Daily Archives: Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 14:36

BV resident fined, ordered to do community service for four ganja plants

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 14:36 by Denis Chabrol A resident of Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara has been fined $25,000 and ordered to provide community service at the police station in that East Coast Demerara village, police said Forty-one year Michael Clarke also known as Osafo Kasy of 42 Quamina Road pleaded guilty to cultivating a prohibited plant ...

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Linden youth recaptured shortly after escaping from jail

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 14:18 by Denis Chabrol A 20-year old man, who escaped from the Lusignan Prison where he is serving time for robbery under arms, was Wednesday morning recaptured, the Guyana Prison Service said. “It is alleged that the accused was working on the prison farm when a truck entered the prison compound through the ...

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Rice Producers Association wants government to approve importation of foreign workers

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 13:46 by Denis Chabrol The Rice Producers Association (RPA) on Wednesday floated the idea of importing labour for that grain industry because of a shortage of workers due to lower birthrates, but said so far no application has been made to the government to grant work permits. “For us to address the situation ...

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Government justifies split of Region Four into electoral districts

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 11:44 by Denis Chabrol Attorney General Anil Nandlall has sought to justify the splitting of Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) into four electoral districts. “District number four is a special district in the electoral equation of our country. It is the most populated. It always has the greatest number of controversy so what we are ...

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