Health Ministry commits to fixing procurement problems in public health system

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After three days of being bombarded by the Parliamentary opposition to fix procurement lapses in the public health system, the government on Wednesday said it has plans to do just that. Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence announced a reassessment of providers of medical supplies to the Georgetown Public Hospital which will likely see the discontinuation Read More

PPP slashed poverty in Guyana by half during its time in office -Manickchand

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Opposition Member of Parliament, Priya Manickchand on Thursday opened day four of the Budget Debates and immediately proceeded to describe the government’s 2018 fiscal plan as a “deh deh and checkbox budget.” She surmised that the document was robotic in laying out a programme and plan for the development of Guyana and believes the budget is bare Read More

Harmon chides PPP for being “blind” to Government’s agenda

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The opposition People’s Progressive Party was on Thursday called out as being willfully blind to the government’s vision by State Minister Joseph Harmon, who used his presentation in the ongoing budget debates to defend the government’s green state agenda. Harmon said the government had spent the last four days clarifying his vision but notwithstanding its efforts, the Read More

56 months in jail for man found guilty of robbing businessman at gunpoint

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One of three men, who stood earlier this year before Principal Magistrate, Judy Latchman and were slapped with charges of robbing a Chinese businessman, was yesterday sentenced to 56 months in prison. The charges were dismissed against the other two. It was alleged that Andrew Vieira along with Winston Mackenzie and Fayaud Amid robbed businessman, Read More

Security guard charged and remanded for murder of waitress; Magistrate orders psychiatric evaluation

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A Security Guard, who was recently arrested and questioned about the murder of a Berbice waitress was today charged and remanded to jail for the woman’s murder. 38-year-old, Odit Thom aka Persaud, made his first appearance at the Fort Wellington Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Rhandel Weaver and was remanded to jail. The Magistrate also ordered Read More

Neighbours prevent major fire at Ti Colon, Castries

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Quick action by neighbours at Ti Colin, Castries, prevented what could have been a major fire in the area Thursday shortly after noon. According to reports, not only did the neighbours remove a number of items from a house where the fire started, but they also sought to extinguish the blaze. Fire victim, Julia Estaphane, Read More

The American Deluge

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RUSSIAN ELECTION MEDDLING RUSSIAN ELECTION MEDDLING For the past year,there’s been non-stop barrage of this headline.Meddling has been going on much longer than most people realize. SANTA ROSA, CA, UNITED STATES, December 7, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2017 New York City “The American Deluge” by Uri Norwich Audio Book, produced and Read More

Miner wins cease order case against GGMC at CCJ

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Miner Wayne Vieira who had been issued a cease order by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) today won his case at the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). A release from the court today said that the CCJ had determined that the GGMC had no authority to issue a Cease Work Order (CWO) directing Read More

The Creed summarizes Christian beliefs

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Dr. Scott Hahn speaks to a full house at Conception Abbey on December 1. (Photo courtesy of Daniel Chinn/Conception Abbey) By Sara Kraft “The Creed is more than the seventh inning stretch of the Mass,” Dr. Scott Hahn told over three hundred people at Conception Abbey on December 1. Attendees traveled from across southern Missouri, Read More

“Huge chunk” of money budgeted for laid off Guysuco workers

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Aerial view of the Skeldon Sugar Factory. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Thursday announced that a “huge chunk” of money has been set aside in the 2018 National Budget to pay severance to thousands of workers of the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco). He made the announcement during the penultimate day of budget debate Read More