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Daily Archives: February 2, 2019

Guyana’s oil spill response gets joint venture boost

The GAICO Construction Incorporated has signed a joint venture partnership with Corena Group, to develop and provide oil spill response and waste management services in light of the Guyana’s developing oil and gas industry. The partnership will enable the provision of oil spill response packages, oil spill emergency and Host Nation Support (HNS) standby, training and consultancy services, and hazardous ...

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Guyana’s self-harm mental health programme expands to Region 5

The Ministry of Public Health department in Region 5, Mahaica-Berbice, is gearing up to provide stigma-free mental health care services relating to self-harm and suicide at its 18 primary health care institutions. The initial step was taken two weeks ago with the launching of the Self-Harm Surveillance Programme, according to the Regional Health Officer, Dr. Desmond Nicholson. Self-harming cases, he ...

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OPINION: Events in Guyana are moving at auto-race speed

by GHK Lall I usually like to think that I am ahead of the curve, but I must confess that politically-related matters in this country move with the acceleration of a Formula 1 contest. Before a nice relaxing breath can be drawn, there is this frenetic rush of events that crowd calendar, space, time, and mind. First, it is a ...

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GECOM disagrees with PPP commissioner on work plan submission deadline

Differences over when the optional general election work plans prepared by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) should be submitted to an operations sub-committee emerged on Saturday. Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPPC) elections commissioner, Sase Gunraj, who co-chairs the operations sub-committee, claimed that the seven-member Commission agreed on Friday that the work plan would have been presented to the elections commissioners ...

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