Acting Commissioner of Police, David Ramnarine yesterday said that 15 ranks having been charged with robbery under arms, simple larceny, wounding and other offences were discharged from the Guyana Police Force and another 15 ranks were transferred or re-assigned other duties because of other misconduct.
(Trinidad Guardian) Government is getting some breathing room to pass the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), as it now has until February 2017 to pass the legislation to make this country FATCA compliant.
China Harbour Engineering Corporation (CHEC) says price and capacity were the sole determinants in the purchase of US$7.5M worth of stone from Surinamese company Grassalco for the completion of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) expansion project.
-Ramnarine says cops not to blame for Dataram’s escape
Although mum on whether fugitive drug trafficker Barry Dataram was being monitored prior to his disappearance ahead of his sentencing, acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine yesterday made it clear that law enforcement officials were not to be blamed as they did not grant him his release on bail.
USAID yesterday wrapped up a drug supply management project at Diamond, on the East Bank, which enabled 4,500 persons to access anti-HIV medication and the US envoy appealed for continued investment to protect the gains from the initiative.
Nine firearms, including seven .32 pistols, have been reported stolen by licensed firearm holders since July and police have found that such weapons were used in a number of the robberies committed recently.
Three persons were hospitalised last evening after a drive-by shooting at a car wash at Enmore, East Coast Demerara (ECD).
Up to press time last night, the wounded persons, identified as Pooran Etwaroo, Ron Robinson and Tishana Persaud, were receiving emergency medical