“Major upgrades” still needed for billion-dollar forensic lab
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When it was commissioned in 2014, there had been intentions for the billion-dollar forensic lab aback of the University of Guyana, Turkeyen campus to serve several important functions including bio-fluid and...

Govt. reviews 17-year-old contract with Exxon Mobil …but agrees it provides “relative” protection as constituted
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Pull quote: “I think that the agreement signed in 1999 perhaps represented the best that Guyana could have gotten at the time.” By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell The APNU+AFC government is claiming to be serious...

Constitutional Reform… If it involves taming executive powers then so let it be –President Granger
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By Kiana Wilburg When it comes to the issue of Constitutional reform, President David Granger believes that the people know best what they want. And if it comes down to taming the powers of the Head of State, then so let...

Man claiming he’s ISIS member threatens to bomb bank, demands $10M – deemed psych patient, charged for similar offence in 2007
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Pandemonium erupted at a Regent Street commercial bank yesterday, after a suspected mentally ill man who claimed to been ISIS member threatened to blow up the bank while demanding $10M. He was quickly apprehended. A...

GTU and Education Ministry’s relationship wanting – GTU President
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The relationship between the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) and the Ministry of Education has not been ideal, and based on recent development it is likely to become especially strained. In fact, GTU President Mark Lyte...

President Granger must answer this question
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Dear Editor; The United Republican Party (URP) would like to ask the Granger administration if they can tell the Guyanese people what is the contracted percentage that Guyana will derive from the oil proceeds and also...

Graham’s Hall overcome St. Ambrose
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Graham’s Hall defeated St. Ambrose by eight wickets when the National Sports Commission 50 shades of games primary schools Windball competition continued recently in Georgetown. Batting first in the male category,...

Jagdeo was the first President to visit City Hall
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Dear Editor; It seems difficult if not impossible for some of the imperceptive and deceitful leaders at City Hall, to practice the virtue of honesty even if for just one day. The most recent example of their dishonesty is...

Seepersaud wins Clear Waters pools competition
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Leon Seepersaud withstood a highly competitive field of 33 players to win the Clear Waters Pool competition which was contested recently at Hot Shots Sports Bar Eccles, East Bank Demerara. In an exciting final Seepersaud...

Flight controversy… Airport security deny entry to questionable characters
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One day after the questionable departure of two Oxford Aviation (OA) aircraft from the Eugene F. Correia International Airport at Ogle on Saturday last, two individuals’ attempt to gain access into the company’s...

Probe into Roraima Airways airport incident finds safety breaches
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Authorities investigating injuries to an engineer at the Eugene F. Correia International Airport over a week ago have determined that safety standards were breached. According to a report released by the Ministry of...

City Council vows to reclaim parapets
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The Georgetown Mayor and City Council intends to embark on a campaign directed at reclaiming the City’s parapets which have been misappropriated by both businesses and private citizens. The Council last evening...

GPHC gives recognition to 19 “awesome nurses” –100 expected to be certified by November
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By November of this year the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) is expected to have within its employ at least 100 nurses whose performances have qualified them to be labelled as “awesome”. The...

CDB remains crucial partner to Guyana’s development -Finance Minister
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As the Government forges ahead with plans for the nation’s development, it will continue to lean on crucial partners like the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for unwavering support. This is according to Finance...

An unlawful appointment doesn’t necessarily make that appointee’s actions unlawful
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There is an interesting fact that is often overlooked whenever there are discussions about the former Town Clerk, Carol Sooba. It is often assumed that she owed her employment in the City Hall to the People’s...

Region Ten launches work readiness programme
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More than three dozen young people and their parents yesterday turned out at the Egbert Benjamin Centre, in Linden, for the official launch of the Region Ten “Work Readiness” Programme. They formed the first...

Govt. reviews 17-year-old contract with Exxon Mobil …but agrees it provides “relative” protection as constituted
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Pull quote: “I think that the agreement signed in 1999 perhaps represented the best that Guyana could have gotten at the time.” By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell The APNU+AFC government is claiming to be serious...

Gold exports rake in US$366M -renewed confidence by small, medium scale miners
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Guyana’s gold exports for the year are on course to chalk up the biggest earnings in recent times. Already for the first half- and it is not over yet- exports have racked up US$366M, a far cry from the US$188M for...

Guyana already has parking meters
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Why are people saying that parking meters are being introduced in Georgetown? Georgetown already has parking meters. Georgetown has human parking meters. If you park outside of New Thriving on Main Street, you can bet...

GPL came to the rescue and saved the day
Kaieteur News

Dear Editor; Reference is made to your front page photograph in your Monday June 27, 2016 Issue captioned “BEWARE OF TUMBLING POLES! This has been the situation recently on the Diamond Housing Scheme access Road...

Minister of State visits East Berbice
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Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, over the weekend made an extensive visit to the various places of East Berbice-Corentyne in Region Six, including many villages, schools, streets and other places of interest. During the...

Moraikobai becomes latest beneficiary of Granger B’s programme -receives school boat; bicycles to follow
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The village of Moraikobai, situated up the Mahaicony River, Mahaica-Berbice (Region Five), has become the latest beneficiary of the President David Granger’s Five B’s or ‘Boats, Buses, Bicycles plus...

Aurora mine raises C’dn$130M for expansion -company targets 75,000 ounces for first half
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Canadian-owned Guyana Goldfields Inc. announced yesterday that strong demand in the industry has forced it to increase the size of its previously announced public offering to C’dn$130 million. The net proceeds of the...

Council should review business proposals– President Granger
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By Murtland Haley President David Granger, yesterday, made his first official address to the Full Council of the Georgetown Mayor and Council. His presentation preceded the sitting of the scheduled statutory meeting. The...

Central Corentyne Chamber calls Government out on Business support
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At the launch of Berbice Expo and Trade Fair 2016 attended by Business and Tourism Minister Dominique Gaskin, President of the Central Corentyne Chamber of Commerce (CCCC), Mohamed Raffik called on the government to stop...

Govt. should condemn ‘thuggery’ at Region Five RDC – Jagdeo
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From the onset of the year a number of statutory council meetings held at the Regional Democratic Council of Region Five have been disrupted by APNU-AFC council members. Opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo believes that the...

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