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Four year old killed in road accident

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A four year old girl on Tuesday became Guyana’s latest reported road fatality when she was struck down by a car on the West Coast Berbice public road. She has been identified as Trechel Williams of Plantation Foulis, West Coast Berbice. Investigators were told that the driver was allegedly speeding ...

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Investment conference to focus on corruption, governance

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The impact of bribery and corruption on investment will be among several areas to be addressed at a two-day investment conference being organised by Western diplomatic missions and the private sector. President Donald Ramotar is expected to declare open the Guyana Investment Conference on Thursday at the Guyana International Conference ...

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Three nabbed in drug raids

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Three persons were Wednesday arrested during three drug raids in two south Georgetown neighbourhoods, police said. Guyana Police Force spokesman, Ivelaw Whittaker said anti-narcotics police raided three houses and unearthed a quantity of cocaine and marijuana. Whittaker said the raids were conducted on two houses in North East La Penitence ...

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Bail set for Benschop’s brother in US building collapse

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia (ASSOCIATED PRESS).-A judge set bail Wednesday at nearly $1.6 million for a demolition contractor charged in a fatal building collapse despite a prosecutor’s contention that the South American defendant is a flight risk. Sean Benschop, 42, has used several aliases, had numerous run-ins with law enforcement and is not a ...

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Guyana says T&T’s foreign currency law is bad business for transit passengers

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Guyanese travelling with large sums of US dollars, declared before departure, are being fined in Trinidad and Tobago- a concern that Foreign Minister, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett plans to again raise with her counterpart. Addressing the House’s Foreign Relations Committee, she said that although Guyanese would have declared US$10,000 in keeping with ...

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Western nations, civil society want local govt elections this year

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Key Western Nations and several civil society organisations on Wednesday urged the passage of new and improved local laws and pledged their support to hold local government elections before year-end. “Building on our established record of constructive engagement and support for effective and responsive democratic institutions, we look forward to ...

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Lindeners collect compensation “under duress”

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia An unhappy group of Lindeners on Wednesday collected the awards made by the Commission of Inquiry into the July 18 killing of three protesters and injuries to more than a dozen others at the hands of the police in the mining community. The Region 10 residents reported to the Office ...

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UK-funded Guyana Agri Diversification Prog. launched

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) is providing financial support to Government’s agriculture diversification and export promotion drive. The organisation is providing Government with funding to the tune of £1.3M or US$2M to support the Guyana Agriculture Diversification Programme (GADP.) It is expected that this investment will create ...

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Learning disabilities in West Berbice being addressed

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Educational under-achievement in schools mainly among boys in West Coast Berbice is being addressed through a project being undertaken by a former student of one of the schools in the area. The “Literacy and Numeracy Intervention Programme” in the Trafalgar/Union Community on the West Coast of Berbice was launched on ...

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