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Guysuco faces poor cash flow as world sugar prices tumble; workers urged to turn out

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 18:36 by Denis Chabrol Falling international prices for sugar has forced the Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) to examine the best ways of reducing spending and finding the best market and production mix,  its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Errol Hanoman said Wednesday. “The main worry with the extent to which the price is dropping ...

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NFMU beefs up spectrum monitoring capacity; illegal frequency use confirmed

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 17:11 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s National Frequency Management Unit (NFMU) on Thursday officially commissioned three high-tech spectrum monitoring stations that will allow the country to effectively police that natural resource. “For the first time, we can measure accurately how that spectrum is being used, who is using that spectrum. We can bring transparency ...

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Father of two fined, jailed for ganja possession

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 14:43 by Denis Chabrol A 25-year old man, who is the father of two, was Wednesday morning sentenced to three years behind bars after he pleaded guilty to a drug possession charge. Carlsdale Aaron of 180 Norton Street, Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara stood before Magistrate Fabayo Azore in the Georgetown Magistrates’ court where the ...

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Major foreign companies mull investing in Guyana’s sugar industry

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 11:56 by Denis Chabrol Major international companies are showing keen interest in investing in the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco), according to United States-based investment broker, Wesley Kirton. Senior government and corporation officials have confirmed that among those exploring the possibility of investing in Guysuco are American Sugar Refineries (ASR), which owns Tate ...

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School children loitering, smoking marijuana at city bus parks; Schools’ Welfare has not asked for help

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 11:11 by Denis Chabrol Concerns have been raised about the loitering of uniformed school children at a number of city bus parks where they also smoke marijuana. However, ‘A’ Division Commander, Assistant Commissioner, Marlon Chapman said since he has been posted to the division a few months ago, the Ministry of Education has ...

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