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Guyana Fire Service celebrates 60 years of Service

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The Guyana Fire Service yesterday celebrated 60 years of service in Guyana since its establishment in 1957.

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Way cleared for regional trade in poultry, poultry products

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As the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) continues to move steadily towards increasing intra-regional and food security, nine poultry processing plants in the Region have been approved to trade among Member States.

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GPL deploys network technicians to hurricane-affected Anguilla

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The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL) in collaboration with Caribbean Electric Utility Service Corporation (CARILEC) has extended its assistance to the Caribbean territories affected by hurricane Irma.

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CANU to find safer way to dispose of cocaine

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The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), yesterday disposed of just over forty-four kilograms of cocaine, however, the unit was forced to abort its mission due to health emergencies faced by its crew. Initially, the unit embarked on destroying just over 318 kilograms of cocaine which were seized between November 2013 to ...

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IDB-funded state intervention positively impacts hinterland beneficiaries

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Beneficiaries of the Rural Hinterland Housing Programme in Region Nine continue to reside comfortably in their homes that were constructed in 2013. This was revealed following a visit by representatives of the donor agency the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Ministry of Communities last Friday.

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Nandlall raps Gaming Authority over release of personal info

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The Guyana Gaming Authority is under fire for releasing an applicant’s personal information to the media. Attorney, Mr. Mohabir Anil Nandlall has written the Authority, demanding an explanation regarding how his client, Clifton Bacchus’ personal financial and other information, which was submitted to the Authority, fell into the hands of ...

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Climate resilient energy underscored at regional workshop

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The impact of the recent hurricanes on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has served to further emphasise the urgency of generating a climate resilient energy supply, and the need to avoid the mass consumption of carbon based fuels.

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CARICOM ramps up advocacy for climate change financing

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The historic widespread devastation of several CARICOM Member States by hurricanes Irma and Maria has heightened the urgency for the Region to advocate for meaningful assistance to mitigate the effects of extreme weather events.

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Guyana Softball tournament; a key to boosting sports tourism

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The seventh edition of the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Tournament was this morning launched at the Demerara Cricket Club, Lance Gibbs Street.

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Relief to hurricane-ravaged countries inspected – due to leave by Wednesday

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Director of the Civil Defence Commission, representatives of the Private Sector and others were among officials who inspected the shipment of relief supplies to be sent to the Caribbean islands devastated by recent hurricanes, at the Guyana National Industrial Company Incorporated (GNIC)wharf on Tuesday.

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