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Barbados-bound young woman arrested allegedly with cocaine

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015, 21:46 by GxMedia A woman, who intended to travel to Barbados for the first time was Saturday arrested after a quantity of cocaine was found in her suitcase, a senior anti-drug agent said. Her name has been withheld until she is charged, but the official of the Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) said ...

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“Cash flow problem” delays incentive pay-out at two Berbice sugar estates

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015, 20:20 by GxMedia Thousands of sugar industry workers at two East Berbice estates now have to wait until later this month to receive their Holiday-With-Pay incentive because the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) has a cash-flow problem, a senior union official said Saturday. General Secretary of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union ...

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Caricom wants to use China’s US$3 billion for debt restructuring

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015, 15:46 by GxMedia BEIJING, China — The 15-nation Caribbean Community (Caricom) hopes to tap into  US$3 billion being offered that China is offering the region to help restructure its debt because the classification of many countries as Middle Income makes it difficult for them to access and pay back cash on concessionary terms. ...

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Guyana’s opposition parties considering electoral “platform”

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015, 1:42 by GxMedia As talks toward a pro-democracy alliance progress, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) says it does not believe that signing the Alliance For Change’s (AFC) non-disclosure agreement before the party presents its proposal for jointly contesting upcoming general and regional elections. APNU General Secretary, Joseph Harmon appeared to be cautiously optimistic about ...

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