Guyana to learn from T&T on pitfalls of oil industry
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Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago are ramping up efforts to collaborate on this country’s development of the oil and gas sector. Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman, and Minister of Energy and Energy...

Walter Roth Museum relocation on hold
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No decision will be made on the relocation of the Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology, until consultations have been had with the museum staff and stakeholders, including the leaders of the 212 Indigenous villages....

Contractors object to $55M dump truck deal awarded to mining company
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Contractors are objecting to what they consider a questionable award of a multimillion-dollar contract for two dump trucks to the Ministry of Public Infrastructure. The award for $55.4M was recently made to a company...

Battered body of missing Berbice fisherman found in sandpit
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The badly battered and bruised body of a 26-year-old man who was reported missing, was yesterday afternoon discovered in a sandpit at No 68 Village backdam. Levan Chanderpaul, a fisherman of Number 68 Village, Corentyne,...

Banks DIH Tapeball set for August 28 in Wakenaam
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Banks DIH in collaboration with Virgin Promotions will be hosting an inter village Tapeball competition on August 28 at Belle Plaine tarmac in Wakenaam under lights. Entrance fee is $8,000 and the first eight teams will...

Taxi driver remanded over Guinness bottle brawl
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A driver attached to a popular city taxi service appeared before a city court yesterday, charged for inflicting grievous bodily harm on another taxi driver of the same service, with a brick and Guinness bottle. Standing...

Essequibo Volleyball Association aims at streamlining an Essequibo team
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On Tuesday, executives of the Essequibo Volleyball Association, along with young volleyball enthusiasts from Capoey Mission, Mainstay, Waramuri, a community in Region One and Bartica participated in a series of practice...

Former Health Minister to now fate today
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…on insulting language charge Former Minister of Health under the PPP administration, Dr. Bheri Ramsaran who is before the court on a charge of using insulting language is expected to know his fate today. Ramsaran is...

A lesson not learnt
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A Minister has learnt a lesson. So he says! There are people in Guyana who are keen to ensure that he is taught a lesson: that he is punished for the controversial contract that was signed by his Ministry for the rental...

GTU representative belatedly dropped from Education COI
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A key education stakeholder – the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) – has been dropped from the Ministry of Education’s Commission of Inquiry (COI). At the commencement of the COI, a representative of the...

GPSU to consider final Gov’t offer on salary increases
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Yesterday, the Government of Guyana (GOG) and the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) concluded discussions on Wages and Salaries for Public Servants within the Bargaining Unit for 2016. According to a statement from...

Critical training to improve Customs Officers’ efficiency underway
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A major training exercise for Customs Officers is underway, with the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) announcing yesterday that performance remains a key focus. According to the authority, the training programme started...

Poor power supply affects eight Region Three wells
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Poor power supply is among major challenges facing the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) in the delivery of water supply in the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara region (Region Three). According to Regional Divisional...

The Voice Of The Liberal Democrats…where Is The Manufacturing Sector?
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By Sase Singh   INTRODUCTION A decade plus into the 21st century, the role of our manufacturing sector continues to deteriorate. From a position of 11.2% of GDP under Hoyte, it expanded to 12.4% under Jagan, then...

The Bishops’ High School to be extended
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South R/veldt Secondary to see some rehabilitative works During the opening of the tenders at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) yesterday, at the Ministry of Finance, a contract for the...

SUR includes Berbice affiliate for Boyce/Jefford Classic VII
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-in bid to challenge for top placing The Super Upcoming Runners (SUR) Athletics Club is hoping to steal a bit of the spotlight at the 2016 Edition of the Boyce and Jefford Track and Field Classic, scheduled for this...

Sharpshooting Pools Competition set for Sunday at Jerries in Grove
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The Grand Central Pools Bar or as popularly known, Jerries Shop, at Grove on the East bank of Demerara will be the venue for a Sharpshooting Pools Competition on Sunday starting at 3:00pm. All Pools pros and amateurs are...

Is Guyana’s manufacturing sector dying? Pt. 7…More protection possible for manufacturers without hurting international agreements – Foreign Affairs Minister
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By Kiana Wilburg One of the crucial questions coming out of the debate on Guyana’s ailing manufacturing sector is whether it is possible for some level of protectionism to be had for local manufacturers without...

Should Michael Khan be on the job at GPHC?
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– Public Health Minister says no – Official says Khan staying put; abiding by Board’s decision Cabinet has reportedly issued a directive for Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Georgetown Public Hospital...

Technicians retrieve damaged GPL submarine cable
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-excess power from US$30M-plus West Dem plant continues to waste Technical officials have retrieved a damaged submarine power cable linking the city and West Demerara, but it may be some time before the cable becomes...

Embattled manager was not qualified for job – GWI official
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The hiring of a twice-convicted drug trafficker at the state-owned Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is generating intense debate, with questions being now asked about his qualifications. Manager of GWI’s Debt Recovery...

That shady bond deal…AFC reneged on its promise to keep APNU in line – Goolsarran
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The “composed and silent” position assumed by the Alliance For Change (AFC) on the alarming nature of the controversial bond deal has led anti-corruption advocate Anand Goolsarran to say that the AFC has with...

Sparton claim Joseph and Green dominoes crown
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Sparton marked 49 games to win the final of the Faye Joseph and Andrea Green four-game dominoes competition which was contested on Sunday night at Gaulding Place, South Ruimveldt. Beast and Rage finished on 40 games each,...

Linden puts together formidable team for Boyce/Jefford Classic VII
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Upper Demerara Schools Track Club and Christianburg/Wismar Secondary School (CWSS) are expected to present a formidable force for this weekend’s Boyce/Jefford Track and Field Classic VII at the Mackenzie Sports Club...

Wolf’s Challenge Cup…Mike’s Wellman, Parika Defenders, Regal, Tropical Springs victorious
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By Zaheer Mohamed Mike’s Wellman, Parika Defenders, Regal Masters and Tropical Springs recorded victories when the Wolf’s Challenge Softball Cup continued on Sunday. Playing at the Gandhi Youth Organisation...

Some crooks hiding behind meeting
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Every year something new does come up…It could be a new dance, a new song, a new style in dress and things like that. This time a new style come up in some of dem government ministry and this style is common among...

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