Daily Archives: Thursday, 5 November 2020, 17:33

Overseas-based Guyanese can help craft national development plan- new US think-tank study; Guyana gets low marks

Last Updated on Thursday, 5 November 2020, 17:27 by Denis Chabrol A new study by the Washington DC-based Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has given the Guyana government low marks for harnessing the Diaspora, and recommends that every effort be made to encourage overseas-based Guyanese to  craft and implement a national development plan. In a report titled “The ...

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Belgian police seize 11.5 tons of cocaine; two Guyanese scrap metal shippers arrested

Last Updated on Thursday, 5 November 2020, 16:50 by Denis Chabrol Belgian prosecutors have dealt a new blow to a recently disbanded drug gang led by a former Belgian police chief after announcing the largest-ever overseas drug bust “in the world”, the Brussels Times reported Thursday. Head of Guyana’s Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit , James Singh said two shippers “heard we ...

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“Yankee” found guilty of murdering Parika fuel dealer

Last Updated on Thursday, 5 November 2020, 15:57 by Denis Chabrol Following a guilty verdict by the jury in relation to the April 30, 2016 murder of Parika, East Bank Essequibo businessman, Mr Seeram Singh, convicted killer Curt Thomas has been further remanded to prison pending sentencing. The verdict was handed down on Thursday, November 05, 2020 before Justice Navindra ...

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Republicans level electoral fraud claims similar to Guyana’s APNU+AFC

Last Updated on Thursday, 5 November 2020, 11:09 by Denis Chabrol The Republican Party- under the Donald Trump presidency that had repeatedly called on then Guyana President David Granger to concede defeat despite concerns about electoral fraud- is now citing similar concerns in this week’s United States election. Personal Lawyer for President Trump, Rudy Giuliani Wednesday night charged that thousands ...

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