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Food preparation businesses must install grease traps- GWI

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) on Tuesdayu appealed to all businesses involved in food preparation to install and consistently clean grease traps.  “The company continues to experience numerous reports of overflowing sewerage which has resulted from sewer pipes becoming clogged due to coagulated fats and oils used for food preparation ...

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Four arraigned for Amelia’s Ward armed robbery

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Four men were Tuesday arraigned on several charges in connection with an armed robbery they allegedly committed at South Amelia’s Ward, Linden. They were not required to plea , and Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry remanded them to prison until February 11 when they will appear in the Christianburg Magistrates’ Court. ...

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Aubrey Norton blames “small crew” for keeping him out

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU) candidate, Aubrey Norton on Tuesday blamed a small unnamed clique of Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) members for undermining and ostracising him from the centre of that party’s leadership. His comments came against the background that Medical Doctor Karen Cummings was being considered to ...

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Private Sector begins insisting on full observer status at AML Select Committee

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Even as the Executive Council of the Private Sector Commission (PSC) was Tuesday afternoon discussing its response to A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU) refusal to grant the business organisation full-time observer status at the parliamentary select committee on the financial crimes bill, the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry ...

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Jamaica replaced US rice imports with Guyana rice in 2013

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia (ORYZA.COM).-The sole rice mill in Jamaica completely replaced U.S. paddy rice with imports from Guyana in 2013 mainly due to higher prices of U.S. rice, according to the USDA. The USDA says that Jamaica did not import any paddy rice from the U.S. in 2013 for the first time in ...

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PPP tight-lipped on future support for non-assented opposition bills

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia PPP General Secretary Clement Rohee was Tuesday virtually mum on whether government would support opposition-sponsored bills to guarantee them a two-thirds support before they are signed into law by President Donald Ramotar. Asked whether government would be willing to vote in favour of them, Rohee would only say “I would ...

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Rohee avoids questions on opposition’s links to criminals

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia General Secretary of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), Clement Rohee failed to provide evidence that the opposition was shielding drug lords and money launderers by blocking key amendments to anti-money laundering legislation. Rohee, who is also Home Affairs Minister, could not back up his accusation by saying specifically whether the ...

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Opposition walks out of select committee after govt insists that PSC observe all sittings

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Opposition members of the parliamentary select committee- set up to examine proposed amendments to the financial crimes law-Monday night walked out of the meeting over bickering with government about whether the  Private Sector Commission (PSC) should be allowed to observe all sittings. A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) said it ...

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Minibus passengers miraculously escape serious injury

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 21:00 by GxMedia Several persons, including students of the New Amsterdam Technical Institute (NATI), miraculously escaped serious injury when the bus they were travelling in toppled several times, eyewitnesses said. At least seven of the 15 passengers were admitted to the New Amsterdam Hospital for observation while the others were treated and sent ...

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