A second Sports Tourism Workshop will be held on October 6th from 09:00hrs at the new Guyana Olympic Association Headquarters in Liliendaal.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Rescuers swarmed over rubble with shovels and picks yesterday in a frantic search for survivors two days after Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in a generation, focusing on 10 collapsed buildings where people may still be alive.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Shamdeo Persaud has been appointed the Chairman of the Central Board of Health for the next two years, Minister of State Joseph Harmon announced yesterday.
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 739’s trading results showed consideration of $1,807,000 from 51,200 shares traded in 5 transactions as compared to session 738’s trading results, which showed consideration of $345,800 from 12,700 shares traded in 2 transactions.
Dear Editor, The Mabaruma residents of Region 1(Barima-Waini) are crying out over the extremely bad condition of their roads that urgently need rehabilitation by the Ministry of Public Infrastructure.
Dear Editor, If there is one official attached to the Region Two RDC who needs to offer an apology, it is the Regional Executive Officer (REO) Rupert Hopkinson who is attempting to distract the public about the misuse of a vehicle assigned to me.
GASCI Summary of Financials Session 739 September 18, 2017
PRAGUE, (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will set aside their long-time rivalry when they play for Europe against the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup tournament which starts today.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is set to start its telemedicine programme in five of the administrative regions next year and this will facilitate persons being evaluated, diagnosed and treated in remote areas using telecommunications technology.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions against North Korea on Thursday and Pyongyang’s leader defiantly vowed to persist with its nuclear and missile programs and said it would consider measures against the United States.
The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) held its inaugural Bursary Award Programme on September 14 at its Head Office.
The Guyana Karate Federation (GKF), according to a press release will be holding the 2017 GKF Senior National Karate Championships this Sunday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Gold Prices for the three day period ending Thursday September 21, 2017
Dear Editor, Given the present condition of education practice in Guyana, one would have expected that for the benefit of the Guyanese public, and in an effort to garner fresh ideas on alternatives or the way forward, that some of the activities featured during Education Month would have been devoted to a series of detailed examinations and discussions of some of the critical issues with which the public education system is confronted.
Guyana has a history based on European intrusion into the land of the indigenous peoples, their enslavement of African peoples brought forcefully to these parts, and finally, the luring of indentured labour from India, China and Madeira to work under very poor conditions and for minimal pay.
BOSTON, (Reuters) – Protesters gathered outside a federal court in Boston yesterday where U.S.
Two senior policemen yesterday testified that Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Frank Thompson, who is on trial for using abusive language to a junior rank investigating his involvement in a vehicular accident, had a breath alcohol content way above the legal limit on the very day.
(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation and published by Stabroek Business as a public service) *Prices only represent the average Wholesale Farmgate and Retail Prices at the above mentioned markets and are NOT prices set by the Guyana Marketing Corporation or Ministry of Agriculture.
STEM Guyana, the local science and technology body which, earlier this year coached a rookie Guyana team to a creditable and entirely unexpected tenth place finish at the first ever Global Robotics Competition in Washington, DC has announced that it will shortly be launching three Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Leagues in Guyana.
– FedEx Cup leader Spieth shoots 67 (Reuters) – Kyle Stanley marked his first appearance at East Lake by upstaging the big names to take the first-round lead with a six-under-par 64 at the Tour Championship in Georgia on Thursday.
Arising out of an aggressive lobby by small miners some of whom complained of being hostage to a regime of exploitative landlordism under which they were compelled to mine gold on lands controlled by the ‘big players’, we have witnessed, recently, the emergence of Mining Syndicates, essentially cooperatives that bring together groups of small miners to ‘work’ areas of land allocated to them by the Guyana Geology & Mines Commission.
Six privately-run children’s homes and orphanages, which have met the minimum operational standards, will soon begin receiving government subventions This is according to Minister of State Joseph Harmon, who said yesterday that Cabinet recently granted the subvention approvals for the Bal Nivas Shelter for Abused Children, the Bless the Children Home, the Children of Promise, the Cornelia Ida Children’s Home, the Ruimveldt Children’s Home and the Save R Kids Children’s Home.
President David Granger yesterday called on the international community to ensure that Venezuela is not allowed to thwart the processes of judicial settlement of a long-running border controversy with Guyana.