President Donald Ramotar gets a red carpet welcome on his arrival at the Valsad sugar factory in Gujarat, India

President Donald Ramotar gets a red carpet welcome on his arrival at the Valsad sugar factory in Gujarat, India

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 President Donald Ramotar and First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar with Maharashtra’s Governor, Vidyasagar Rao, and his wife Vinoda, and Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan (left)

  President Donald Ramotar and First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar with Maharashtra’s Governor, Vidyasagar Rao, and his wife Vinoda, and Bollywood…

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Donald Ramotar and Ms Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs in meeting in Gujarat, India.

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Out of an allocation of $1.802B for sea and river defence, the Ministry of Public Works’ Sea and River Defence Division expended a total of $1.502B; $1.3B on capital programmes and $202.83M on maintenance. This is according to information provided by Coordinator, Work Services Group (WSG,) Geoffrey Vaughn, at the recent Ministry of Public Works’ press briefing on the sector’s 2014 performance.

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January 19, 2015

Guyana’s fuel prices are set to drop with government’s move to cater for the dramatic drop in the world prices for crude oil. Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh announced that with effect from midnight, on January 20, fuel prices at GuyOil will be $695 per gallon for gasoline compared to $995 previously, a 30% reduction. Diesel will be $694 per gallon compared to $985 previously, a 30% reduction as well, and Kerosene will be sold at $496 per gallon as compared to $850 a gallon currently, a 42% reduction.  

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January 19, 2014

Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon has justified the existence of the National Intelligence Centre (NIC) by explaining that it is an unavoidable compromise in the protection of national interest in a modern society.

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Georgetown, GINA, January 20, 2015

Guyana will participate in the first ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington, DC on January 26, 2015 which is to be hosted by the Honourable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President of the United States of America. Guyana will be represented by Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, Minister with responsibility for Energy and Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud.

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