Daily Archives: Sunday, 8 November 2020, 23:55

GRA scanner image of scrap metal container deleted; customs officers, broker locked up

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) is making efforts to recover a scanner image of one of  the scrap metal containers in in which 11.5 tons of cocaine worth more  than GYD$220 billion have been busted by Belgian authorities. Sources believed that there was some collusion to delete the image from  the system, but the Commissioner-General of the Guyana Revenue Authority ...

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Fire destroys stores, damage another in Guyana’s capital

Last Updated on Monday, 9 November 2020, 0:05 by Denis Chabrol Just one hour after receiving a call, firefighters contained a raging blaze from burning a third building on Regent Street between Camp and Wellington Streets, Georgetown. “I’m satisfied that a great effort has been made by the fire service and also by the police in keeping control of the ...

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Occupational Safety and Health officers being trained in foreign languages

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 November 2020, 17:23 by Denis Chabrol Minister of Labour Joseph Hamilton says Labour and Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Officers are being taught to speak and read foreign languages to ensure effective communication with the workforce. Just back from a two-day visit to Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), he says 24 employees of the Labour Ministry have ...

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CANU awaiting scanner images of scrap metal-laden container; whereabouts of shipper unknown

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 November 2020, 14:41 by Denis Chabrol The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) was Sunday awaiting scanner images of the shipping container of scrap metal that ended up in Belgium with 11.5 tons of cocaine worth  GYD$220 billion cocaine, CANU Chief James Singh said. He said records showed the container was scanned and so he was expecting ...

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Home Affairs Minister, Police Commissioner mum on no DNA testing of trousers in Henry murder

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 November 2020, 14:46 by Denis Chabrol Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn on Sunday said there are other international agencies that could help probe the killing of the three teenagers on the West Coast Berbice in early September, but he and Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie are mum on why the trousers found on one of the ...

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President Ali pledges cooperation on “critical strategic interests” with Joe Biden

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 November 2020, 13:17 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali says he wants to work together with the administration of United States (US) President Joe Biden to help fight the potentially deadly coronavirus, COVID-19. In a congratulatory letter dated 7th November, 2020, when Mr. Biden was declared the winner, Dr. Ali also indicated that there are ...

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