Daily Archives: Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 18:33

Vessels hit Demerara Harbour Bridge but traffic not affected

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 20:57 by Writer A trawler and a tugboat on Tuesday afternoon hit the Demerara Harbour Bridge, but vehicular traffic across the east-west thoroughfare was not disrupted, a senior bridge official said. Initial reports were that a trawler was seen heading towards the bridge, but the captain of a privately-owned tug ignored instructions not ...

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Global law enforcement standards institution accredits police training centres

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 20:53 by Writer Three Guyana Police Force (GPF) training centres across the country have been accredited by the United States-headquartered International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) at that organisation’s conference currently underway in the state of Arizona, the US Embassy said. The diplomatic mission, Pan American Development Foundation ...

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US citizens arrested with undeclared “virtually pure gold” at Cheddi Jagan Airport

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 17:53 by Writer The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) said customs officers on Tuesday seized a quantity of gold jewellery from three passengers, two of whom are US citizens, who were attempting to leave on an outbound American Airlines flight for New York, USA. GRA said the 240 ounces of virtually pure gold, disguised ...

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Digicel’s Deep Blue One subsea fibre cable goes live

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 17:49 by Writer The future is here with best-in-class connectivity to French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago Kingston, Jamaica – Tuesday, June 4, 2024 – Digicel Group on Tuesday announced the activation of its subsea fibre cable, Deep Blue One. The company said that “significant investment” in international submarine capacity will ...

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US legal positions differ from PNCR’s ruling out compliance with Foreign Agents Registration Act

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 17:43 by Writer The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) has ruled out the need for its party groups and individual members in the United States (US) to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) because they do not seek to influence the American government or public, although legal experts in the US ...

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Hemispheric Human Rights Commission rules Guyana govt must compensate Amerindian village for land, health, other violations

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 17:29 by Writer The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has ordered the Guyana government to compensate the Akawaio community at Isseneru (Region 7: Cuyuni-Mazaruni) for violating their rights to land, mining by themselves and health services. “Such reparations should include compensation, satisfaction and any other measures that may be appropriate in accordance ...

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