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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cash crop farmers continue to lose if proper mechanisms not put in place

Cash crop farmers continue to lose if proper mechanisms not put in place

Georgetown: With the current intermittent rainy season, Agriculture Minister, Dr Leslie Ramsammy has warned that cash crop farmers will continue to experience severe losses, if proper mechanisms are not put… Read more »

Women of Worth project attracts 28 loans- GBTI

Women of Worth project attracts 28 loans- GBTI

Georgetown: The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) has disbursed 28 loans thus far in the year toward the Women of Worth (WoW) Project, amounting to more than $7… Read more »

Caricom SG recognises continued growth of Guyana’s economy – lauds private sector’s input- -at GMSA awards for outstanding businesses

Caricom SG recognises continued growth of Guyana’s economy – lauds private sector’s input- -at GMSA awards for outstanding businesses

Georgetown : Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), Irwin La Rocque commended the local private sector’s contributions to Guyana’s growing economy, amidst challenges faced by global and regional economies…. Read more »

Malaysian company pursuing bio-energy

Malaysian company pursuing bio-energy

Georgetown : Guyana’s agricultural sector has on board an international company with a multi-million dollar investment, providing more international impetus, farming experience and techniques and crop diversification for local farmers… Read more »

Public Servants get five to eight percent salary increase

Public Servants get five to eight percent salary increase

Georgetown : Office of the President last night released a statement saying over 20,000 Public Servants and Members of the Disciplined Forces have been granted wages and salaries increases for… Read more »

135,347 ‘Because we Care’ $10,000 vouchers, $277M in cash  distributed  to parents

135,347 ‘Because we Care’ $10,000 vouchers, $277M in cash distributed to parents

Georgetown: The Ministry of  Education wishes to report that the distribution of the ‘Because We Care’ $10,000 Cash Grant has concluded in most of the Administrative Regions.  Service to eight… Read more »

Georgetown Nursing School receives CAN $21,000 in materials to boost nurses education – courtesy of Professor Mina Singh

Georgetown Nursing School receives CAN $21,000 in materials to boost nurses education – courtesy of Professor Mina Singh

Georgetown : Professor Mina Singh, of York University, Canada, who is currently visiting Guyana, and worked with the Tutor Development Education Programme, in collaboration with the Health Ministry to train… Read more »

President Ramotar lights up Rahaman’s Park Christmas tree

President Ramotar lights up Rahaman’s Park Christmas tree

Georgetown : A large gathering turned out to witness President Donald Ramotar, accompanied by First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar, flick the switch to light the Rahaman’s Park Christmas tree last evening,… Read more »

Police Commander meets with family of man allegedly died after beaten by constables

Police Commander meets with family of man allegedly died after beaten by constables

West Coast Demerara : Divisional Commander Senior Superintendent   Ian Amsterdam, accompanied by Pastor Winston Assannah and Pastor Deryck Anderson of the Cops and Faith Community Network and other ranks of… Read more »

Work on US$54M Sun and Sand Hotel to begin December

Work on US$54M Sun and Sand Hotel to begin December

Georgetown: Following speculation that the Sun and Sand Hotel venture may have fallen through, the company announced that construction was set to start on December 1. Director of the Sun… Read more »