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Daily Archives: Monday, 18 January 2021, 21:23

Probe of expensive gift purchases widens to CJIA, MARAD, GCAA, THD; Harbour Bridge boss repaying for bracelet but will be removed

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2021, 21:24 by Denis Chabrol Even as former Public Infrastructure Minister David Patterson’s name on Monday continued to be associated with another pricy jewellery purchase, a wide-ranging  check has been ordered to ascertain whether similar items had been purchased by other agencies under that ministry, Public Works Minister Juan Edghill said. Mr. Edghill also ...

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High Court orders GECOM to hand over Statements of Poll, Recount for safekeeping

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2021, 16:29 by Denis Chabrol Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire on Monday ordered the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to hand over its Statements of Poll and Statements of Recount to the High Court for safe-keeping pending the hearing and determination of an opposition election petition about the constitutionality of the recount order. “The Statements of ...

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High Court dismisses APNU+AFC election petition

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2021, 23:00 by Denis Chabrol Chief Justice Roxane George-Wiltshire on Monday ruled that one of the election petitions which challenge the actual  results that were declared was dismissed because  that petition was served late to Representative of the List for A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC), David Granger. “The late service of ...

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New Amsterdam labourer dies after stabbing; suspect arrested

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2021, 10:49 by Denis Chabrol A suspect linked to the stabbing death of a labourer at Smythfield, New Amsterdam on Monday remained in custody, the Guyana Police Force said. Dead is 40-year old Mark Griffith. He was found by his sister in a trench with a stab wound to his chest. Police said he ...

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Fewer than 12 Demerara Harbour Bridge/Asphalt Plant employees to be fired

Last Updated on Monday, 18 January 2021, 12:11 by Writer Fewer than 12 employees of the Demerara Harbour Bridge Corporation and the Asphalt Plant are to be fired, Public Works Minister Juan Edghill said Monday. “There will be a major shakeup in both the Asphalt Plant and the Harbour Bridge,” he told reporters ahead of Monday morning’s Public Accounts Committee ...

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