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Daily Archives: August 14, 2013

PetroCaribe oil deal “fragile”- Canadian Professor

A Guyana-born Canadian Scientist on Wednesday cautioned that Venezuela’s oil concessionary deal, PetroCaribe, was on shaky ground and the Caribbean would soon have to pay more for fuel when the United States (US) finds shale oil. “Look at the energy dependence of this region and it’s a very tenuous, tenacious fragile relationship with PetroCaribe and the recent political changes that ...

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Three burnt in gas cylinder explosion

Three persons were Wednesday afternoon injured when a cooking gas cylinder exploded at an outlet at 55 East La Penitence, Georgetown. Five year old Kevon Chance was treated at a nearby clinic for a slight facial burn and sent away, while two cousins- 18-year old Timeka Maxwell and 17-year old Shemar Barrow- were rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation ...

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Student nurse burnt in acid attack near GPHC

A student nurse has been admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital after being doused with a corrosive substance. She has been identified as 33-year old Ann-Marie Hutson. She was severely burnt on her back by the acid, according to hospital sources. Demerara Waves Online News understands that the woman was walking towards the hospital sometime after 7AM when she was ...

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Guyana crafting 10-year strategy

Guyana on Wednesday began fine-tuning work on the crafting of a 10-year strategy for the country’s economic development. Commerce Minister, Irfan Ali told  Demerara Waves that the two-day National Economic Forum being held under the theme “Promoting Economic Growth through Innovation, Diversification and Partnership,”  would build on the National Development Strategy and Poverty Reduction Strategy that have been crafted several ...

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One man killed, body of another still to be indentified

The police are investigating the death of a Plaisance, East Coast Demerara man whose body was found on the road early Wednesday morning even as they seek to ascertain the identity of another found at Mabura. The Plaisance man has been identified as Clifford Singh, 35, of Prince William Street. “His body was found with suspected marks of violence at ...

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Math slide continues

Education Minister Priya Manickchand says it is time to rethink the country’s entire approach to teaching Mathematics as 2013 CXC results reveal a dip in the already dismal pass rate. A report from the ministry shows that Guyana recorded a 28.92 percent Grades One to Three pass rate in the subject this year, a marginal decrease from last year’s 29.69 ...

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