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Daily Archives: September 30, 2013

Caribbean to get food safety assistance from Europe

Guyana is among several Caribbean countries whose food safety and animal and plant health measures will be improved to help them take advantage of the European Union (EU) market, an official here said Monday. Agriculture Minister, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy said an agreement for the 11 million Euro project would be signed between the Inter American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture ...

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Large rice farmers still have to buy expensive fertilizer- Ramsammy

Small rice farmers stand to benefit the most from cheaper fertilizer being supplied by Venezuela under the PetroCaribe agreement but large farmers would have to buy some of the material, Agriculture Minister Dr. Leslie Ramsammy said on Monday. “The small farmer will benefit the most because they will meet close to a hundred percent of their needs whereas as you ...

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Prominent Berbice doctor dies in crash

Well-known Berbice doctor, Physul Sattaur, was killed when the car he was driving slammed into a truck on the Number 19 Public Road, Berbice. Sattaur,70, had earlier Sunday evening left a cricket match at the Albion Sports Club Ground for his home at Coburg Street, New Amsterdam. The Polish-trained doctor was extracted from his mangled car and rushed to the ...

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