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97 per cent increase in robbery with violence in April 2017

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There has been a notable increase in robberies as at the end of April, 2017, according to statistics released by the Guyana Police Force.

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West Bank Demerara still experiencing a blackout, GPL says power outage along the Coast was caused by trip in transmission line

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Customers of the Guyana Power and Light Company (GPL) on the West Coast Demerara, sections of East Coast Demerara and Georgetown experienced an interruption in the supply of electricity at approximately 10:59 hours due to a trip on the transmission line linking the Kingston Power Station to the Sophia Substation, ...

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Importance of free and fair elections, concerns about SARA and other matters raised with Canadian High Commissioner by PSC

PSC Canada

In a meeting with the Canadian High Commissioner, Pierre Giroux, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) raised concerns about governance, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) and the State Assets Recovery Bill, which was passed in the National Assembly by government majority.

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Gov’t fields another trade and investment mission, Guyana team in Brazil

Gaskin

A 12-member Guyanese team that is currently on a Trade and Investment Explanatory Mission in Brazil is slated to participate in several rounds of discussions with investors in Boa Vista.

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Ambassador Nylander meets with Government, Opposition on second visit to Guyana

guyana administrative

Ambassador Dag Nylander, the Personal Representative appointed by Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Antonio Guterres, in the border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela paid his second visit to Guyana over the period May 5-6, 2017.

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Draft infrastructural development plan presented to Cabinet

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A draft Infrastructural Development Plan will seek to address several infrastructural issues across the country, including in the urban areas and the hinterland. This was announced by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon during a post-Cabinet press briefing at the Ministry of the Presidency.

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Funds approved for World Bank obligations – Harmon

Harmon Press

Guyana’s financial obligation to the World Bank’s Multi-Lateral Investment Fund will be honoured, according to Minister of State, Joseph Harmon.

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New Demerara River crossing feasibility study, design presented to Cabinet

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A feasibility study and design for the new Demerara River crossing was recently presented to Cabinet, Minister of State, Joseph Harmon told media operatives at the last post-Cabinet briefing, held at the Ministry of Presidency.

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British State Minister meets with gov’t, Opposition and other groups

Baroness-Anelay

President David Granger, yesterday, was paid a courtesy call by British Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Rt. Hon. Baroness Anelay of St. Johns DBE.

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Early morning fire damages GuySuCo’s Albion Estate guest house, staff club

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A fire, of unknown origin, this morning damaged the Guyana Sugar Corporations’s (GuySuCo’s) Albion guest house and staff club, which is attached to the building.

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