GUYANA

Guyana strengthens border security with Venezuela

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GEORGETOWN (Reuters) – In an attempt to thwart “incursion and invasion,” Guyana set up two army bases this week on its jungle frontier with ailing Venezuela, following similar moves by larger neighbors Colombia and Brazil. Venezuelan soldiers are entering Guyanese territory in search of food, while civilians are seeking medical attention and selling drugs and Read More

Dwight Yorke denies deal with chutney singer

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(Trinidad Guardian) Former T&T and Manchester United footballer Dwight Yorke yesterday denied he entered into any contract with Chutney Monarch Neval Chatelal to loan him money to pay off a debt following his Island Vibe fete last year. In fact, Yorke dismissed the story, adding he is also not broke. “As far as I’m concerned Read More

EYEWITNESS: False alarm…

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…or falsification on audits You’d think the Government would be suffering from the “Crying Wolf Syndrome” by now, wouldn’t you??  You know…what happened to the boy who yelled “wolf!!” even when he was facing absolutely no danger. But yet the supporters of the Government keep on supporting the scapegoating of the PPP. How many times Read More

Trio in custody over kidnapping of schoolgirls

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Three men are in police custody assisting with investigations into the reported kidnapping of two schoolgirls in New Amsterdam on Tuesday. This publication was informed that the girls were on their way home from school on Tuesday afternoon when the incident reportedly occurred. Based on information received, a black vehicle pulled up alongside the two Read More

Illegal foreigners in gold bush warned to get regularized

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Feb 22, 2018 News 0 Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix The Ministry of Citizenship is granting temporary amnesty to illegal foreign national miners so that they can regularise their status in Guyana.“We are giving you a chance to come to the office in Georgetown with your passport and apply for your extension of stay. If Read More

GuySuCo no longer under Agri Ministry–Holder clarifies

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Feb 22, 2018 News 0 Minister of Agriculture, Noel Holder Speaking to reporters, on the sidelines of the opening of the National Dialogue on the thirty-fifth Regional Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean and Accountability of the FAO’s stewardship workshop held at Regency Suites, Brickdam, Minister of Agriculture, Noel Holder, yesterday confirmed that the Read More

Contractor trailed from bank, shot in the head

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Feb 22, 2018 News 0 Terry Singh An electrical contractor was shot in the back of the head and robbed of $600,000 some ten minutes after leaving a Republic Bank branch at Triumph, East Coast Demerara.Terry Singh, 38, was shot by a tattooed gunman around 13:00 hrs yesterday, just as he entered the compound of Read More