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UPDATE: Venezuela agrees to restore high-level diplomatic representation; UN fact-finding mission for Caracas

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 September 2015, 23:45 by GxMedia In talks brokered by United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon Venezuela Sunday night agreed to accredit Cheryl Miles as Guyana’s Ambassador to Caracas and return its Ambassador to Georgetown, while the UN continues to explore ways of permanently resolving the border controversy. “The two Presidents expressed willingness to ...

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Guyana lobbies Cuba for support against Venezuelan aggression

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 September 2015, 21:24 by GxMedia Hours before President David Granger was due to hold decisive talks with Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro and United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, the Guyanese leader welcomed that neighbouring country’s withdrawal of troops from near the border and hoped that Cuba could influence an easing of tensions. The President ...

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Experts tout solar energy

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 September 2015, 17:46 by GxMedia As experts continue to debate whether Guyana should place greater emphasis on hydro or solar electricity, a top Guyana government environmental advisor and a solar energy company are touting the benefits of photovoltaic power. Presidential Advisor on the Environment, Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best said large and small solar energy ...

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Fish vendor robbed, fisherman shot at Meadow Bank wharf

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 September 2015, 12:10 by GxMedia A fish vendor was early Sunday morning robbed of GUY$380,000 and a fisherman was shot at the Meadow Bank Wharf, East Bank Demerara. Forty-nine year old Omar Esau of Providence, East Bank Demerara told police that he was in his motor vehicle at about 4:15 AM on September 27, 2015. ...

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FEATURE: What we consume…

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 September 2015, 12:02 by GxMedia by Tamara Rodney If you take a walk downtown to the Bazaar, Stabroek market on any given day, it is vibrant with the vendors’ call for patronage and patrons who beckon to the sound of bargains. “Get the baby powder hay- hundred!,” called the lady with the brown apron. She ...

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Fire destroys house at Happy Acres

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 September 2015, 2:41 by GxMedia Fire Saturday night gutted a house in south Happy Acres, East Coast Demerara. Residents said the house was unoccupied. The name of the owner of the property was not immediately available. A huge explosion was heard during the blaze that destroyed the house. Details later…

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