Former President Bharrat Jagdeo wants the High Court to quash a temporary travel ban imposed by the Lower Court on him until the hearing and determination of private criminal charge that he allegedly uttered racially divisive remarks.
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GuySuCo’s $16B bailout request fast-tracks need for inquiry into sugar industry – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1JdgUC4
Stabroek Market, Sophia, South Georgetown joins cleaning frenzy – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1QfSZ5q
Gun license, work permit issuances among areas to be investigated-Home Affairs Minister – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1GK5Zjb
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Simon Pierro brought a magic iPad with him and wowed Ellen’s audience right along with Ellen!
- GuySuCo hierarchy accused of playing politics with sugar
- Irregularities in pharmaceutical drugs procurement could lead to legal action – Norton
- PPP moves to court to get detailed elections results
- Courts Stores joins city clean up
- Policeman charged in the death of MFK boss
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Guyana to open consulate in French Guiana; suspected criminals face extradition – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1FjQ8n1
Security guards allegedly steal GUY$6 M worth of liquor from customs warehouse – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1KssFTT
Police Sergeant remanded in murder of City businessman – Demerara Waves http://bit.ly/1LNACDF
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thursday May 28, 2015 – Guyana Goldfields Inc. (GGI), a Canadian based company focused on the exploration and development of gold deposits in Guyana, says it’s on track to begin production mid-year.
The company expects to produce between 30,000 ounces to 50,000 ounces of gold this year and approximately 120,000 ounces to 140,000 ounces of gold in 2016. Continue reading →
Capacity crowd defies rains for Presidential Inauguration
When Guyanese woke up on Independence Day, many were disheartened to see the overcast, gloomy sky that met them; the day was meant to be one for celebration and, more importantly, one for the inauguration of Guyana’s new leader, President David Granger.
Photo: Scenes from the Stadium on May 26, 2015.
However, Guyanese are not known to be easily deterred; nothing, they said, especially a bit of rain would keep them from witnessing such a historic occasion. For many, being able to participate in such an event could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
So, with umbrellas in hand – and in some cases rain boots on feet – they packed into their vehicles and headed to the National Stadium to witness the inauguration ceremony. Continue reading →
Jagdeo in the dock: Power goes one day
The first thing that came to my mind when I read that Bharrat Jagdeo, which this column will emphasize was the former strongman, was summoned to appear in court or face arrest were the words of President Jagdeo to striking air traffic controllers.
The strike began while President Jagdeo was out of the country and on returning to Guyana from New York agreed to a request by the strikers to meet with them. He told them that he heard that on deplaning, they had planned to picket him and if that was done he would have fired all of them.
This was the strongman at the pinnacle of power. Now power is gone. Continue reading →