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Ministers visit Region 9, hand out items

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:21
On July 16 and 17, Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan and Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe visited the villages of Pai Pang, Tiger Pond and Karasabai...

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Two held over death of La Grange man

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:20
Two men are currently in custody in relation to the death of James Stuart, whose body was found on Sunday morning at La Grange, West Bank Demerara with a wound to his head.

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Number of Guyanese over 40 has risen – census

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:19
The number of Guyanese over 40 years of age has increased from 2002 to 2012 and now comprise 29.1 percent of the population or 217,498 persons, according to the last census done in 2012.

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Procurement seminar clears the air on some issues

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:18
Participants at  the recently concluded European Union (EU)and Cariforum capacity building public procurement training seminar say that government ministries need to be more involved in such forums...

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Bids invited for restoration of Trafalgar pump

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:17
The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) is inviting bids for the rehabilitation of the electric pump at Trafalgar, West Coast Berbice.

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Republic Bank sponsoring music literacy programme

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:16
Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited is once again sponsoring the 2016 edition of the Right Start Pan Minors Music Literacy Programme. This is the 8th consecutive year the Bank is joining with the Ministry...

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Greenidge challenges new heads of mission to be strategic thinkers

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:15
Six new Heads of Missions are undergoing a one-week orientation at the Foreign Service Institute, after which they will be deployed to their various posts overseas and were challenged by Foreign...

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Berbice records 50% reduction in road fatalities

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:14
For the year so far, there has been a 50 per cent reduction in fatal accidents in Berbice and Traffic Chief of ‘B’ Division Boodnarine Persaud has linked this to the high number of persons charged...

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Young Windies side hoping to make impact

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:14
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies take an inexperienced squad into the opening Test against India starting here today, hoping that the young side can make a significant impact and shape the...

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Four selected for Caribbean junior cycling c/ships

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:13
Christopher Cornelius, Raphael Leung, Andrew Hicks and Jornell Yearwood have been selected by the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) to represent Guyana at the Caribbean Junior Cycling Championships in...

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GTT set to roll out new services

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:13
Improved and new services will be rolled out in the coming months, with the liberalisation of the telecommunications sector on the horizon, now that the Telecommunication (Amendment) Bill 2016 has...

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GBA novices c/ships set for this weekend

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:12
The Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) will stage the annual ‘Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis National Novices championships this weekend at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

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Belle West murder suspect still on the lam, a week after escape

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 02:12
The suspect in the fatal beating of mechanic Yugeshwar Shiwcharan is yet to be recaptured, one week after he escaped from the La Grange Police station lockups.

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Jagdeo at Rome meeting on forests

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 20:00
Former President Bharrat Jagdeo (right) has  urged the FAO’s Committee on Forests (COFO) to play a more active role in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development...

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PPP continues protest against Gecom

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 19:33
The PPP yesterday resumed protesting against the Guyana Elections Commission and its Chairman Dr Steve Surujbally over the outcome of last year’s general elections.

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Guyana Bahamas Association donates to `Five Bs’ programme

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 18:43
Minister of Social Cohesion Amna Ally, this morning, received a gift of 60 bicycles from the Guyana Bahamas Association that will be distributed under President David Granger’s Boats, Buses, Bicycles...

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New Danish Ambassador to Guyana accredited

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 18:25
President David Granger, this morning, at the Ministry of the Presidency, accepted Letters of Credence from Ambassador Kim Højlund Christensen, accrediting him as Non-resident Ambassador of the...

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Lightning Knocks Radio Mabaruma off the air

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 16:44
Radio Mabaruma 95.1 FM, an affiliate of the National Communications Network (NCN) is currently down and off air, GINA said. The transmitting site located on Broomes Hill in Mabaruma in the North West...

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Guyana named First-class Team of the Year …at WICB/WIPA Awards Ceremony

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 14:39
ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – Following is the list of award winners from the fourth West Indies Cricket Board/West Indies Players’ Association Awards Ceremony held here last night.

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Ministry sets limits for school registration fees

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 11:51
The Ministry of Education today issued guidelines for school registration fees and stated that no student shall be denied registration due to their parent’s inability to pay.

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