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Gov’t, EU partner for sustainable management of Guyana’s sea defence

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 23:04 by GxMedia The Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI) says it is looking at ways to improve Guyana’s sea defence system, and as such is in the process of finalising a coastal engineering design manual, with the support of the European Union (EU). A two-day staff training workshop kicked off Tuesday, December 8, ...

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22 bids opened for feasibility and design of New Demerara Harbour Bridge

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 22:51 by GxMedia Seven European and four Chinese companies as welll as several others in association with Guyanese firms are among 22 companies that Tuesday signaled an interest in the construction of a new Demerara Harbour Bridge. The companies did not submit bids to construct the new thoroughfare, but instead were required to ...

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Cubans convicted for fake American passports

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 21:48 by GxMedia Five Cubans were Tuesday convicted and fined a total of GYD$500,000 for uttering forged United States (US() passports  at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport They were each fined GYD$100,000 after they pleaded guilty to the offence. Convicted were craftsman, Dianh Jose Lautoledo,25, Andy Lau Almager,33, and fisherman Maikel Edwards Hernandez, ...

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Soldier, civilians on gun, ammo charges remanded till next year

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 21:12 by GxMedia A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Lance Corporal and three civilians, in whose possession guns and ammunition were allegedly found,  were Tuesday refused bail, citing the need to ensure public safety. Pleading not guilty to the offence were 33-year old Lance Corporal Aaron Eastman of 148 Grove Housing Scheme, Mark Anthony, ...

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Former footballer accused of shooting at policemen

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 18:26 by GxMedia A former Western Tigers footballer was Tuesday remanded to prison after he pleaded not guilty to allegedly shooting at two policemen. Chief Magistrate Ann Mc Lennan remanded 41 year old Owen ‘Solo’ Pedro of 61 West Ruimveldt, Georgetown to prison until January 12, 2015. He is accused of shooting at ...

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Brazilian beer giant buys Banks DIH shares to take over Banks Barbados

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 15:16 by GxMedia Reproduced from Barbados Nation Banks DIH (Guyana) Limited has sold its shares in Banks Holdings Limited, paving the way for the Brazilian beer giant, AmBev, to take over of that Barbadian company, according to the Barbados Nation newspaper. Chairman of Banks DIH, Clifford Reis declined to speak on the matter ...

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Guyana should discuss border controversy with Venezuela’s victorious opposition – former Ambassador

Last Updated on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 3:16 by GxMedia A former Guyana Ambassador to Venezuela, Dr. Odeen Ishmael Monday recommended that the Guyana government engage the new legislative leaders in Venezuela on the border controversy following the landslide defeat of President Nicolas Maduro’s party in legislative elections. While it is well-known that the Maduro administration wants to retain the ...

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