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Granger Says on Receiving COI Report on Alleged Assassination Plot Against Him GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Aug. 31, 2017) – President David Granger says the Office of the Presidency must be protected regardless of who is in power. Granger made the comment after receiving the report of the Commission of Inquiry into an alleged plot to assassinate him. The President noted that the inquiry...
Says he Attempted to Smuggle the Drug to Support his Son in College GUYANA -- A US-based Guyanese man, who claimed that he attempted to take cocaine through the Cheddi Jagan Airport to support his son in college, will be missing the son’s entire college life, after he was sentenced to four years in jail following a guilty plea for...
In The Development of a Petroleum Industry GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Aug. 31, 2017) – President David Granger says his administration is will be working with US based oil giant, ExxonMobil, to develop a long term relationship founded on transparency, accountability, openness and aligned interests for the good of Guyana. During a meeting with a delegation of ExxonMObil executives on Wednesday, Granger said...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Former Barbados and West Indies seamer, Ottis Gibson, was on Thursday appointed the new head coach of South Africa. The 48-year-old Gibson has penned a two-year contract which will see him preside over the Proteas until the end of the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England. “After following a rigorous process, we are delighted to welcome Ottis...
She and Her Husband Ordered to Pay $186,000 in Fines or be Jailed TRINIDAD & TOBAGO -- A pregnant woman who, along with her husband, stole $153,330 from her employer was described as cold-hearted by a magistrate on Monday before she ordered the couple to pay $186,000 in fines in three months, the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian has reported. Failure to...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Aug 29, 2017) – Prime Minister Andrew Holness has held talks with Police Commissioner George Quallo and senior commanders of the Jamaica Constabulary Force as the authorities move to implement new strategies aimed at curbing the crime situation here, especially murders. The meeting, the second since last week, examined the expectations ahead of the implementation of the Zones...
LEEDS, England (Aug 29, 2017) – West Indies batting hero Shai Hope said Tuesday he saw it as his duty to see the team to victory on the epic fifth and final day of the second Test against England at Headingley. Windies started the day on five without loss chasing 322 for victory and Hope made a superb 118 not...
By Albert Baldeo “There is no man so good, who, were he to submit all his thoughts and actions to the laws, would not deserve hanging ten times in his life.” ―Michel de Montaigne The Trump administration’s troubling efforts to expand immigration detention on the backs of taxpayers in the United States are already underway in Texas. The Geo Group, a for-profit,...
Imran Khan Gov't Calls on GCAA to Ramp up Oversight of Operators GUYANA -- The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched an investigation into the circumstances of fatal plane crash on Sunday which has left an Air Services Limited (ASL) pilot dead. Captain Imran Khan, 41, who was on his second shuttle mission for the day was killed when the Cessna...
The three 35-seater buses which will now serve the schoolchildren of north and south Georgetown (Photos courtesy of the Ministry of the Presidency) Touts the Importance of an Educated Guyana GEORGETOWN, Guyana (Aug 28, 2017) – President David Granger says his administration is committed to providing access to education for every Guyanese warning that that it is important for Guyanese to command the...
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