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Daily Archives: Sunday, 4 December 2016, 21:29

Team dispatched to Mazaruni after boy dies, brother “brain dead”

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 December 2016, 21:29 by Denis Chabrol Health officials suspect that toxicity of a waterway in Region 7 (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) may have caused the death of a boy and the “brain dead” state of his brother, Public Health Minister, Dr. George Norton said Sunday night. Based on symptoms and an autopsy, he said medical experts have ruled ...

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Japanese aid funds to be spent on clean energy street lights

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 December 2016, 17:38 by Denis Chabrol Cabinet has agreed to cancel the remaining US$1.3 million allocated to National Hardware (Guyana) Limited, under the Japanese Non-Project Grant Aid (JNPGA) of  2013 and to instead spend them on clean energy street lights. The Ministry of the Presidency said the  procurement of renewable energy and energy efficient street lights ...

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Prince Harry interacts with teenage mothers and TIP victims

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 December 2016, 17:14 by Denis Chabrol First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger on Sundayt hosted Prince Henry of Wales, familiarly known as Prince Harry, at a reception on the Lawns of State House where he had the opportunity to interact with teenage mothers and victims of Trafficking In Persons. The Ministry of the Presidency said the Women’s ...

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US wants telecoms sector liberalised and contracts honoured

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 December 2016, 16:25 by Denis Chabrol The United States (US) wants to see Guyana’s telecommunications sector liberalized while at the same time ensuring that contracts are not violated. Deputy Chief of Mission of the American Embassy in Guyana, Terry Steers-Gonzalez’s comments come against the background of impending negotiations between government here and the Guyana Telephone ...

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Stop complaining about taxes and “get busy”- Natural Resources Minister

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 December 2016, 15:26 by Denis Chabrol As Guyana’s government and opposition parliamentarians prepare to begin a week-long debate on Monday, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman has urged Guyanese to stop complaining about the budget and “get busy”. “So what are we to do, complain about the VAT on water and electricity and do nothing ...

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