Daily Archives: Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 18:55

GDF frowns on report of general elections in June; says training document taken “out of context”

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 19:59 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) says someone misinterpreted a leaked training document that states that the army must be prepared for general and regional elections in June. “Someone has taken our training documents out of context,” the senior GDF officer told Demerara Waves Online News. Asked to respond to ...

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First Bauxite promises improved education facilities for Sand Hills students

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 18:19 by Writer A new school building with more modern facilities will be constructed in the Sand Hills community in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara). According to the Head of First Bauxite Corporation-Guyana Office, Ian Christie, the initiative is part of the company’s capital project for the community. “During this year as part ...

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More resources, family involvement key to fighting youth crime, violence – top Caribbean officials

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 14:37 by Writer The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary General said the regional grouping is strapped for resources to engage youths, even as he appealed to parents to be the first line of attack against anti-social behaviour. “This work is going to continue. I only wish I had more resources to be able to ...

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Decisions on no-confidence court cases before this month-end – Chief Justice

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 17:49 by Writer Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire on Tuesday set stiff timelines for lawyers to submit legal arguments in three cases related to the no-confidence motion, and said her decisions would be made before the end of January. “A decision will be ready before the end of this month” she assured at the ...

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Local gov’t minister calls for accountability at City Hall, effective constituency representation

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 1:01 by Writer Local Government Minister, Ronald Bulkan on Monday called on the newly-elected councillors of Georgetown to guard against a repeat of alleged mismanagement, and instead, ensure transparency and accountability in managing the City’s affairs. In an apparent reference to recommendations that City Hall’s financial records be audited each year and concerns ...

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