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Venezuelan airline lands in Guyana

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Venezuela’s CONVIASA Airline will be operating a non-commercial inaugural flight into the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Saturday to mark the beginning of their once weekly commercial flight plying the Puerto Ordaz/ Georgetown route, the Cheddi Jagan International Airport said in a statement. This enterprise comes on the heels of ...

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APNU warns of another Venezuelan blockade; reiterates bipartisan approach

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Guyana’s main parliamentary opposition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) on Friday warned against falling into the trap of another economic blockade by neighbouring Venezuela. “APNU further calls on Guyana’s diplomats to remain awake and alert so as not to sleepwalk into another economic blockade. Guyanese must not be mesmerized ...

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Digital Jam Goes Regional Linking Caribbean Youth to Global Digital Opportunities

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Digital Jam 3.0 “Caribbean Edition”, which builds on the success of last year’s Digital Jam 2.0, on Friday announced the opening of its new App competition and a series of hands-on training and workshops to link Caribbean youth with digital work opportunities around the globe, according to a statement by ...

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Prepare for delays in financial transactions, greater scrutiny of paper-trail- Ram and Mc Rae

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Chartered Accountant firm, Ram and Mc Rae, on Friday downplayed the impact of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force’s (CFATF) recommendation that financial institutions should be careful when doing business with Guyana. The firm predicted delays in financial transactions and urged businesses to keep adequate records. “We therefore recommend that ...

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Jamaica endorses Brazilian proposal …Says tracking historical responsibility for global warming critical

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia BY ANA SCARLETTWARSAW, Poland (PANOS) —Jamaica has given its stamp of approval to Brazil’s proposal to have the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)be given the mandate to develop a methodology to track historical contributions to global warming. “If we want to go some place, we need to know where ...

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Guyana appoints new Honorary Consul in Belize

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday announced that the Government of Belize has agreed to the appointment of Mr. Hugh Asquith Saul as Guyana’s Honorary Consul in Belize. Mr. Saul will replace Mr. Lutchman Sooknandan who served in that capacity for a number of years but retired due to ...

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Govt employees begin protesting 5% pay increase; PSM denies GPSU’s claims of no talks

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Public servants on Friday began industrial unrest, in the wake of a five percent retroactive pay-hike for this year announced by government earlier this week. Nurses at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and workers of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) were among ...

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GTI graduates 394 technical, skilled persons for workforce

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia The Government Technical Institute (GTI) staged its 2013 graduation exercise  Thursday evening at which 394 received their diplomas, much to the appreciation of their parents, friends and well wishers,  the Government Information Agency (GINA) reported. “Some of you are sitting here because you made a wise decision, some of you ...

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Canadian medical experts training local doctors in asthma education

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia The Ministry of Health through the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) in collaboration with the University of British Colombia, LIBIN Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta and the Institute ofHealth Science Education, today launched the first Spirometry Lab and Asthma/Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) education programme at the GPHC. The Government Information ...

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Land being identified for TT agri investors

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Guyana and Trinidad are forging ahead with an agreement which allows for investors from the twin island republic to engage in large scale farming in Guyana, and will see both countries engaging in more economic activities. Earlier this year, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Guyana and Trinidad ...

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