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China to finance construction of Corentyne River bridge

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia The way is now paved for China to release funds for the construction of a bridge across the Corentyne River to link Guyana with neighbouring Suriname, Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett said Monday. She told a news conference that at the request of her Surinamese counterpart Winston Lackin, Guyana told China ...

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Alleged serial car thief charged with murder of Pegasus taxi driver

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia An 18-year old man was Monday arraigned for allegedly murdering Pegasus taxi driver Rubrindranauth Jeeboo late last year. Lorenzo Forde of 4 Drysdale Street, Charlestown, Georgetown was not required to plea to the indictable charge that was read to him by Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry. He is accused of committing ...

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Guatemala asked to invest in sugar industry

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Faced with steadily declining production by the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco), Guyana is courting the Guatemalan private sector to invest in the sugar industry here, Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett said Monday. She said officials of the company named San Diego have been already in contact with Guysuco to prepare ...

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Foreign Ministry probing Consulate in Boa Vista

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Minister of Foreign Affairs, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett on Monday said she was probing a report of irregularities at the Consulate in Boa Vista, Brazil. She said a probe was launched after she received a letter from someone that led to unsatisfactory answers in response to very direct questions about a “couple ...

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Two bodies found on West Coast Demerara foreshore

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia The bodies of two men were Monday morning found washed up on the Meten-Meer-Zorg foreshore, West Coast Demerara, police confirmed. Villagers said it is believed that one of the men had gone to save the other who was epileptic but they both perished. Details emerging….

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Medical doctor could replace Debra Backer

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Medical doctor, Karen Cummings is among persons being considered to replace Debra Backer as A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU) parliamentarian, multiple party insiders said Monday. With Backer expected to remain in Trinidad until April for chemotherapy, sources said she is expected to step down as a parliamentarian in the ...

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PM Hinds “uneasy” about high-tech electricity meters

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Prime Minister Samuel Hinds has expressed scepticism about a proposed US$75 million re-metering programme aimed at reducing electricity theft, saying that the high-tech system is not fool-proof. Making a presentation to the parliamentary sectoral committee on energy, he noted that in other countries like the Dominican Republic thieves have been ...

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