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New chairman of Private Sector Commission named

The Council of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) on Tuesday ratified the appointment of Ramesh Persaud, Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Private Enterprise Development (IPED), as Chairman of the Commission, replacing Ronald Webster who passed away on April 27, 2014, a release from the PSC said.

Two Town Clerks?

Carol Sooba

By Mario Joseph   City Council spokesman Royston King was yesterday installed as the officer performing the duties of Town Clerk even as Carol Sooba maintained that councillors did not have the authority to oust her from the post and warned that they could face jail for contempt of court.

Boy, 10, electrocuted during bath in yard

Satyanand Balkaran

-family says GPL ignored loose wire report, illegal connection being probed A 10-year-old boy was electrocuted on Wednesday while bathing in his yard at Goed Fortuin and his family is accusing the Guyana Power and Light Inc (GPL) of ignoring its complaints about a loose wire that was responsible.

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