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Daily Archives: September 29, 2020

Surinamese held with machine gun, ammo, cash at border crossing

A Surinamese man has been arrested in connection with the alleged discovery of a large amount of cash, a submachine gun and ammunition at the Guyana side of the back-track route with Suriname, police said. The 26-year old man, who is from Lot Zuelen, Paramaribo, Suriname, was allegedly carrying one Beretta submachine gun with the number defaced, 25 live 9MM ...

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Franchisee for several US fast food chains sells majority stake to grow, expand

SEAF Caribbean SME Growth Fund has acquired a majority ownership interest in Camex Restaurants Inc. in Guyana, which will enable the fast food restaurant franchisee to push its growth and expansion plans. The transaction will be completed over the coming week. Camex Restaurants Inc. is Guyana’s largest restaurant operator boasting some 28 franchise/locations spread across Guyana with five, brands including ...

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Convicted armed robber escapes from jail

A man, who is serving a three-year prison sentence for armed robbery, Tuesday afternoon from the Lusignan Prison where he and others had been assigned to work in the kitchen, Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels said. He has been identified as 23-year old James Moore of 544 New Road, Dairy, West Bank Demerara and  Dennis Street, Turkeyen, Georgetown. Mr. Samuel ...

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Fake Samsung devices hit COVID-19 education efforts; Consumer Commission gets refunds for buyers

Several stores have been selling fake Samsung tablets to people who are eager to take advantage of Online teaching-learning devices, but the  Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) says consumers have been complaining that many of the devices cannot download apps. A CCAC spokeswoman said that regulatory agency has so far received 10 complaints and has so assisted four consumers ...

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No talks with APNU+AFC unless Harmon recognises PPP as “legitimately elected” government – Pres. Ali

President Irfaan Ali on Tuesday categorically ruled out any political engagement with the opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) unless he is recognised as the Head of State and Government by Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon. “Mr. Harmon must be honest enough to correct the wrongs he has done in that narrative and go out to the public ...

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