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Date: 17 Oct 17 06:11am
–    interested in PVC, steel, Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale, wood to support housing boomVenezuela is looking to buy building materials from Guyana to support its housingdrive and there may be several opportunities for local businesses, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) says.The business body is currently coordinating a visit to Venezuela by private sector operatives who are interested in exporting to that neighbouring country.According to the PSC on Friday, Venezuela is interested in importing several products from Guyana including wood products, wheat flour and pasta as well as steel, PVC and other building materials to support their housing drive.“Exports to Venezuela will be paid for through the Petrocaribe initiative on a similar basis as current exports of rice.”Currently, in a major contract worth over US$50M, farmers are exporting rice and paddy to that neighbouring country and being paid via the PetroCaribe fund.A meeting was held last Wednesday for interested persons and this will be followed up by a second meeting on January 25 at 10:00hrs at the PSC office, Waterloo Street, the organization said.Chairman of the PSC’s Trade and InvestmenVenezuela wants wood, steel and other products from Guyanat Sub-Committee, Clinton Williams, says that persons who wish to export to Venezuela should prepare a list of the products they are offering, their specifications, the quantities available, and export prices.However, Williams noted that while some companies have already submitted information on their products, others have yet to do so. The initiative is being supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Currently, Guyana also has a special agreement with Brazil for the tariff-free export of a number of Guyana’s products.While trade in the region has not always been easy, more and more Guyana has been looking to the regions to sell its products because of cheaper shipping costs.
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Date: 17 Oct 17 06:11am
… Rosignol Murder trialJustice Winston Patterson, sitting in the Berbice High Court on Friday, ruled that the oral and cautionary statements given by murder accused, Justin Bailey, are admissible.This was after three days of a trial within a trial (voir dire). The voir dire was ordered after attorney at law Michael Baird, representing Bailey, Jerseys NFL Cheap, had objected to the statements that were about to be tendered by Detective Assistant Superintendent of Police, Terrace Paul, during his evidence.Murder accused Justin Bailey called ‘Jessey’. Bailey called ‘Jessy’, 35, formerly of Linden, and of Rosignol, West Bank Berbice, on trial before Justice Patterson and a mixed jury for the murder of Hilda Nicholson, called Hilda Nedd, who was stabbed to death on  October 18, 2006 at her cousin’s home at  Rosignol.After three days of testimony conducted in the absence of the jury and which saw evidence being given by Superintendent Paul, Sergeant Shurland Semple and Constable Smith Jack, Justice Patterson ruled that the statements were given freely and voluntary and thus he admitted the statements.The state’s case, which is being presented by Prosecutor Dionne Mc Cammon, is that on the day in question, the deceased was at her cousin, Lavern Albert’s home, at 93 Jarvis Street, Rosignol when the accused visited about 15:45 hrs and requested some food which was given to him. He further requested one hundred dollars which was also given to him.A few hours later, Albert remained on the steps while Nicholson ventured to the outhouse. A few minutes later she was heard calling out that “someone was in the toilet and it looked like Justin.” A little while later Nicholson was heard saying ‘Justin bore me with a knife’.She collapsed and was rushed to the Fort Wellington Hospital in a taxi. She died.Giving evidence before were taxi driver Sylvester George, and Detective Mark Fraser who stated that he witnessed the post mortem which was conducted by Dr Vivekanand Brijmohan. The cause of death was given as shock and hemorrhage due to a wound to the heart.Also testifying were Police Photographer, Sergeant Clifford Burnett, and the main prosecution witness, Lavern Albert, 47, at whose house the woman was killed and who stated that the accused was her fiancée.The trial is continuing.
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Date: 17 Oct 17 06:11am
–domestic-related and disorderly killings upThere has been a drastic increase in domestic-related and disorderly murders within the past ten months, but execution-style killings and murders committed during armed robberies have dropped significantly.According to statistics released by the Guyana Police Force, 113 people were murdered between January and October 31, this year. There were 115 murders during the same period last year.Of the 113 murders this year, 44 were of the disorderly type; 23 were domestic related; 19 occurred during armed robberies and five were execution-style killings.While the statistics show an increase of 21 percent in domestic related murders and 19 percent in disorderly murders, there has been a 58 percent decrease in execution-style murders and a10 percent decrease in murders during armed robberies.But cases of robbery under arms have increased by 14 percent with 717 reports up to October 31 this year in comparison to 627 for the same period last year.The statistics indicate a four percent increase in the number of armed robberies involving the use of firearms, and a 42 percent increase in armed robberies where instruments other than firearms were used by the perpetrators.In relation to traffic, there have been 98 road deaths up to the end of October this year in comparison to 103 for the same period in 2010; representing a five percent decrease.However, NFL Jerseys From China, 10 children have lost their lives so far this year in traffic accidents, compared to six for the same period last year. Thirty-six pedestrians and 18 pedal cyclists respectively were killed within the past ten months.To date, four more persons have lost their lives in November 2011 in accidents which occurred at De Willem, West Coast Demerara; Mandela Avenue, Georgetown; and Houston Public Road, East Bank Demerara.According to police, speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol are the major causes of these fatal accidents.A statement from the Police Public Relations Department added that the Force is maintaining its rigid enforcement towards road safety along with the use of breathalysers and radar guns and traffic education.At the end of October, police made a total of 52, 368 cases against errant motorists. Of this total 10, 487 were for speeding and 919 for driving under the influence of alcohol.National Road Safety Month is being observed this month under the theme “Drive wise and save lives”. During this period a number of activities have been planned by the Guyana Police Force, the National Road Safety Council and the Ministry of Home Affairs.These include live call-in media programmes, road safety talks through the media, distribution of flyers countrywide; lectures at schools; enhancing school road safety patrols; refurbishing of road markings and repainting of pedestrian crossings; seminars for drivers of public transportation, and a one-day mini exhibition and symposium for schools at the National Stadium.
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Date: 17 Oct 17 06:11am
Members of the Joint Services are to receive an extra month’s salary, President DonaldPresident Donald Ramotar sharing meals yesterday to junior ranks of the Guyana Defence Force at Camp Stephenson, Timehri.Ramotar announced yesterday, during the annual Christmas luncheon at Camp Stephenson, Timehri.The President, who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Joint Services, noted that it was his first visit to the base, and lauded the continuous training of the army ranks.He pointed to the recent terror attacks and mass killings in Pakistan and Mexico, insisting that security is not just about securing borders.“It seems to me that more and more, we have to build cooperation between the forces in the security sector and be able to come to each other’s assistance from time to time.”He said that Government has invested significantly in the military and it would be a waste if those army resources could not be used to strengthen other areas in the security sector.He urged the officers and ranks to continue to uphold the good name of the GDF, despite a few groups who seek to soil the name of the army.Chief-of-Staff, Brigadier Mark Phillips noted that Base Camp Stephenson is the main operating staging and training base. Ranks have also trained more and conducted additional courses than in many previous years, he added.The GDF head was high in praise for the Air Corps which he said managed to keep its Skyvan aircraft airborne helping to save about $20M. The Coast Guard also received special mention for maintaining the seaworthiness of the vessel, the GDF Essequibo, over the year.President Donald Ramotar being offered a sip from the “Trophy” by a rank of the Guyana Defence ForceBrigadier Phillips said that the GDF is the people’s army, Cheap Jerseys USA, and will work under the strategic direction of the President in a multi-agency approach with other joint services. He also assured the President of the GDF’s commitment to the defence and security of Guyana, particularly in face of the upcoming General and Regional Elections.The occasion also saw the Commander-in-Chief helping to serve meals to junior ranks.
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Date: 17 Oct 17 06:10am
Fatal Suriname crash…Those killed in the crash in Nickerie, Suriname crash have all been identified. Arrangements are now being made to have their remains returned to Guyana. The dead are 42 year-old Police Sergeant, Andrea Isaacs; GTM employee, 41-year-old Monique Charlene Lynch and her fiancé 32-year-old Asa Sauers.Dead: Police Sergeant Andrea IsaacsThe lone survivor of the crash has been identified as Velma Lynch, Monique Charlene Lynch’s stepmother and former head mistress of North Georgetown Multilateral School.A cousin of the dead Lynch, Winifred Moore, said that they family received the news of her death late Friday evening.“Somebody from Suriname called and ask if we know that Monique was in Suriname and her mother said yes. Then the person told us that her vehicle crashed and that she, her fiancé, her stepmother and her friend were dead, ”Moore said that later they began getting calls from local media operatives about the accident. The woman said that they last saw Monique on Thursday after she left her Victoria, East Coast Demerara, home that evening.“We knew that she was leaving for Suriname very early Friday morning so she slept over by her stepmother who was also going on the trip.”Moore said that Monique last made contact with her relatives around noon on Friday, informing them that she was on her way to Suriname.Monique was no stranger to the Dutch speaking territory and she often drove to that destination.“She goes there very often but we do not know who was driving at the time of the accident. However, we know she drove over there before. She was supposed to leave on Wednesday but she had some problem with her passport, ” Moore recalled.Monique’s only son and another relative are currently in Suriname making arrangement to have her remains brought back to Guyana.Meanwhile, Isaacs’s mother, Lorna Isaacs, said that she learnt about the accident after a local reporter called her on the telephone. Mrs. Isaacs said that the man who called her did not inform her that her daughter was dead. It was only when another reporter visited her home that she was greeted with the news of her only daughter’s death.Dead: 32 year-old Asa SauersThe woman related that she last saw Andrea on Friday morning when she was preparing to leave their Waterloo Street home for her trip to Suriname. Isaacs who said that she is still trying to come to grips with her daughter’s death, Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping, is awaiting the arrival of her son from overseas to make the necessary arrangements to bring the body back home.Sauers who also perished in the accident was on one-week vacation leave and was heading to Suriname to spend time. His brother, Ruel Sauers, told this publication that it was only Friday morning that his brother informed him about the trip.He said that his brother was employed with Rubis at the CJIA and was the father of two. Meanwhile Mrs. Lynch who survived the crash is expected to be released from the Lachmipersad Mungra Regional Hospital of Nickerie on Monday.Reports out of Suriname are that the driver of the blue SUV in which the persons were traveling, apparently lost control. An eyewitness recounted seeing it careening from one side of the road to the other.It is still unknown whether one of its wheels blew out.Dead: 41-year-old Monique Charlene Lynch.
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