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Guyanese dominate Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition

Two Guyanese earn the top prizes for the Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition at the Turks & Caicos International Film Festival Sunday, 17 November 2019, Castries, St. Lucia – The Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition, as part of the inaugural Turks & Caicos International Film Festival, announced the winners of the competition. Open to …

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Guyanese dominate Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition

Two Guyanese earn the top prizes for the Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition at the Turks & Caicos International Film Festival Sunday, 17 November 2019, Castries, St. Lucia – The Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition, as part of the inaugural Turks & Caicos International Film Festival, announced the winners of the competition. Open to …

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Spices mixed to perfection on show at GuyTIE

by Gwen Evelyn Lakiraj Singh and his three sons have carved out a special niche in the local spice market, and for a very good reason. They don’t just crunch herbs and spices into bags and churn them out for a quick payback; the Singhs’ approach is much more precise and attentive. They prepare the …

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Spices mixed to perfection on show at GuyTIE

by Gwen Evelyn Lakiraj Singh and his three sons have carved out a special niche in the local spice market, and for a very good reason. They don’t just crunch herbs and spices into bags and churn them out for a quick payback; the Singhs’ approach is much more precise and attentive. They prepare the …

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IAST pushing local products to outshine imports; ready for GuyTIE 2020

by Gwen Evelyn GEORGETOWN, Guyana — November 15, 2019 — What started out as a quest to develop local products and add value has turned into a thriving and growing industry today. Cereals, personal-care products and condiments are now all being produced locally at the highest standards and export-ready quality. This is thanks to the …

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OPINION: When number 2 is really number 1: in reality, in positioning

by GHK Lall It is a reversal of all that we were taught in math classes, and which forms the backbone of our understanding of the hierarchy of numbers, of the serenity of settled order, and of the strategic placement of people and things. In the real world, number 1 is number 1, and that’s …

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OPINION: Sleeping policemen. Who watches out for whom?

by GHK Lall Wikipedia offered this extended description cum definition of a sleeping policeman: Speed bumps (or speed breakers) are the common name for a family of traffic calming devices that use vertical deflection to slow motor-vehicle traffic in order to improve safety conditions. Variations include the speed hump, speed cushion, and speed table. “[F]amily …

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Former Acting Chief Justice Ian Chang dies

Former Acting Chief Justice, Ian Chang died Saturday following a prolonged battle with cancer. Former Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall, shocked at Chang’s passing, said “a legal giant has fallen”. He was in his 60s. He hailed Chang, a former Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions and Court of Appeal Judge, as …

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No place for lip-service against corruption, time for action -UG best graduating student

University of Guyana (UG) 2019 valedictorian, Shane Rampertab Saturday morning issued a stirring appeal for graduates to play a major role to fight corruption as the country prepares for the start of commercial oil production next month. Addressing the first of two graduation ceremonies at the Turkeyen Campus, he said his call for an end …

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New UG Chancellor calls for dismantling of racial polarisation, coarseness

Fresh from his installation at Chancellor of the University of Guyana, Professor Edward Greene on Saturday appealed to graduates to help transform the country’s political culture and improve race relations. Addressing the Convocation at the Turkeyen Campus, he called on the graduates as they leave the campus to use their investment and accomplishments to dismantle …

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