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Woman allegedly caught with cocaine at airport

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015, 20:52 by GxMedia At about 1315h. today Thursday May 21, 2015, ranks of the Police Narcotics Branch arrested a female Guyanese National at the Ogle Airport after 1kilogram 462 grams of cocaine were found strapped to her body. She is in police custody assisting with the investigations.

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Fire fighters handed over to police for allegedly stealing radio sets

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015, 19:01 by GxMedia Two fire fighters attached to the Guyana Fire Service headquarters were Thursday handed over to police after they were allegedly involved in the theft of several radio communication sets during the election period,  a senior official said. Chief Fire Officer, Marlon Gentle told Demerara Waves Online News that the fire ...

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Focus more on Tech-Voc Education- Caribbean Development Bank

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015, 18:46 by GxMedia Specific challenges of giving youth the right training and tools for the labour market were examined in a Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) study presented today at a seminar at the 45th Annual General Meeting of the CDB’s Board of Governors in St Kitts and Nevis, May 20-21. The report, entitled “Youth are ...

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Guyana’s youth unemployment at staggering 40 percent

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015, 18:32 by GxMedia Guyana’s youth unemployment rate is about 40 percent, according to a recent study by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). The study, which is entitled “Youth are our Future: The Imperative of Youth Employment for Sustainable Development,” proposes a comprehensive, multi-sectoral approach to tackle the chronic scourge in regional territories. “The regional countries with ...

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CARICOM extends condolences to Guyana on mining tragedy

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015, 18:22 by GxMedia The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has extended condolences to the Government and people of Guyana following the mining disaster in Konawaruk on Sunday, 17 May, that claimed the lives of at least ten miners. The Community has also wished a speedy and full recovery to miners who were injured. The Guyana Gold and Diamond ...

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Marketing Guyana, training school necessary for improved Tourism- Minister Hughes

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015, 18:03 by GxMedia by Zena Henry The recently appointed Tourism Minister, Catherine Hughes is set to embark on a major marketing drive for Guyana away from the images of crime, violence and a dirty capital. She believes that the country needs an, “entire public relations,” campaign as the country is still unknown to ...

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GECOM awaiting parties before gazetting election results

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015, 16:08 by GxMedia The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) it yet to publish the results of  Elections 2015 in the Official Gazette despite having declared the final results of these elections last Saturday. From several indications the results will not be ‘Gazetted’ before another week, or more, has passed.This does not sit well with ...

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PPP pickets GECOM as part of intensified campaign for vote recount

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 May 2015, 15:55 by GxMedia The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) on Thursday intensified protests against the recent general election results, even as it fine tunes preparations to file an  Elections Petition in the hope of having the polls declared fraudulent and make way for fresh elections. Former President Donald Ramotar and several of his ...

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