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Ivor Allen-led Region Two land project seeking agri investors

Dom, 22/05/2022 - 8:12am

A local company, Alki Investment Inc, is seeking investors for large-scale agricultural projects in Region Two in keeping with government’s initiative to promote large-scale development in close alignment with its Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS).

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Ten families get keys to Prospect housing units

Dom, 22/05/2022 - 8:11am

The first ten families to benefit from the government’s low-income housing units at Prospect, East Bank Demerara, can now begin occupying them.

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Timehri Panthers, Agricola Red Triangle romp to lopsided wins

Dom, 22/05/2022 - 8:11am

Timehri Panthers and Agricola Red Triangle romped to lopsided wins yesterday when the East Bank Football Association Senior Men’s League continued at the National Training Centre, Providence.

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Smartt sets up 10-wicket win for Berbice Women

Dom, 22/05/2022 - 8:10am

A four-wicket haul from out-of-favour West Indies Women all-rounder, Tremayne Smartt, sealed a 10-wicket win for Berbice Women over Select XI in the Guyana Cricket Board senior female 50-over inter-county tournament yesterday.

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Comprehensive studies needed on wheat varieties before production decision - - Plant Pathologist Dr. Pierce Paul

Dom, 22/05/2022 - 8:10am

Guyana’s chances of becoming a successful wheat producing country are dependent on a number of factors including identifying the right wheat variety and adaptability to local climatic conditions.

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Christopher Jones moves to court over Hicken’s appointment as acting Top Cop

Dom, 22/05/2022 - 8:10am

APNU+AFC Chief Whip Christopher Jones has moved to court to challenge the appointment of Clifton Hicken as acting Commissioner of Police.

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Estwick urges quick adjustment for Netherlands tour

Dom, 22/05/2022 - 8:09am

(CMC) – Assistant coach Roddy Estwick has cautioned West Indies against expecting an easy run on the tour of Netherlands, stressing the unfamiliar European conditions could be a factor in the three-match One-Day International series.

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Company seeking to launch heavy-duty machinery sales and service centre at Soesdyke

Dom, 22/05/2022 - 8:08am

Expanding on its line of services, locally registered company, JSB Investments, is gearing up to launch a heavy-duty machinery and equipment sales and service centre and has applied to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for environmental authorisation.

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I acknowledge that I may have erred in my interpretation of Article 219 (3)

Dom, 22/05/2022 - 8:08am

Dear Editor,
Having reflected on the matter and in consultation with two of my friends from the legal fraternity, I acknowledge that I may have erred in my interpretation of Article 219(3) of the Constitution when I stated that any withdrawals from the Consolidated Fund for the period May to August 2020 would be devoid of constitutional/legislative support.

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Capital FC, Topp XX prevail in UDFA Senior Men’s League

Dom, 22/05/2022 - 8:08am

Capital FC, and Topp XX fashioned victories when the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) Senior Men’s League continued on Friday at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) ground, Linden.

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Trinidad siblings in court over TT$316m Country Club sale

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 2:28pm

(Trinidad Express) A squabble  between siblings of the Fernandes family over the recent sale of the Trinidad Country Club (TCC) in Maraval to the United States Embassy at a cost of TT$316 million has found its way before the court.

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Sod turned for US$190m Linden to Mabura Road

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:12am

The sod was yesterday turned for the US$190m Linden to Mabura Road which it is expected will lead to a fully paved highway all the way to Lethem and open up massive business opportunities with Brazil.

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Swift action necessary to avoid failure of food reduction target - -Jagdeo cautions Heads

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:11am

Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo in his remarks to regional leaders on the expectations of meeting the 20 by 2025 food reduction target, cautioned that it could fail, as did his 2005 agricultural initiative, if an integrated, swift approach doesn’t start immediately, given that there are only two and half years to go and over US$7.5 billion in investments would need to be raised.

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Back Circle, Sparta Boss to clash in Magnum Independence Cup championship match

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:10am

The National Park tarmac, Thomas Lands, Georgetown, will provide the setting for a modern rendition of the biblical ‘David vs Goliath’ account, as Back Circle and Sparta Boss contest the championship match in the Magnum Independence Cup at 22:00hrs.

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DPP says evidence for charge against Nirvan Singh not consistent with Act

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:10am

One day after Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Shalimar Ali-Hack faced mounting criticisms for providing no reasons for her decision to discontinue the private criminal charge of racial hostility filed by police corporal Shawnette Bollers against attorney Nirvan Singh, her Chambers issued a statement saying that advice had been provided to the police, though that had been after Singh had already been charged.

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DHB cashless toll system now in operation - -bypass lane for eastern exit to ease congestion - Edghill

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:09am

The Demerara Harbour Bridge and the Ministry of Public Works will soon be engaged in constructing a bypass lane to further ease traffic congestion at the bridge, Minister  of Public Works Juan Edghill yesterday said during the launch of the country’s only automated toll payment system.

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Ms. Bollers by standing up sets an example that all of us may enjoy equitable justice in Guyana

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:08am

Dear Editor,
We are appalled at the way Ms. Shawnette Bollers is being treated by the judicial system.

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Guyana, Antigua and Barbuda sign MoU on economic cooperation

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:08am

The governments of Guyana and Antigua and Barbuda yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for economic cooperation in eight areas, including tourism, financial services, agriculture, air transportation and energy.

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Home construction aid agency will begin taking applications from May 30th

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:07am

The housing construction assistance agency announced by President Irfaan Ali on Monday will begin taking applications from May 30th.

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Mini-bus drivers appear to be more concerned with producing unhealthy noise instead of operating the vehicle

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 8:07am

Dear Editor,
In many mini-buses operating in Georgetown the operator(s) play “music” at extremely high volume.

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