Daily Archives: Sunday, 8 March 2015, 23:23

PPP whips up old hatred for PNC

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 March 2015, 23:23 by GxMedia The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) on Sunday sought to invoke historical hatred for the People’s National Congress (PNC) administration, saying that its name-change over the years and plans to have vice presidents smack of “Burnhamism”. Addressing party faithful at Babu John, Port Mourant, fomer President Bharrat Jagdeo scoffed at plans ...

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Mocha man shot dead

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 March 2015, 16:07 by GxMedia At about 0100h. today Sunday March 08, 2015, Jermain Giles, 35 years, of Barnwell North, Mocha, EBD, was awakened by a noise at his door, police said. He opened a window to check and was shot to his head in the process. Two men entered the house through the open ...

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Deadly jaguar killed at Mashabo Village

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 March 2015, 13:03 by GxMedia After wreaking havoc in the Essequibo village of Mashabo, Region Two,for the past two months, a jaguar was shot dead Sunday morning. Residents there said they could now breathe a sigh of relief after villager, Sydney Williams, shot the animal dead by using a gun trap.’ Since mid-January, the jaguar ...

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U.S. denies youth voter education programme partisan

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 March 2015, 12:37 by GxMedia Even as the seven-member Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) discusses the future of collaboration with the Guyana National Youth Council (GNYC) on a youth-targeted public education drive, the United States (US) denies that the project is politically partisan. Deputy Chief-of-Mission of the American embassy here, Bryan Hunt told Demerara Waves Online ...

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Guyana seals another rice, paddy deal with Venezuela

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 March 2015, 10:44 by GxMedia Despite political and economic troubles in neighbouring Venezuela, that Spanish-speaking country has agreed to buy more rice and paddy from Guyana but the prices remain a secret. “The price for paddy and rice agreed on will also be similar to 2014,” said Agriculture Minister, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy without providing actual ...

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Harper seen as crusader against domestic violence- Ramotar

Last Updated on Sunday, 8 March 2015, 3:13 by GxMedia President Donald Ramotar says he selected Director General of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Ambassador Harper to be his prime ministerial candidate because he hoped that being a victim of domestic violence she would motivate other women to speak out. “One of the reasons that I chose Lis Harper to be ...

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