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Daily Archives: August 25, 2020

Clairmont Mingo remains in custody as lawyers call on Bar Association to condemn police abuse

Even as police arrested the Region Four Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo as part of a probe into alleged electoral fraud, his lawyers accused the Guyana Police Force of violating his constitutional right by refusing them to be present while he was being questioned. “He was provided with no information about why he was removed from his home. He was afforded ...

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Region Four Returning Officer arrested in connection with electoral fraud; lawyer blocked from seeing client

Region Four Returning Officer Clairmont Mingo was arrested Tuesday afternoon at his  house at Mahaicony,  his Attorney-at-Law Darren Wade said. He was arrested shortly after 3 PM at his residence at Calcutta, Mahaicony. Mr. Wade has vehemently protested the refusal by police to see his client, saying it amounted to a breach of his fundamental rights. The lawyer said initially, ...

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Longest serving House Speaker dies

by Samuel Sukhnandan Former Speaker of the National Assembly of Guyana Mr. Sase Narain has passed away. He was 95. News Talk Radio Guyana 103.1FM/ Demerara Waves Online News was able to confirm this with his eldest son, Mr. Ian Narain. Narain Junior said his father passed away around 2 A.M. Tuesday at his residence in Queenstown, Georgetown. According to him, ...

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Current, former ministers clash over scholarship award

by Samuel Sukhnandan Former Minister of Public Service Ms.Tabitha Sarabo-Halley has responded to criticisms that scholarships had been “skewed to one demographic and a geographic area in Guyana” under the previous government, something she has denied. Ms. Sarabo-Halley said Monday that the new Public Service Minister Ms. Sonia Parag’s statement is misleading and does not reflect a true representation of ...

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Central Housing’s CEO fired

by Samuel Sukhnandan Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mr.Lelon Saul has been fired with immediate effect. Mr. Saul confirmed with News Talk Radio 103.1FM/ Demerara Waves Online News that he received his termination letter today (Tuesday). “According to the letter received, my service was terminated with effect from today (Tuesday), and I will now proceed ...

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1 firefighter COVID-19 positive, 14 others isolated

Fourteen firefighters, who work at the Melanie Damishana Fire station, are in isolation after one of their colleagues tested positive for the coronavirus, COVID-19. Fire Chief Marlon Gentle says the fire fighter, who was tested positive, came into contact with colleagues. The infected firefighter is stationed at the Melanie Damishana fire station. According to Mr. Gentle, the crew at Melanie ...

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UG classes remain Online as COVID-19 situation worsens

The University of Guyana (UG) on Tuesday announced that it would continue to work Online and so courses for the first semester of the new academic year would not be held in face-to-face classrooms “Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 thenstitution will continue to work in safe mode online with essential services being performed on the University’s campuses,” UG ...

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Parliamentary sittings will be held at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre due to COVID-19

Parliamentary sittings will be held at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre (ACCC) to ensure there is sufficient distance among parliamentarians and other persons  as part of the COVID-19 fight. Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs says no date has been fixed for the convening of Parliament for the first time after the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections. ...

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Goldmine worker robbed of GYD$4 million

Police say Detector Operator, who works in the Chi-Chi backdam goldfields, has been robbed of $4.4 million by two gunmen who invaded his home at Nismes, West Bank Demerara. Police Force spokesman, Royston Andries did not disclose the name of the robbery victim, in what appears to be a new practice by the Guyana Police Force. The incident occurred at ...

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