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GPHC to boost training in rare pregnancy complication

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Doctors and nurses of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) are to receive further training in a rare pregnancy complication that claimed the lfi 25-year old Fadhna Dutchin died on September 28 of what the hospital said was “peri partum cardiomyopathy.” “In response to Ms. Dutchin’s death, the doctors and ...

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SWAT team will be different from other police squads

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Home Affairs Minister, Clement Rohee on Tuesday assured that the SWAT team expected to be established by next year August would not be like other police squads that had been notorious for human rights violations. “Now we are moving to set up a professional, best practice established SWAT team according ...

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WWF contributes $10M towards GFC’s REDD+ Readiness Planning

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia The Government of Guyana has embarked on a national programme that aims to protect and maintain the state’s forests in an effort to reduce global carbon emissions while attracting resources to foster economic growth, GINA reported. Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) is a model that sets out a vision ...

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Venezuela releases oil research ship arrested in Guyanese waters

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia (BBC).-The owners of a US-contracted oil ship which was detained by the Venezuelan navy on Thursday say the vessel has been released. The Venezuelan navy had boarded the Teknik Perdana on Thursday in disputed waters off the coast of Guyana and sailed it to Venezuela’s Margarita island. Caracas accused the ...

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Chinese workers at airport expansion project attacked

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Three staffers of China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) – the corporation executing the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) expansion project – were confronted by cutlass-wielding individuals who robbed one of them of a cell phone, the Public Works Ministry said in a statement. The Timehri North Community Development Council (TNCDC) ...

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Two charged with businessman’s murder

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Two men were Monday arraigned in a Berbice court for the murder of businessman Davindra “Dave” Deodat at his Corentyne home one week ago, police said. Those charged are 27-years old Ramnarine Jagmohan of Hampshire Squatting Area, Corentyne and 23-years old Neshan Jagmohan of Belvedere Squatting Area, Corentyne. They appeared ...

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Being a Good Parent

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 0:53 by GxMedia Ministry of Education Feature by Richard Francois Arguably the most responsible job in the life of an adult with children is parenting. Regardless of the resulting situations for which one is faced with the responsibility of raising children, it cannot be denied that being a good parent remains one of ...

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New project to offer affordable loans to micro, small enterprises

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia A project targeting micro and small enterprise development was launched today, offering loans that require interest rates below six percent and a grant as high as GUY$300,000 to assist start-up for expansion of existing businesses. The project entitled Micro and Small Enterprise (MSE) Development and Building Alternative Livelihood for Vulnerable ...

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Guyana, Venezuela Foreign Ministers set meeting date, venue

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia (REUTERS).-Venezuela’s and Guyana’s foreign ministers will meet on Thursday to seek a negotiated solution to the detention of a ship used by a U.S. oil exploration firm in waters disputed for more than a century by the South American neighbours, Venezuela said. The officials have spoken on the phone and ...

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