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Daily Archives: December 30, 2013

BM Soat’s “illegal” fence costing coffers $millions

Guyana’s treasury has so far lost GUY$40 million due to delays in widening the East Coast Demerara public road because of the erection of what government says are an illegal fence and other structures by BM Soat Auto dealership, government said Monday. Public Works Minister, Robeson Benn insisted that BM Soat has encroached on public property at Chateau Margot that ...

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German company farms into Guyana offshore exploration block

HAMBURG, Germany – The German company, RWE Dea, has a deal with Repsol Exploración Guyana to farm-in to the Kanuku license operated by Repsol in the Guyana-Suriname basin offshore Guyana. By entering the South American country, RWE Dea further expands its upstream position along the northeastern coast of South America. Under the farm-in agreement, RWE Dea will acquire a 30% ...

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President Ramotar laments drug wastage, shortage ; Health Strategy includes improved procurement

President Donald Ramotar on Monday expressed concern about the shortage of drugs and dumping of large quantities of expired drugs by public health care institutions. Addressing the Ministry of Health’s launch of “Health Vision 2020- A National Health Strategy for Guyana 2013-2020”, the Guyanese leader said “that is totally unacceptable.” “What is taking place these are things that we have ...

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Universal secondary education by 2016 – Manickchand

Guyana is looking to achieve universal secondary education by 2016 says Minister Priya Manickchand. She was briefing the media about the ministry’s 2014 plans on Monday at the Cara Lodge. “We intend to achieve universal secondary education before the first term of the Donald Ramotar administration ends. That means that students across the country that are of a secondary age ...

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Updated: Mechanic’s operations destroyed in early morning fire

One building formerly housing Sherry’s Taxi Service on Waterloo Street, Georgetown was early Monday morning destroyed by fire suspected to be the work of arsonists. No one lived in the rickety wooden building that was due to be demolished by its new owner very shortly. A two-flat building immediately south of the burnt building, which houses the medical practice of ...

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