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Date: 25 May 18 02:55pm
– following intervention of senior government officialMarcus, Cheap Authentic Jerseys, on Saturday, just after he was sent away by the hospital for the second time.The bullet which was lodged in the scalp of the bus driver who was shot after midnight on Friday has been removed, according to a statement from the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC).Kaieteur News understands that the decision by the hospital to remove the bullet from the man’s scalp was taken only after the intervention of the Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon and other senior government officials.Desmond Marcus of Louisa Row, Wortmanville was shot in the vicinity of National and Caneview Avenue, South Ruimveldt by a passenger who refused to pay him the bus fare.Immediately after the shooting, the 59-year-old man drove himself to the GPHC but was treated by a senior doctor at the health institute who subsequently sent him away with the bullet stuck in his scalp. The father of three was given Ibuprofen, a tetanus injection and antibiotics.When he went home, Marcus began suffering from severe headaches and his family took him back to the hospital on Saturday morning. However, he was again sent away after being told that his injury is not life threatening and admission was not required. He was asked to return to the facility today to have the bullet removed.Marcus’ sister, who is a doctor in the United States of America made contact with Dr. Luncheon, who then telephoned the Head of the GPHC to enquire what had transpired.“I was at home resting and I was getting headaches and the hospital call my family and told them to carry me back, so I went and I do a CT-Scan and they removed the bullet yesterday (Saturday), ” Marcus said while lying on a hospital bed.The hospital in a statement issued yesterday said that the matter was brought to the attention of the institution’s management and instructions were immediately given for the patient to be returned for the adequate procedures to be performed.“The bullet has been removed and the patient is recovering, ” the GPHC statement said.Marcus is likely to be discharged from the facility today. Meanwhile, a private doctor attached to the Woodlands Hospital told Kaieteur News that the doctor who treated Marcus erred terribly.He stated that the patient should have been admitted for observation even if his condition is not life threatening.GPHC said that it has launched an investigation into the matter.
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Date: 25 May 18 02:54pm
As the threat on the sugar industry continues, with workers being on strike, the Ministry of Agriculture yesterday revealed its tender process for an external review of the Guyana Sugar Corporation.The ministry is advertising for an interested firm to conduct an examination of the financial projections against actual performances, and assess the impact of production shortfalls against financial performance.An examination will also have to be conducted on the reasons for the financial shortfall at the company.A recommendation of appropriate corrective actions needed to strengthen financial efficacy is also expected from the firm.The structure and terms of reference of the management contract will also be examined, while an assessment of the company’s suitability regarding incentivising financial performance and management efficacy of the industry is also to be done.The consultant will be required to do reviews and comment on profitability, cash flow, cost management, Wholesale Jerseys, economic factors and business planning over the past twelve years.Minister of Agriculture, Robert Persaud, last week announced that there is concern about the downward revision in the production at GuySuCo.As such, he said, there will be a production review of GuySuCo.The minister added that this will be done to ensure that when targets are set, the constraints can be successfully addressed.He said that the sugar company has been relating that weather conditions and industrial relations’ matters have been affecting its ability to meet targets.Meanwhile, the minister said that he hopes that there is an early resolution of the negotiations between GAWU and the sugar company in relation to the strike action.Chief Labour Officer Mohamed Akeel met with representatives of the two bodies as conciliation continues in the wages’ dispute between the two entities.Kaieteur News was told that there has been no progress in the negotiations.GuySuCo is contractually obligated to supply its main European customers with 55, 000 tonnes of sugar by September 5.Presently, the corporation has shipped 16, 400 of the 55, 000 tonnes.This year, GuySuCo stands to lose close to $1.2B in revenue, due to the price cut.Late last week, Rose Hall and Albion estates joined in the industrial action.Kaieteur News was told that GAWU and the workers are flagrant in their industrial relations procedures.However, GAWU said that it did not advise workers from the other estates to join the strike.  This newspaper was told that the Ministry of Labour will be looking at whether penalties can be imposed.The union and workers have totally disregarded the Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) signed by both parties each year.Officials within the labour circles see this most recent development as ‘dangerous, ’ if the strike actions are allowed to continue.
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Date: 25 May 18 02:53pm
Starting next month, Princess Fun City will continue its school tour initiative, granting access to its entertaining activities to school children from across the country.Flashback: Some students at Fun City during a past school tour.The initiative, which has become an annual feature, is done in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.Moreover, from February 11 through April 30, 2016 all schools desirous of participating in the initiative can do so by calling or visiting the Providence, East Bank Demerara location.In order to be a part of the school tour, persons can contact Marketing and Public Relations Manager, Ali Williams, on telephone numbers: 673-8698 or 265-7000 or email address: [email protected]According to Ali, the initiative is one that was created with the intent of affording children an experience of a lifetime. The target audience, she noted, is usually the less fortunate who would not normally be able to visit Princess Fun City.As part of the continued school tour initiative, which is in its third year, Ali said that participating schools will be given the opportunity to enhance their classrooms and students’ knowledge with computer giveaways. A total of five computers will be up for grabs this year, Ali disclosed.While children are usually accompanied by their teachers, their parents can also share the experience with them. In addition to schools, the tour initiative is also offered to youth clubs.The Fun City Arcade, the first of its kind in Guyana, offers family fun and entertainment, with more than 80 games and includes 7D Cinema, 3D graphics, dancing, Supply Cheap Jerseys, street fighting, gifts, bowling, and racing, just to name a few. The movie theaters, at the entertainment facility, provide the latest 3D releases in Bollywood, children and Hollywood movies.And according to Ali, “we cater to ages two to 102.”Princess has also been making available its billboard, positioned in its Providence compound, to the needs of the Ministry to display educational and informative messages on LED screen. This, according to Ali, is being offered free of cost.Princess Fun City and Entertainment Centre was named the 2013 winner of Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Business of the Year award.
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Date: 25 May 18 02:53pm
– suspect heldDead: Delrick LayneAnother brutal murder has occurred in the interior, and this time the victim is a 30-year-old porter who was slain at 14 Miles, Issano.Delrick Layne, of Caribisi Hill, Bartica, was stabbed to death at around 03:30hrs yesterday, allegedly during a dispute with two men.According to reports, Layne, who works on a truck, was in the area to unload fuel when he became involved in an argument with the men, who inflicted several stab wounds on him. The motive for the argument is unclear.Kaieteur News understands that one of the suspects has been detained.Layne’s body was transported to the Bartica Hospital mortuary, while police ranks have been dispatched to the area to conduct investigations.Hazelyn Thomas, the victim’s reputed wife, told Kaieteur News that Layne has been working for over a year on a truck that takes fuel to the area where he was slain. She said that he left home at around 15:00 hrs on Monday, and was due back the following day.Ms. Thomas said she first learned that something had happened to Layne at around 07:00 hrs yesterday. However, she was initially told that he had been stabbed, but was alive. But she was eventually told that her spouse was dead, and this was confirmed after the body was brought to Bartica.According to Ms. Thomas, she was told that the men who killed Layne were drinking at the time and are known ‘troublemakers’.The distraught woman said that she had been pleading with her reputed husband to find another job, NFL Jerseys Wholesale, so he could spend more time with her and their two children, aged seven and five.“Up to yesterday (Monday), I begged him to leave the work, because he was not getting enough time for his family.”Several murders have occurred in the interior within the past two years as young men head there with the hope of striking it rich in the gold fields.
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Date: 25 May 18 02:53pm
…Govt. through NICIL waives $104M in dividends annually There has been a change of directorship at the Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated (BBCI) but to date this information has not been filed with the Registrar of Companies.The Companies Act of Guyana stipulates that any change in the Directors of the company has to be filed within “one month.” The change at the Berbice Bridge Company was made last year but never filed or publicized.New GPC, Director Avalon Jagnandan appointed to Board of BBCIThe information is that the New Guyana Pharmaceutical Company which is owned by Dr. Ranjisinghi ‘Bobby’ Ramroop, has installed on the Board of the Berbice Bridge Company, Cheap Jerseys For Sale, two directors. At the same time, Government as the largest investor in the bridge does not have any.The two New GPC Directors who now serve on the board of Directors of the Berbice Bridge Company are Avalon Jagnandan and Ravi Ramcharitar. The New GPC has $80M in share stock in the Berbice Bridge.The other principal investors in the bridge include the National Insurance Scheme with $80M shares, Secure International Finance Company with $80M shares, Demerara Contractors which holds $40M shares, Hand in Hand Motor & Life Insurance Company that holds $40M shares and the Colonial Life Insurance Company with $80M shares.Oddly, the shares that were held by CLICO (Guyana) remain in the name despite the fact that it is in the process of liquidation.Accounting practice stipulates that it be filed in the name of the Liquidator which in this case is the Bank of Guyana.The remaining and overwhelming majority of shares held in the Berbice Bridge Company belong to Government through the National Industrial and Commercial Investment Limited (NICIL) and stands at $950M in preference shares.NICIL is headed by Winston Brassington, who has agreed to a waiver of all the monies earned by Government each year in the Berbice Bridge as its single largest investor.This Publication has been reliably informed that Government earns just about $104M annually in dividends from the Berbice Bridge.Receipt of this money has been waived by Brassington to facilitate payments to the remaining investors.In the company’s annual report for 2010 it was stated that at December 31, 2010 more than $600M was owed to NICIL in dividends but that shareholder is reported in the financial statements as waiving “dividends and interest on dividends due up to December 31, 2010”.New GPC Director, Ravi Ramcharitar appointed to Board of BBCIIn filing its returns for 2010, the number of shares identified for dividend payments total 400M and payable to each of the investors except NICIL.Brassington is identified as the Secretary for the Berbice Bridge Company and signed off on its financial statement.In 2010 the company took in $1.1B in revenue.Geeta Singh-Knight who had presided over the massive failure of CLICO (Guyana) Inc has since been relieved of her post as a Director in the Company.The Board of Directors of the Berbice Bridge Company is now chaired by Keith Evelyn who also heads up Hand in Hand Insurance Company.Hand in Hand Trust Corporation, NICIL and Brassington were under fire recently for a questionable transaction involving the sale of millions of dollars of shares.
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