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Daily Archives: July 27, 2013

GSA to introduce agro-processing from new school year

The 2014 graduating class of the Guyana School of Agriculture (GSA) would leave the institution with the ability to drive a motor vehicle and operate a tractor as this would become a requirement for graduating, even as the school will introduce agro processing from the new school term, Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy announced. While the number of registrants for ...

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Caribbean Press to set up editorial board

Government is moving to establish a permanent editorial board for the state-funded Caribbean Press, amid lingering concerns about the way the publishing house is being run. Responding to questions by Alliance For Change parliamentarian, Trevor Williams, in the House, Culture Minister, Frank Anthony said plans were progressing for the founding of a permanent editorial board, which will be provided with ...

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Updated: Several detained for coke-laden bag at Cheddi Jagan Int’l Airport

Four baggage handlers at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) have been detained for questioning in connection with Saturday afternoon’s discovery of an extra bag containing more than 20 pounds of cocaine, according to well-placed sources. Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) agents prevented from being loaded on a New York-bound flight, after having placed it under surveillance. Agents decided to ...

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One gunned down, another injured

A man was Friday night gunned down by a minibus passenger who was then shot and injured by a policeman on Mandela Avenue (Back Road) during an argument, police said in a statement. The dead man has been identified as 21-year old Gregory Elvis Fernandes of Mandela Avenue, West Ruimveldt. He was shot to his chest. Lloyden Britton, 22, who ...

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