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Coastal clean-up

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 20:42
Prime Minister Sam Hinds (centre) and Minister of Natural Resources Robert Persaud (left) taking part in international coastal clean-up activities today. (Ministry of Natural Resources photo)

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International coastal clean-up

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 20:38
The initial International Coastal Clean-Up was conducted in Georgetown, in September, 2005, attracting some seventy participants. Since then, participation in the activity has grown gradually to an...

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Sophia Loren, Italy’s national icon, turns 80 with book of memoirs

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 20:27
ROME, (Reuters) – Sophia Loren, Italy’s national cinema icon and eternal diva, turns 80 this week and is marking the milestone with a book of memoirs revealing details of her...

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Batavia Bridge completed

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 19:06
Residents of Batavia, Region Seven have welcomed the completion of a new 100- foot wooden bridge constructed at the northern end of Arian Island at the cost of $1.8M, which was made available by the...

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Postel/Stevedore Housing Scheme cleaning up

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 18:34
Under the Government of Guyana “Clean-Up My Country” Programme, Postel/Stevedore Housing Scheme has commenced its community cleanup activities, and already there is vast improvement in the appearance...

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Bahamas tightens up on work permits

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 18:03
The government of The Bahamas has announced a measure aimed at making it harder for migrants to work in the country and said it was considering additional restrictions, according to the Associated...

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Gunmen rob couple in car at Amelia’s Ward

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 17:56
At about 2205h. yesterday, police say that three masked men armed with handguns robbed Ragon Somerset, 32 years, of 919 Phase 3, Amelia’s Ward, Linden, of one cell phone valued $7000.00 and $1,200.00...

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President tells Granger willing to meet on matters of importance

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 17:52
President Donald Ramotar has written Opposition Leader David Granger reiterating his willingness to meet on matters of importance to the Guyanese people. A copy of the letter released by the Office...

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Queenstown pedestrian dies in collision with biker

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 17:40
The police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred at about 1630h yesterday on the Queenstown Public Road, Essequibo Coast, and which resulted in the death of pedestrian Jhablall,...

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TUC raps private sector on stance over public protests

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 12:30
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) today rapped the Private Sector Commission (PSC) over its questioning of the APNU decision to call public protests at the delay in calling local government elections....

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Five Guyanese on abandoned oil tanker for 19 months

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 08:06
(Trinidad Newsday) FIVE Guyanese who have been living for the past 19 months on a Nigerian oil and gas vessel docked in Trinidad waters, have vowed not to leave the ship unless they are paid...

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T&T housing corporation to sue Chinese contractor over engineering failure -report

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:56
(Trinidad Express) The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) is moving to pursue legal claims against China Jiangzu, the contractor involved in the construction of two $26 million towers at Las...

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Thousands of Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey as Islamic State advances

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 07:49
SURUC, Turkey, (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, fleeing an advance by Islamic State fighters who have seized dozens of villages close...

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PSC questions timing of call for protests

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:28
The head of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) Ramesh Persaud yesterday questioned the timing of APNU’s call for public protests to push for the holding of local government elections, even as...

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APNU ‘ready to rumble’ for local gov’t polls

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:26
APNU leaders last evening took aim at President Donald Ramotar over his failure to honour an elections promise to hold local government polls within a year of taking office and urged public support...

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Guyana reports drop in deforestation for 2013

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 05:20
Guyana has recorded a decrease in the rate of deforestation for last year and the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment is crediting new technology and more responsible and low-impact...

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