Daily Archives: October 12, 2012

Luncheon’s “rumble” statement sparks fiery protest – video

Residents of Agricola Community clash with riot police – video

Luncheon’s “rumble” statement sparks fiery protest

OCTOBER 11, 2012 | BY  |

Police in riot gear clashed yesterday (October 10), with youths armed with stones, bottles, sticks and cutlasses during a five-hour standoff, between the villages of Agricola and Eccles, that brought rush hour traffic on the East Bank of Demerara to a standstill, leaving thousands of commuters stranded on either side of the conflict zone.
The mob also torched a vehicle and burned lumber and tyres on both carriageways of the main East Bank thoroughfare.  Continue reading

Anand Goolsarran launches book on improving Public Accountability

Former Auditor General of Guyana Anand Goolsarran launches book on improving Public Accountability

The issue  of public accountability has been addressed in a publication by a former Auditor General of Guyana. The title of the book is Improving Public Accountability and is a compilation of Goolsarran’s experiences and research, which he used while pursuing a doctoral Degree. Anand Goolsarran served as Auditor General of Guyana for 15 years, leaving in a shroud of secrecy in 2005, to take up a post at the UN in New York.   [more]

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Acting appointments are means of govt’l control- Fmr. Auditor General
Written by Denis Scott Chabrol   Demerara Waves – Tuesday, 09 October, 2012

New Mega Shopping Center opened in Georgetown – video

New Mega Shopping Center opened in Georgetown – Oct 11, 2012

The corner of Regent and Camp Streets is looking a little brighter as a new multi-store mega shopping center prepares to throw open its doors Thursday morning – October 11, 2012. The new United Center will host the Footsteps mega store, Home and Beyond Furnishing and Electronics, a pharmacy, a Western Union branch, Chester Fried Chicken restaurant, a Café and a phone depot. It’s 6 stories of shopping luxury and management intends to push that line. Marketing Manager, Michael Alleyne today said, the investment appears set to take off.   Continue reading

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