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Guyanese injured in serious accident in Suriname

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014, 22:28 by GxMedia A Guyanese man is among five persons seriously injured in an accident in neighbouring Suriname, the Surinamese online newspaper,Starnieuws, reported. The names of the injured were not immediately known but the other occupants were four women. The three seriously injured women were taken to the Lachmipersad Mungra Regional Hospital in ...

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For Tribe or Country

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014, 21:46 by GxMedia by Sara Bharrat (reproduced from the blog: http://sarabharrat.wordpress.com ) “My name is… Bharrat. I am an East Indian Guyanese…” (The beginning of a Primary School composition in the early 90s). The relative of a high ranking public official engaged me in conversation on January 15, 2014. We spoke briefly about the connotations ...

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CDB forum focussing on better strategies for Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014, 21:30 by GxMedia Representatives from almost every borrowing member country of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will be participating in a stakeholders’ forum to come up with better working strategies, over the next three days. The event started today at the Ramada, Princess Hotel, East Bank Demerara. In an overview of what the ...

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Three-lane system for East Bank Demerara traffic

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014, 21:12 by GxMedia A three-lane system is being introduced from the Demerara Harbour Bridge to Houston beginning Tuesday, “in an effort to ease the traffic build-up during peak hours,” police said. The Guyana Police Force explained that the three-lane system will be from 7 AM to 9 AM and 5PM to 7 PM ...

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Updated: Independence Day fisher killed in hit-and-run

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014, 14:28 by GxMedia A fisherman was early Independence Day- Monday- struck down and killed by a hit-and-run motor vehicle. He has been identified as 31-year old Fizul Houssin of Success, East Coast Demerara and 401 Foulis, East Coast Demerara. He was a driver. The dead man’s friend Kamaldin Hussain told Demerara Waves that ...

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Guyana, Suriname cops trying to locate kidnapped baby

Last Updated on Monday, 26 May 2014, 5:17 by GxMedia Guyanese and Surinamese police are searching for a woman named Bibi Khan who allegedly stole a nine- day old baby from her mother, Chief of Criminal Investigations, Senior Superintendent Leslie James said Sunday. He said shortly after the incident was reported, police had received word that a woman fitting Khan’s ...

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Guyana closer to global blacklisting for financial crimes- Ramotar

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia President Donald Ramotar has announced that Guyana would be referred to the global financial crimes watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – apparently one step away from being blacklisted as a country that is doing insufficient to fight  money laundering and countering financing of terrorism. Addressing the nation from the ...

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Guyana battling steep incidence of cervical cancer

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 December 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Guyana is continuing its fight against cervical cancer, which claims up to 100 lives annually, through vaccination against human papilloma virus (HPV) and early detection and treatment of cancerous cells. Dr. Narine Singh, a resident student in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialisation programme being run by the Georgetown Public Hospital, ...

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