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Daily Archives: Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 16:11

Guyana expects increased marine traffic with availability of high-tech nautical maps, charts

Last Updated on Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 16:11 by Denis Chabrol Mariners can now get updated nautical maps and charts to aid them in navigating part of the Demerara River safely through a  British-funded US$1.1 million hydrographic survey, paving the way for increased traffic of boats and ships with larger amounts of cargo,  the Maritime Administration (MARAD) said Tuesday. “The ...

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30 Berbicians to be trained by CGX oil company

Last Updated on Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 13:43 by Denis Chabrol CGX Energy Inc. has announced their intention to contribute to the capacity building of Berbice residents in the oil and gas sector. Dr. Suresh Narine, Executive Chairman of CGX Energy Inc., announced that 30 Guyanese from the Berbice area will be trained in geo-chemistry. He remarked that the decision ...

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Ban sugar-sweetened drinks from school areas; integrate school-feeding strategy to fight deadly diseases

Last Updated on Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 13:31 by Denis Chabrol Caribbean governments are being urged to ban sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) from school environments and integrate the health, education and agriculture ministries, in an effort to reduce stem the scourge of  non-communicable diseases such as diabetes. President of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition, Sir Trevor Hassell issued the call at the ...

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