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Eye On The Issues: Citizens have to decide between the dirty and deadly and clean and costly

by GHK Lall Citizens from a few strata of society have been visible and vocal in their disagreements with government on a number of simmering issues.  While the underlying substance might be significant on occasion, the thinking and approaches have raised questions.  Nevertheless, the result is that government is under continuous scrutiny, sometimes skewered, and altogether pressed for higher standards ...

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New water treatment plant, other upgrades slated for Region Two

Region Two residents can expect an improved supply of water as the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) moves to upgrade its service in the region. The Government Information Agency (GINA) reported on Tuesday that the water company has several initiatives underway geared at ensuring all communities in Essequibo receive adequate potable water.  Project Coordinator, GWI, Region Two, Rabindra Deonarine said one ...

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Anna Regina power plant to be set up by third quarter

A new generation unit for the Guyana Power and Light’s station at Anna Regina (GPL) is expected to arrive before the end of 2017, Generation Engineer for Region Two, Lindsey Shepherd said. In an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA), Shepherd explained that there are currently two generation sets in the Region, one at Anna Regina which houses three ...

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Stiff penalties for conflict of interest in broad-based Petroleum Commission; body to ensure Guyana gets correct amount of oil

The proposed 10-member board of the Petroleum Commission will include representatives from civil society and the parliamentary opposition, and the Commissioner of Petroleum and board members can be fined and jailed for taking gifts and engaging in other forms of conflict of interest. The Commission will also ensure that Guyana is not cheated of its oil and gas. Responsibilities will, ...

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Doctors’ contracts will not be broken and they won’t be forced to join public service

The Guyana government on Monday assured that it would not be breaking contracts with the hundreds of doctors that are being paid higher salaries and gratuities, even as officials appealed to the medical workers to transition to the permanent and pensionable establishment. “The government of Guyana is prepared to honour contractual agreements,” Permanent Secretary of the Public Service Department of ...

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Elderly pastor dies in Berbice fire

An elderly pastor was burnt to death early Monday morning in his home at Kildonan Village, Corentyne. Fire Chief Marlon Gentle said the fire began in the kitchen of the wooden house, and the charred remains of 84-year old Rudolph Ross were found in his bedroom. The upper flat of the house was grilled, he said. “I am working on the ...

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Parika murder suspect arrested

 Police in ‘D’ Division arrested the elusive suspect in relation to the recent murder of Dhanwantie Ram, 29, about 02:00hrs this morning at Parika, East Bank Essequibo, during which process he received a gunshot wound to his right arm.   He (suspect) was escorted to the Leonora Cottage Hospital where he was treated for his injury, later sent away and ...

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“I will do everything possible to help you to get jobs”- Granger tells youths

President David Granger on Saturday assured that he would try his best to find jobs for youths,  in an address to residents of Friendship Village in the Pomeroon River, Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two). He urged parents, teachers, community leaders and civil society bodies to assist the Government to identify youths, who are in need of jobs, particularly those who may not have completed ...

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President appeals for political collaboration in Region Two

President David Granger has appealed for an end to political bickering in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), which is controlled by the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP). “We are aware that the Region faces challenges, but we have to work together to overcome those challenges. One of the challenges is [that] of political collaboration. Another challenge is of social cohesion. These ...

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