Guyana News Headlines Links – Kaieteur News Headlines – July 14-17. 2018

Headline News – 17 July 2018 

Alleged $200B procurement fraud under PPP…‘How come SARA can’t charge someone for $1M?’ – Jagdeo

$366M drug contract… Company traced to two NY homes

Men on unlicenced ATV beat police rank, fire shots, damage patrol car

Toshaos Council Chairman blasts President over broken promises “I don’t know any promise was broken” – Granger

Guyana averts possible maritime export ban -as new mobile container scanner site commissioned

Wanted bulletin issued for boat captain in 91 kilos coke haul

Kwakwani floodwaters slowly recede           

Guyana Goldfields announces new chief

Multi-agency meeting convened to address situation fleeing Venezuelans

Govt. warns Toshaos against pillaging village assets

Fix major impediments to effective expenditure management – IMF tells Guyana

Too many patients diagnosed late with Parkinson’s disease – Neurologist – but early screening could help with prevention

Headline News – 16 July 2018 

Rystad Energy part of Exxon’s lobbying machine – Dr. Mangal

Police Force honours fallen comrades with wreaths, parade and prayers

Cops check seized aircraft for drugs and explosives

Region 3 procurement process riddled with corruption – PM Rep.

Natural Resource Fund can be further protected from abuse with Fiscal Responsibility legislation – IMF

Govt.’s restraint towards borrowing against oil revenue commendable –IMF

Crime Chief warns…Sharing porn on social media can land you in court

Desperate single mothers risk lives, freedom to smuggle cocaine

West Side teacher gives hope to grieving children in Guyana

CPA hosts training for new,prospective foster care parents

Region Two RDC blames Material Management Unit for continued drug shortage

Young chefs have a craving for restaurant business

UG to Launch Alumni Associations in Toronto, London and Washington

Regardless of school, represent the uniform you are wearing! – Minister Norton

Guyana Marketing Corporation launches Agro-processors Exhibition

‘Girl Power’ confab for Linden adolescents

Telecommunications official warns…Beware of losing ability of face-to-face communication in ITC age

Headline News – 15 July 2018 

CANU nets massive cocaine, ganja haul at Good Hope

Mastermind detained in murder of pandit and son

American Chamber of Commerce sets up office here

HDM Labs never did business in Guyana before landing $367M contract from Govt – Transaction tied up within 24 hours

For Exxon to be successful here it must be transparent, embrace scrutiny – Outgoing PR Brasington

Crippled pensioner burnt alive in home after son allegedly sets house on fire

Region 3 REO decides which bids reach Tender Board

Politicians must move away from race-bait campaigning – Ramsaroop

On a mission to transform the education system…CEO Marcel Hutson is a ‘Special Person’
Non- appointment of JSC creates constitutional vacuum

Saraswati Vidya Niketan: Transforming the delivery of education in Guyana

Destruction looms for Charity Wharf

The Story Within The Story…A Pandit is murdered

Assistance underway for Kwakwani flood victims ─ no reports of illness

The ERC is not a firefighting machine – ERC Chairman

Headline News – 14 July 2018 

Liza Phase One development on track – Exxon finalising contract for third drill ship

Exxon refuses to provide info to MPs on debt to be repaid by Guyana

Granger open to requests for media interviews

 Brazilian businessman captured in Panama Papers wants foot in Guyana’s oil sector

Stabroek Market jewellery heist…Alleged safe-cracker among three remanded

House passes several financial bills to improve country’s economic resilience

Public Service Cooperative Credit Union battle… Court rejects former manager’s application to remove Interim Management Committee

ICT Roadshow exceeds expectations ─ Hailed a success by CTU Secretary-General, Min. Hughes

Education Ministry and Ansa McAl honour top NGSA students

Vibrant SLED projects continues in Region One

 Oscar Joseph Hospital, Charity gets large generator

Forty-four murders in six months, nine percent drop in serious crimes

Sophia Primary named among 13 most improved primary schools

Defence to present no-submission in Nandlall’s larceny trial

Non-payment of fees puts Special Needs School in jeopardy

Surinamese busted with over $2M strapped to thighs -being investigated by SOCU for money laundering

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