Daily Archives: Monday, 2 July 2018, 15:41

Caricom commission recommends lifting marijuana ban; AFC “not interested in decriminalisation but in alternative sentencing”

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 10:53 by Denis Chabrol The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Marijuana Commission has recommended the decriminalising of marijuana possession, but the Alliance For Change (AFC)- one of Guyana’s governing coalition partners- says it does not want penalties to be removed altogether from the law books. Hours after CARICOM Secretary General, Irwin La Rocque announced in ...

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ExxonMobil Foundation Invests US$10 million in Guyana for research, sustainable employment and conservation

Last Updated on Monday, 2 July 2018, 11:45 by Denis Chabrol ExxonMobil Foundation said Monday that it will contribute US$10 million to a new collaboration with Conservation International and the University of Guyana to train Guyanese for sustainable job opportunities and to expand community-supported conservation. The investment is also intended to support Guyana’s Green State Development Plan, the country’s 15-year ...

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