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Police rescue 1-day old baby abducted from mother at gunpoint -police

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 22:38 by Denis Chabrol A one-day old baby was abducted from the mother at gunpoint by a man with whom she shared a relationship, but minutes later police intercepted him in a minibus and returned the baby to the woman, authorities  said. The crime was allegedly committed at about 8:45  Tuesday night at ...

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James Bond supporters hold candlelight vigil outside Brickdam Police station

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 22:08 by Denis Chabrol People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) supporters, led by party chairman Volda Lawrence, Wednesday night held a candlelight vigil outside the Brickdam Police station in solidarity with their comrade, James Bond, who was arrested Tuesday as part of a probe into a number of land deals. “We are basically out ...

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Guyana gets US$7.5 million World Bank loan to help fight COVID-19

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 21:03 by Denis Chabrol The World Bank approved today the US$7.5 million Guyana COVID-19 Emergency Response Project to support the country in tackling the current pandemic and strengthening the country’s health system. “The World Bank is working with member countries in the Caribbean to help them respond to COVID-19 and prepare for a resilient recovery. ...

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Australian mining company, Troy Resources, scraps production guidance for Karouni mine

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 16:19 by Denis Chabrol The Australian gold mining company, Troy Resources, has withdrawn its production guidance for the Karouni mine site, the Market Herald reported Wednesday. The junior miner had initially forecast production of between 35,000 ounces and 40,000 ounces of gold at a cost of US$1500 and US$1550 per ounce (around A$2040 ...

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Education Ministry creates new post to “improve the integrity and structure” of the exams system

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 13:01 by Denis Chabrol Two months after a region-wide controversy over the accuracy of Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) results largely due to the 100 percent check of School-Based Assessments (SBA),  Guyana’s Ministry of Education on Wednesday announced the creation of a new post of Assistant Chief Education Officer (Examinations) to “improve the integrity ...

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Guyana, Suriname to invite investors to build Corentyne River bridge, US$1 billion offshore base

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 8:34 by Denis Chabrol Guyana and Suriname have agreed to jointly woo international investors to build a bridge across the Corentyne River to link the two  neighbouring South American countries and construct a US$1 billion offshore base to support their huge oil discoveries, Suriname’s President Chandrikapersad Santokhi said Tuesday. “We said that there ...

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