Linden Town Council votes in new Mayor

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After serving for the past two years as Deputy Mayor, Waneka Arrindell moved up to the Mayoral seat in the town of Linden, as the Council met this morning to elect a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor from among themselves in keeping with Municipal Laws. Former Mayor Carwyn Holland indicated last week that he would Read More

Four years in jail for career drug trafficker

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A South Ruimveldt resident will be spending the next four years of his life behind bars after being found guilty of cocaine trafficking. Sixty-three year old, Dennis Jones appeared in Court today and was found guilty of trafficking over 22 pounds of cocaine. The man bowed his head and stood calmly next to his Attorney, Read More

And the property winners are …

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Krystal and Josue Lopez outside their Camp Hill Home with children Jemima 6 and Ezekiel 5. Picture: Lachie Millard. MORE home buyers chose to park their money in Camp Hill than in any other suburb in Brisbane in 2017, new data reveals. Property analyst CoreLogic’s annual ‘Best of the Best’ report shows more than $231 Read More

Jagdeo rejects Govt’s excuses for stashing US$18M

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By Michael Younge Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has rejected all of the excuses put forward by the coalition Government to justify its decision to stash over $18MUS, which was paid by ExxonMobil as a bonus, in a secret account. Jagdeo is standing by his gut feeling and the facts surrounding the discovery that the Government Read More

Dismal sugar production no fault of workers, Union- GAWU

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The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) in its year end press conference on Friday, reflected on 2017 and among other things addressed the woes of the thousands of sugar workers who have been rendered jobless as the incumbent Administration moves ahead with the “miniaturization” of the industry, via the closure and sale of Read More

Sugar Estates closure: GAWU approaches CCJ to expedite appeal hearing

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Following the High Court denial of its application to quash the decision to shut down the Rose Hall and East Demerara Estate and the subsequent adjournment of the its appeal to January, the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU)  have now moved to the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to have its appeal hearing Read More

New Linden Mayoral elect to focus on waste management

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With full house participation at the Linden Town Council’s boardroom, the majority voted for a secret ballot nomination for the mayoral election. Councillor, Waneka Arrindell, Linden’s two- time serving Deputy Mayor, was selected and voted in as the new Mayor of Linden for the period of 2018. (Left) Wainewright Bethune, Deputy Mayor-elect shakes hand with Read More

Brazil expresses interest in Guyana’s petroleum sector, says Govt

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Brazil has responded positively to an invitation, issued by President David Granger, for the South American Economic giant to participate in Guyana’s oil and gas sector, during his attendance at the recently concluded MERCOSUR summit, a release from the Department of Public Information has said. Stena Carron oil drill ship Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carl Read More

Officials escaping income declaration since 2015- Jagdeo

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…because of non-functional integrity commission Months after the amended code of conduct for the Integrity Commission was gazetted by the government, the process seems to be stalled as the People Progressive Party remains concerned that officials are not disclosing their earnings to anyone. During a press conference on Thursday, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo slammed government Read More