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Daily Archives: May 16, 2017

Guyanese small farmers to get improved Climate Services

  Guyanese farmers may soon be able to make better decisions if all goes well with a Participatory Integrated Climate Services of Agriculture (PICSA). A workshop is currently being facilitated by the Ministry of Agriculture’s Hydro-meteorological Department, with funding from the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Programme for Building Regional Climate Capacity in the Caribbean Programme (BRCCC Programme). The Ministry ...

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Two charged with bribing policeman during gun, ammo probe

Two men were Tuesday arraigned for allegedly bribing a constable at the Brickdam Police Station to release one of their sons from custody after he was accused of being in illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Kamendra Raghubeer of 171 ‘C’ Field, Sophia and 24-year old Anil Persaud of Ramsingh Street, Sophia pleaded not guilty and were released on ...

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ExxonMobil awaits key approvals before Final Investment Decision ; elections will not determine production start-up

The United States (US) oil giant, ExxonMobil, is yet to make its Final Investment Decision (FID) to engage in commercial production offshore Guyana because local regulatory agencies are still reviewing applications, officials said Tuesday. They are the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) being reviewed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the granting of a production license by the Guyana Geology and ...

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Stabroek Market vendor allegedly caught with marijuana during robbery probe

A Stabroek Market vendor was was Tuesday morning arraigned and remanded on a charge of trafficking in narcotics. Travis Alexander of 109 D’Andrade Street,Newtown, Georgetown appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates Court before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. The charge against the 26-year old man is that on May 12 at Stabroek Market he had 23 grammes of marijuana for the purpose ...

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Telecoms pensioners owed GYD$600 million- union

The Guyana Postal and Telecommunications Workers Union (GPTWU) has written to President David Granger seeking his intervention in the payment of GYD$600 million in outstanding gratuities to retirees of the country’s oldest telecommunications company. Union President, Terrence Shepherd told Demerara Waves that a letter was dispatched to the Guyanese leader after the matter was raised with him during his visit ...

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