Capitol News – TV Video Reports – 15 July 2013

Capitol News – TV Video  Reports – 15 July 2013

  • 12 survive Matthew’s Ridge plane crash
  • Gov’t seeks opposition support to get legislations passed in support of Hydro-Electric project
  • DPP still to make a decision on trafficking in persons case
  • Gov’t tries to justify reasons for amending Procurement Act it voted on a decade ago
  • Timehri squatters will not move to make way for airport expansion unless they are compensated
  • Guyana Power and Light company tries to justify prolonged power outages
  • Pakistan thrash West Indies in first ODI
12 survive Matthew’s Ridge plane crashPosted: 15 Jul 2013 05:38 PM PDT – The injured were airlifted to the Ogle Airport and then transported to hospitals in the city. Some 12 persons were on board the Cessna Caravan at the time when the plane crashed while the pilot was preparing to land at Matthew’s Ridge airstrip in region one. There were no causalities. A source told this Newscast […]

Gov’t seeks opposition support to get legislations passed in support of Hydro-Electric projectPosted: 15 Jul 2013 05:34 PM PDT  The Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh was rounded up by the ruling PPP/C to defend the need for the Amaila Falls Hydro Project, which the Government says will produce double the amount of electricity being generated now, make cheap, reliable energy available for businesses and potential investors, and for the poor and vulnerable – a […] 
DPP still to make a decision on trafficking in persons casePosted: 15 Jul 2013 05:28 PM PDT  –  The identified Police Officers who were implicated in the trafficking in persons case are under close arrest after they were accused of raping two of the five victims before they were trafficked into the mining community. Last Tuesday the 26-year old was able to point out the Policeman that allegedly raped her during an Identification […] 
Gov’t tries to justify reasons for amending Procurement Act it voted on a decade agoPosted: 15 Jul 2013 05:25 PM PDT  — Ten years ago, the opposition had argued against Cabinet–which consists of the President and his Council of Government Ministers – having a role in the award of contracts. The Government, at that time, agreed and voted to delete Cabinet’s role from the Procurement Act, but now with the call becoming louder for the setting up […] 
Timehri squatters will not move to make way for airport expansion unless they are compensatedPosted: 15 Jul 2013 05:19 PM PDT.– Now this is the danger Timehri north squatters are being faced with on a daily basis, and  they  say that they have been enduring this for years. Now another attempt is being made to remove them from the place many have called home for years and they are not willing to do so without being […] 
Guyana Power and Light company tries to justify prolonged power outagesPosted: 15 Jul 2013 05:12 PM PDT  –The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) today brought out its top engineers as it seeks to justify Sunday’s whole day power outage which affected more than 30,000 households according to the Power Company. The company’s Project Engineer Gayle Best said that the company was able to carry out extensive works at the Sophia Substation. On […] 
Pakistan thrash West Indies in first ODIPosted: 15 Jul 2013 05:02 PM PDT

Cricket: West Indies Captain Dwayne Bravo said his side was once again let down by poor batting and failed also to capitalize on a 4-wicket spell by young fast-bowler, Jason Holder. Holder took 4 wickets to leave the Pakistanis tottering on 47/5 less than halfway through their 50 overs, but a dropped chance from Shaid […]
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