GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 10 October 2015 – Kaieteur News

GUYANA – LATEST NEWS – 10 October 2015 – Kaieteur News

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New Demerara Bridge could be funded by UK

OCTOBER 10, 2015 | …the single largest bilateral donor in Caribbean  There are still lots of details to be worked out; but Guyana is set to benefit tremendously from a hefty grant made by the United Kingdom of Great Britain to the Caribbean. Recently, UK Prime Minister David Cameron visited Jamaica. There, he announced that his […]

Permanent Secretaries should not be political appointees – former Auditor General

OCTOBER 10, 2015 | – Calls for discharge of contract workers   — “No one can serve two masters,” former Auditor General, Anand Goolsaran, underscored in his submission to the Commission of Inquiry, (COI) into the Public Service yesterday. In his presentation before the Commission, Goolsaran alluded to the fact that civil servants cannot uphold professionalism, fairness, equity, transparency in serving […]  

Suspects who trailed off-duty cop from CJIA still to be apprehended

OCTOBER 10, 2015 | –    Shot accomplice assisting police —    Detectives believe that they are close to finding two gunmen, who along with a third accomplice, trailed a couple from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport to their Kitty residence Wednesday night. Their accomplice, Shawn Thom, who was shot by police during the confrontation, is providing ranks with information as it […]

Granger stands by Presidential prison pardons

OCTOBER 10, 2015 | …says, “I will keep on doing it!”  “Young people don’t have a right to be jailed; they have a right to be schooled. They have a right to be in college.”- President David Granger President David Granger has indicated that he will continue with the Presidential prison pardons which resulted in some youths convicted for […]

Gov’t to review mining concessions

OCTOBER 10, 2015 | – to develop new national policy Government has announced a review of concessions granted over time to miners as part of the reforms for the sector. The move is likely to win the applause of local operators who have been complaining bitterly about a level playing field. According to Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman, who […]

Guyanese illegals among 314 arrested by US immigration crime sweep

OCTOBER 10, 2015 | Florida ( – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 314 criminal aliens last month in an enforcement action targeting individuals who pose a threat to public safety. ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers made the arrests across the state of Florida. All of those arrested by ICE during the enforcement action, which […]

New York Diaspora announces plans to commemorate Guyana’s 50th

OCTOBER 10, 2015 | NEW YORK CITY: Guyana’s Consulate General in New York City and the 50th Independence Anniversary Celebration Committee in New York have announced elaborate plans to celebrate Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary in New York City. They have planned to do so from June 4 to June 12, 2016. The Committee’s Communications Director, Nevlon Duguid, said on […]

Tourism Ministry’s boosts capacity to market Guyana -New Director General appointed

OCTOBER 10, 2015 |Donald Sinclair has assumed duties as Director General of the Ministry of Tourism. His appointment became effective October 1, 2015. Minister of Tourism, Catherine Hughes, made this disclosure to members of the media during a press conference at the Ministry of Tourism, Colgrain House, Camp Street on Thursday. Minister Hughes expressed confidence in Sinclair, stating […]

Region 9 residents ask for deeper wells amidst drought woes

OCTOBER 10, 2015 | Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, has committed the government’s support to Region Nine, to ensure that the impact of the dry season is vastly minimised and that long term solutions are found. This commitment was given to regional officials and residents on Wednesday, when the Minister of State visited the region to hear first-hand, how […]

Argentina to help boost NBTS’s capacity

OCTOBER 10, 2015 | – to offer postgraduate training to local physicians  —   The National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) of the Ministry of Public Health is poised for some much needed capacity building. This undertaking will be made possible through bilateral South-South cooperation coordinated by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs in Guyana and Argentina respectively. Support in this regard is […]

GRA forensic auditors to be procured after Tax Commission Inquiry- Sharma

OCTOBER 10, 2015 | By Jarryl Bryan  —  The Ministry of Finance is likely to begin procuring auditors for the much anticipated forensic audit into the GRA from December 31st, after the Tax Commission Inquiry lays its interim report. This is according to Minister within the Ministry of Finance Jaipaul Sharma, who has oversight for the forensic audits currently being […]

Red Thread to protest against ‘Fat Cat politrickians’

OCTOBER 10, 2015 |The Red Thread women’s group recently made its intentions clear that it will stage a protest against the recent pay hike awarded to Government officials. The protest will be held in front of Parliament Building next Thursday. The group aims to let the government know that the country’s citizens are highly annoyed. “We know it […]


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  • Rosaliene Bacchus  On 10/10/2015 at 2:04 pm

    “Those arrested represented many countries throughout the world, including: Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Guyana, Ecuador, Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Jamaica, Ukraine, Bahamas, Trinidad, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts, Turks & Caicos, Antigua, Cuba, Canada, Czech Republic, Romania, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Latvia, Greece and Egypt.”

    ~ The Donald thinks that a wall along the US border with Mexico will keep out the criminals.

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