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Two of three prison escapees recaptured

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2020, 6:51 by Denis Chabrol Two of the three prisoners, who escaped from the Lusignan Prison, East Coast Demerara, were recaptured hours after  at Zeelugt Public Road, East Bank Essequibo, Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels said. The Prison Chief said Alex Matthias and Arnold Kennedy would “aid in the ongoing investigation for the escape ...

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Guyana abstains from OAS resolution on free and fair elections in Venezuela

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 23:47 by Denis Chabrol Guyana was among several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states that on Wednesday abstained from voting on a resolution at the Organisation of American States (OAS) calling for free and fair elections in Venezuela. In all, 21 countries voted Yes, 4 No and 9 abstained. While Guyana earlier this month ...

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Suspected toy gun attacker at Chief Justice’s residence on eve of elections petition case management; govt beefs up security amid political brouhaha

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 21:28 by Denis Chabrol A man allegedly attacked two police security guards at the home of Chief Justice Roxanne George-Wiltshire Wednesday afternoon with what seemed to be a toy gun,a  day before she is due to hold a case management conference for the two elections petition by the opposition A Partnership for National ...

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Three murder accused escape from Lusignan Prison

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 15:11 by Denis Chabrol Three inmates have escaped from the Lusignan Prison, East Coast Demerara, police and prison officials confirmed Wednesday. The escapees have been identified as Alex Matthias of Alex Mathias of Good Hope Dock Yard, Essequibo; Mark Rafino of Goed Intent Village, West Bank Demerara and Arnold Kennedy of Lot 847 ...

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Guyana gets CXC grades for subjects at 14 schools after free reviews

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 20:43 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Education Priya Manickchand on Tuesday said that Guyana has received grades for subjects at 14 of 20 institutions after getting free-of-cost reviews. The Minister explained that most of the 20 schools that had “ungraded” for certain subjects were due to the fact that the teachers and the ...

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Bank of Guyana softening identification requirements for bank accounts

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 19:02 by Denis Chabrol The Bank of Guyana on Tuesday announced that it is takings steps to relax the identification and home address requirements by commercial banks and other licenced financial institutions for persons to open and maintain accounts. “These measures which will confirm to the Financial Action Task Force Recommendations are intended ...

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Arson attack on Nigel and Cathy Hughes-owned building

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2020, 20:40 by Denis Chabrol Firefighters Monday night saved a building on Middle Street, Georgetown that is owned by Nigel and Cathy Hughes and houses Midtown Restaurant, Bar and Hotel. Mr. Hughes, who was on the scene, confirmed that based on the evidence, someone attempted to destroy the building by fire. He said the ...

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US keeping eye on gold smuggling from Venezuela – Kozak

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2020, 20:33 by Denis Chabrol United States Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemispheric Affairs, Michael Kozak said his country was not aware that Venezuelan gold was being smuggled to Guyana to help prop up the Nicolas Maduro administration, but that illegally mined metal from that Spanish-speaking nation was ending up in the Middle ...

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DPP withdraws Law Books theft charge against Nandall

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2020, 8:13 by Denis Chabrol Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Shalimar Ali-Hack has withdrawn a charge against Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister, Mr Anil Nandlall for the alleged theft of over $2 million in Commonwealth Law Reports from the State of Guyana. Mr Nandlall, who was charged back in 2017, had been on ...

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CXC to go for 100 percent moderation of SBAs

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 October 2020, 14:43 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will from next year be conducting 100 percent moderation of all School Based Assessments (SBAs), based on an independent review of the administration of the CXC July/August 2020 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate® (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency examinations, top officials said Sunday. “Certainly, the ...

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October 2020