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Daily Archives: August 30, 2015

Media policy looming; government says agencies must be responsible

Minister of State Joseph Harmon announced Friday August 28 that government is considering a media policy, but has not fully completed the process. The minister was at the time answering questions at Cabinet’s weekly press briefing when he explained that media is an important element in governance which has to enact a level of responsibility. Harmon was also addressing a ...

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‘Red Cap’ from Tiger Bay fatally stabbed

A man well-known as Red Cap was stabbed to death in the north-western Georgetown area known as ‘Tiger Bay,’ police said. Police have since arrested the prime suspect in the incident. Following is a statement from the Guyana Police Force on the incident: Investigations are being conducted into the circumstances surrounding the death of a man so far identified as ...

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No more five-year wait for Cuban-trained Guyanese doctors to pursue post-graduate studies

In an effort to stem the brain-drain, Cuban-trained Guyanese medical doctors no longer have to complete five years of service before they become eligible to pursue post-graduate studies, Health Minister Dr. George Norton announced Saturday night. “The need for higher training in clinical areas in post-graduate certification in the clinical specialties is becoming more pressing here in Guyana because of ...

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Realtor Tony Reid dies

Well-known Guyanese realtor, Anthony ‘Tony’ Reid has died after a long battle with diabetes, according to well-placed sources. He was in his 60s. Reid of Tony Reid’s Realty, Duncan Street, Bel Air Park, Georgetown died at a city hospital on Thursday, August 27, 2015. Demerara Waves Online News was told that Reid was injured with a bottle fragment. His situation ...

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