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No govt funds used to campaign for PNCR Chairmanship- Harmon

As the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Friday prepares to begin its three-day congress, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said he has not used government funds to campaign for the chairmanship of his party. “That’s not true…That’s not an accurate statement,” he said. Asked whether it was PNCR or personal resources that were being …

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Ministry of Education preparing to activate emergency plan if teachers strike for increased salaries, allowances

The Ministry of Education is contemplating hiring temporary teachers or worst case scenario ordering the closure of government-run schools if teachers strike to press government for a 40 percent salary hike as part of a multi-year agreement. “Those are the technical issues related to education and I have asked my Chief Education Officer to ensure …

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Minister Felix distributes additional supplies to Venezuelan migrants

Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix visited the Indigenous community of Khan’s Hill in the Barima-Waini Region to distribute additional supplies to the Venezuelan migrants, on Friday last. This is the minister’s second visit to the area to distribute food and sanitation supplies to migrants crossing the border from the neighbouring country, government’s Department of Public …

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Guyana Launches Project to Phase Out Mercury in Mining – teleSUR English


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Guyana Launches Project to Phase Out Mercury in Mining
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The Ministry of Natural Resources met this week with regulatory agencies, miners' associations and international partners to exchange ideas about advancing the United Nations' Minamata Convention on Mercury. Guyana became a signatory to the treaty in ...

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Thieves, including employee, caught red-handed carting off safe

A hardware store employe is one of three persons arrested after they and three others abandoned a safe shortly after tying up five security guards, police said. “As the suspects were fleeing the premises with the steel safe, they saw a police patrol and were forced to abandon their loot intact and escaped,” police said. …

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Team of US Congressmen expected to visit Guyana

Seven or eight United States Congressmen are due to visit Guyana in the coming weeks, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said. The date of the visit is to be announced later Thursday. He said the unnamed congressmen are due to be accompanied by several United States military officers. Harmon said the team of Congressmen would …

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PNCR democratic culture augurs well for Guyana – Caribbean Life

PNCR democratic culture augurs well for GuyanaCaribbean LifeSo long as the candidates respect the electoral process, each other, the party they represent, and the people of Guyana, and conduct themselves with integrity and the highest standards of dece...

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Local rice cereal rakes in GY$35 million in sales

After more than six months on the market, the local rice cereal ‘Morning Glory’ has recorded sales ranging from $30Million to $35Million. On Wednesday, ANSA McAL Trading Limited (AMTL) in collaboration with Guyana’s Institute of Applied Science and Technology (IAST) officially launched the cereal at the AMTL head office. In brief remarks, AMTL’s Food and Consumer …

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