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Monthly Archives: September 2020

CXC to conduct “independent” review but insists on established rules

Last Updated on Monday, 28 September 2020, 20:50 by Denis Chabrol Chairman of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Sir Hilary Beckles on Monday acknowledged that some “issues” would have to be addressed quickly concerning the region-wide controversy over grades for the July 2020 examinations, but he again insisted that the regional examining body would only respond to requests for  reviews. ...

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LIAT owes Guyanese entities at least GYD$80 million

Last Updated on Monday, 28 September 2020, 20:19 by Denis Chabrol The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, which was forced to close operations in late June, 2020, owes Guyanese authorities more than GYD$80 million. Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Lt. Col. Egbert Field says LIAT owes his regulatory agency US$996,466.32- that’s almost GYD$21 million He says that ...

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Five-member Caribbean law enforcement team arrives to probe Henrys, Singh murders

Last Updated on Monday, 28 September 2020, 20:01 by Denis Chabrol A five-member team of investigators from the Regional Security System, (RSS) arrived in the country on Monday to assist the Guyana Police Force in probing the killings of the two teenage cousins and a young adult on the West Coast Berbice earlier this month. An Assistant Police Commissioner and ...

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Public Service Union to write Georgetown Public Hospital, Ministry of Health concerning nurses’ unrest

Last Updated on Monday, 28 September 2020, 19:33 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU)was Monday preparing to write to the management of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and the Ministry of Health. GPSU General Secretary Mr. Kempton Alexander declined to disclose what are the intended actions of the GPSU to address the current impasse with the ...

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New Demerara Harbour Bridge will be from Nandy Park to La Grange

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 September 2020, 23:38 by Denis Chabrol Government has decided to build the new Demerara Harbour Bridge from Nandy Park, East Bank Demerara to La Grange West Bank Demerara. Public Works Minister Juan Edghill says the Request for Expressions of Interest will be publicly advertised this weekend and the deadline will be in early December. President ...

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Chief Elections Officer Lowenfield arrested, remained silent, released on station bail

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 September 2020, 17:47 by Denis Chabrol Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield was Saturday arrested as part of an ongoing probe into alleged electoral fraud at the March 2, 2020 general and regional elections, but police said he chose to remain silent and was released on station bail. “After being told of the allegations, Mr. Lowenfield ...

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Nurses’ industrial unrest breaking the law; President shrugs claims of unjustifiable spending

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 September 2020, 16:59 by Denis Chabrol Government says  nurses are violating the law governing essential unrest by taking industrial  unrest to press demands for more COVID-19 frontline allowances and other benefits. President Irfaan Ali on Saturday dismissed arguments that government was wasting money on reopening sugar estates and buying new vehicles for himself and the ...

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Start of govt, opposition inclusive governance talks in limbo “no honest interlocutor”- Jagdeo ; “that is none of his business”- Harmon

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2020, 14:47 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has cast some doubt over the start of inclusive governance talks with A Partnership for National Unity (APNU+AFC), because the opposition coalition continues to maintain that this year’s general elections  were rigged and experienced People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) politicians have been removed from the ...

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Guyana, ExxonMobil about to ink Payara well approval; hefty fines for flaring, dumping untreated water

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2020, 8:20 by Writer Guyana is on the verge of signing an agreement with ExxonMobil for its Payara Development Plan that would provide for hefty fines for flaring and the dumping of untreated water back into the sea, Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat said Friday. He told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/Demerara Waves ...

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Venezuelan armed gang opens fire on Guyanese police, soldiers

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2020, 8:26 by Writer Members of a Venezuelan sindicato gang opened fire on a joint patrol of Guyanese police and soldiers on the Cuyuni River, the Guyana Defence Force said. The army said no one was injured during the incident that occurred on the bordering river on Wednesday, September 23. “None of the ranks ...

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