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Daily Archives: May 25, 2014

Concerns raised about dwindling HIV/AIDS funding, stigma and discrimination

Concerns were Sunday evening raised about the slash in international funding for the fight against HIV and AIDS at 5th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial in Guyana. Addressing the event on the steps of the St. George’s Anglican Cathedral, Company Path, Georgetown; Vice Chair of the Coordinating Mechanism for the Global Fund in Guyana, Desiree Edghill. “Our funding was cut by ...

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PPP co-founder calls for competent Guysuco Board

Founder member of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), Ashton Chase has called on government to appoint a competent board to help oversee the loss-making Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco). “If the present ownership remains, the first step in this direction is the appointment by the authorities of a dedicated, experienced and productive management board,” he said. Addressing the opening of the ...

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RUSAL workers injured in toppled bus

Several RUSAL workers were injured early Saturday night when a bus turned over on the Mines Road,Kwakwani, according to sources in the bauxite community. Up to late Saturday night, X-rays were still being conducted on several of the injured persons. Four of the 10 occupants were admitted to the Kwakwani Hospital for observation, a source said. Other sources said an ...

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