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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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The first ten families to benefit from the government’s low-income housing units at Prospect, East Bank Demerara, can now begin occupying them.
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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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.
Comprehensive studies needed on wheat varieties before production decision - - Plant Pathologist Dr. Pierce Paul
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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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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(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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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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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, 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 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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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.
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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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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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
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.
We are appalled at the way Ms. Shawnette Bollers is being treated by the judicial system.
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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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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
In many mini-buses operating in Georgetown the operator(s) play “music” at extremely high volume.
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