In yesterday’s edition of Stabroek News on page 3 under the headline `GBTI to recover funds lost in alleged fraud – Board Chairman’, it may have been inferred from the fourth paragraph that the name of a bank customer was uttered by the Chairman, Robin Stoby.
Shareholders of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) were last evening assured that the bank would recover the $941 million lost in a fraudulent transaction allegedly conducted by gold dealer Saddiqi Rasul.
The three accused in the murder of Hill Foot farmer Anthony Breedy were yesterday committed to stand trial by a city court, and one of them later went on a rampage in the courtyard, where he assaulted a police inspector.
The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has said that if the 375 cane-harvesters and cane-transporters of the Wales estate do not support the Uitvlugt Improvement Programme (UIP), it may be forced to close the estate.
At a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament hearing yesterday, the Ministry of the Presidency came in for criticism for its handling of the purchase of a vehicle for Prime Minister, Moses Nagamootoo.
Minister of State, Joseph Harmon yesterday said that the Government is committed to working with the Guyanese diaspora as he declared open the Regional Project for “Effective and Sustainable Diaspora Engagement for Development in the Caribbean”.
The Ministry of the Presidency has not yet received $19.108 million worth of emergency CCTV system supplies, paid for in full since December, 2015, for the National Intelligence Centre using monies from the Contingency Fund.
Biker Stephen Vieira, who was arrested last Thursday in connection with the recent discovery of almost 85 kilos of cocaine at Zeelugt, was released yesterday after a warrant that was issued for his arrest was recalled by the Chief Magistrate.
Alpha Felix who was involved in a serious accident on May 04, 2017 on the Rising Sun Public Road, West Coast Berbice where several children were injured, has been charged with Dangerous Driving and his Driver’s Licence has been suspended until the outcome of the matter.