Daily Archives: Friday, 17 April 2020, 16:20

Granger denies he or gov’t hired US lobbying firm, despite official documents

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2020, 19:16 by Writer President David Granger on Friday distanced himself and his caretaker administration from a United States (US) lobbying firm, despite official records filed with the United States government, stating that the Ministry of the Presidency is the client and that its Director-General, Joseph Harmon is the point person. “The Government of ...

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GECOM Chairman says 10 workstations for national vote recount if all materials available

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2020, 19:02 by Writer The Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Claudette Singh has decided that 10 workstations would be used inside the Arthur Chung Conference Centre to recount all votes cast in the March general and regional elections. Singh said the use of 10 workstations are “subject to the availability of the ...

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Brothers among four arrested for illegal gun possession -police

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2020, 18:56 by Writer Two brothers are among four men arrested within the last 24 hours in connection with alleged possession of two guns and ammunition. The arrests were made at GuyHoc Park, Georgetown, and Number 72 Village, Corentyne, Berbice. The two brothers were arrested after police alleged that an unlicensed pistol and a ...

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Children-father kills Ithaca woman, injures her mother

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2020, 18:57 by Writer A 21-year-old woman of Ithaca, West Bank Berbice, was Thursday afternoon stabbed to death and her mother, who attempted to rescue her, was badly injured. Dead is Vanessa Benjamin. Her 24-year-old children-father, who stabbed himself, and her mother, 56-year-old Debra Hannibal are hospitalised. Police say the man stabbed his children’s ...

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