GUYANA – Latest News – 08 October 2015

GUYANA – Latest News – 08 October 2015 – Kaieteur News

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Audit on Frequency Management Unit reveals …Previous Govt. gave PPP boys $$$$ waivers

OCTOBER 8, 2015 |…entity foregoes millions in fees   The forensic audit into the National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) has unearthed some of the “most appalling acts of corruption”, said Junior Finance Minister, Jaipaul Sharma, yesterday. The Head of the Unit is Valmiki Singh. According to the agency website, the mission of the NFMU which was established in December […]

State audit finds major fuel racket at NCN

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | – One vehicle visited GuyOil station 28 times in July 2014     A state audit on the 2014 financial statements of the National Communications Network (NCN) has confirmed serious breaches of systems. According to a draft report prepared by the Audit Office of Guyana and sent last month to Chief Executive Officer, Molly Hassan, NCN during […]  

Search on for new Chief Justice

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | With Ian Chang, the current acting Chief Justice (CJ) slated to go into retirement in a matter of months, Government has started searching for another Judge to take up his post. Justice Chang was appointed as acting Chief Justice in 2000 will be up for retirement in February but according to Minister of Legal Affairs […]

Opposition angry at pay hike for Government

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | …may refuse increase to MPs  — Guyana can ill-afford to pay the astronomical increases in the salaries now being paid to Ministers of the Government, says General Secretary of the opposition People’s Progressive Party, Clement Rohee. The increases are also for the newly installed Vice President portfolios of the four-month-old government. The opposition People’s Progressive Party […]

De pay rise ain’t nutten like wha de others had

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | FILED UNDER DEM BOYS SEHFEATURES / 

Everybody kicking up a stink because de government people give demself a pay increase. People start fuh seh all kind of thing. Some seh how de government people lining dem pocket; some seh that dem robbing de taxpayers; and some seh that dem should tek that same money and give to de public servants. When

Government eyes more GuySuCo lands for housing

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | …as special unit monitors private developers  — With lands for housing development along the coast becoming extremely limited, government is eyeing a portion at Ogle, East Coast Demerara (ECD) owned by the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) to turn it into a housing scheme. The government has also sounded a warning to private housing developers to ensure […]

More than 13,600 passengers utilise Berbice River taxis in two weeks

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | The water taxi service, which Government implemented, as a direct response to the ‘cry’ of residents of Regions 5 and 6, is progressing quite well, as thousands are making full use of the opportunity. The major users of the bridge, hailing from these two Regions had complained of the high toll of the Berbice River […]

Jagdeo to collect Opposition Leader assets today – Isaacs

OCTOBER 8, 2015 |   Following accusations by the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Monday that Government was withholding assets of the Leader of the Opposition office, the handing over will be done today with representatives from the PPP, the National Assembly’s office and the Government present. This is according to Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs. He also […]

Ramjattan engages Camp St. prisoners- promises that Gov’t will push for early trials

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | Inmates of the Camp Street, Georgetown Prison, waiting for years to have their cases heard, were recently promised by Vice President and Minister of Public Security, Khemraj Ramjattan, during his visit to the holding facility that efforts would be made to start the process of speedy trials. Minister Ramjattan recently told the media that he […]

Caribbean Airlines to drop London route

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | Trinidad-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has announced plans to discontinue flights to its London destination within months. According to the airline yesterday, it has conducted a detailed review of its network, consistent with the current competitive environment, and was forced to take a difficult decision of withdrawing the Boeing 767 fleet from its operations. As a […]

Footballer fatally shoots fiancée, self, after discovering strange man under bed

OCTOBER 8, 2015 |  A woman, who stabbed her fiancé  for cheating via text messages several months ago, was shot dead yesterday morning after her child father found her allegedly “playing a game” with a half-naked man under her bed. Dead are Roshini Amanda Mohan, age 20 and her fiancé Mark Anthony Moses, age 25. The two have a […]

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