Daily Archives: Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 19:48

Border think tank to be established

Last Updated on Thursday, 4 August 2016, 11:39 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana government has decided to establish a broad-based think tank on border maters, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said Thursday. He said the National Border Institute would conduct research on the maintenance and preservation of the integrity of Guyana's land, air space and continental shelf. "The Border Institute ...

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No Cabinet decision on travel ban on indebted UG graduates, students

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 19:50 by Denis Chabrol A call for Government to formally pronounce on a proposed travel ban for University of Guyana (UG) loan recipients, who are indebted to Government, will be heeded,  Minister of Citizenship Winston Felix said. The Government Information Agency (GINA) reported that the request was put to Minister Felix as he appeared ...

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Defective GYD$781 million Kato Secondary School to cost GYD$140 million to fix

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 19:59 by Denis Chabrol The Kato Secondary School in Region 8, which was built at a cost of GYD$728.1 million, has massive defects that would require at least another GYD$140 million to fix, according to representatives of the auditing company, Rodrigues Architects Limited. A recent integrity test of the structure has revealed that ...

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Shariff never communicated any fraud to Minister Harmon – sent on leave to facilitate police investigation

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 16:03 by Denis Chabrol Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, has reiterated that the reason Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Presidency, Mr. Omar Shariff was sent on leave, was to facilitate the ongoing police investigation into the acquisition of his personal assets and accounts. “The fact that Mr. Shariff has been sent ...

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Suriname-headquartered airline set to begin serving Guyana, other Caribbean destinations from this month

Last Updated on Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 15:07 by Denis Chabrol The Suriname-headquartered airline, Fly Allways, says it will soon begin serving several Caribbean destinations where there are large populations of Guyanese residents. Using two Fokker 80-seater jets, the carrier is slated to begin scheduled flights on August 9 on the Suriname- Guyana-Barbados route. Plans are on stream to add ...

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