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Daily Archives: September 8, 2013

Opposition risks becoming obsolete

The Private Sector Commission on Sunday appeared to warn the political opposition that it could become “obsolete” because of its posture on investment. The Chairman of the PSC’s Trade and Investment Committee, Ramesh Dookhoo was at the time addressing the formal opening of H.F.D Mining Supplies Inc. at Forshaw and Oronoque Streets, Queenstown, Georgetown. “Those politicians that want us to ...

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Fear gripped Wakenaam

As a Wakenaam business and his daughter remained hospitalised after a brutal attack by bandits, residents are recounting their reaction when the men invaded the usually peaceful island. When word spread across the 17.5 square mile island that 40-year old Rohan “Anand” Dhanayshure was shot, at least three wedding receptions closed off. Residents came off the streets and locked their ...

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Drunken policeman knocks down child

A policeman, who was allegedly intoxicated, early Sunday morning struck down an 11-year old boy on the Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo Public Road. “He was found to be a member of the Police Force and was over the legal limit in terms of consumption of alcohol,” police said in a statement. The police force said the driver also failed to ...

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High-tech seismic ship searching for oil

A three-month seismic survey to search for oil in commercial quantities is scheduled to begin on Monday, according to officials of the Spanish oil exploration company, Repsol. The company has hired a state-of-the-art vessel, the Polarcus Asima , to undertake seismic two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) surveys in the eastern Guyana Offshore – Kanuku Block. This round of ...

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10,000 acres Guyana land for TT farmers

(TRINIDAD NEWSDAY).-FINANCE Minister Larry Howai is Monday poised to announce in the Budget presentation that 10,000 acres of land in Guyana will be made available for use by local farmers under the terms of a new facility to be administered by the Ministry of Food Production. The facility is the result of the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding ...

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Gunmen invade Wakenaam, businessman shot

A tense calm Saturday night gripped Wakenaam after gunmen invaded the Essequibo Island and entered home and shot a businessman, well-placed sources said. Three wedding receptions on different parts of the island ceased and residents stayed indoors as the news spread across the 7.5 square mile agriculture-dependent island whose population is about 10,000 persons. Sources said eight attackers arrived by ...

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