Lethem (Guyana)

Type: City
Name: Lethem (Guyana)
Country: Guyana
Latitude: 3.39
Longitude: -59.799999
population: 716
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Chikungunya Virus will continue to spread – says CARPHA Director

- reveals plans to improve Regional preparedness with ‘expert consultation’ The sustained transmission of dengue fever with more frequency and severity over the years should have long been awarning sign that enough was not being done in the Caribbean ... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Guyana - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband : Market Insights and Statistics

Guyana's mobile sector stimulated by m-payment services launchBuddeComm's report Guyana - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the telecommunications market of Guyana, including industry and ... [Published MarketResearch.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

President Ramotar lauds ties between two nations as Brazil celebrates its Independence Day

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- President Donald Ramotar this evening congratulated the Brazilian Government on behalf of the Government and people of Guyana as the country’s southern neighbour celebrated its 192nd Independence anniversary.The president said that ... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Banning log export not feasible without cheap energy

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- In an interview with the National Communications Network today, President Donald Ramotar shrugged off the Alliance for Change’s (AFC) promise to place a ban on the exportation of logs, once the Party gets into power.The party Chairman, ... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Multi-million $$$ contracts inked for rehabilitation of municipal markets

- Unoccupied Diamond Market tarmac to be fencedThe unoccupied Diamond Market Tarmac is among several market facilities scheduled for rehabilitation under the multi-million Guyana Solid Waste Management Improvement project, which is being funded by the ... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Time for Region Nine residents to unite

Dear Editor,Residents of Region Nine, the time has come for us to re unite for the sake of the future of beautiful Rupununi, regardless of our political, religious, ethnic or economic status. The Amerindian Heritage Celebration during this month is a ... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Guyana’s largest Region has only one working police vehicle

“In Georgetown where they have asphalted roads, your Ministers are driving Prado and Infiniti and when they are coming off-road they use a plane. Yet this Government only afforded Region Nine one vehicle.”- Nigel Hughes“I don’t know whether to call it ... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Health Ministry establishes action plan against Ebola virus

GUYANA is moving towards establishing an action plan to deal with the Ebola Virus, and in this regard a wide cross section of stakeholders from various organisations met yesterday to establish the measures to be undertaken in order to put the plan into ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Brazil talks for Mazaruni hydro, paving Linden/Lethem road progressing

Guyana and neighbouring Brazil are continuing its intense talks for the building of a major hydro-power project in the Mazaruni, Region Seven, and the paving of a critical Linden/Lethem road.According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Guyana-Brazil ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Forestry official’s wife renting house to Chinese logging company

The relationship between a Chinese company and a senior member of the Guyana Forestry Commission is even closer than one might think. Kaieteur News has learnt that the GFC official’s wife rents a house to a Chinese company involved in the logging sec ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Linden IMC adjusts tolls on the Mackenzie/Wismar Bridge by some 25% effective from September 1

THE Mackenzie/Wismar Bridge which links the two Linden communities occupying opposite banks of the Demerara River, and facilitates travel to the furthest reaches of Guyana’s southern border, including to Rockstone, Lethem and to the Takutu Bridge that ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Touring the world on motorbikes

An Australian couple on a quest to tour the world on their motorbikes has documented their fascinating journey through most of Central/South America.Stewart Clarke, his wife Janell and their pet dog Skyla, have encountered some of the most amazing scenery ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 18 2014]

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...7 as of July 1968) as well as the infant mortality rate the figures for which ` "stood at 41.3 per 1000 in 1968."
"This is the first time in 40 years that my well has dried up. I even dug another one -- and that, too, is dry" she told AFP

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Chikungunya Virus will continue to spread – say... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 16 2014]
Guyana - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband : Marke... [Published MarketResearch.com - Sep 09 2014]
President Ramotar lauds ties between two nation... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 07 2014]
Banning log export not feasible without cheap e... [Published CaribSeek - Sep 07 2014]
Multi-million $$$ contracts inked for rehabilit... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 06 2014]
Time for Region Nine residents to unite [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 05 2014]
Guyana’s largest Region has only one working po... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 05 2014]
Health Ministry establishes action plan against... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Sep 05 2014]
AFC promises ban on log exports [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 29 2014]
Brazil talks for Mazaruni hydro, paving Linden/... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 29 2014]
Guyana-Brazil Joint Commission meeting focuses ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 29 2014]
Forestry official’s wife renting house to Chine... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 24 2014]
Linden IMC adjusts tolls on the Mackenzie/Wisma... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 23 2014]
Touring the world on motorbikes [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 18 2014]
TALES FROM WAY BACK WHEN (a look at some of th... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 17 2014]
Guyana: Drought sounds alarm, fuels hunger fear... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 19 2014]
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Guyana: Drought sounds alarm, fuels hunger fear... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 19 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Guyana 05/18/2014 22:45 GMT by Denis Chabrol GEORGETOWN, May 18, 2014 (AFP) - Thousands of indigenous people near Guyana's border with Brazil are battling drought so persistent they fear crop failure and hunger. ...
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