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Daily Archives: December 3, 2016

IDB pumps US$9 million to boost Guyana’s diversification, exports, investments

Guyana will improve its public infrastructure and promote economic diversification and foreign trade with a US$9 million Inter-American Development Bank loan that will help strengthen the economy and stimulate exports and investments, the hemispheric financial institution said. “Exports diversification, as well as attaining competitiveness in new markets, require the adoption of adequate quality standards. With this goal in mind, the ...

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Guyana rewarded Barbados PM for stance against Venezuela

President David Granger said he bestowed Guyana’s highest national award on Barbados’ Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart earlier this year as a reward for that Caribbean leader’s support on the  border controversy with Venezuela. “Prime Minister Stuart was forthright in telling the Venezuelan Vice President (Jorge Arreaza) that the decree had to be withdrawn so the award was a reward for ...

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Several injured in East Bank Demerara accident

Several persons were Saturday morning hurt in an accident involving a truck and a minibus on the East Bank Demerara Public Road. The truck slammed a bus into a utility pole on the Herstelling Public Road. ‘A’ Division Commander, Assistant Commissioner Clifton Hicken said there were no reported deaths. He said a woman sustained serious injury to one of her ...

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