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Daily Archives: October 29, 2015

China setting up trauma centre in Guyana

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) Thursday received a total of GUY$80M worth of equipment from the People’s Republic of China, for the setting up of a trauma center at the facility. Anesthesia machines are among the items which were handed over, according to the Government Information Agency (GINA). The signing of the documents for the collaborative venture at the GPHC’s ...

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Berbice Bridge Company prepares to accept govt’s subsidy to lower tolls

The Management of the Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated (BBCI) has indicated that they have submitted a proposal to the coalition government, accepting its proposed $40M subvention towards reduction of the toll, according to the Government Information Agency (GINA). Minister within the Ministry of Public Infrastructure Annette Ferguson stated that indeed the proposal was sent by the bridge, indicating their willingness ...

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Haitians, Brazilians arrested for drugs, ammo

‎Three Haitians and two Brazilians are among 10 persons have been arrested in Lethem in connection with the discovery of several shot gun cartridges, marijuana and other items, police said. Police said ‎at approximately 18:30hrs on Wednesday October 28, 2015 ranks of Lethem Police Station whilst conducting a search on a motor vehicle at the Guyana/Brazil Multi-Complex Crossing, unearthed six ...

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Offer politically neutral public service- Harmon

Senior public servants were Thursday urged to be politically neutral and offer the same quality of service across Guyana. Addressing ‎the Heads of Personnel Units at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said public servants are expected to provide a high quality of service regardless of their own political persuasion. Harmon also stressed the importance of ...

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Ralph Ramkarran upset at govt’s uninformed outbursts

Senior Counsel, Ralph Ramkarran on Wednesday expressed outrage at repeated attempts to tarnish the image of the former People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led administration’s management of the country based on piecemeal information. “Everyday, we see these things in the papers. He (Junior Finance Minister, Jaipaul Sharma) gets wind of some information and then he goes and he maligns people. All ...

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Guyana-born Hindu monk dies

A well-known Hindu spiritual leader died Wednesday in New York, United States of America, according to a spokeswoman for that religious community. Guruji Swami Vidyanandaji Maharaj passed away at age 79. He was regarded as the spiritual leader and director of the Guyana and United States Sevasharam Sangh. Swami, according to the spokeswoman, passed away peacefully at Long Shore Hospital ...

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New York law firm selected to represent Guyanese American 50th Anniversary Commemoration Committee

Rozario and Associates, P.C., a New York City based law firm announced that managing attorney and founder, Rovin R. Rozario, has been selected as General Counsel to the Guyanese American 50th Anniversary Commemoration Committee. The Republic of Guyana will celebrate its 50th Independence Anniversary from England next year, May 26, 2016. The celebration is scheduled to take place in New ...

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