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Daily Archives: Sunday, 30 October 2016, 23:59

OPINION: Grenade, press freedom, crime and politics

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 14:08 by Writer Eye on the Issues by GHK Lall That live grenade endangering the lives of people at Kaieteur News prompts these two questions: Can democracy, the 21st century, and Guyanese politics and standards coexist?  Coexist constructively and peaceably and progress to a firm lasting footing? It was a live grenade with ...

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Oil: The Money

Eye on the Issues by GHK Lall Sovereign Wealth Fund: it has a nice sounding comforting ring to it.  It should be noticed right away that this is not a secret Swiss fund, or concealed offshore business, but a Sovereign fund.  It is one that is for the 29people, housing the nation’s deposits, harnessing its future.  It is a fund ...

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Guyanese policeman stabbed in Lethem, hospitalised in Brazil “in serious but stable” condition

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 October 2016, 17:59 by Denis Chabrol A Guyanese policeman has been admitted to a hospital Brazilian hospital in a serious condition and another treated and sent away after they intervened in an altercation outside a night club in Lethem during the early hours of Sunday morning. Constables Chichester and Samuels were rushed to the Lethem ...

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Still no clear indication of when Trinidad will alllow transshipment of Guyana’s honey.

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 October 2016, 15:21 by Denis Chabrol Guyana will not be able to transship honey exports through Trinidad and Tobago any time soon because the twin-island Caribbean nation does not know when it will amend its almost 70-year old law. Trinidad and Tobago’s Chief Veterinary Officer, Richard Kangaloo said his country was sticking by the law ...

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Caricom strategises to fight seaweed that’s hurting fishing industry

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 October 2016, 14:29 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has borrowed and modified a Puerto Rico protocol to remove large amounts sargassum seaweed that has been retarding the movement of fishing vessels and chasing away some fish species from otherwise heavily populated fishing grounds. Executive Director of CRFM, Milton Haughton said the ...

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Trinidad to amend legislation to allow importation of Surinamese duck meat

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 October 2016, 13:13 by Denis Chabrol By Ivan Cairo GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – A trade dispute to allow Surinamese duck meat to enter the market in Trinidad and Tobago could be resolved as soon as the Trinidad government amend its Animal Act, a Trinidad official told the Caricom Council for Trade and Economic Development ...

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BREAKING: Fire near Regent and Cummings Streets

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 October 2016, 1:02 by Denis Chabrol Fire  early Sunday morning gutted a section of a building on Cummings Street, just off Regent Street. The building is owned by former Guyana Defence Force officer, Oliver Hinckson. While the blaze was brought under control and confined to that building, smoke was still billowing. ‘A’ Division Commander, Assistant ...

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