GUYANA – Latest News – 03 October 2015

GUYANA – Latest News – 03 October 2015 – Kaieteur News

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Granger vindicated for scrapping Amaila after meeting IDB President

OCTOBER 3, 2015 | The 165MW Hydro Electric Power Plant that was being pursued, as conceived by the previous administration at Amaila Falls, was not viable. The new administration has since been vindicated in its decision not to proceed with it. This is according to Head of State, President David Granger, who yesterday provided an update following a meeting […]

Facts coming out of GuySuCo’s COI spell doomsday for Sugar Industry, unless…

OCTOBER 3, 2015 |  By Abena Rockcliffe     GuySuCo is bankrupt; sugar is being produced at a price that knocks Guyana off of the competitive market and factories countrywide are operating at a loss. This is the dire situation that the Commission set up to examine the state of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has found. With such facts, observers […]   

Three cops remanded 0n drug bribery charge

OCTOBER 3, 2015 | … Asst Supt released on $250,000 bail     Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Terrence Browne was yesterday granted bail in the sum of $250,000 on a charge of receiving money from three policemen to drop charges against Rennison Park, for a drug trafficking offence. The three policemen were Constable Ray Drepaul Saul, of Eversham, Corentyne; […]

Slowdown of the economy… Guyana’s six revenue earners showed signs of “anemia” since 2014 – President Granger

OCTOBER 3, 2015  – While complaints about the slothfulness of the economy under the new government still continue to surface, President David Granger said that this state of affairs hinges on the fact that Guyana’s six traditional revenue earners were showing signs of “anemia” since 2014. During a press conference at the Ministry of the Presidency, Granger said, “The […]

RPA yet to repay $100M ‘borrowed’ from GRDB since 2014

OCTOBER 3, 2015 | …no record of reason or collateral for loan found- Sharma   The audit into the Guyana Rice Development Board (GRDB) has revealed that Guyana Rice Producers Association (GRPA) General Secretary Dharamkumar Seeraj is still to repay a $100M loan that he acquired from the GRDB in 2014. According to reports, Seeraj, a serving People’s Progressive Party/Civic […]

Govt grants long-awaited concessions, waivers to gold miners

OCTOBER 3, 2015 | –but Finance Minister exhorts miners to make honest declarations   By Jarryl Bryan    Small and medium scale miners were yesterday granted fuel tax concessions for which they have been clamoring to keep their businesses afloat. This came about through the signing of agreements in the Ministry of Finance’s board room, between the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), […]

Granger accredits New US Ambassador

OCTOBER 3, 2015 |  …offers to support LGE, combating transnational crimes …The security of small states and the value bestowed upon democracy and territorial integrity were priority areas brought into the limelight yesterday as newly assigned US Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway, presented his Letters of Credence to President David Granger. The accreditation ceremony took place at the Ministry […]

Guyanese man publishes father’s 35-year-old manuscript

OCTOBER 3, 2015 |  In 1980, University of Guyana lecturer (UG) Edgar Wilson completed the manuscript for his book, “Hamlet: A Portrait of the Reformation”. Though his manuscript had undergone several drafts, it was never published and instead, made its way through his family. Wilson passed away before being able to see his book hit the shelves. However – […]

UG takes education to Guyana’s ‘nooks and crannies’

OCTOBER 3, 2015 | …as second batch of online programmes kicks off   The University of Guyana (UG) is continuing with its efforts to bring its administration into the 21st century and yesterday held an orientation exercise for the commencement of its 2015 online education programme. The online education programme is the second to be implemented following the inaugural […]

Granger welcomes Jagdeo’s interventions overseas on Climate Change

OCTOBER 3, 2015 | – Says the Opposition Leader “has seen the light” —  Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, is currently in the USA holding talks with world leaders on climate change, a topic which is high on the agenda of the APNU+AFC government. But President David Granger is not the least bit threatened by this. In fact, he welcomes the […]

Cell phone bandits crash getaway car outside CID Headquarters

OCTOBER 3, 2015 |  Two robbers landed smack into the hands of the police yesterday after crashing their getaway car near CID Headquarters, Eve Leary, allegedly while quarreling over their loot. The bandits and an accomplice had moments before carried out a brazen robbery at the Elite Mobile Cell Phone Store on Parade Street, Kingston, where they had carted […]

No guarantee against further aggression from Maduro

OCTOBER 3, 2015 | ,,, as Guyana banks on Intl. support for its territorial integrity—Granger … “As far as I am concerned this territory belongs to Guyana and any attempt by Venezuela to use armed force to prevent Guyana from exercising its sovereignty over its land or sea space or airspace is illegal.” Despite a subsiding of the tension between […]

Nurturing TVET appreciation an immense challenge – Chairman


Chairman of the Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Training, (TVET), Clinton Williams, has said that there is an immense challenge in creating and fostering an environment that will allow increased appreciation of technical and vocational skills. These combine to form a vital component for increased productivity, international competitiveness and increased economic development in […]


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