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Guyana to seek funding from new US clean energy grant

- but Granger trumpets need for national effort to break petrol addiction

Guyana will put in a bid for a cut of the grant financing for renewable energy projects being made available by the United States but President David Granger says it will be insufficient for the government’s plans to reduce national dependence on fossil fuels.

Teachers propose payment for marking SBAs

In a written submission to the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the education system, several teachers of the Bishops’ High School are advocating for teachers to be paid to mark those School Based Assessments (SBAs) which are part of the requirement for the external examinations conducted by the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC).

Three charged over $9M Princess casino heist

-men abused by cops, lawyers say


Three men, including a security guard who police say aided in the planning, were yesterday charged with stealing almost $9 million from the Ramada Princess Hotel casino and their lawyers told a city court that they were abused while in custody.

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