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Fuel tanker driver dies in accident

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2019, 11:13 by Writer A resident from Kuru-Kuru, Linden-Soesdyke Highway, died yesterday morning when a fuel tanker he was driving capsized. The man has been identified as 34-year-old Atewick de Freitas. Police said the incident occurred at 134 kilometres, Buck Hall, Tapir Trail. Investigators were told that the fuel tanker, bearing registration number GVV ...

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West Coast Demerara fisherman stabbed to death

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2019, 7:28 by Writer A fisherman of the West Coast of Demerara, was stabbed to death Sunday night allegedly stemming from a six-day old grievance between himself and his assailant. Dead is 19-year old Noel Singh of Lot 33 Meten-Meer-Zorg. He sustained several stab wounds inflicted by a 20-year old resident of Ocean Garden, ...

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ANUG makes pitch for PNCR, PPP votes to bring true shared governance

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2019, 5:38 by Writer A New and United Guyana (ANUG) on Sunday called on traditional supporters of the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) and the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-led coalition to vote for it, promising to introduce a governance system that will force those two big parties to work together. The call was ...

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GCCI’s Petroleum Head calls out President Granger on oil and gas silence

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 October 2019, 22:50 by Writer Head of Petroleum at the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Attorney-at-Law Charles Ramson is flaying President David Granger for being virtually silent on key issues in the oil and gas sector. Mr Ramson, who holds a master of science in Oil and Gas Enterprise Management from the United Kingdom’s ...

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Two wanted for gold miner killing

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 8:34 by Writer Two men are wanted for the gunning down of well-known Guyanese gold miner, Deon Stoll, during an attempted robbery, police said. They are 33-year old Delon ‘Demon’ Morgan also known as Shane Morgan and Lennox Estwick of 640 South Amelia’s Ward, Linden. Investigators want to question them about the murder ...

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UG bus service to take students directly along the East Coast route from campus

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 October 2019, 12:46 by Writer University of Guyana (UG) students will now benefit from a much-needed enhancement to their travel arrangements in light of robberies in the Turkeyen-Cummings Lodge area, following discussions between the UG Student Society’s (UGSS) newly-elected President, Jafar Gibbons and bus operators. One day after his swearing in, Mr Jafar and two ...

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OPINION: Elections candidates like local airline history: they come, they fool, they go

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 8:39 by Writer by GHK Lall The more the merrier. After all, that is what elections times have come to mean right here in Guyana since back in the day. Elections legends, wannabees, and political jumbie stories stalk the land: overnight sensations, cultural mirages, the rituals of public national exorcisms every five years. ...

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Small parties won’t split governing coalition’s votes, says PNCR’s Gary Best

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 October 2019, 10:38 by Writer Executive member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR), Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best is not worried that small political parties will dent the incumbent APNU+AFC coalition’s chances of winning next year’s general and administrative council elections. His position came one day after the newest political party, Citizenship Initiative (CI), ...

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Robert Badal breaks ranks with AFC to form new party

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 October 2019, 7:47 by Writer Key Alliance For Change (AFC) financier, Robert Badal has broken away from that party, and is teaming up with well-known chartered accountant, Nigel Hinds to form a new political party. Mr Badal tried desperately not to confirm a report Friday night by the privately-owned Stabroek News newspaper that he is ...

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Former Chief-of-Staff says GDF, PNCR did not get solid info on Roger Khan

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2019, 14:57 by Writer Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best on Friday said the force and the then opposition People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) did not amass concrete information to charge convicted drug dealer, Shaheed ‘Roger’ Khan, with other crimes. Khan and several associates were intercepted by ...

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