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Daily Archives: December 25, 2015

Fire at another Subs and Salads branch in one year

Fire of unknown origin Friday- Christmas Day-damaged the Subs and Salads fast food outlet at Grove Public Road, East Bank Demerara, reminiscent of a similar blaze at another branch in Georgetown more than one year ago. Residents said fire fighters rushed to the scene at about 11: 30 AM after nearby residents saw smoke billowing from the building. One of ...

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President promises improved conditions at GPHC

President David Granger Friday- Christmas Day- promised to improve working conditions at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation and in particular the Maternity Wing. Speaking with nurses at the end of his tour of the Maternity and Children’s wards at the state-owned health care institution, he  As Guyana sat down to Christmas morning breakfast, President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs. ...

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Granger concerned about hate speech; anti-terrorism law targets inciting messages

President David Granger has expressed concern about the circulation of hate speech on Social Media. Delivering remarks at a ceremony organised by the Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana (CIOG) in observance of Youman Nabi, the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad,  Granger said “We must look. We mustn’t take things for granted because nowadays there are so many means of ...

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Belize High Court to decide fate of Guyanese rice imports

The holding up of a consignment of Guyanese rice  by authorities in Belize has reached the High Court in that sister Caribbean Community (Caricom) member state. Under Caricom’s trade rules, the grain is eligible for free movement of goods, but the Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA) has blocked the release of the rice on the local market. If the 75 ...

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CORRECTION: Sea defence breach at Bush Lot/ Maida, Corentyne

The Sea and River Defence Department (SRDD), under the Ministry of Public Infrastructure,  Thursday night said it was responding to a sea defence breach at Bush Lot/Maida,Corentyne. The breach was reported shortly after 19:00hrs this evening, December 24, 2015, in a critical section of sea defence. The stretch, spanning 800 metres, is currently having permanent works conducted on it by ...

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