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Gov’t insists frail Venezuelan Indigenous Indians are receiving aid; doctors deployed, food resupplied to Port Kaituma area

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 November 2021, 18:42 by Denis Chabrol Despite the surfacing of pictures of Indigenous Indian children, who were this week found sick and emaciated in Guyana’s North-West District, Prime Minister Mark Phillips on Saturday stressed that the migrants have been receiving government assistance for more than one year now. “Even before we assumed office and from ...

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Fire rekindles urgency for digitising court records- DPP

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 November 2021, 16:49 by Denis Chabrol The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Attorney-at-Law Shalimar Hack said almost all case files and other criminal records were saved from Saturday’s fire at the building housing her chambers, but the blaze rekindled the urgent need to digitise the system. “It is something I have been asking for for ...

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Building housing DPP Chambers, Office of Professional Responsibility on fire

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 November 2021, 14:41 by Denis Chabrol The building housing the Office of Professional Responsibility and the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Chambers is burning Saturday afternoon. Already the OPR offices haven’t destroyed. Police, lawyers and other personnel are rescuing vital case files from the DPP Chambers. Attorney General Anil Nandlall and Home Affairs Minister Robeson ...

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Amerindians hit by starvation in Region One

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 November 2021, 12:55 by Denis Chabrol More than three dozen starved and emaciated Amerindian children have been found at Anabisi, Port Kaituma, North West District, officials said Saturday. The non-governmental organisation, Blossom, saw the children and so far two have been flown to the city for emergency medical care and one is receiving care at ...

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Electoral Reform Group says Guyanese need more time for reform process

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 November 2021, 11:29 by Denis Chabrol The non-governmental Electoral Reform Group (ERG) has refused to comment on the proposed amendments to the Representation of the People Act (RoPA) but has instead publicly called for more time to for consultations and generate inclusive consensus. “We would really call on the government to give serious consideration to ...

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Six arrested for firearm, 104 rounds of ammo- police

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 November 2021, 9:58 by Denis Chabrol Six persons have been arrested in connection with the alleged discovery of a firearm and 104 rounds of ammunition in a house on Bourda Street, Lacytown, Georgetown, police said Saturday. They were held in connection with the Friday evening discovery of one air pistol, ten 12 gauge cartridges, thirty-one ...

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Surinamese, Guyanese companies team up for lighting to embellish wood products

Last Updated on Saturday, 20 November 2021, 8:30 by Denis Chabrol The Suriname-headquartered SEOS Solutions has teamed up with the Guyanese-owned value-added wood products company, Floor-It, in a US$1 million investment in Guyana that will focus on improved lighting and energy efficiency. Chief Executive Officer of Floor-It, Andre Cummings said SEOS International would be providing the “missing link” for his ...

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