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Daily Archives: April 7, 2017

Mohammed powers WI to historic ODI Chase against Pakistan  -Host draw first blood at Providence 

by Clifton Ross Jason Mohammed etched his name in cricket history books when he smashed an unbeaten 91 to help the West Indies complete their highest successful chase in ODI cricket after beating Pakistan by four wickets in a thriller played at the Providence National Stadium, Guyana yesterday. In a match where over 600 runs were scored, Mohammed showed that ...

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Govt foils Enmore-Hope NDC’s “illegal” sale of computers- Public Telecoms Ministry

In the wake of concerns by the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) that agents of the State Assets Recovery Unit (SARU) swooped down on the Enmore Neighbourhood Development Council and carted off a number of computers, the Ministry of Public Telecommunications said Friday that they foiled an attempt to sell the items illegally. “Officials from the eGovernment Project Execution Unit paid ...

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Suriname: Fuel price hike triggers massive protest

by Ivan Cairo PARAMARIBO, Suriname; For the second day in a row several thousand disgruntled citizens marched in the streets of the capital Paramaribo Friday calling on the Desi Bouterse-administration to revoke the recent price hike for fuel. Initiated by the 30-year old Maisha Neus some 1500 people held a protest demonstration Monday at Independence Square opposite the Presidential Palace ...

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CLICO’s Duprey asks for evidence of debts owed in Guyana …now set sights on local housing sector

by Gary Eleazar Majority shareholder and principal owner of Colonial Life Insurance Company (CLICO), Lawrence Duprey has set his sights on billion dollar local housing market and has asked for evidence to back of the claims of debts owed in Guyana—a request that the Central Bank is currently responding to. Finance Minister Winston Jordan confirmed this today (April 7, 2017) ...

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Stats Bureau gets permanent home in $160M rehabilitated ‘Customs House’

by Gary Eleazar Relocated from Kingston, to the former Customs House Building on Main Street—now rehabilitated at the tune of GYD$160M—the Bureau of Statistics has been called on to evolve from an institution that merely generates information but in fact provides that information in a more readily accessible manner to the citizenry, in addition to foreign investors and other interests. ...

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