Daily Archives: Friday, 4 February 2022, 18:09

Lusignan prison escapee recaptured

Last Updated on Monday, 7 February 2022, 22:11 by Writer A prisoner, who escaped from the Lusignan Prison, was recaptured on Friday afternoon.  Kavin Singh fled on Thursday moments before he was due to appear in a virtual courtroom. Director of Prisons, Nicklon Elliot confirmed that Singh was recaptured in the cane fields at Good Hope, East Coast Demerara, at ...

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Wakenaam businessman feared drowned in boat mishap

Last Updated on Monday, 7 February 2022, 22:02 by Writer A river search was up to late Friday now underway for a man who disappeared during a boat mishap on the Essequibo River at 11 o’clock on Thursday night. Missing and feared dead is 54-year-old Lakeram Kuber, also known as Chico, of Belle Plaine, Wakenaam Island. Those who survived and ...

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“Leave Mudwata alone”: APNU+AFC, gov’t clash over cybercrime law

Last Updated on Monday, 7 February 2022, 21:59 by Writer Almost three years after the then A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) administration had passed the cybercrime legislation despite warnings, now that they are in opposition they are accusing the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led government of using that law to clamp down on freedom of expression. APNU+AFC ...

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Brazilian company picked for construction of first leg of Linden-Lethem highway

Last Updated on Monday, 7 February 2022, 22:02 by Writer The construction of the first link of the Linden-Lethem highway has moved one step closer to commencement with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) clearing the way for negotiations to start with a Brazilian company, the Finance Ministry said late Thursday night. Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh said the Barbados-headquartered CDB ...

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