Blanhum now 2nd in Command at A’ Division

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It appears as though the Administration has started to move on the recommendations of the Paul Slowe Commission of Inquiry into allegations of an assassination plot against the president. Senior Superintendent of Police, Wendell Blanhum, who was criticized in the report for his poor investigation of the matter, has been removed as Crime Chief and Read More

Over 1100 house lots to be developed to relocate squatters

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Minister within the Ministry of Communities with responsibility for Housing, Valarie Patterson – Yearwood, on Monday announced that discussions are ongoing regarding the development of approximately 1,148 lots at Plantations at Cummings Lodge and Industry for the possible relocation of squatters from Sophia, as well as from other zero tolerance areas in Georgetown and its Read More

Tired coalition government should take a rest -Dr. Frank Anthony

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Opposition Parliamentarian, Dr. Frank Anthony touched a raw nerve among government MPs when he used his budget presentation on Tuesday to call on the government to reconsider its move to downsize the sugar industry. Dr. Anthony’s emotional presentation provoked insistent heckling from the government benches as he described the 2018 budget as a lackluster document that offers Read More

Policemen further remanded over businessman’s murder as Magistrate shuts down request for all statements to be released in matter

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Police Detective, Corporal Derwin Eastman along with his Police colleague, Jemison Williams, were today further remanded to jail over the murder of businessman Godfrey Scipio aka “Saga”. The move came even as the Attorneys for the two policemen pleaded with the Court to take the safety of the men into consideration. Attorney, Dexter Todd today Read More

Hughes announces new timeline for full liberalization of telecommunications sector

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Almost six months after Guyanese were promised that the telecommunications sector would have been fully liberalized, Public Telecommunications Minister Cathy Hughes, has delivered yet another promise to have the sector fully liberalized by the first quarter in 2018. During her contribution to the National Budget debates on Tuesday, Minister Hughes said the Ministry will continue to Read More

Watchman confesses to murder of Berbice waitress -Police

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Police investigators in West Berbice are reporting this evening that one of the suspects in the murder of a 22 year old part time waitress, has confessed to the crime. The man, who is a watchman, was among three persons who were arrested as the probe widened.  The partly naked body of the woman was found Read More

Annual sugar production target further reduced as output slides

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Government on Tuesday appeared to further reduce the annual production target of a scaled down Guyana Sugar Corporation. Minister of Agriculture, Noel Holder told the National Assembly that government was now targeting sugar production of 145,247 tonnes in 2020. When government last year had tabled its White Paper on the sugar industry, it had set itself Read More