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Brazilian hands over thief, gun to police

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 20:34 by GxMedia Police said that at about 0930h. today Wednesday May 27, 2015, a man armed with an handgun held up a Brazilian National at a city hotel and demanded cash. The intended victim put up a resistance and managed to over-power the man who has been handed over to the police, ...

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Land grabbers will be charged; urged to apply for house lots- Ministry of Communities

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 19:27 by GxMedia The Guyana government on Wednesday warned land-grabbers that they could be prosecuted, and instead they should apply to the Central Housing and Planning Authority for house lots. “Squatting is an illegal act that would not be condoned by the Government of Guyana. The Central Housing and Planning Authority declared that ...

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Govt mulling GuySuco bailout to avoid sugar industry’s shutdown

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 18:43 by GxMedia by Zena Henry The ailing Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) will soon know whether it will get a government bail-out to avert a total shutdown of the sugar industry, according to Finance Minister Winston Jordan. With the new Administration now settling in following their win at the 2015 General and Regional ...

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PPP provided no concrete evidence to alter Election result; Alexander says Court is only recourse

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 17:03 by GxMedia Guyana Elections Commissioner (GECOM) for the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), Vincent Alexander has refuted claims of irregularities in the tabulation of the 2015 General and Regional Elections results by the defeated People’s Progressive Party (PPP). Alexander, in a letter to the press, addressed allegations made by fellow Commissioners; ...

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Health Ministry commences drug sourcing and distribution review

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 16:44 by GxMedia by Zena Henry The Ministry of Health is about to revamp the mechanism for purchasing pharmaceutical supplies, a move that would eventually quell concerns about controversial awarding of contracts to solely  the New Guyana Pharmaceutical Corporation (NGPC).  “There is no competitive bidding… that is one area we want to take ...

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Newly elected Guyana President pledges support for Caricom, South America

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 12:32 by GxMedia President David Granger has pledged his country’s support to Caribbean integration while at the same time he has highlighted the role of Guyana and its immediate neighbours in South American security. Addressing thousands of persons at his Inauguration Ceremony held at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, East Bank Demerara on ...

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Pres. Granger, Guyana’s first Foreign Minister appeal for end to political rivalry

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 0:01 by GxMedia Former Commonwealth Secretary General, Sir Shridath Ramphal and Guyana’s President David Granger Tuesday appealed for an end to decades-old political division in an effort to build on the victory of a five-party coalition two weeks ago. That was the common thread in their addresses at Granger’s Inauguration Ceremony held before ...

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