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  1. …workmen defies notice to stop operations  Tempers flared on Saturday morning in the back lands of Batavia in the Cuyuni/Mazaruni as residents of the village journeyed to the area and stopped a miner from operating there. The villagers said workers employed by the miner, who hails from Bartica ,is defying a letter sent to him
  2. Dear Editor, I AM calling on the minister of agriculture or whoever is responsible for the safety of the citizens of this country, to conduct regular inspections to determine how many chemicals are being used by farmers to spray their crops before they are allowed to sell them to consumers. Last Wednesday, September 13, 2018,
  3. THE Minister of Foreign Affairs and State Councillor of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Wang Yi, arrived in Guyana on Friday for a two-day visit. This visit comes at a time when relations between this Asian giant and the Cooperative Republic of Guyana are in a healthy and productive state. It is one of
  4. Dear Editor, THE Kaieteur News of Friday, September 14, 2018 on Page 20, carried a story under the caption, “Heavy rains leave Essequibo communities under floodwaters.” Paragraph three of the story is indicating to readers that Acting Regional Chairman Ms Nandranie Coonjah disclosed that communities from Adventure to Johanna Cecilia were flooded after six hours
  5. Dear Editor, LESLIE Ramsammy’s letter to the Editor in the Kaieteur News of September 2, 2018, “Nagamootoo has betrayed sugar workers and is now betraying teachers,” continues to be part of the dishonest narrative carried out by his party in its effort to mislead Guyanese. But more importantly, that dishonest narrative is directed towards its
  6. – to these fly-by-night NGOs Dear Editor, SEVERAL NGOs have been popping up across this country, and it would appear as though no one is monitoring them. This is a festering problem in Guyana that should be addressed by the government, primarily the Ministry of Social Protection, which is the oversight ministry for these institutions.
  7. THREE persons, including a baby, are now dead following a two-vehicle smash-up on The Jib Public Road,Essequibo Coast on Friday afternoon. The accident reportedly occurred around 15:00hrs, and involved a silver-grey Toyota Spacio, though some swear it is a Raum, and a navy Toyota Hilux pick-up, the licence plates of which are PSS 2174 and
  8. A 52-year-old man lost his life after the motorcycle he was riding allegedly collided with a canter that was reversing on to the Betsy Ground Public Road. The incident occurred at approximately 12:30hrs on Friday. Dead is Rajendranauth Harold Singh of Lot 28 Reliance Abandon, East Canje, Berbice. According to the Police, investigations revealed that
  9. …major parties promise better management, transparency at City Hall PROMISES of better management and a greater push to improve infrastructure in the municipalities and Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs) were the main themes as supporters of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), and the Alliance For Change (AFC) submitted their
  10. GUYANA and China will today sign several agreements during the visit of State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Wang Yi. The signing will take place at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, Railway Embankment Road, Georgetown, Guyana. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Vice-President and Minister of



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