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Over 8,000 pensioners tapping electricity subsidy -Ministry

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:23
To date some 8128 pensioners are benefiting from the 50% hike in the electricity subsidy announced in this year’s budget, GINA said yesterday. It said that according to figures released by the...

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Rodney’s death was state-sanctioned

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:22
Jocelyn Dow, an associate of historian Dr. Walter Rodney, has described her friend’s death as a “state-sanctioned” act in a time when she and several others feared for their lives daily. Dow made the...

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Sixteen-year-old among trio charged over seawall robbery

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:21
A 16-year-old is among three young men accused of a gun-point seawall hold-up in which a car was stolen. The charge read against Romario Butler, 19, Compton Semple, 21, and the 16-year-old juvenile...

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Gov’t puts South Ruimveldt Gardens building up for sale

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:20
Government’s holding company, NICIL will once again act as facilitator for the sale of a property owned by the State Planning Secretariat (SPS). The dilapidated property located at 575 High Palm...

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Miner accused of stealing gold from employer

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:19
A miner was yesterday released on $100,000 bail after denying that he stole a quantity of raw gold from his employer. It is alleged that between August 20 and August 21, at Aremu Mountain, Cuyuni...

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Natural Resources Minister concerned about Kaituma roads

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:18
Addressing miners at an outreach in Port Kaituma, Region One on Wednes-day, Minister of Natural Resources and the Envi-ronment Robert Persaud said he shares some of their worry and concerns of the...

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Gov’t committee briefs private sector on clean-up drive

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:17
On Wednesday, members of the Private Sector Commission met with Norman Whittaker, Minister of Local Government and Regional Develop-ment and the “Clean-Up My Country” Programme Implementa-tion...

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Fisherman found at Carifesta Ave died of multiple injuries – autopsy

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:16
An autopsy performed on the remains of Mohamed Bacchus, the fisherman who was killed in a hit and run accident along the Carifesta Avenue last Saturday, has found that he died of multiple injuries....

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Give Lloyd free rein, Greenidge urges W.Indies

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:15
LONDON, (Reuters) – The West Indies hierarchy must give new chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd a free rein to make the changes that will inspire a turnaround in fortunes for the national team,...

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Guyana to introduce online processing of visa applications

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:15
Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon at his weekly post-Cabinet press briefing at the Office of the President yesterday announced that Guyana will be moving to introduce online...

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Girls leading our world camp

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:14
Chargé d’ Affaires of the US Embassy Bryan Hunt spoke on Tuesday in Kuru Kuru with participants of  Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World), a US Peace Corps initiative, a release from the US Embassy...

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