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Google Maps erases Spanish names from Essequibo Coast streets

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 January 2016, 16:15 by Denis Chabrol Google has heeded Guyana’s call for the removal of Spanish street names from its mapping service that indicate that ties the Essequibo Region to Venezuela, according to Foreign Affairs Minister, Carl  Greenidge. Speaking with Demerara Waves Online News on the sidelines of last Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly, ...

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Rice stabilization fund coming

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 January 2016, 16:15 by Denis Chabrol Four months after a pro-government group of rice farmers called for the establishment of a stabilisation fund, President David Granger has announced that his government would be doing so. For years Guyana’s rice sector which is a principal export has been subjected to the volatility of the international market. This has ...

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