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APNU+AFC takes aim at DPP Chambers

The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) has taken aim at the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Chambers,  strongly suggesting that the decisions are politically motivated. Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon stayed clear of criticising the DPP Shalimar Hack directly, but he questioned the advice from her Chambers. “She is a constitutional office holder and so I would ...

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Former Minister David Patterson, former Harbour Bridge General Manager charged with fraud

Former Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson and former General Manager of the Demerara Harbour Bridge, Rolston Adams were Monday charged jointly with allegedly defrauding the Bridge Corporation of GYD$$162,635,015. They were granted GYD$200,000 bail and ordered to return to court on February 15, 2021. Mr. Patterson was represented by Attorneys-at-Law Nigel Hughes, Ronald Burch-Smith and Khemraj Ramjattan.  Mr. Adams ...

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Owners of intercepted Guyanese fishing vessels say Coast Guard not stopping Venezuelan illegal fishermen

The owners of the two Guyanese fishing vessels that up to Sunday afternoon continued to be detained  by the Venezuelan Navy have accused the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard of doing little to stop Venezuelans from fishing illegally in Guyanese waters. “They are not doing anything. All they do is sleep whole day,” said Kumar Lallbachan, the owner of ...

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Venezuelan authorities ask detained Guyanese fishermen for documents

Venezuelan authorities have asked for documents for the two Guyanese fishing vessels, captains and crew members that were intercepted last week by that Spanish-speaking nation’s navy, the owners said Sunday. The captains and crew members of the vessels named Sea Wolf and Lady Nayera are reportedly in contact with the owners in Guyana. So far, they the captains and crews ...

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Superbet outlet robbed- police

A Superbet clerk was robbed Saturday night of GYD$162,700 as she was about the secure the outlet at Patentia, West Bank Demerara, police said. The victim, 29-year old Shakuel Khan, a Superbet clerk who lives at Belle  West, West Bank Demerara, informed police that the incident occurred at about 6:45 PM at the outlet located on First Street, Patentia. “Enquiries ...

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12 acres of marijuana destroyed

Several marijuana farms on about 12 acres of land have been destroyed by police in the Canje River area, police said Friday. This is regarded as one of the biggest marijuana eradication exercises in recent times. Police say that 12 farms on 12 acres of land between Ekura and Sand Landing in the Canje River were destroyed. In what appeared ...

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LBI resident robbed of car in Mon Repos

A resident of La Bonne Intention was lashed to his neck with a handgun and robbed of his car and phone valued more than GYD$8 million. Twenty-six year old Kevin Gildharie told police that at about 4:30 PM yesterday, he was robbed of his car and cellular phone at Mon Repos Pasture, East Coast Demerara. Police are investigating the report ...

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AFC sticks with Patterson, signals he will remain Public Accounts Committee chairman

The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Thursday night dug its heels in and unequivocally backed its General Secretary, David Patterson, despite the disclosure of records that he got more than GYD$1.5 million in expensive jewellery as birthday gifts while he served as Minister of Public Infrastructure from 2015 to 2020. “The AFC wishes to state categorically that it has full ...

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Public Service Commission’s human resources files, milk “missing”

A number of flash drives containing important human resource files about dismissals and promotions have gone “missing” the office of the Public Service Commission but there has been no sign of breakage, police said. The theft occurred between 4:30 PM on January 18 and 7:15 AM on January 19 at the commission’s office on Fort Street, Kingston, Georgetown. Other information ...

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Police, Auditor General to be called in to probe exorbitant jewellery purchases by Public Works Ministry’s entities

Minister of Public Works, Juan Edghill on Tuesday said a number of agencies under his ministry has provided records showing the names of former Ministers of Public Infrastructure being associated with the purchase of mostly jewellery as gifts for them. The records show that separate purchases had been authorised by the relevant accounting officers of the Maritime Administration, Transport and ...

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