Lethem (Guyana)

Type: City
Name: Lethem (Guyana)
Country: Guyana
Latitude: 3.39
Longitude: -59.799999
population: 716
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 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

AFC promises ban on log exports

“We don’t see the vision in the present policy that allows logs to be shipped out of this country. It is obvious that Guyana needs value added; most other countries have banned exportation of logs. I am not sure what Guyana is waiting for.” – Chairman ... [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]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

E- Governance Project completion awaiting GPL power conversion

In the first half of 2014, $450.6M was spent on the completion of works under the E-Governance project.This is according to Finance Minister Dr. Ashni Singh, who over the weekend gave a midyear review of Government spending and said that civil works on ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil’s Vice Consul dies in collision with taxi at Lethem

BRAZIL’s Vice-Consul to Guyana, Theotonio Santa Cruz Oliveira, succumbed to injuries he sustained yesterday morning after the car which he was driving collided with another vehicle on the Lethem Main Road in the vicinity of T&M Bus Service.This accident ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Brazilian Diplomat killed in head on collision at Lethem

A Brazilian Diplomat was killed yesterday when a Brazilian registered taxi crashed head on into the car he was driving along the roadway at Lethem.Vice Consul Theotonio Santa Cruz Oliveira, 61, who was stationed at Lethem for the past five years, was ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

The bloodying of Guyana…Solution anyone?

Countryman – Stories about life, in and out of Guyana, from a Guyanese perspective violence, in his poignant hit ‘Johnny Was’. Substitute ‘Guyanese’ for Jamaican and, more to the point, alter the first six words of the sentence to read ‘Guyana hold your ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Region 7 residents enlightened on HEIP

OVER the past two decades, Government has been seeking ways to reduce the gap that exists between the hinterland and the coastland as it relates to development, more especially with regard to education, hence the implementation of a number of initiatives ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Mystery surrounds Tour Guide’s death in Interior

The brother of a 42-year-old Tour Guide is patiently awaiting the results of a post mortem examination to be conducted on his older sibling, since he is not convinced of the man’s alleged cause of death.Andy Narine, Vice President of the Guyana Amazon ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Linden to Lethem road in terrible need of repairs

As Brazil and Guyana continue discussions on the asphalted paving of the Linden to Lethem Road, the lives of those who presently traverse the laterite structure are in some amount of danger.This is because the surface of the road has deteriorated to the ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 03 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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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]
E- Governance Project completion awaiting GPL p... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 11 2014]
Brazil’s Vice Consul dies in collision with tax... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 10 2014]
Brazilian Diplomat killed in head on collision ... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 10 2014]
The bloodying of Guyana…Solution anyone? [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 10 2014]
Region 7 residents enlightened on HEIP [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 05 2014]
Mystery surrounds Tour Guide’s death in Interior [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 04 2014]
Linden to Lethem road in terrible need of repairs [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 03 2014]
More to be done to tackle NCDs – PAHO Represent... [Published Kaieteur News - Aug 02 2014]
President Ramotar refutes Granger’s human devel... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Aug 02 2014]
MEET NEAZ MOHAMED-A man of many parts [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 27 2014]
Guyana: Drought sounds alarm, fuels hunger fear... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 19 2014]
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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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