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Daily Archives: Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 23:08

New COVID-19 variants possibly spiking cases in Guyana- PAHO Director hints

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 23:08 by Denis Chabrol Director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), Dr. Carissa Etienne on Wednesday hinted that the surge in COVID-19 cases in Guyana is due to a new variant of the potentially deadly virus. “After the introduction of new variants in the Guianas, cases have accelerated in French Guiana and ...

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Man dead, child injured in collision

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 23:04 by Denis Chabrol A 36-year old man of Craig Street, Campbellville, Georgetown is dead and a seven-year old boy injured in a collision on Tuesday night, police said. The accident occurred at about 9:15PM  on Homestretch Avenue in the vicinity of Help and Shelter. Police say Brian Mitchell was pronounced dead on ...

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20,000 West Demerara residents to get improved water supply

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 22:56 by Denis Chabrol Twenty-thousand residents of West Demerara are to benefit from improved water supply when two new wells are drilled before this yearend, authorities said. The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) says one of the wells will be drilled in Lust-en-Rust, Parfaite Harmonie , West Bank Demerara to serve Lust-en-Rust, Recht door ...

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GPL says burning parts tripped generators

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 22:47 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL) says damaged conductors and connectors that caused a complete shutdown of the Demerara -Berbice Interconnected System (DBIS) on Monday April 12 have been repaired. “The damaged conductors and connectors resulted in an overload of two Wartsila engines at Garden of Eden, which ...

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Region Nine’s Pirara bridge opens to light traffic

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 22:40 by Denis Chabrol The Pirara bridge along the Linden-Lethem Corridor is open to light vehicular traffic following emergency remedial works, the Public Works Ministry said Wednesday. The Public Works ministry in a statement said that vehicles ten tons and under only are allowed to cross the bridge at this time. The ministry ...

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