Daily Archives: Sunday, 31 March 2024, 21:13

Guyana’s oldest business organisation records increased membership, increased surplus cash

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 March 2024, 21:13 by Denis Chabrol The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GGCI), Guyana’s oldest business organisation, has recorded 150 new members in the 2023-2024 financial year, and has recorded 85.6 percent in surplus cash, according to chamber President, Kester Hutson. Mr Hutson told Demerara Waves Online News that that business support organisation has ...

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Venezuelans in cocaine haul for court this week

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 March 2024, 19:52 by Denis Chabrol The two Venezuelans, who were allegedly caught in a go-fast boat  with more than 1,181 pounds of cocaine at Vergenoegen, East Bank Essequibo, have been identified and are expected to appear in court later this week, Director the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) James Singh said Sunday. He told Demerara ...

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India-made planes arrive for GDF

Last Updated on Monday, 1 April 2024, 6:18 by Denis Chabrol Two weeks after Guyana signed a US$23.27 million deal to buy two India-made Dornier aircraft for the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), two India Air Force  transport planes touched down at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Sunday with the two planes, sources said. The two Boeing C-17 Globemaster military ...

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US-based Guyanese caught with illegal firearm, offers bribe to police- Guyana Police Force

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 March 2024, 19:15 by Denis Chabrol A United States (US)-based Guyanese farmer, whose local address is at Mahaicony, was arrested Sunday for allegedly being in possession of a firearm and ammunition without being the holder of a firearm licence, and offering a GY$500,000 bribe to a policeman to drop the investigation, police said. Police said ...

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OPINION: On Sackur: This Land is Our Land

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 March 2024, 16:53 by Denis Chabrol By Dr. Randy Persaud, Professor Emeritus I am hesitant in labeling foreign people as colonial or neocolonial without making a case that is substantial in terms of theory and evidence. To stay silent in the face of abuse is a dereliction of duty. Of recent, the assault on Guyana ...

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