Daily Archives: Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 20:05

Harmon calls for “full explanation” from Ali about Sputnik V “vaccine racket”

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 20:05 by Denis Chabrol Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon on Tuesday called on President Irfaan Ali to explain a more than GYD$1 billion dollar purchase of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccines from a member of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ruling family who visited Guyana last year. “A full explanation of the vaccine racket is ...

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Burnt illegal plane found at Kwakwani

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 17:06 by Denis Chabrol A burnt illegal plane was Tuesday found on a trail in the Bisaruni area, Kwakwani, and the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) believes that the aircraft was involved in illegal activities. This is the third plane that has been found in the Guyana- Suriname area in recent times. CANU said ...

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United States suspends dog imports from Guyana, other countries

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 9:12 by Denis Chabrol The United States has suspended the importation of dogs from Guyana and almost 100 other countries, in an effort to minimise the chances of rabies. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says these countries are considered high risk for importing dog rabies into the United States. “No ...

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National Assembly votes to remove Patterson as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee; APNU+AFC signals defiance

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 8:48 by Denis Chabrol Government shortly after 5 O’clock this morning used its simple majority in the National Assembly and passed a motion that seeks to oust David Patterson as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The motion was passed by a vote of 34 to 31. It is left to be ...

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