Daily Archives: Sunday, 23 October 2016, 21:49

The Caribbean Week of Agriculture: new opportunities for investing in agriculture

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016, 21:49 by Denis Chabrol The 14th edition of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA), widely recognised as the most important event in the region’s agricultural calendar, opens on Monday in the Cayman Islands. Taking the theme Investing in Food and Agriculture in the Caribbean, the event is being organised from October 24 to 28 ...

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Alleged speeding cause of cyclist’s death- police

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016, 18:36 by Denis Chabrol Police say they are investigating a fatal accident which occurred about 21:50 hrs. last night on the Goed Fortuin Public Road W.B.D., which resulted in the death of 58 years old cyclist Albert Shivdyal of Goed Fortuin, West Bank Demerara. Enquiries disclosed that Motor car PNN 7289 was proceeding ...

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Robbery suspect among three arrested with gun, ammo

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016, 18:25 by Denis Chabrol Three males, one of whom is before the court for robbery under arms, were detained by police last evening after an unlicensed firearm and live ammunition were found in possession of one the trio, at East La Penitence. During the search a .40 Smith and Wesson Pistol with fourteen ...

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Many building owners fail to seek Fire Service approval before construction

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016, 17:08 by Denis Chabrol Many owners have constructed buildings without first submitting the architectural plans to the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) to ensure that the engineering and fire safety features have been included, according to Divisional Officer, Compton Sparman. Addressing a security seminar and exposition organised by the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and ...

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Number and location of parking meters decided

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016, 20:53 by Denis Chabrol Preparations are underway to place an estimated 400 parking meters on streets in the central business district of Guyana’s capital, Georgetown, Director of Smart City Solutions, Kamau Cush. “Everything has been signed and the project is a ‘go’ so we’re essentially preparing for it,” he told Demerara Waves Online News ...

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Oil History: Guyanese must avoid “traps and pitfalls”

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016, 13:41 by Denis Chabrol Eye on the Issues by GHK Lall All Guyana waits with a tingling.  There is a stirring, if not a surge of anticipation; of what can be, of a possible way up and out, of a better and brighter way ahead.  This is what the discovery of oil brings ...

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