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Venezuela minimum wage increases by 50% to US$60 per month

Venezuela minimum wage increases by 50% to US$60 per month

(BBC)  Venezuela’s government has announced a 50% increase in the minimum wage and pensions amid runaway inflation. President Nicolas Maduro says the move will protect jobs and incomes. Critics say it may worsen the crisis.…

Brazil jail riots: Amazonas governor asks for help

Brazil jail riots: Amazonas governor asks for help

(BBC)  Brazil  –  The governor of Amazonas, the state in northern Brazil where at least 64 inmates have been killed in prison riots since 1 January, has asked the federal government for help. Governor Jose…

Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs

Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs

(BBC) The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, has used his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech to call for the world to “rethink” the war on drugs. He said the zero-tolerance policy might be “even…

 


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OP-ED: US Embassy celebrates International Women’s Day

OP-ED: US Embassy celebrates International Women’s Day

GEORGETOWN ––As we near local government elections on March 18th and Guyana’s 50th anniversary of independence on May 26th,…


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Brown Paper Bag: Slow March after 23 years on the Drill Square


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The Brown Paper Bag: No Love for Donald


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Words of Solomon: Guyanese Lives matter too

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Venezuela minimum wage increases by 50% to US$60 per month

Venezuela minimum wage increases by 50% to US$60 per month

(BBC)  Venezuela’s government has announced a 50% increase in the minimum wage and pensions amid runaway inflation. President Nicolas…


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Brazil jail riots: Amazonas governor asks for help


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Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs


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Venezuela to swap highest denomination banknotes for coins

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Venezuela minimum wage increases by 50% to US$60 per month

Venezuela minimum wage increases by 50% to US$60 per month

(BBC)  Venezuela’s government has announced a 50% increase in the minimum wage and pensions amid runaway inflation. President Nicolas…


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Brazil jail riots: Amazonas governor asks for help


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Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drugs


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Venezuela to swap highest denomination banknotes for coins

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Anti-discrimination workplace policy being developed

Anti-discrimination workplace policy being developed

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) is partnering with the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) to develop…

SASOD at 10 documentary launched

SASOD at 10 documentary launched

When the Society Against Sexual Orientation and Discrimination was formed a decade ago, its founders did not imagine that the…

U.S honours Guyanese Simona Broomes as TiP Hero

U.S honours Guyanese Simona Broomes as TiP Hero

 The United States Embassy in Georgetown on Wednesday announced that U.S Secretary of State John Kerry has recognized President of…

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Police refuse alibi statements for accused Cop Killer -Hughes

On the eve of a 26-year-old East Ruimveldt man possibly being charged for the murder of a policeman, Attorney-at-Law Nigel…

Crime, Violence & Vigilante Justice in Guyana

Crime, Violence & Vigilante Justice in Guyana

Interesting documentary examining crime, violence and vigilante justice in Guyana.…

PNC Press Conference on Burnham award

PNC Press Conference on Burnham award

PNC Press Conference on deferring of award for Burnham.…

President Ramotar’s Press Conference

President Ramotar’s Press Conference

Presidential Press Conference 26th April, 2013…

Ramotar sees “nothing wrong” with Jagdeo statement

Ramotar sees “nothing wrong” with Jagdeo statement

Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar today said he has no problem with recent statements about race made by Former President Bharrat…

Two Killed in Guyana Plane Crash

Two Killed in Guyana Plane Crash

Two persons, an American pilot and a Canadian survey technician, were killed when the small American registered twin-engine plane they…

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Remembering Reepu Daman Persaud

Remembering Pandit Reepu Daman Persaud.…

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19 year old Stabbed to Death

Family members remember 19 year old Jamal Harris as “the most jovial” person you would have ever known. The young…

Raw Video: Survivor recalls Buck Hall Accident

Raw Video: Survivor recalls Buck Hall Accident

Survivor Wayne Blake recalls accident at Buck Hall which left 4 persons dead.…

GT&T Guyana Star Georgetown Auditions 2013

GT&T Guyana Star Georgetown Auditions 2013

Watch part 1 of the Georgetown Auditions of the 2013 GT&T Guyana Star Competition in Full.…

Raw Video: Rough seas batter Seawalls

Raw Video: Rough seas batter Seawalls

Residents look out as rough Atlantic Ocean rushes in on Guyana’s East Coast.…