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Daily Archives: Sunday, 4 February 2024, 22:00

US helping Guyana to “defend its territorial integrity” – US Deputy National Security Advisor

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 February 2024, 22:00 by Denis Chabrol The United States on Sunday reaffirmed military support for Guyana against Venezuela’s lingering threat to take control of the Essequibo Region. US Deputy National Security Advisor Jon Finer, who was in Guyana for a brief visit, said the two countries were “deepening our defence cooperation” to assist Guyana in ...

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Guyana’s modern new pathology lab will reduce wait times for results; improve cancer research, serve CARICOM

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 February 2024, 15:07 by Denis Chabrol The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation’s (GPHC) new, sophisticated Pathology Laboratory will reduce the time persons wait on cancer test results, and the service will also be available to sister Caribbean Community, officials said at the official opening of the multi-million dollar facility. “We want here to be the go-to ...

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UWI School of Medicine to be located in Guyana

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 February 2024, 11:56 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Sunday announced that the University of the West Indies’ (UWI) School of Medicine would be relocated to Guyana He said the School of Medicine would be located in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) to also allow students from beighbouring Suriname to study there. No date was ...

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OPINION: GTU and sanctimonious populism

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 February 2024, 11:37 by Denis Chabrol By Dr. Randy Persaud, Professor Emeritus The ill-conceived teachers’ strike called by the GTU has provided the occasion for some who hide behind the label of journalist, or civil society advocate, to ingratiate themselves into what might be best described as the moral economy of the working class. KN ...

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A Perspective from a former Stock Exchange Regulator: Insight on Guyana Stock Exchange’s Challenges

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 February 2024, 8:49 by Denis Chabrol By Theon Alleyne Recent events surrounding the Guyana Stock Exchange (GSE) have raised eyebrows, and rightly so. As a former regulator with a significant tenure in listing and trade regulation, the dilemma of the GSE must be addressed with a sense of urgency. The dramatic fall in Banks DIH’s ...

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Govt spending out oil money- APNU+AFC; increased withdrawals to finance fast-paced development projects- Finance Minister

Last Updated on Sunday, 4 February 2024, 8:44 by Denis Chabrol The opposition A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) has accused government of emptying the Natural Resource Fund (NRF) and increasing Guyana’s debt ceiling, but the Guyana government has defended those decisions on the grounds that was fast-tracking development for all Guyanese. After walking out of Friday’s parliamentary ...

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