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Guyana Sugar: Dr Clive Thomas appointed Chairman of GuySuCo

GUYANA – Latest News – 28 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 28 July 2015 – Demerara Waves (7 items)

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 27 July 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 27 July 2015

  • Former death squad member Sean Hinds turns himself in to Police
  • PPP deny relationship with Sean Hinds
  • Guyana still not doing enough to fight human trafficking
  • President commits to rice industry
  • Lap top project in tatters, will be overhauled
  • Wanted bulletin for male sex worker killers
  • Sports

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Logging & Mining: BaiShanLin concessions warrant special review + video

BaiShanLin concessions warrant special review

JULY 24, 2015 | BY |By Kiana Wilburg

– Guyana is yet to know how it has benefitted –Presidential Advisor

wamara-300x183Presidential Advisor on Sustainable Development Dr. Clive Thomas will soon be making recommendations to the Granger administration for all concessions granted to major foreign investors to come under special review.

Dr. Thomas said that the concessions granted to one major company, BaiShanLin, need to be investigated thoroughly.
In a recent interview with this newspaper, the economist said that it is imperative for the new Government to have a “proper understanding” of how the nation is benefitting from the “hefty concessions” which were granted to these companies during the time of the past administration. He stressed that doing this will also help the government to manage how the country benefits in the long term from foreign companies.   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 27 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 27 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

GUYANA – Latest News – 25 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 25 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

Guyana – Uncovering myriad irregularities

Guyana – Uncovering myriad irregularities

July 25, 2015 | By KNews | Filed Under Editorial

Some revelations came to the fore this past week and it would seem that there are so many more waiting to be made. One revelation came from the criminal world. While the others all came out of the government service and suggest criminal activity, one must wonder whether there are not many others. Some of these were hidden because the previous government was either complicit or simply careless with the way people in its employ played with the public funds.

The most explosive would have been the revelations by self-confessed death squad member, Sean Hinds. Ever since the crime wave, people all over the city claimed to have seen Sean Hinds with others believed to be criminal elements. Their task was to kill people who simply strayed from the straight and narrow.   Continue reading

GUYANA – Latest News – 24 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

    GUYANA – Latest News – 24 July 2015 – Demerara Waves

  • Guyana’s existence, regional peace under threat, President Granger says in the US – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1HOWwGe
  • Ministries’ manipulated public servant leave systems– Minister Harmon – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1TXFlaN
  • New GPC’s latest US$6m contract under legal review as Health Ministry addresses sole-sourcing – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1VFnozz
  • Patch-work for water damaged roads to continue throughout rainy period – Demerara Waves  http://bit.ly/1CVCJ9r

GUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos – 23 July 2015

Capitol TV logoGUYANA – Capitol TV News Videos –  23 July 2015

  • Nandlall washes his hands of his former bodyguard
  • More troubles ahead for arrested cash jet pilot
  • City Hall in bind
  • Audit of schools almost finished
  • Guyana to pay judgement to Surinamese company
  • Low carbon research for UG soon
  • Sports
  • Cash Pilot may land a long jail term for Drug trafficking now

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Anil Nandlall’s ex-bodyguard detained for Crum-Ewing murder

Anil Nandlall’s ex-bodyguard detained for Crum-Ewing murder

July 24, 2015 | By |– Former Attorney General denies involvement
Former Attorney General Anil Nandlall reads a statement to the media

Anil Nandlall

Former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall yesterday categorically denied any involvement in the assassination of political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing, and said that an ex-bodyguard of his, Rajput Narine, who police have detained, was hired several days after Crum-Ewing’s death.

Nandlall made the denial during a press conference in which he repeatedly refuted suggestions that he, or any members of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), orchestrated the murder, which is being deemed a politically motivated killing.    Continue reading

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