Adventure in awesome Antigua is plain sailing

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When I arrived in Antigua 34 years ago, I had just completed my first Atlantic crossing. I was emotional and thrilled to be back on terra firma but, even so, I fell head over heels in love with the island. Sailing the Atlantic means battling through storms, getting drenched, feeling cold and suffering seasickness — Read More

$50M hospital fuels Hendricks health care war

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Out front, a breeze rippled through the “Coming Soon” cloth sign. The newly painted stripes on the parking lot glistened. Inside, inspectors tested the elevators, and a worker climbed a ladder to attach wires in the ceiling. The noise from drilling and hammering filled the hallways. “It still has that new-building smell,” said Kevin Speer, Read More

$50M hospital fuels Hendricks health care war

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Out front, a breeze rippled through the “Coming Soon” cloth sign. The newly painted stripes on the parking lot glistened. Inside, inspectors tested the elevators, and a worker climbed a ladder to attach wires in the ceiling. The noise from drilling and hammering filled the hallways. “It still has that new-building smell,” said Kevin Speer, Read More

Smyllum orphanage ‘covered up’ child deaths, inquiry told

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A notorious orphanage ‘covered up’ the deaths of children in its care including a boy who was savagely beaten by a nun, an inquiry heard yesterday. One former resident of Smyllum Park in Lanark said six-year-old Sammy Carr died days after a nun launched a frenzied attack on him, repeatedly kicking him in the head. Read More

Smyllum orphanage ‘covered up’ child deaths, inquiry told

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A notorious orphanage ‘covered up’ the deaths of children in its care including a boy who was savagely beaten by a nun, an inquiry heard yesterday. One former resident of Smyllum Park in Lanark said six-year-old Sammy Carr died days after a nun launched a frenzied attack on him, repeatedly kicking him in the head. Read More

Nicholas Vincent Biscoe

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On Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017, Nicholas Vincent Biscoe’s soul was called to be with the Lord. He left his broken shell of a body that he had worn out so badly. It just couldn’t keep up with him. Although the last week and a half of his life was in bed, his mind was Read More

Gold Board wipes off $7B in Central Bank deficit in past year

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Dec 02, 2017 News 0 strategic trading helped improve profitability Gold Board’s Chairman, Gabriel ‘GHK’ Lall; GM (ag), Eondrene Thompson and Stacy Weever, the entity’s Legal Officer (ag), at the press conference a few weeks ago The Guyana Gold Board (GGB) has managed to slash its deficit by an astounding 65 percent over the past Read More

More concessionary benefits for local companies- Harmon

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Dec 02, 2017 News 0 The coalition government is looking to correct a major wrong that used to be perpetuated by the PPP/C government against several local businesses. Many local businesses use to complain about not being able to access concessions that were available to foreign companies.At the most recent post-cabinet press briefing, Minister of Read More

Govt. to brief National Assembly on Norway deal

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Dec 02, 2017 News 0 US$17M released to improve hinterlands’ ICT Minister Joseph Harmon Government is preparing to brief the National Assembly on the country’s forest agreement with Norway.The five-year, US$250M arrangements, described as ground-breaking, was initiated in 2009, under the Bharrat Jagdeo regime, but the spending of the funds for approved projects have not Read More

Govt. will not fall prey to corruption in pursuit of forestry revival – Trotman

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Dec 02, 2017 News 0 By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman The contraction of the forestry sector has had a notable impact on economic growth this year. The government has therefore found it imperative to strategise ways and means to aid the revival of the sector. Budget 2018 has catered for several Read More