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Daily Archives: Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 22:30

Guyana’s private sector must help gov’t push down CARICOM trade barriers- Pres. Ali

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 22:30 by Denis Chabrol Even as a newly-formed Caribbean Manufacturing Association (CMA) plans to explore the production of specialised sugars, Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday called on local manufacturers to aggressively remove trade barriers in the Caribbean Community’s Single Market. Addressing the 2020 awards of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) ...

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Guyana gov’t insists Haitians were being smuggled, denies discrimination

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 20:14 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Wednesday defended Guyana’s decision to deport more than 20 Haitians who have been detained by police here on arrival since late last month, saying that evidence points to people smuggling. “This was people smuggling. A lot of it was people smuggling. You had children there ...

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BREAKING: GRA recovers image of shipping container suspected in 11.5 ton Belgium cocaine bust

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 16:18 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) has recovered a key image of a shipping container suspected to have contained 11.5 tons of cocaine that had been busted in Belgium in early November, multiple sources have confirmed. Officials said the process was painstaking and delicate in order not to damage the ...

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Arms and ammo trader sued for GYD$369 million for stocks allegedly not supplied to Guyana Defence Force

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 15:21 by Denis Chabrol Licensed arms and ammunition, Larry Singh, has been sued by the Guyana government for failing to supply more than GYD$369 million in firearms and ammunition to the Guyana Defence Force between 2014 and 2016, according to court papers filed by Attorney General Anil Nandlall. The National Procurement and Tender ...

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GTT introduces automated system to cut post-paid bill enquiries to call centre

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 7:37 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT) has added a new automated assistant to allow postpaid customers to easily check their outstanding balances and reduce the number of enquiries to the Call Centre “About 20 per cent of our customers would call agents to find out their balance. With this ...

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Venezuelans, Guyanese charged with murder of Guyanese shopkeeper

Last Updated on Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6:52 by Denis Chabrol Two Venezuelans and a Guyanese have been charged with the murder of a Guyanese shopkeeper who last weeks sought to defend his wife from bandits at their shop at Port Kaituma. Police say the Director of Public Prosecutions has advised that Guyanese gold miner 22-year old Nadeem Baksh of ...

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