Budget 2018 proposes free licences for hinterland motor vehicles

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In his presentation of the National 2018 Budget, Minister of Finance, Winston Jordan, has proposed that importers and those purchasing overland transportation vehicles can benefit from a number of measures recommended by the government. Finance Minister Winston Jordan Those measures are as follows: The granting of free vehicle licences to motor buses and motor vehicles Read More

Duo remanded for allegedly robbing pastor $1.8M

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Two men were on Monday last remanded to prison when they appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts for allegedly robbing a pastor of $1.8M.  Renhart Khan, 31, of Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara and Alexander LaCruz, 25, of Onderneeming, Essequibo Coast pleaded not guilty to the charge when it was read to them by Magistrate Read More

Country-wide valuation exercise slated for 2018

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In an effort to strengthen the Neighborhood Democratic Councils (NDCs) and municipalities revenue assessment, the government is expected to explore the possibility of conducting a country-wide valuation exercise slated for 2018. This was revealed on Monday evening by Minister of Finance Winston Jordan during the 2018 budget presentation, at the National Assembly. The minister said that the Read More

VIDEOS: Samsung Australia’s first Healthcare Smart Summit, new clinical trial announced

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Samsung is hosting its first annual Healthcare Smart Summit in Australia,” establishing its commitment to the development of innovative healthcare and wellness services for Australians through collaboration with software developers, healthcare providers and medical experts.” Samsung Australia’s “sector wide summit involving major healthcare organisations and solution partners in Sydney” is on for a day as Read More

Immaculata Awards to be presented Dec. 10: See the names of this year’s recipients

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The 2017 Immaculata Awards for Service will be presented Sunday, Dec. 10, by Bishop Robert J. Cunningham during the celebration of Solemn Vespers at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse. The Immaculata Award recognizes and honors “those who generously and unselfishly give of themselves to their parishes and whose love for the Church Read More

How Johanan Dujon built an agricultural biotech company in St. Lucia

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Algas founder Johanan Dujon (right) with Governor Dame Pearlette Louisy. Today on “How They Did It” I talk to 24-year-old St Lucian entrepreneur, Johanan Dujon, founder of Algas Organics, the Caribbean’s first indigenous agriculture biotech company. We talk about his life as a physical education teacher and how he got involved in entrepreneurship, and some Read More

St. Lucian Prime Minister calls for financial concessions to Caribbean countries hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria

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Prime Minister of St. Lucia, the Honourable Allan Chastanet (PRESS RELEASE) – Prime Minister of St. Lucia, the Hon. Allan Chastanet has called for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to reclassify funds which were borrowed by Caribbean countries devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, given the high levels of debt that the region faces. He Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Castries bodybuilding enthusiast found dead

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By SNO Staff November 28, 2017 Shares 247 Police are investigating a suspected suicide that occurred at L’anse Road, Castries on Monday evening, Nov. 27. Dead is Isaiah Epiphane Lewis, 28, who was found hanging inside a house around 8 p.m. A friend of the deceased, who preferred anonymity, said Lewis was a “bodybuilding enthusiast”. Read More

Guyana: 5-year-old girl, grandmother shot while sleeping

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The five-year-old girl was injured in the attack (INEWS GUYANA) – Police in Berbice are on the hunt for a man who allegedly shot a five-year-old and her grandmother after breaking into their home at Number 72 Village, Corentyne in the wee hours of Sunday. Police, in a press report, said the young girl and Read More

Cold Case: Guyana man charged for murder 14 years after incident

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(NEWS SOURCE GUYANA) – Fourteen years after Albouystown resident, Collis DeAbreau was shot dead outside the Blue Iguana nightclub, justice is finally flickering in the case. On Friday, Mark Lowchee aka Mark Lee was charged and remanded to prison for the 25-year-old man’s murder. Lowchee made his appearance in court with the assistance of a Read More