BDBA acquires rights to promote Bartica Easter Regatta 2018

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Jan 05, 2018 Sports 0 Promises an unforgettable series of events The Bartica Development Business Association (BDBA) has inked an agreement with the Regional Administration of Region # 7 for the rights to organise and promote the activities of the Bartica Easter Regatta 2018. Jet Ski racing will also form part of the action. In Read More

Strategic UG courses to aid integrated delivery of health care

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Jan 05, 2018 News 0 In order to improve and expand its services, the health sector is in need of an integrated approach to execute its mandate of health care delivery. For this reason, the University of Guyana has been looking to introduce a number of programmes to lend to this approach. It was Read More

Reifer, Paul hurt Scorpions to give Jaguars edge

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Jan 05, 2018 Sports 0 Kingston, Jamaica, CMC – Leaders Guyana Jaguars resumed the Regional Four-Day Championship in the same manner they ended it at the Christmas Break, by dominating the opening day of the eighth round match against Jamaica Scorpions here yesterday. Keemo Paul Opting to bowl first at Sabina Park, they bundled out Read More

Edghill’s motion on Camp Street Prison Fire for debate

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Jan 05, 2018 News 0 Parliamentarians will debate a motion that calls on Government to make a full disclosure on the July 9, 2017 fire that destroyed the Camp Street Prison, sparked the escape of eight prisoners and the death of a prison officer. Juan Edghill The motion was submitted by Opposition Member, Juan Edghill, Read More

Guyanese in NY prepare for Trump’s tough laws

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Jan 05, 2018 News 0 US President Donald Trump has stepped up his efforts to reduce the number of immigrants entering the United States. He is also moving towards reducing the benefits given to them and retirees. This will of course affect Guyanese living in the US. To this end, a group of Guyanese living Read More

Agriculture agencies launch training programme to manage disaster

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Jan 05, 2018 News 0 Benjamin Frank addresses the farmers Droughts, floods and other disasters caused by climate change have increased rapidly in the past several years, affecting the agricultural sector in many countries and putting them at risk of growing food insecurity. Guyana’s flood experience of 2005-2006 is an important example of the impact Read More

New law needed to protect Sovereign Wealth Fund – IMF

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Jan 05, 2018 News 0 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is urging Guyana to put systems in place to ensure that when the country finally establishes its Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF), the fund is not abused. In fact, the IMF thinks that legislation should be instituted to guide the government’s spending. This recommendation was made Read More

Gaskin satisfied with 14 accomplishments in two years

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Jan 05, 2018 News 0 By Kiana WilburgThe Ministry of Business is set to roll out a series of transformative measures by 2020 to stimulate the economy. Put that aside, what has it really done besides such preparatory works? What has it accomplished since its creation?Answering these questions, recently, was Business Minister, Dominic Gaskin. The Read More

K/News staffer accuses cops of extortion…Charges recommended eight months ago but corrupted ranks continued to roam free

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Jan 05, 2018 News 0 Charges are still to be laid, more than eight months after the Chairman of the Guyana Police Force (GPF)’s Complaints Authority; Justice Cecil Kennard, recommended charges for five ranks who extorted money from the late Kaieteur News staffer, Harry Brijmohan.The incident happened on August, 17, 2016 at Red Road, Providence, Read More