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Daily Archives: December 4, 2015

U.S. Embassy announces new U.S. Visa Service via DHL

GEORGETOWN – Effective December 07, 2015, the Consular Section of the U.S Embassy will implement a notable change to its Non-Immigrant Visa process. All approved visa applicants will no longer return to the Embassy to uplift their approved visas. This service is now being provided by the local DHL office, located at 50 E Fifth Street, Alberttown, Georgetown. Applicants will ...

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Huge marijuana haul

Police Thursday night made a huge marijuana haul in the city. Investigators said that at about 9PM Thursday December 03, 2015, anti-narcotics police searched a motor vehicle on Mandela Avenue, Georgetown, during  which 76.6 kilograms of marijuana were found. A man has been arrested and is in police custody assisting with the investigations. In recent days, there has been an outcry ...

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“Green Bartica Plan” to provide jobs, solid waste management, cheap renewable energy

Following a call by President David Granger earlier this year to make Bartica a model green town, Presidential Advisor on the Environment, Rear Admiral (Ret’d ) Gary Best and his team Thursday introduced an ambitious  “Bartica Green Plan” to the Regional Democratic Council and the Interim Management Committee, the Ministry of the Presidency said in a statement. The Plan covers ...

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Go-fast boat found in North West District- CANU

A go-fast boat, believed to have been involved in illegal activities has been discovered in the area of Shell Beach, North West District, a senior official of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) confirmed. Head of CANU, James Singh said nothing illegal was found aboard the vessel but he declined to say whether anyone had been detained or arrested. The ...

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Miners Association concerned about problems at GGMC

As the Board of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) Friday prepares to decide the fate of the Commissioner, Rickford Vieria, the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) appears perturbed about recent tensions at that regulatory agency. “It has us a bit jittery. Things are not going well. That is why we sent the letter to the Honourable ...

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Venezuelan military chopper lands at Kaikan, Essequibo

Guyanese authorities were Thursday night still probing the landing of a Venezuelan military helicopter at Kaikan, a gold-bearing community in the Essequibo region. Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Brigadier Mark Phillips told Demerara Waves Online News that the chopper landed at about 10:45 Wednesday morning. He said two armed men dressed in military uniforms exited the helicopter and ...

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