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Bandits cart off millions of dollars in jewellery from Stabroek Market’s L.Seepersaud Maraj jewellery store

Last Updated on Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 15:50 by Denis Chabrol Bandits broke into the well-known Guyanese jewellery store, L. Seepersaud Maraj in the Stabroek Market, and carted off a large quantity of jewellery, leaving the proprietors baffled. Mr. Maraj told Demerara Waves Online News that he could not immediately estimate his losses until he goes through his stock records, ...

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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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Keep existing Demerara Harbour Bridge- Harmon

Last Updated on Sunday, 1 July 2018, 20:08 by Denis Chabrol With government soon to commence construction of a new bridge across the Demerara River, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said there is no reason for the current structure to be demolished. Minister Harmon said that “two bridges are better than one” and noted that as Minister responsible for Region ...

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