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Search and Rescue centre activated to search for missing fishermen; thorough probe launched

Last Updated on Monday, 21 February 2022, 9:46 by Writer A search has been launched for several fishermen who have gone missing and are feared dead after the trawler they were working on capsized. Those missing and feared dead are Harold Damon, Winston Sam and Ronald Burton. The lone survivor is Vincent Dazzell who claimed that he was rescued by ...

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New York-bound man held with cocaine-in-fried rice – CANU

Last Updated on Monday, 21 February 2022, 9:50 by Writer A  man from Number 5 Village, West Coast Berbice has been arrested after 2.9 kilogrammes of cocaine were found in a bowl of fried rice in a suitcase he was carrying, the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) alleged on Sunday. CANU said its agents intercepted the narcotic, with a street value ...

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East Coast wind-solar farm electricity project to start this year

Last Updated on Monday, 21 February 2022, 10:13 by Writer A more than 2o-year-old idea to generate electricity from wind for consumption by Guyanese could this year move to the installation of six turbines at Hope Beach and Chapman’s Grove, East Coast Demerara and their output would be supplemented with solar energy during periods of less wind, an official said. ...

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Amaila Falls hydropower project to be built, operated under tight rules- Brassington

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 February 2022, 16:31 by Denis Chabrol The US$700-million dollar Amaila Falls hydropower station is to be built and operated under strict contractual and regulatory rules but no costs were provided for associated contracts, according to Project Leader Winston Brassington. “Like any large project, there is a lot of risk in these projects but most of ...

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Seamen feared dead after trawler sinks at sea

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 February 2022, 11:23 by Denis Chabrol At least three seamen are feared dead after the trawler they were working on went down in the Atlantic sea off the coast of Guyana, one of the seamen’s wives said Sunday. Among those believed to have perished is 44-year old Harold Anthony Damon of Agricola, Greater Georgetown. Mrs. ...

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