Gov’t working to stem illicit weapons from Brazil – Harmon

Government is working to strengthen border security so as to stem the flow of illegal weapons into Guyana from Brazil.

“We do not manufacture guns in Guyana. We are paying attention to what happens at our borders because when you look at the guns recovered by the police and you check on the country of origin it is Brazil,” Minister of State Joseph Harmon explained yesterday while noting that government is very concerned about crime and committed to providing citizens and investors a safe place to work.

He explained that three major efforts have been made in attempts to improve internal security. These include the provision of equipment to the Guyana Police Force, the training and retraining of officers and increased efforts to improve citizens’ partnership so that they can be assets in dealing with crime and the criminal situation.

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Chatelal forgives Yorke as loan repaid

(Trinidad Guardian)  “Dwight, I forgive you.” So stated reigning Chutney Soca Monarch Neval Chatelal in an open letter to former T&T and Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke yesterday, following the repayment of a $250,000 loan.

Happy 48th!

Fireworks in the background this morning after the Golden Arrowhead was hoisted at D’Urban Park marking the 48th anniversary of the country’s Republican status.

Exxon contract final -Harmon

The controversial Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) signed between the government and ExxonMobil’s local subsidiary and partners is final and will not be subject to any changes, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said yesterday.

NIS re-examining investment in Berbice Bridge, GM says

General Manager Holly Greaves yesterday said the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) is re-examining its investment in the Berbice Bridge after dismal returns over the past few years.

CARICOM staffer shot, robbed after bank withdrawal

A gunman yesterday afternoon shot and robbed a senior CARICOM Secreta-riat employee after he left the Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited branch at Triumph, East Coast Demerara (ECD), in what is the most recent attack on the bank’s customers.

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