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AG Williams denies making death threats …to sue K/News, Guyana Times over libelous reports

  by Gary Eleazar Attorney General and Minster of Legal Affairs, Basil Williams, has denied ever threatening to kill a sitting Judge—Justice Franklin Holder—and has threatened to sue daily newspapers Guyana Times and Kaieteur News for ‘grievous libel,’ over the reports. Williams made the charges today (March 24, 2017) when he appeared for an impromptu …

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Guyana gov’t paying Republic Bank debt for owner of Marriott-branded hotel – Demerara Waves


Demerara Waves

Guyana gov't paying Republic Bank debt for owner of Marriott-branded hotel
Demerara Waves
The special purpose government-owned company, Atlantic Hotel Inc; which owns the Marriott-branded hotel cannot afford to pay its debt to Republic Bank, forcing government to pay more US$1 million every six months to prevent Guyana from losing the ...
Gov't servicing Marriott loanStabroek News

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Guyana gov’t paying Republic Bank debt for owner of Marriott-branded hotel

The special purpose government-owned company, Atlantic Hotel Inc; which owns the Marriott-branded hotel cannot afford to pay its debt to Republic Bank, forcing government to pay more US$1 million every six months to prevent Guyana from losing the property, Finance Minister Winston Jordan said Friday. Jordan said the loan guarantor, National Industrial and Commercial Investments …

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Bank of Guyana can close foreign exchange retention accounts to stem Guyana dollar decline – Demerara Waves

Bank of Guyana can close foreign exchange retention accounts to stem Guyana dollar declineDemerara WavesThe Bank of Guyana (BoG) was Friday preparing to possibly more foreign exchange on the local market and Finance Minister, Winston Jordan did not rul...

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Bank of Guyana can close foreign exchange retention accounts to stem Guyana dollar decline

The Bank of Guyana (BoG) was Friday preparing to possibly more foreign exchange on the local market and Finance Minister, Winston Jordan did not rule out the closure of retention accounts of exporters to stem foreign exchange hoarding at a time when the local economy is suffering from a US$30 million decline in export earnings. …

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Rochester’s Brandon Beresford Called up to Guyana National Team … – The Bent Musket (blog)


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Rochester's Brandon Beresford Called up to Guyana National Team ...
The Bent Musket (blog)
Second-year midfielder Beresford takes advantage of the Rhinos' first week bye to join the Golden Jaguars.
Warren Creavalle named to Guyana National Team - Brotherly GameBrotherly Game (blog)

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BDF officer is #1 in Guyana – Breaking Belize News (blog)


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BDF officer is #1 in Guyana
Breaking Belize News (blog)
By BBN Staff: Officer Cadet Francisco Choc of the Belize Defence Force (BDF) was awarded the best student overall in the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Standard Officers Course (SOC), according to a Government of Belize press release. “Choc, who hails ...

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Looming ‘used-tyre’ ban will leave 5000 jobless ; no evidence used tyres cause accidents —GUTA

The Guyana Used Tyres Association (GUTA) is warning that should government continue with the planned importation of used-tyres into the country, as much as 5,000 persons stand to lose employment in the $100M revenue earning business—a situation that could in fact lead to a new smuggling industry. GUTA Executives made this pellucid today (March 24, …

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High Court rules it can hear Red House lease revocation case

The High Court on Friday ruled against Attorney General, Basil Williams and said it has jurisdiction to hear a constitutional case about the revocation of a lease of Red House by the Cheddi Jagan Research Centre Inc. The decision was made in chambers by acting Chief Justice, Yonette Cummings-Edwards against Williams and the Guyana Lands …

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