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Daily Archives: October 23, 2016

The Caribbean Week of Agriculture: new opportunities for investing in agriculture

The 14th edition of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA), widely recognised as the most important event in the region’s agricultural calendar, opens on Monday in the Cayman Islands. Taking the theme Investing in Food and Agriculture in the Caribbean, the event is being organised from October 24 to 28 and is expected to attract several hundred farmers, agribusiness entrepreneurs, policy-makers, ...

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Alleged speeding cause of cyclist’s death- police

Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 21:50 hrs. last night on the Goed Fortuin Public Road W.B.D., which resulted in the death of 58 years old cyclist Albert Shivdyal of Goed Fortuin, West Bank Demerara. Enquiries disclosed that Motor car PNN 7289 was proceeding north along the western driveway at a fast rate, while the ...

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Robbery suspect among three arrested with gun, ammo

Three males, one of whom is before the court for robbery under arms, were detained by police last evening after an unlicensed firearm and live ammunition were found in possession of one the trio, at East La Penitence. During the search a .40 Smith and Wesson Pistol with fourteen (14) matching rounds was found in possession of one of the ...

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Many building owners fail to seek Fire Service approval before construction

Many owners have constructed buildings without first submitting the architectural plans to the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) to ensure that the engineering and fire safety features have been included, according to Divisional Officer, Compton Sparman. Addressing a security seminar and exposition organised by the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Sparman said the trend shows that many business owners ...

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Number and location of parking meters decided

Preparations are underway to place an estimated 400 parking meters on streets in the central business district of Guyana’s capital, Georgetown, Director of Smart City Solutions, Kamau Cush. “Everything has been signed and the project is a ‘go’ so we’re essentially preparing for it,” he told Demerara Waves Online News on Main Street, Georgetown while workers were busy painting the areas ...

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