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Gold Board’s mercury polluting lab that sickened GGMC workers to be moved “within the shortest possible time”

Under increasing pressure from the Board of Directors and staff of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), the Ministry of Natural Resources has announced that the Guyana Gold Board’s (GGB) mercury polluting laboratory would be moved from the Brickdam location that both agencies share. “Noting the Minister’s previous statements and the GGB’s and GGMC …

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Organisers seek to make Jubilee-inspired Guyana Carnival tourism calendar staple. – Stabroek News

Stabroek NewsOrganisers seek to make Jubilee-inspired Guyana Carnival tourism calendar staple.Stabroek NewsVieira, Chairman of the Guyana Carnival Committee and a veteran broadcaster, explained that the idea to host such an event was birthed from the 5...

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Guyana represented at international radiography forum – Stabroek News

Stabroek NewsGuyana represented at international radiography forumStabroek NewsGuyana was represented at the 20th International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologist World Congress by a contingent of eleven, which was the first to repr...

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PPP signals “no” to PNCR’s call for house-to-house registration

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) refused to back a call by the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) for fresh house-to-house registration and instead said it prefers to contest local and general elections with the existing voters’ list rather than allow a delay. “Having realized that its support is diminishing, this desperate call for a …

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PPP signals “no” to PNCR’s call for house-to-house registration

The opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) refused to back a call by the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) for fresh house-to-house registration and instead said it prefers to contest local and general elections with the existing voters’ list rather than allow a delay. “Having realized that its support is diminishing, this desperate call for a …

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Rechargeable lights for hinterland airstrips

Hinterland airstrips will soon be bright and easily accessible at nights with use of rechargeable lights that will better facilitate use by aircraft at nights. For years, insufficient lighting on several hinterland airstrips has significantly hindered flights entering and leaving the hinterland regions at nights, especially during emergencies. Recognising that, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David …

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Rechargeable lights for hinterland airstrips

Hinterland airstrips will soon be bright and easily accessible at nights with use of rechargeable lights that will better facilitate use by aircraft at nights. For years, insufficient lighting on several hinterland airstrips has significantly hindered flights entering and leaving the hinterland regions at nights, especially during emergencies. Recognising that, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David …

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State Assets Recovery Agency converting information to evidence before moving to local, foreign courts

Director of the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA), Professor Clive Thomas on Friday said information provided by several foreign agencies was being converted into evidence to build solid cases to recover cash and other properties locally and overseas. “That’s what we are doing most of the time. That’s what make the cases long- have to …

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State Assets Recovery Agency converting information to evidence before moving to local, foreign courts

Director of the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA), Professor Clive Thomas on Friday said information provided by several foreign agencies was being converted into evidence to build solid cases to recover cash and other properties locally and overseas. “That’s what we are doing most of the time. That’s what make the cases long- have to …

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GGMC’s Board recommends temporary closure until mercury clean-up, removal of Gold Board’s laboratory; decision rests with Minister Trotman

The Board of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) has recommended temporary closure of that entity until the environment is scrubbed of all mercury residue and the Guyana Gold Board (GGB) removes the laboratory that emits mercury while burning gold being bought from miners, a top GGMC official said. Chairman of the GGMC’s Board …

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