Daily Archives: July 11, 2012

Ecuador Life at its Purest!! – video

Ecuador Life at its Purest!!

This video has had over 13 million views… so have a look!

Submitted by Dmitri Allicock  –  Thank you Dmitri.

Guyana-born Derrick Thomas carries the Olympic torch in the UK

Derrick Thomas carrying the Olympic Torch in the Relay leg between Wickham Market and Woodbridge. UK.

Derrick Thomas was the only Guyanese to carry the Olympic Torch for the Olympics 2012.

He was privileged to be interviewed by a local TV Station in Suffolk UK on Wednesday 27th June 2012.  Here is the Video Interview – click link below   Continue reading

Parvati Persaud-Edwards fired for penning Chronicle editorial

Parvati Persaud-Edwards fired for penning Chronicle editorial

JULY 11, 2012 | BY  |  …  Editor Rashid Osman suspended

Parvati Persaud-Edwards

Freelance journalist Parvati Persaud-Edwards has been relieved of her duties at the Guyana Chronicle for penning the recent editorial that sparked outrage over its alleged racist content.
Kaieteur News understands that the decision to fire Persaud-Edwards was made by the Chronicle’s Board of Directors.
According to sources, the Board has also decided to suspend Editor Raschid Osman, since he is the editor who was on duty at the time when the editorial was published.
Osman is on leave at present but he is to be notified of the disciplinary action when he resumes duty.       Continue reading

Massive racket uncovered at police vehicles auction – with updates

Massive racket uncovered at police vehicles auction

JULY 11, 2012 | BY  | FILED UNDER NEWS

– Purchasers pay $$M less than actual bidding prices 

The Guyana Police Force has completed an investigation into alleged corrupt practices in relation to the auction sale of unserviceable police vehicles.
The alleged could cost the  millions of dollars in unpaid taxes.
The investigation centred on the misrepresentation of amounts paid for the vehicles, with some of them being sold for far less than the minimum bidding price.
Officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs, who are the facilitators of the auction, are being fingered in the alleged scam.
Kaieteur News understands that the scam involves the staff, the auctioneer, a Police staffer and an Auditor from the Audit office. It is believed that the racket has been going on for a long time.   Continue reading

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