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Daily Archives: July 7, 2018

CANU apparently breaks up cocaine pellet-smuggling ring; four arrested

A New York-bound 19-year old woman, who excreted 44 pellets after she was intercepted at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport, was among four persons arrested Friday, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU). The law enforcement unit said the woman was an outgoing passenger on Flight BW 526 destined for JFK International Airport. She was suspected to have swallowed cocaine pellets and was ...

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North West District hydro-power station to satisfy 8 percent electricity demand at cheaper rates

The construction of a 20 kilowatt hydro-power station at Hosororo, North West District (NWD) is scheduled to begin next month and, when completed,  will produce electricity at 21 United States cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), 29 cents less than diesel-generated power, the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) said Saturday. Construction is expected to finish by April, 2019. Chief Executive Officer of ...

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