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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Non-payment of salaries causes GINA staffer to resign

Non-payment of salaries causes GINA staffer to resign

Georgetown: Several employees of the Government Information Agency (GINA) left their jobs over the past few weeks due to non-payment of their salaries. Just like last year, GINA’s $135,858,000, was… Read more »

CARICOM, SPAIN to cooperate on US$1.1M Regional Cooperation Programme for 2013-2014

CARICOM, SPAIN to cooperate on US$1.1M Regional Cooperation Programme for 2013-2014

Georgetown: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Spain will collaborate on a citizen security project that will focus on youth and gender issues, as well as youth entrepreneurship. The CARICOM-Spain Citizen… Read more »

Two men dead after early morning accidents

Two men dead after early morning accidents

  Bridgetown. Two men died in vehiclar accidents early this morning. Guyanese national Govind Bhagwandat, 29, of Harrow Land, St Philip died after the car he was driving struck a… Read more »

Man shot at football match

Man shot at football match

Bridgetown. A man was injured in a shooting incident at Content, St Thoms last night. Derrick Haynes, 48, of Ebenezer, St Philip, received gunshot injuries to his back and left… Read more »

Moraikobai beauty Analisa Andrews   crowned Miss Amerindian Heritage 2013

Moraikobai beauty Analisa Andrews crowned Miss Amerindian Heritage 2013

Georgetown: Analisa Andrews who hails from Moraikobai, the only Amerindian village in Region five was Sunday evening crowned Miss Amerindian Heritage 2013, defeating nine other contestants at the Amerindian Heritage… Read more »

Gold production increases comparative to last year

Gold production increases comparative to last year

Georgetown:Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Robert Persaud said that Guyana’s gold declaration for the 2013 period up to September 24 stands at 353,000 ounces, compared to 313,000 ounces for… Read more »

CJIA expansion attracts int’l interest – Minister Benn

CJIA expansion attracts int’l interest – Minister Benn

Georgetown: Several countries have shown interest in Guyana’s push to develop a new international airport, according to Minister of Public Works Robeson Benn. The Minister led a small delegation to… Read more »

Education Ministry condemns reckless endangerment of school children

Education Ministry condemns reckless endangerment of school children

Georgetown: The Ministry of Education strongly denounces the recent actions by some small pockets of persons to disrupt the functioning of schools by illegally protesting and behaving in other unhealthy… Read more »

All can be conquered with Strong Partnerships-Minister Manickchand

All can be conquered with Strong Partnerships-Minister Manickchand

Georgetown: Education Minister Priya Manickchand and Senior Education Officers met with parents and teachers from several schools during the past week. These meetings are part of the Ministry’s enlivened approach… Read more »

New intravaginal ring guards against HIV infection

New intravaginal ring guards against HIV infection

Georgetown: It’s often said that the HIV/AIDS epidemic has a woman’s face. The proportion of women infected with HIV has been on the rise for a decade; in sub-Saharan Africa,… Read more »