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Businessmen detained following shooting incident

Two businessmen have been detained following allegations of assault peace officer, damage to property, discharging of a loaded firerearm and obstructing the Officers from executing their duties, the Guyana Police Force said. The incident occurred about 20:00hrs Sunday night at Battery Road, Kingston, Georgetown. “Investigation revealed that two police ranks were responding to a report …

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Govt denies NTC Chairman’s claim of broken promises

President David Granger and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo rebuffed claims of broken promises by the Chairman of the National Toshaos Council (NTC), Joel Fredericks. “I don’t know any promise has been broken. They asked for a plot of land, I went there, turned the sod myself and it’s being processed. I didn’t break any promises,” …

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Govt denies NTC Chairman’s claim of broken promises

President David Granger and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo rebuffed claims of broken promises by the Chairman of the National Toshaos Council (NTC), Joel Fredericks. “I don’t know any promise has been broken. They asked for a plot of land, I went there, turned the sod myself and it’s being processed. I didn’t break any promises,” …

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National Toshaos Council Chairman slams govt over broken promises

Chairman of the National Toshaos Council, Joel Fredericks on Monday slammed the Guyana government for failing to keep several promises including addressing land rights and constitutional reform over the past three years. “Every time we break promises, we erode the trust that people have in us and our integrity,” he told the opening of National …

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National Toshaos Council Chairman slams govt over broken promises

Chairman of the National Toshaos Council, Joel Fredericks on Monday slammed the Guyana government for failing to keep several promises including addressing land rights and constitutional reform over the past three years. “Every time we break promises, we erode the trust that people have in us and our integrity,” he told the opening of National …

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Two drown

Two men, including an overseas-based Guyanese, died by drowning at the weekend, police said. Dead are 46-year old Ravindra “Rick” Budhraj  of ‘ X’ 7 Alma Avenue Prashad Nagar, Greater Georgetown, and 18-year old Ronald Gomes, a labourer of 8 Norton Street Wortmanville, Georgetown. Budhraj drowned in the Demerara River in the vicinity of Coverden, East …

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Two drown

Two men, including an overseas-based Guyanese, died by drowning at the weekend, police said. Dead are 46-year old Ravindra “Rick” Budhraj  of ‘ X’ 7 Alma Avenue Prashad Nagar, Greater Georgetown, and 18-year old Ronald Gomes, a labourer of 8 Norton Street Wortmanville, Georgetown. Budhraj drowned in the Demerara River in the vicinity of Coverden, East …

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ExxonMobil stepping up plans for Guyana office complex – Stabroek News

Stabroek NewsExxonMobil stepping up plans for Guyana office complexStabroek NewsEEPGL will use the information supplied to select qualified suppliers for a future bid. It added that all interested companies must be registered with the Centre for Local ...

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Guyana not rushing on huge IsDB envelope – Jordan – Stabroek News

Stabroek NewsGuyana not rushing on huge IsDB envelope – JordanStabroek NewsGuyana is not rushing to access the remainder of the US$880M that the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) says it can borrow to execute projects but will seek to determine which of ...

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‘As a transgender person in Guyana, you feel you’re in a jail yard’ – Stabroek News


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'As a transgender person in Guyana, you feel you're in a jail yard'
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By Rae Wiltshire. (Pheches (Joseph) Fraser is a litigant in the challenge to the cross-dressing law of Guyana. Rae Wiltshire is an award-winning playwright, theatre director and short story writer. His play “Creative Burial Ground” and short story, “Me ...

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