foolish”. The law is often referred to as an ass when legal outcomes are undesirable and unexpected. Those who resort to a verbal ...

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