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Daily Archives: July 6, 2013

Guyana gets Caricom funds for agri development

Guyana and the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) on Saturday signed a country assistance programme agreement that will inject US$7.32M into Guyana’s agriculture sector. Guyana’s Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh and Chief Executive Officer of the CDF, Ambassador Lorne McDonnough signed the agreement for a combination of a US$4.566M concessionary loan and a US$2.66M grant, at the Hilton Hotel. President of ...

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Updated: Suspected arson leaves 16 homeless

At least 16 persons were Saturday afternoon rendered homeless after fire, believed to be the work of arsonists, destroyed two old wooden houses and severely damaged a third on Quamina Street, Georgetown. Occupants, who were at home at the time, recalled hearing a loud explosion before seeing flames and thick smoke billowing from the scene near the Guyana Revenue Authority’s ...

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Chief-of-Staff wins High Court cases against soldiers

Chief Justice Ian Chang has vindicated the actions of Chief of Staff, Commodore Gary Best in relation to three recent matters which were brought before him, the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) said in a statement. The Chief Justice discharged Writs which were filed by four Officers who challenged the COS’ non-payment of their year-end bonus. The officers had filed a ...

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WI vs. Pakistan ODI tickets on sale at Bourda

Tickets for the One Day International matches between the West Indies and Pakistan are now available at the Guyana Cricket Board, Regent Street, Bourda after several days of delay. An official told DemWaves that fans have started purchasing the tickets with the Green Stand almost sold out for the Sunday, July 14 game at the Guyana National Stadium. West Indies ...

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