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AFC, WPA poised to collaborate on proposed direct cash transfers of oil money to poor households

The Alliance For Change (AFC) and the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) on Sunday looked set to collaborate on whether there should be conditional direct cash transfers of oil revenues to poor Guyanese households. WPA Executive Member, David Hinds confirmed that the AFC has contacted his party and was now awaiting further word from that party. “WPA welcomes the AFC stance ...

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Kuwait eyes closer economic ties with Guyana

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 September 2018, 19:37 by Denis Chabrol Reproduced from Kuwait Times KUWAIT: Two ministers from Guyana are in Kuwait to appeal for a possible writing-off of debt borrowed from Kuwait around 40 years ago. Finance Minister Winston Jordan and Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson hope to get the much-needed relief from the Kuwaiti government. “We ...

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OPINION: Government’s anti-corruption vision was a goose that was cooked on many fronts

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 September 2018, 18:49 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall I read that two leading commentators, Ram and Hinds-neither a new accounting firm nor political consulting one-observed that the coalition government has moved away from its once sturdy anti-corruption posture. Rather regrettably, I must agree and strongly so. Like that other, once arresting vehicle, social cohesion, ...

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Guyana to host international robotics competition in 2019; STEMGuyana appeals to private sector for robotic kits

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 September 2018, 18:18 by Denis Chabrol Guyana is expected to host the International Youth Robotics Competition (IYRC) league pre-qualifier competition in in 2019, STEMGuyana said Sunday. STEMGuyana said it signed an agreement with the the International Youth Robot Association to be the pre-qualifying body responsible for organizing the annual qualifier national robot competition among Guyanese primary ...

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Drunken licensed firearm holder shoots miner

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 September 2018, 17:48 by Denis Chabrol An intoxicated licensed firearm holder allegedly shot a a miner with whom he had an argument outside a bar at Mahdia Landing early Sunday morning, the Guyana Police Force said. Sustaining gunshot injuries to his left shoulder and knee is 27-year old Shahonan ‘ Biggs’ Monderson of 10 Felicity Village,West ...

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China gives US$37.6 million boost to Guyana’s E-Government broadband system

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 September 2018, 17:54 by Denis Chabrol China on Saturday signed a US$37.6 million agreement to boost Guyana’s broadband access for security surveillance and the provision of remote health care, officials said. “This project will see the upgrading of the network to enable an equitable delivery of service in the education, health, security, business and other ...

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