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Giftland poised to sell GPL electricity

The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL) has signed a contract with Giftland Mall for electricity to be supplied to the electricity company’s grid. Minister of Public Infrastructure David Patterson made the disclosure on the sidelines of the sod-turning ceremony for the construction of a solar project that is expected to power the CARICOM headquarters at Lilliendall. “The Power Purchase ...

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Kicked teacher, parents charged as GTU threatens to call teachers off the job

A teacher, who was allegedly kicked by an angry parent, was Monday charged with assault and placed on bail while the father and his wife were also granted bail, as angry persons stood outside the Georgetown Magistrates Court. Teacher at Georgetown Magistrates Court, Tiffany Hinds was charged with assault and breaching the peace and was released on bail totalling GYD$20,000 ...

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Two charged with drug trafficking

Two men were Monday remanded after being charged with possession of and trafficking in cocaine and cannabis. Christopher Garraway and Randy Chester appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates Court to answer to the charge. They both pleaded not guilty and were remanded to prison until January 29 when the case comes up for hearing again. Four men were arrested after the ...

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APNU+AFC eyes overseas Guyanese vote now

The incumbent A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) is now eyeing overseas-based Guyanese to return home to vote on March 2, 2020, after at one stage insisting that the names of migrants must be removed from the voters list. APNU candidate, Ronald Bulkan declared this position Sunday night at a public meeting held at the Kitty Market Square, ...

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OPINION: To political aspirants who hedge and delay: count the cost

by GHK Lall I observe the behaviors of one new contestant or another in the run-up to elections, and there is much that is incomprehensible, so much that is of the undesirable and the distasteful, to put things mildly. From studied antics to forced last-minute decisions and delayed announcements, there is worrying as what the future holds. They throw the ...

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PPPC promises anti-crime strategy, 20,000 education scholarships, improved internet service

The opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) on Saturday hammered the incumbent coalition’s failed 2015 elections promise to deliver GYD$9,000 for a bag of rice, even as it churned out promises to solve crime, poor internet access and other woes facing its Essequibo Coast stronghold. Claiming that at least 12,000 persons attended its election campaign rally at Anna Regina, Essequibo, ...

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Guyana exports first million barrels of oil after “significant” financial risk

The first one million barrels of crude oil produced in Guyana is about to leave aboard a tanker for an ExxonMobil refinery where impurities and contaminants will be removed to set a standard for oil being produced from the Liza well located offshore, officials said. “There was also this great, big tanker that tonight (Friday)/tomorrow (Saturday) is going to load ...

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Mark Phillips selected as PPP prime ministerial candidate to address Afro-Guyanese interests

The opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) said it selected retired Brigadier, Mark Phillips as its prime ministerial candidate to look after the welfare of Afro-Guyanese. Former PPPC parliamentarian, Odinga Lumumba told an election campaign public meeting on Thursday night that Phillips’ selection took into consideration Guyana’s socio-political and economic landscape. “His selection was very important to Afro-Guyanese to ensure ...

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