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Flood prone communities receive clean-up tools from ministry

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 20:04
The Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) on July 28, 2015 distributed tools to residents of the North and South Ruimveldt communities in an effort to assist them in their clean-up exercises.

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Autographed Amazon Warriors bat presented to Minister of Education

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 19:54
The management of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Operations Company (OPCO) Guyana Inc., today presented the Minister of Education, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine (centre) with an Amazon Warriors...

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CARICOM, Vatican establish ties

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 19:48
History was made at CARICOM headquarters, Georgetown, Guyana, today when Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community Ambassador Irwin LaRocque (right) accepted the credentials of the first ever...

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Courts presents

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 19:44
Courts Inc donated a suite to the Guyana Police Force today as a contribution to the celebration of the 176th anniversary of the force.

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Budget day is August 10

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 15:43
Minister of Finance Winston Jordan today announced in the National Assembly that the budget estimates would be presented on August 10th.

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Local gov’t polls for early December

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 15:41
Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan this afternoon told the National Assembly that he has been advised that the Guyana Elections Commission (Gecom) will be ready to hold the long awaited local...

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Westford at centre of $120m probe

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:30
Former Public Service Minister Dr Jennifer Westford is now the subject of another police investigation, Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum has confirmed.

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Ramsaran to face charge over Nageer abuse

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:29
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack has advised the police to charge former health minister Dr. Bheri Ramsaran for verbally abusing rights activist Sherlina Nageer and...

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Puruni mining camp guard murdered, dumped in pit

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:28
A security guard of a mining camp located in Oku Backdam, Puruni was on Tuesday found face down in an abandoned mining pit with a wound to his throat, three days after he went missing.

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Westford, ministry employee on $2M bail over attempted larceny, forgery charges

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:27
Former Public Service Minister Dr Jennifer Westford and that ministry’s chief personnel officer Margaret Cummings were yesterday granted bail in a combined total of $2 million after being slapped...

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Baishanlin, Vaitarna have until year end to begin value-added output -Trotman

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:26
Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman said that should controversial Chinese company Baishanlin and equally contentious Indian company Vaitarna not produce value-added products by the end of the...

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Alleged bandit shot dead after robbing couple near 61 beach

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:25
An alleged bandit was mortally wounded yesterday by law enforcement officers, who responded to a robbery under arms report in the vicinity of Number 61 Village beach.

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GHRA flays gov’t over paltry number of women on state boards

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:24
The Executive Committee of the Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA) says the government should be ashamed of what it has termed “an affront to women” by the disproportionate number represented in...

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Lawyer moves to High Court, claims unfair trial in ‘Sanjay’s’ owner causing death case

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:23
Magistrate Judy Latchman on Tuesday granted an adjournment in the Bishnarine ‘Sanjay’ Persaud causing death case after his defence attorney filed a constitutional motion claiming that his client was...

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Lower Berbice Bridge toll to feature in budget

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:22
When the APNU+AFC coalition government presents its first budget in September, one of the features will be a reduction in the Berbice Bridge toll.

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PPP/C MPs attend training session

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:21
General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party Clement Rohee said that while the new Members of Parliament attended an orientation yesterday he would not confirm that the party would make its...

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Sam Hinds Jr moves to High Court to stay proceedings against him

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:20
Samuel Hinds Jr has moved to the High Court through his attorneys Peter Hugh and Latchmie Rahamat in a bid to stay Magistrate’s Court proceedings against him.

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Brothers Village man found dead with chop wounds

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:19
  Pooran Saroop called ‘Beco’, 56, a former farmer and security guard of Lot 7 Brothers Village, East Bank Berbice was discovered dead yesterday morning with chops to his head.

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CCJ rules in favour of Essequibo farmers

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:18
The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has allowed an appeal by two Essequibo farmers over a rice land dispute and set aside a Guyana Court of Appeal decision.

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Lotto earnings for Consolidated Fund come next budget – Trotman

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 05:17
Come next year’s budget, the government’s takings from the 24% of the proceeds of the Guyana Lotteries Fund will be included in the Consoli-dated Fund, Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman said...

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