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Body of man dumped in septic tank

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 February 2021, 16:35 by Denis Chabrol The body of a man believed to  have been a drug addict was Saturday removed from a septic tank at Belle West, West Bank Demerara. Colin Anthony King, also known as Harry, was removed from the waste collection facility at the back of his residence at First Street, Belle ...

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AFC hit by second resignation in less than one month

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 February 2021, 16:05 by Denis Chabrol A senior member of the Alliance For Change (AFC) has resigned, bringing to two the number of members to have resigned from that party in less than one month. The latest member to quit from the AFC is Attorney-at-Law, Joel Persid-Edmond. In his resignation letter dated February 20, he ...

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Prime Minister signs exemption order for small internet service providers

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 February 2021, 14:42 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government has issued an exemption order to expedite the licensing process for small internet providers, in keeping with its efforts to expand the telecommunications sector. Prime Minister , Retired Brigadier Mark Phillips made this disclosure during his guest appearance on NCN’s “Budget in Focus” on Friday. ” ...

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Youth robbed at gunpoint while in virtual classroom

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 February 2021, 14:29 by Denis Chabrol A 19-year old man of ‘A’ Field, Sophia, Greater Georgetown, was robbed of GYD$430,000 in cash and other valuables, by  two men, police said. The incident occurred at about 1 O’clock Friday afternoon by two men, one of who was armed with a handgun. The victim told police that ...

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Barbados-bound woman arrested with cocaine in vagina- police

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 February 2021, 14:19 by Denis Chabrol A 23-year old woman was Saturday morning arrested at the Eugene F. Correia ‘Ogle’ Airport with cocaine in her vagina moments before she was due to board a flight to Barbados, police said. The Guyana Police Force said the woman also admitted to swallowing 73 cocaine pellets. Investigators said ...

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US$200 million fibre optic cable to target oil industry, unserved communities

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 February 2021, 9:56 by Denis Chabrol A new telecommunications company, Canje Tel, plans to invest US$200 million in a subsea fibre-optic cable to mainly serve the offshore oil and gas operations and remote communities with little or no access to the Internet, a top official said Saturday. Senior Engineer at Canje Tel, Raymond Michael Kirton ...

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GPL admits planting poles in pavement was “bad judgement”, Disability Commission to sensitise power company about law

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 February 2021, 7:43 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) has admitted that the planting of utility poles in the Lamaha Street pavement was as a result of “bad judgement” by employees, even as the National Commission on Disability (NCD) frowned on the power company’s decision. GPL Public Relations Officer, Shevion Sears said ...

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