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Ken Nilsson
Ken Nilsson

Troy sacks around 300 workers

Approximately 300 employees of Troy Resources Guyana Inc. were notified of their dismissals yesterday following a decision by the board of the Australian company as it seeks to find a way to restart operations.

SARA claim against GBTI dismissed

A claim by the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA) against the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) for the payment of $224 million related to a 2015 agreement for the sale of land was struck out on a technicality. 

Prison-break carnage: A Stabroek News investigation

–   151 were murdered by bandits –   239 killed during confrontations with police and in unexplained circumstances –   30 security officers lost their lives Introduction For more than 15 years, the number of persons who died in the violence that followed the February 23rd, 2002 Camp Street jailbreak and the circumstances of their deaths have been the sources of heated disputation.

Missing planks on the wharf

Charity Wharf in ruinous state, poses dangers

Boat operators and commuters using the Charity Wharf on the Essequibo Coast, say it is on the verge of collapsing completely and could result in injuries if it is not fixed soon, while Regional Chairman, Devanand Ramdatt has deemed it “a disaster waiting to happen.” During a visit last Friday, some of the boat operators told Stabroek News that many of the boards are missing and that some, along with the pillars, have become rotten. 

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