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NICIL Fraud investigation…Former Ministers among those to be charged next week – Khemraj Ramjattan

NICIL Fraud investigation…Former Ministers among those to be charged next week – Khemraj Ramjattan

Feb 25, 2017  Kaieteur News – By Brushell Blackman

Khemraj Ramjattan

Khemraj Ramjattan

Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan says that criminal charges will be brought against a number of officials including People’s Progressive Party (PPP/C) former Government Ministers, next week.

In an interview with Kaieteur News, Ramjattan said that the Special Organised Crimes Unit (SOCU) has completed its investigation into the operations of the National Investment and Commercial Investment Limited (NICIL).

He said that SOCU’s recommendations and that case file are now attracting the attention of the special prosecutors who are perusing the documents and will now recommend who is to be charged.     Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – February 22, 2017- video

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Guyana Government News Brief – February 22, 2017- video

Contrived Chaos and States of Confusion – By Rosaliene Bacchus

Three Worlds One Vision

There has been a lot of analysis suggesting that the executive-level politics we’re seeing play out right now are about incompetence or irrationality. The psychology of the President himself has been called into question, with bizarre public performances and blatant falsities being propagated, mirroring that of others in the Administration.

Source: Contrived Chaos and States of Confusion

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Tourism is vital to the Caribbean economy – By David Jessop

The View from Europe: Tourism is vital to the Caribbean economy

Published on February 25, 2017   By David Jessop

David Jessop

David Jessop

“Tourism is a vital sector to the economies of member states.” So said Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government in the communiqué that followed their recent inter-sessional meeting in Georgetown, Guyana.

Taken at face value the statement is unremarkable, even obvious; but the language chosen, its inclusion, and the recommendations made in relation to the challenges the industry faces, suggest that tourism’s significance to the region’s long term economic growth and stability has at last been formally recognised.       Continue reading

Book: The Legend – Post Emancipation Villages in Guyana – Eusi Kwayana

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Please find attached a writ-up on Eusi Kwayana’s latest book – The Legend: Post Emancipation Villages.

It is a conversation of how former enslaved Africans in Guyana collectively bought villages.

The price is $35 and the book can be obtained by contacting me, Rampersaud Tiwari, or Ingrid King. See the contact details at the end of the attached document.

We have a limited number of copies and have already received orders.

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – February 22-23, 2017

Guyana: LATEST NEWS –February 22-23, 2017 – Kaieteur News… (see links to other news sources below)

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Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 21 February 2017

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No limit on business hours – Town Clerk 

Under fire, City Hall has come out refuting media reports that it will enforce a limit on business hours in the capital. The report stated that businesses operating in the city will be closed on weekdays, weekends and holidays at 4:30.p.m.  However; Town Clerk, Royston King labeled the report erroneous, absurd and aimed at deliberately ..

Region Nine REO interdicted from duty

Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan is disputing reports in some sections of the media that the Regional Executive Officer (REO) of Region Nine, Carl Parker is still on the job. Minister Bulkan told the Government Information Agency (GINA) on Tuesday, that Parker has been off the job for over one week, and that a replacement […]

Local contractor awarded bid to construct duplexes and condos

UK to help Guyana strengthen borders against smuggling and trafficking

Community based projects geared at reviving local commerce

Small Miners taking advantage of syndicate system implemented by MNRE

One dead in Timehri fire 

A 54-year-old man of Timehri, Public Road, East Bank Demerara perished in an early morning fire which completely gutted his house. Dead is Adam Shaw. Details are sketchy but Capitol News has learned that the man was an alcoholic and had days before threatened to set the property on fire. We will provide more details […]

Losing toddlers in fire biggest downfall for CPA in 2016- Director

Director of the Child Care and Protection Agency (CPA) Ann Greene said losing brothers, six-year-old Joshua George and two-year- old Antonio George, in a fire last year at the Children’s Drop-in Centre was the biggest downfall of the agency in 2016. The two brothers were housed at the centre on Hadfield Street, Georgetown …

Caribbean Life News Update – 22 February 2017

Caribbean Life News Update -22 February 2017 Caribbean Life

Hamilton names office ‘Sanct­uary Senate District’


In light of Presi­dent Trump’s Execu­tive Order putting in jeopardy the rights of immig­rant popul­ation in New York City and their families Brooklyn Senator Jesse Hamilton has declared his office to be a “Sanct­uary Senate District (SSD)” for the term of Presi­dent Trump’s execu­tive order.

American entrepr­eneurs head to Carib­bean for exchange program


The United States Depar­tment of State says 34 Young Leaders of the Ameri­cans Initi­ative (YLAI) Profes­sional Fello­wship hosts from busin­esses and civil society organiz­ations across the US have been selected to partic­ipate in the Reverse Exchange program, a new compo­nent of YLAI.

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ExxonMobil’s development plans in Guyana – video

ExxonMobil’s development plans in Guyana – video

Published on Feb 22, 2017 

Ever wondered how Hydrocarbons formed? Are you curious about ExxonMobil’s development plans in Guyana? Then check out this video.

Guyana Government News Brief – February 21, 2017 – video

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Guyana Government News Brief – February 21, 2017 – video

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