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No face-to-face classes in April for most grades- Education Minister

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 April 2021, 21:44 by Denis Chabrol Amid a surge in deaths and new COVID-19 infections in recent weeks, schools will be remain closed during April, 2021 until new information that is hinged on the “robust” vaccination programme¬† is available, Education Minister Priya Manickchand said Thursday. “We’re advised by the Ministry of Health that we cannot ...

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BREAKING: Well-known cricket executive member dies in road accident

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 April 2021, 21:52 by Denis Chabrol Well-known Guyanese cricket executive, Pretipaul Jaigobin died on Thursday in a road accident in Mabura, Region 10, police said. Police say Jaigobin was travelling in a black Toyota Tundra when it toppled several times on the Mabura Access Road at about 3 PM. The mishap occurred about five kilometers ...

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BREAKING: Former GDF Coast Guardsmen, convicted for murdering goldminer, challenge constitutionality of death penalty

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 April 2021, 20:46 by Denis Chabrol Two former Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guardsmen, who were convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of a Bartica-based goldminer in 2009, have filed an appeal on the grounds that the death penalty is unconstitutional. The Attorney General has since asked the Full Court of the High ...

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BREAKING: Scrap metal export trade reopens next week

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 April 2021, 15:32 by Denis Chabrol Guyana on Thursday announced that the scrap metal trade would be reopened from next week Thursday, Minister of Industry Oneidge Walrond announced on Thursday. She said exports would be allowed from authorised yards that must have 24 hours surveillance cameras. Ms. Walrond also said that no new application for ...

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James Bond, others charged with conspiracy to defraud in lease of govt lands

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 April 2021, 14:13 by Denis Chabrol People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) member and Attorney-at-Law, James Bond is among three persons charged with conspiracy to defraud in the lease of lands held by the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL). NICIL’s former Chief Executive Officer, Colvin Heath-London, Mr. Bond and Jermaine Richmond were charged jointly ...

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64-year old man arrested while rolling suitcase of marijuana in Georgetown- CANU

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 April 2021, 7:19 by Denis Chabrol A 64-year old man was arrested late Wednesday afternoon with more than four kilogrammes of compressed marijuana in a suitcase that he was rolling down a city street, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said. He has been identified as Clarence Wright off Bagotville, West Bank Demerara. CANU says he ...

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