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EU channels€€10 million into Caribbean disaster preparedness

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:16
The European Union (EU) has allocated €10 million to fund 14 projects to aid the Caribbean region in its disaster preparedness under the European Commission’s Humanit-arian Aid and Civil Protection...

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Sport will thrive -new Minister

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:15
The Ministry of Sport has been merged with the Ministry of Education which will be headed by Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine, but sport’s role will not be diminished, in fact, Roopnaraine, a former cricketer...

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Phone thief thanks magistrate for fair sentence

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:15
After pleading guilty and being sentenced to six months in prison for simple larceny, Damion James yesterday thanked the magistrate for being fair.

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Twelve applicants for CONCACAF club licensing

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:14
Following the deadline of May 11th for clubs applying directly to the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) for the CONCACAF Elite Club Licensing, the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) reportedly...

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Shortlists for Guyana Prize to be announced next month

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:14
The Guyana Prize for Literature Management Committee has said that judging is progressing for the two prizes scheduled to be awarded this year and the shortlisted candidates would be announced in...

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We should lend our support to Granger’s administration

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:14
Dear Editor, The 2015 General and Regional Elections in Guyana have come and gone. The smoke has cleared, and the dust has finally settled.

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Hinds urges cost/benefit analysis of e-governance cable

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:14
Chief Executive Officer of the local IT Company Brain Street Lance Hinds says the new government should undertake a cost/benefit analysis of the damaged e-governance cable, “to determine whether it...

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Close to US$100,000 disbursed under GRIF-funded small business grants project

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:13
Beneficiaries of the grant component of the Norway-funded Guyana Redd+ Investment Fund (GRIF) for Micro and Small Enterprise Development (MSED) being executed by the state-run Small Business Bureau...

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Mixed views on merger of sport with education

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:13
The merger of the Ministries of Education and Sport have been met with mixed reviews by heads of sporting associations. Some have welcomed the coalescing while some believe that the Ministry of Sport...

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Granger assures of upgraded syllabus at planned Public Service Staff College

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:13
Following a firsthand look at what obtains at the Public Service Training Centre and courses offered, President David Granger yesterday said that works will commence soon for the much needed upgrade.

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Why Greenidge in Foreign Affairs?

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:13
Dear Editor, One can understand that Mr Basil Williams, an attorney, is appointed Attorney General or that Dr Rupert Roopnaraine, an educator, is appointed as the new Minister of Education.

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Dr. Charles Garrett PhD

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 00:04


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PM Nagamootoo meets staff

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 20:00
Newly sworn in Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo today met with staff of the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) and assured them that there will be no witch hunt against any staff member, GINA said.

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Granger visits ExxonMobil’s Deepwater Champion

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 18:12
With Guyana set to join the group of oil producing nations, President David Granger today visited the ExxonMobil oil drilling ship, the Deepwater Champion.

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PPP criticises shift of independence celebrations

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 15:29
The opposition PPP today decried the shifting by the APNU+AFC government of independence celebrations on May 26 from the National Park to the Independence Arch on Brickdam.

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PPP/C protests outside GECOM over election result

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 14:24
The PPP/C today mounted a protest outside the Guyana Elections Commission’s headquarters in Kingston calling for the resignation of its Chairman Dr Steve Surujbally and pressing for a recount of the...

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T&T Opposition Leader not resigning over end to emailgate probe

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 07:51
(Trinidad Express) “I did my job and I am quite satisfied. I have no plans to step down.” That was Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley’s response yesterday to calls for him to step...

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‘Significant’ oil find –Exxon Mobil

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 05:30
A decades-long search for hydrocarbons offshore Guyana has finally yielded success with Exxon Mobil Corporation yesterday reporting a “significant oil discovery”.

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Sixteen ministers sworn in

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 05:29
Sixteen APNU+AFC government ministers were sworn in yesterday at the Ministry of the Presidency and President David Granger reminded them that they are all one team focused on ensuring Guyana becomes...

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Ten bodies recovered from collapsed mine

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 05:28
Three more bodies were pulled yesterday from the mine that collapsed on Sunday at Konawaruk, Region Eight bringing the confirmed death toll to ten with the search still on for another person.

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