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Health Ministry says still in dark on New GPC selection to supply drugs

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 05:14
Seven weeks after the Head of the Presidential Secretariat (HPS) announced that New GPC was the only company pre-qualified for the supply of drugs to the health sector, the Ministry of Health...

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‘Punches in bunches’ on menu tonight at CASH

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 05:14
The five-month wait for boxing starved fans is finally over. Get ready to be served a scheduled 28 rounds of fistic fury tonight when the ‘Gentleman’s Sport’ returns to the ornate splendor of the...

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Maidana hoping to make Mayweather pay for rare rematch

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 05:13
LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) - Floyd Mayweather Jr., rarely hands anyone a rematch and Argentine brawler Marcos Maidana is hoping to make the undefeated welterweight champion regret giving him a second...

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Civil society lobby crucial in response to public health threats

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 05:13
Civil society organisations were yesterday urged to place emphasis on advocacy in addressing public health threats while at the same time remaining independent of the government in their operations....

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No ambiguity in ultimatum on local government polls – Granger

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 05:12
Leader of main opposition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) David Granger is perplexed to why the President would have found his letter asking for the setting of a date for local government...

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Courts unwraps sponsorship of lucrative 10km event 

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 05:12
Distance athletes get ready, the annual Courts (Unicomer Guyana Inc.)10km road race billed for September 28 was launched yesterday with lucrative cash prizes on offer.  The fourth running of the...

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City Hall endorses Granger’s local gov’t polls ultimatum

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 05:11
City Hall has endorsed the ultimatum by Opposition Leader David Granger to have President Donald Ramotar name a date for local government polls and plans to hold a ‘day of reckoning’ next week to...

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Clarke looking to grab gold at CAC c/ships

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 05:11
Guyana’s premier muscleman, Kerwin ‘Chisel’ Clarke is hoping that this is the year he stands atop the podium at the CAC Amateur Bodybuilding Championships. The reigning Mr. Guyana has been a...

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Demerara, B/ce looking to be sole winners of Inter County One Day title

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 05:10
Last year the two sides played to a tie in a match reduced to 20 overs-a-side at the Albion Community Centre ground. Today, both Demerara and Berbice will be looking to emerge sole winners of the...

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Planned renovation overdue for neglected Zeeburg school

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 05:10
Students at the Zeeburg Secondary School, in Region Three, currently access water by leaning into a reservoir with a bucket attached to a rope. A visit yesterday to the school, which is slated for...

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Cops hold suspect in murder of Pomeroon River miner

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 00:18
The police at Charity have arrested the main suspect in the fatal stabbing of miner Rafael Danns. Danns, 21, called ‘Singh,’ of Grant Anna Regina Lower Pomeroon River, was stabbed at around 10pm on...

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GDF presents 60 with Bursaries for 2014

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 20:28
Wonetta Semple, Acquino Luke, and Sonia Lynch were the top three awardees when the Guyana Defence Force awarded 60 Bursaries valued $25,000 each, to children who successfully completed the National...

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Wellness Warriors Club launched

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 20:21
The Ministry of Health’s Wellness Warriors Club was today officially launched by President Donald Ramotar in the presence of Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, visiting Director of the Pan American Health...

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Over 500 families get house lots at Providence

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 20:19
The 59th One Stop Shop event held at the Guyana National Stadium today saw the assigning of over 500 house lots to families in phase three of Providence, East Bank Demerara, GINA said.

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Yachts set for rally

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:59
Sailing off from Trinidad and Tobago on September 1, the Nereid Yachting Rally is again in Guyana’s waters with participants from the United Kingdom, Argentina, Israel, Italy, France, United States,...

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Composting progress

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:55
Residents of Mocha Arcadia and Marfriends Cooperative Society in Friendship, were able to recently harvest the rewards of their labour under the community composting project being carried out by the...

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Body of man found after No.2 Village blaze

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 13:12
At about 2225h. last night, police say that the circumstances of a fire, which is under investigations, occurred at No. 2 Village, WCB, and completely destroyed a dwelling house. The charred remains...

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Jeweller charged with causing death by dangerous driving

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 13:08
Jeweller, Sanjay Persaud, 43 years, of Sheriff Street, Campbellville, Georgetown, was today charged today with causing death by dangerous driving committed on Leon Hunte, 55 years, of Stone Avenue,...

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Health Ministry says still in dark over drug supply decision

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:42
Seven weeks after the Head of the Presidential Secretariat (HPS) announced that New GPC was the only company pre-qualified for the supply of drugs to the health sector, the Ministry of Health today...

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New community exclusively for Muslims to be built in Barbados

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:29
(Barbados Nation) A new community exclusively for Muslims has been started at Clermont, St James. But Barbadians have nothing to fear, said members of the An-Noor Muslim Association, the body behind...

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