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Stay at home during the Christmas Season- Health Minister

Health Minister Dr. Frank Anthony has called on Guyanese not to socialise during the Christmas Season in order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus that has already killed more than 140 Guyanese. “We know that traditionally people tend to increase their socialisation during Christmas, people tend to  increase their drinking during Christmas, people want to have family and friends ...

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Member of United Arab Emirates ruling family heads investment visit to Guyana

Sheikh Ahmad Dalmook Juma Al Maktoum, a member of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Thursday headed an eight-member delegation to Guyana today for a three-day visit, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Audrey Jardine-Waddell said. She told News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM/ Demerara Waves Online News that the “working visit” would include meetings with senior government ...

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65 prisoners released to reduce overcrowding as part of COVID measures

The Guyana Prison Service (GPS) has released 65 non-violent offenders in keeping with efforts to reduce overcrowding in all prisons and help minimise the spread of the coronavirus in the country’s jails. Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said the decision was taken to provide more space for prisoners as the Prison Service implements the COVID-19 measures. He says the inmates ...

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Tanager 1 well offshore Guyana not commercially viable on its own- Ratio Petroleum Energy

The Tanager 1 well, which is located offshore Guyana, is a non-commercial discovery on a standalone basis, Ratio Petroleum Energy has said. The Stena Carron drillship began work on the exploration well on August 11. It was the deepest drilled in the Guyana-Suriname basin to date, reaching a total depth of 7,633 metres. ExxonMobil’s Esso Production & Exploration Guyana drilled ...

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Expired imported duck meat seized from local business

The Guyana Livestock Development Authority (GLDA) and the Ministry of Health on Monday seized 483 pounds of undocumented and expired packaged duck meat from a city business. While the shipper’s name has not been revealed, the items were imported from the USA. Dr. Ozaye Dodson, the Ministry’s Director of Veterinary and Public Health, said the GLDA notified his department of ...

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Australian company declares maiden gold resource in Guyana

The Australia-headquartered Alicanto Minerals has discovered at least 500,000 ounces of gold in Arakaka, North-West District. The company says the estimate is based on a review of data it collected and by previous owners,  Barrick Gold and Nordgold. Managing Director of Alicanto Minerals, Peter George says the strong maiden resource is the start of what would likely be a rapidly ...

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26 Haitians in protective custody, five persons arrested in human trafficking probe

Five persons have been arrested in an ongoing human trafficking dragnet that captured 26 Haitian nationals, government said. The Ministry of Home Affairs, in a statement Friday, said police conducted two separate operations in Georgetown and Linden. A search of a city hotel by police found a number of Haitians and a stop and search on the Mabura trail region ...

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24 foreign women arrested at strip club- Home Affairs Ministry says 20 days later

Twenty-four foreign women, who allegedly overstayed their time in Guyana, were arrested from a well-known strip club,m Baroombar International, and later released on station bail, the Home Affairs Ministry said 20 days days after the cordon and search operation was held. The ministry said those arrested were eight Dominican nationals, one Cuban and 15 Venezuelans. An investigation was launched into ...

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New hire purchase legislation to abolish seizure of items after one-time non-payment

President Irfaan Ali on Friday announced that Guyana’s new hire purchase legislation would abolish the right of sellers to seize items if they are owed one month’s instalment. Addressing the 2nd Annual General Meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce – Guyana (AMCHAM-G), Dr. Ali said the new law is part of a package of measures aimed at protecting consumers ...

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GTT to implement new 3G software

-17 2G sites scheduled for upgrades The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) said it would be implementing a new 3G software and would be turning down 17 of its 2G cell sites across Guyana on November 15, 2020. As a result of the enhancement, customers with 2G devices will no longer be able to connect to cell towers at ...

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