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Brazil’s Health Minister, delegation calls on President

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Brazil’s Ambassador to Guyana, Lineu Pupo de Paula, Federal Deputy of São Paulo, Ms Bruna Dias Furlan, President David Granger, Vice-Governor of Paranά, Ms Maria Aparecida Borghetti and Brazil’s Health Minister, Dr Ricardo Jose Magalhᾱes Barros at the Ministry of the Presidency President David Granger was, today, paid a courtesy call by Brazil’s Minister of Read More

National Cadet Corps officially reintroduced

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Four hundred and eighty-seven (587) students from six schools across Guyana, namely the North Ruimveldt Multilateral, Stewartville Secondary, Hope Secondary, Berbice Secondary, St. Ignatius Secondary and the Mackenzie High school are now participating in the National Cadet Corps programme, which was officially reintroduced today at a ceremony held at the Hope Secondary School, East Coast Read More

Supplementary provision of $1.931B approved in National Assembly

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Redundant sugar estate workers whose severance payments are $500,000 and less will be paid in full by the end of January 2018. This is according to Finance Minister, Winston Jordan on Friday In the National Assembly as he sought a supplementary provision of $1.931B -which was approved. Finance Minister Winston Jordan This amount was an Read More

Alleged suicide attempts at Kingston Jetty thwarted by Coast Guard says GDF

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At approximately 15:00hrs today, a Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Coast Guard rank along with the Unit’s welfare officer, foiled alleged suicide attempts by two secondary school students at the Kingston Jetty, Georgetown. According to the GDF, “the two teenagers, who were allegedly preparing to jump into the deep waters at the mouth of the Demerara Read More

Elkhart County marches for life

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Men and women from the Silent No More organization shared their testimony of regret and guilt after they made their abortion-related decisions. Through prayer and help from organizations such as Haven for Healing, they’ve found forgiveness and God’s mercy, and now share the truth of the pain and regret abortion causes. They spoke during the Read More

Man gambled money partner gave him to buy site for house

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Man gambled money partner gave him to buy site for house Independent.ie A man who promised his on-off girlfriend that they would build a house together on a non-existent site before gambling away over €22,000 of her money has been jailed for nine months. https://www.independent.ie/regionals/braypeople/news/man-gambled-money-partner-gave-him-to-buy-site-for-house-36495497.html Email A man who promised his on-off girlfriend that they Read More

British tourists warned to ‘stay in resorts’ in Jamaica security emergency

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Image copyright Getty Images British tourists are being warned they should stay inside their resorts in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The Jamaican government has declared a state of emergency in the St James parish, after a number of “shooting incidents”. The Foreign Office has told British tourists to stay in the confines of their hotels as Read More

UK tourists warned over Jamaica stays

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Image copyright Getty Images British tourists are being warned they should stay inside their resorts in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The Jamaican government has declared a state of emergency in the St James parish, after a number of “shooting incidents”. The Foreign Office has told British tourists to stay in the confines of their hotels as Read More