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APNU+AFC will not participate in Elections Commission of Inquiry

Opposition Leader Joseph Harmon on Friday said there is no law allowing a Commission of Inquiry into general elections, even as he ruled out A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) participating in such a probe. “The law is very clear as to how matters that have to do with elections, how they are settled so he will now ...

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AFC suggests Patterson’s Public Accounts Chairmanship legally secure but govt has a plan

The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Thursday said vetting of government spending  by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is set to resume next week Monday with David Patterson continuing as chairman, even as the government seemed determined to remove him. Governance Minister Gail Teixeira did not appear to rule out the government taking a motion to the floor of the ...

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CANU, GRA uncovered allegedly smuggled items; shot fired, man allegedly assaulted with rifle

The co-owners of a supermarket in Lethem, Region Nine were Thursday afternoon arrested by police after the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) seized a quantity of items that were allegedly smuggled into the country. CANU said Lyndon Franklyn was arrested and that 30 cases Black Stone, four cases of Skarloff and nine cases of Blend Seven Whiskey  were seized because no ...

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BREAKING: CXC makes major adjustments for all exams due to COVID-19, St Vincent’s volcanic eruption

Statement from the Caribbean Examinations Council BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Examinations Council® (CXC®) is cognisant of the  many challenges across the region at this time including the debilitating impact of COVID-19  on all areas of society, and all stakeholders operating within the education sector, coupled  with the explosive volcanic activity on La Soufrière in St Vincent and the Grenadines. ...

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Guyana govt considering “measures” to deal with technical problems on oil production vessel

Amid persistent problems with the flash gas compressor aboard the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, Liza Destiny, the Guyana government  Wednesday night said it was worried about loss of oil production and strongly suggested that it would take steps if the equipment is not fixed properly. “The Government of Guyana is currently examining the implications of the loss ...

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New COVID-19 variants possibly spiking cases in Guyana- PAHO Director hints

Director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), Dr. Carissa Etienne on Wednesday hinted that the surge in COVID-19 cases in Guyana is due to a new variant of the potentially deadly virus. “After the introduction of new variants in the Guianas, cases have accelerated in French Guiana and Guyana,” she said in her weekly news conference. Figures show that ...

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Man dead, child injured in collision

A 36-year old man of Craig Street, Campbellville, Georgetown is dead and a seven-year old boy injured in a collision on Tuesday night, police said. The accident occurred at about 9:15PM  on Homestretch Avenue in the vicinity of Help and Shelter. Police say Brian Mitchell was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public Hospital. The seven-year old boy’s right ...

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20,000 West Demerara residents to get improved water supply

Twenty-thousand residents of West Demerara are to benefit from improved water supply when two new wells are drilled before this yearend, authorities said. The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) says one of the wells will be drilled in Lust-en-Rust, Parfaite Harmonie , West Bank Demerara to serve Lust-en-Rust, Recht door Zee and Onderneeming. Housing and Water Minister Colin Croal says a ...

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GPL says burning parts tripped generators

The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL) says damaged conductors and connectors that caused a complete shutdown of the Demerara -Berbice Interconnected System (DBIS) on Monday April 12 have been repaired. “The damaged conductors and connectors resulted in an overload of two Wartsila engines at Garden of Eden, which triggered the loss of another two engines at the same location, ...

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Region Nine’s Pirara bridge opens to light traffic

The Pirara bridge along the Linden-Lethem Corridor is open to light vehicular traffic following emergency remedial works, the Public Works Ministry said Wednesday. The Public Works ministry in a statement said that vehicles ten tons and under only are allowed to cross the bridge at this time. The ministry says further reinforcement to the bridge will be completed by midday ...

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