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Finance Minister Jordan reveals expenditure for remainder of 2015

Expenditure for the remainder of 2015…

Govt. to construct small hydro-power sites in Moco-Moco, Kato and Tumatumari  … As IDB says Amaila Falls Hydro project is too risky to attract the Bank’s financing

October 21, 2015 – KNEWS – Finance Minister Jordan has outlined in his 2015 half year report, how government intends to spend moneys on some critical projects for the remainder of the year.

In the energy sector, he asserted that the Government is unable to proceed with the controversial Amaila Falls Hydroelectric Project in its current form as the cost of financing this project is too high. Jordan noted that the Inter-American Development Bank, a major stakeholder in the establishment of the hydropower site, has indicated that the project is too risky to attract the Bank’s financing.

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Tenth Pakaraima Mountain Safari promises a great experience

For the adventurous – Tenth Pakaraima Mountain Safari promises a great experience

Georgetown GINA, March 19, 2012

Its success has been heralded far and wide and, as Guyana increasingly becomes known as an attractive adventure tourist destination, more daring visitors are responding to the lure of exploring the country’s beautiful and awe inspiring hinterland; through the Pakaraima Mountain safari that has never failed to instill the spirit of adventure in those who have been bold enough to participate.

For the daring, the opportunity will again be presented when the Tenth Safari kicks off on March 30, from Georgetown, destined for a 529-mile journey through rough, rugged terrain, where nature reigns supreme, where fresh untouched vistas against the backdrop of undulating mountains form beautiful pictures that take their viewers’ breath away.
This safari’s convoy will comprise 25 vehicles. Last year, 19,   4×4 vehicles, three All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), one Land Rover from Jamaica and one motorcycle from Canada were in the convoy.   Continue reading

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