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Daily Archives: February 12, 2017

President to re-establish Guyana Youth Corps to empower youths

President David Granger on Sunday announced that he will re-establish the Guyana Youth Corps on January 1, 2018, to empower the nation’s youth and provide them with the skills needed to prepare them for the work force and equip them to aid in the development of Guyana. The Head of State made this announcement at the Graduation Ceremony for 57 young ...

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Canadian mining company offers security agencies lessons in drone technology; no response received

The Canadian-owned Guyana Goldfields / Aurora Gold Mines (AGM) is offering to train Guyana’s security personnel in the use of drones, but so far government has not responded, a senior company official said Sunday. AGM uses the unmanned aircraft to survey its mine properties, monitor the environment and conduct security surveillance of the area in western Guyana. The company’s Country ...

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Guyana Goldfields/Aurora Gold Mines identifies more gold deposits; purchases more mills

Guyana Goldfields/ Aurora Gold Mines (AGM) is preparing to expand operations in the western part of the country where it has found more gold deposits, officials said Sunday. Chief Executive Officer, Scott Caldwell said in preparation for the extending the life of the Aurora mine, the company has purchased a mill extension at a cost of US$70 million. The CEO said the ...

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Prisoner ,who escaped from jail after church service, recaptured

A prisoner Sunday morning escaped from the Georgetown Prison shortly after attending church service in the penal facility, and he was recaptured moments later by police and prison service personnel, Director of Prisoners, Gladwin Samuels Samuels said he he has since launched a probe into the escape of 27-year old Ruco Mc Intyre who is awaiting trial for stealing a ...

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Three, including one-year old, die in fire

Three persons, including a one-year old child, were early Sunday morning burnt to death at Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara. Investigators are working on the theory that the incident might be a murder-suicide.. The fire occurred at about 2:30 AM at Lot 1 Beterverwagting (BV) Railway Embankment. Dead are Leonard Pollard, 34, Latoya Telford, 26, and one-year old Nakasi Pollard. Police ...

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