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Five regions to benefit from community road upgrade

Residents of Regions Three, Four, Five, Six and Ten are soon expected to benefit from improved community roads, as Cabinet granted its ‘no objection’ to the awarding of several contracts in this regard, the Government Information Agency (GINA) reported. Minister of Governance Raphael Trotman today made this announcement, at the weekly post-Cabinet press briefing at the Ministry of the Presidency. ...

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Caribbean countries likely to insulate TV spectrum from telecom companies

Caribbean countries might have to end up passing laws to protect a segment of the radio frequency spectrum that telephone companies badly need to offer new services, according to the Secretary General of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU), Sonia Gill. She told Demerara Waves Online News that the World Radio Communication Conference 2015 (WRC 15), to be held in Geneva, ...

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LIAT celebrating 59 years of service to the Caribbean

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, October 14, 2015 – LIAT – The Caribbean Airline will on October 16, 2015mark 59 years of continuous service. For its birthday, LIAT is offering a 59% discount on tickets from 13:00 on Wednesday October 14 until23:59 on Friday October 16. The discount is not combinable with other promotional discounts currently on offer. Tickets purchased under the birthday discount must be used between October 14 and ...

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Govt asks Guyanese to “trust us” over “fair” ministerial salary increases

The Guyana government on Wednesday described its hike in ministerial salaries as “fair” and urged lowly paid government employees to “trust us.” “We say to the people of Guyana to trust us. You trusted us with government on May 11th and we ask you to continue to trust and to believe in us,” Minister of Governance, Raphael Trotman told a ...

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India tries to strengthen relations with the Caribbean

Reproduced from Near Shore Americas India is looking to woo the Caribbean market with the opening of IT centers and investment in vocational training initiatives. India has begun courting Caribbean states to expand trade although the Asian country’s current trade volume with the Caribbean stands at mere US$1 billion. On his recent visit to the United Nations, Prime Minister Narendra ...

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Workers cleaning City’s stink, clogged drainage system refusing protective measures

Workers cleaning the extremely clogged drainage system in Georgetown are largely ignoring calls for them to wear protective clothing and take other precautionary measures against diseases, according to the Municipality’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Bizuayehu Jeffrey. “Some of them, they don’t care. They continue as they do but we tell them what is right,” she told Demerara Waves Online News. ...

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St. Kitts-bound drugs-laden granny jailed,m fined

A Saint Kitts-bound woman, who was about to smuggle a large quantity of cocaine and marijuana out of Guyana, was Tuesday jailed for four years. Catherine Ross, 60, of 701 East Ruimveldt, Georgetown pleaded guilty to being in possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking when she appeared before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Sparendaam Magistrates’ Court. The facts ...

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Former PNCR executive member chides govt for mishandling ministers’ pay increase

A former executive member of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) has rapped the coalition-led government for the way it has handled the announcement of a pay increase for ministers. Mr. Sherwood Lowe, who sits on the Broadcasting Authority’s Board, warned the coalition government that it would be judged on its own record at the next elections. “The political behaviour ...

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Urgent “scientific” assessment of GRA needed because workers are falling sick- GPSU

The Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) wants experts to scientifically assess the condition of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) headquarters because the presence of mould appears to be affecting the health of workers there. “Having regard to the fact that we currently have little if any knowledge as to whether or not the present state of affairs may amount to ...

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Electrical inspectors told to stop issuing certificates without checking installations

As Guyana joins the rest of the Caribbean in using an American electrical code, electricians and electrical inspectors were Monday warned against the issuance of electrical certificates without first inspecting the premises. The warning was issued by Junior Minister of Public Infrastructure, Annette Ferguson at the opening of a training session on the essentials of the United States’ National Electrical ...

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