Guyana,T&T WCQ clash-wear yellow campaign intensifies

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under Sports 

    Cummings Electrical & Star Party Rentals on board   Cummings Electrical and Star Party Rentals are the latest corporate entities to chip in with support for the Wear Yellow Campaign for the Golden Jaguars / Soca Warriors FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 qualifying game set for the National Stadium, Providence on Friday November […]

Buxtonians defiant at PPP/C public meeting

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under News 

  Scores of persons turned up at the Buxton Railway Embankment last evening when the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) held its first public meeting of the campaign there, but the majority of those attending vociferously displayed their support for an opposition party, A Partnership for National Unity. Among those making presentations for the ruling […]

Scrap metal trade has not been reopened – GMRA

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under News 

–    dealers warned against buying new material Given a slight reprieve by President Bharat Jagdeo, members of the Guyana Metal Recyclers Association (GMRA) have pledged to clean up the business and root out elements that are bent on vandalising properties. The association had met with the Head of State last Friday and successfully lobbied for […]

WWF, GGDMA ink $3M grant agreement

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under News 

  –    focus on miners’ awareness about their health and environment In an effort to promote environmental education and awareness among the major stakeholders in the mining sector, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Guianas and the Guyana Gold and Diamond Mining Association (GGDMA) took the initiative to sign a grant agreement. The document was signed […]

APNU clarifies position on Winston Felix

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under News 

  –    says Former Top Cop on logistics committee A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) spokesperson Amna Ally yesterday clarified the party’s position in relation to Former Commissioner of Police Winston Felix with respect to his being a prominent fixture in its Nomination Day entourage. According to Ally, Felix is an integral part of APNU’s […]

UN Human Development index…Guyana moves up two places

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under News 

Guyana has moved two places upwards to 117 in the latest United Nations Human Development Report (HDR) index, but the body warned that continuing failure to reduce grave environmental risks and deepening inequalities, threatens to slow decades of progress by the world’s poor majority. “Our remarkable progress in human development cannot continue without bold global […]

Trio on $1M bail each for alleged theft of fuel markers

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under News 

    Three former employees of the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) were yesterday granted bail in the sum of $1M dollars each, when they appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court before Acting Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry. Joy Garraway, 34, of Lot 4 James Street, Albouystown, Sherwin Clarke, 29 , of 2118 Block X Grove/Diamond Housing […]

Midwifery conference…Guyana’s reduction of maternal, neonatal deaths highlighted

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under News 

  Despite the challenges midwives and other human resources in Guyana’s health sector face, the country has made considerable progress in reducing the number of maternal and neonatal deaths. Guyana has also succeeded in increasing the number of skilled midwives and work attendants. “Even as we highlight and show concerns at complications that might and […]

Barama has invested over $25B in Guyana over last 20 years – CEO

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under News 

Barama Company Limited’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Clement Ooi has revealed that after being granted 1.6 million hectares of forests, the Malaysian-based company has plugged over $25B into Guyana during the last 20 years. The company’s head was at the time addressing hundreds of workers and other invitees during a ceremony marking two decades of […]

Dreadlocked man’s body discovered in Ogle trench

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under News 

    The police on the East Coast of Demerara are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s remains in a canal alongside the Ogle Old Road, a few yards from the Main East Coast highway. The body of the dreadlocked male was half-naked. It was first discovered around midday on Wednesday by […]

Armed robber posing as taxi driver

November 4, 2011 | Filed Under News 

Police are on the hunt for a man armed with a handgun, travelling in yellow taxis, and preying on unsuspecting men and women in and around Georgetown. According to a police press release, there were 14 reported incidents during the month of October, where taxi drivers were attacked and robbed by a male individual, armed […]

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