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PetroCaribe oil deal “fragile”- Canadian Professor

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A Guyana-born Canadian Scientist on Wednesday cautioned that Venezuela’s oil concessionary deal, PetroCaribe, was on shaky ground and the Caribbean would soon have to pay more for fuel when the United States (US) finds shale oil. “Look at the energy dependence of this region and it’s a very tenuous, tenacious ...

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Three burnt in gas cylinder explosion

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Three persons were Wednesday afternoon injured when a cooking gas cylinder exploded at an outlet at 55 East La Penitence, Georgetown. Five year old Kevon Chance was treated at a nearby clinic for a slight facial burn and sent away, while two cousins- 18-year old Timeka Maxwell and 17-year old ...

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Student nurse burnt in acid attack near GPHC

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia A student nurse has been admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital after being doused with a corrosive substance. She has been identified as 33-year old Ann-Marie Hutson. She was severely burnt on her back by the acid, according to hospital sources. Demerara Waves Online News understands that the woman was ...

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Guyana crafting 10-year strategy

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Guyana on Wednesday began fine-tuning work on the crafting of a 10-year strategy for the country’s economic development. Commerce Minister, Irfan Ali told  Demerara Waves that the two-day National Economic Forum being held under the theme “Promoting Economic Growth through Innovation, Diversification and Partnership,”  would build on the National Development ...

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One man killed, body of another still to be indentified

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia The police are investigating the death of a Plaisance, East Coast Demerara man whose body was found on the road early Wednesday morning even as they seek to ascertain the identity of another found at Mabura. The Plaisance man has been identified as Clifford Singh, 35, of Prince William Street. ...

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Math slide continues

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:01 by GxMedia Education Minister Priya Manickchand says it is time to rethink the country’s entire approach to teaching Mathematics as 2013 CXC results reveal a dip in the already dismal pass rate. A report from the ministry shows that Guyana recorded a 28.92 percent Grades One to Three pass rate in the ...

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