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Daily Archives: September 4, 2014

Bandits cart off Money Gram’s cash from Berbice agency

Bandits Thursday afternoon ordered the staff and customers at store on the West Coast Berbice to lie on the floor before carting off with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Money Gram agency, police said. Investigators arrested four men and detained a car at Number 6 Village, West Coast Berbice but none of the stolen cash was found. The ...

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Conservation International welcomes establishment of National Protected Areas Trust of Guyana

Arlington, Va USA– Conservation International (CI) welcomes the US$10M contribution from the Government of Guyana for the newly established Protected Areas Trust of Guyana (PAT), which was launched earlier this week. With the Government’s contribution, the Trust has now been endowed with US$18.5M, of which some US$5M has been donated by the German Development Bank, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), and ...

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Public Service Commission getting down to business

Veteran Trade Unionist Carvil Duncan was sworn in Tuursday as the Chairman of the Public Service Commission before President Donald Ramotar at the Office of the President. The simple ceremony was followed by the swearing in of Vice- Chairman Cecil Seepersaud. The latter was formally sworn-in earlier today, after he was unavailable for the ceremony which saw the other members ...

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Guyana’s synthetic track internationally certified

The National Synthetic track was today certified by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) as part of the Government’s quest to renew sport and athletics and boost Guyana’s capacity to host international sport activities. Minister of Culture Youth and Sport, Dr Frank Anthony while at the Leonora, Region Three site, said, “We are very pleased that we have been ...

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GECOM Chairman blanks PPP’s talk of new round of registration

Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Dr. Steve Surujbally said he would not be giving into any demand for a new round of continuous registration, and assured that there are sufficient safeguards to prevent persons voting in the names of dead persons. “I would not be a protagonist of that thing. If there are concerns, let us sort the ...

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BK International to sue Surendra Engineering in India over Specialty Hospital works

BK International Incorporated on Thursday announced that it would be moving to the courts in India in an effort to recoup outstanding money owed by Surendra Engineering Corporation Limited, the Indian company contracted to construct the US$18M Specialty Hospital at Turkeyen in Guyana. BK International Incorporation said in a statement that its move to the courts in India comes after ...

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