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Daily Archives: June 7, 2018

IDB to fund solar farm in Bartica

The Inter American Development Bank (IDB) is set to fund the construction of the first Photovoltaic (solar farm) in Bartica, Region Seven. Regional Chairman Gordon Bradford said the solar farm could be up and running by March 2020. On Monday, the Chairman and bank representatives visited the 14-acre plot of land at Daag Point, Bartica to assess the proposed site. ...

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Reporters Without Borders urges Guyanese Parliament to amend drafted Cybercrime Bill

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on Thursday urged the Guyanese Parliament to amend its drafted Cybercrime Bill, which could have a damaging effect on press freedom. On June 7, RSF sent a letter to Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo outlining its concerns with the legislation. While the Guyanese government has a legitimate interest in regulating the internet to ensure certain criminal activity—such ...

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