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Date: 29 Apr 17 03:08am
Businessman Mahendra Jagabandan, Wholesale Jerseys From China Supply, called “Pet Boy”, Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys China, of 29 Howes and Ketley Streets, Wholesale Jerseys China, Charlestown, Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys, was yesterday placed on $15, Wholesale Jerseys From China, 000 bail for using threatening language against Gerberdan Arjoon.When he appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Melissa Robertson at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court, he pleaded not guilty.It was alleged that Jagabandan committed the offence on January 27.  He is being represented by attorney Michael Sommersaul.Police Prosecutor Denise Griffith did not oppose bail. She said that there was a misunderstanding between the defendant and the Arjoon at Pet Boy’s store where Arjoon had gone to purchase liquor. Sommersaul told the court that the Arjoon had purchased liquor from the defendant on credit some time earlier. On returning to the store on January 27, Jagbandan enquired about his money.The lawyer said that the defendant is eager for the matter to go to trial so he could be exonerated.Gerberdan Arjoon said that he had indeed bought the liquor from Jagabandan. He said that the same liquor was seized by the Guyana Revenue Authority because the vendor did not pay the duty on the liquor.Arjoon continued that he told the defendant that he would not pay him for the liquor unless he pays the GRA.Jagabandan then became angry and started telling him that if he had come with four other guys who would normally accompany him the situation would have been different.Arjoon said that he left the store and reported the threats to a nearby police station.The defendant is expected to make his next court appearance on March 20.
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Date: 29 Apr 17 03:08am
The major focus of USAID鈥檚 economic growth programme over the period 2009-2013 will be to assist Guyana in its effort to enhance competitive advantage in international markets, and to rapidly increase the value of its non-traditional exports as measured by the percentage change in the value of those exports.This is according to the USAID鈥檚 country strategy with Guyana for the aforementioned period.The paper also states that this objective will be achieved by promoting linkages with international markets, supporting reform in critical policy areas to improve the trade and investment environment, Wholesale Jerseys China, building capacity of key private and public sector organisations, and strengthening the dialogue between the public and private sectors.The document said that it is expected that these and similar efforts will result in a markedly higher competitive advantage and a rapid and sustained increase in high-value non-traditional exports.“These expected results are based upon four critical assumptions.”Firstly, Wholesale Jerseys From China Supply, the absence of political violence and civil strife in Guyana; government鈥檚 sustained commitment to improving the country鈥檚 competitive advantage in international markets and to supporting a forward-looking dialogue with the private sector; no prolonged downturn in the regional and world economy and Guyana鈥檚 commitment to relative macroeconomic stability; and the need to reduce the cost of business transactions as reflected in its progress toward eligibility for MCA compact status through the two-year Guyana MCC Threshold Country Programme.“As described in the U.S. Foreign Assistance Framework, Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys China, and as detailed in the 2007-2012 Strategic Plan for the U.S. Department of State and USAID, Nike NFL Jerseys China, one of the U.S. strategic objectives is to promote economic growth and prosperity in assisted countries by strengthening private markets, Wholesale Jerseys, promoting trade and investment, and stimulating agricultural development.”Guyana, Wholesale Jerseys From China, the document added, is classified as a “Developing Country”, Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys, with a graduation trajectory of advancing to the “Transforming Country” category.Programme area priorities in such countries include improvements in enabling and business environments and expansion of productive capacity in key sectors.“Based on those documents and on the supplemental reference regarding the foreign assistance standardised programme structure and definitions, USAID/Guyana鈥檚 economic growth programme as outlined in the present strategy is at the heart of the U.S. strategic economic development objective and related areas of intervention.”Equally important, it stated, the programme supports a critical goal in the U.S. Mission to Guyana鈥檚 FY 2010 Strategic Plan: Encouraging Market-Directed Socially-Responsible Growth which emphasises economic competitiveness and institutional reform to create favorable conditions for increased exports.
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Date: 29 Apr 17 03:08am
A two-member high level team from the Cuban Medical Services arrived in Guyana last week with the aim of inspecting the National Ophthalmology Hospital, Nike NFL Jerseys China, Port Mourant, Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys, to determine its technical preparedness in anticipation of the commencement of surgical activities at the beginning of next month.This was confirmed by Minister within the Ministry of Health, Wholesale Jerseys China, Dr. Bheri Ramsaran, who said that he hopes that at the end of the two-week stay the facility will be given the go ahead to commence surgeries.This newspaper understands that Ramsaran held discussions with the team on its arrival.Meanwhile, Wholesale Jerseys, the Cuban technicians continue to install equipment, Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys China, including laser equipment.The Ophthalmology Hospital, Wholesale Jerseys From China, which started screening on February 9, Wholesale Jerseys From China Supply, has already screened some 5, 000 patients of whom 700 have been identified for surgery.These will be among the first to benefit from the surgical facilities at the hospital in June.Minister Ramsaran indicated that the Ministry of Health introduced the low cost spectacle under which needy patients who requires spectacles pay a nominal fee of $10, 000 for any type of spectacle prescribed by the specialists.He added since the programme began in March at the hospital, some 200 Guyanese have benefited.Dr. Ramsaran added that government is looking forward to the commencement of surgeries at the Hospital.Mission Miracle came to an end last month with the return of its 80th flight. The dispatch of patients for Havana will now be fully replaced with the facilities in place at the Port Mourant Hospital.There are currently 28 Cubans manning the hospital. The full complement is expected to be about 40 with a small Guyanese staffing.Ramsaran said that the transition from Cuban to Guyanese doctors will be gradual and they are hoping it will be done within the next five to ten years.
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Date: 29 Apr 17 03:08am
Describing his Office of the President source as impeccable, Alliance For Change (AFC) leader Raphael Trotman says that he is standing by his story that the travel expenditure of President Bharrat Jagdeo over the past two and a half years is nearing $1B.Trotman was responding to a Government Information Agency (GINA) statement attributed to Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh, which stated that during the past three years, Wholesale Jerseys, the average expenditure incurred by the entire Government in any one year on overseas travel has been $200 million.This amount would have met the cost of travel by the President, all Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Wholesale Jerseys From China, and all Government officials at every level in all Ministries throughout the entire year.“Consequently, Nike NFL Jerseys China, to suggest that the President alone spent $1B on overseas travel over the past two years indicates either that the AFC leadership has not been paying attention to information that the Government has been routinely tabling in Parliament, or that the AFC leadership is incapable of reading and interpreting these documents or, Wholesale Jerseys China, even more worryingly, that despite knowing better, Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys China, the AFC leadership is intent on misleading the People of Guyana by deliberate misrepresentation, Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys, distortion, Wholesale Jerseys From China Supply, and fabrication.”According to Trotman, however, “No one believes any government spokesperson any longer after the lies about the phantom killings, the runaway corruption that is exposed daily and the arrogance of the ‘big ones’ that we see on display everyday…My OP source is impeccable and in any event, the Government by taking almost two weeks to respond has already confirmed the suspicions in everyone’s mind…Too late!”Dr. Singh has described Trotman’s statements, on the subject of the cost of Presidential travel, made recently by the leadership of the AFC as ludicrous.
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-several Sophia, city roads for rehabilitationGovernment this week gave its no objection to over $2.9B in contract yesterday, Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys, saying that it will help to create employment in the communities.Government says that it has approved contracts for the supply of furniture for this $1B-plus school in Kato, Nike NFL Jerseys China, Region Eight.Several city roads in Tiger Bay and Water Street, Sophia and Ruimveldt, as well as sea and river defence contracts are expected to start before year-end, Wholesale Jerseys China, Minister of State, Wholesale Jerseys, Joseph Harmon announced yesterday.The Sophia road repairs will be accompanied by street lighting.Speaking during the post-Cabinet press briefing yesterday at the Ministry of the Presidency, Harmon disclosed that the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI), which is charged with the transportation sector, has been working overtime to ensure the contracts are prepared so that work can begin.He noted that there were contracts for the supply of furniture to Kato Secondary School, Region Eight.The administration has been expressing unhappiness over the cost and quality of work. The project was launched by the previous administration.Government had been projecting final costs to reach over $1B, by far the most expensive school in recent times for the country with the opening not expected until next year.Harmon noted that while Cabinet’s no-objections for contracts for supplies of furniture have been given, a key report by the Ministry of Education and MPI analyzing the costs of the Kato Secondary are to be submitted and studied by the Ministers.He said that a $276M contract for the supply of spares for the country’s ferries will go a long way to continuing the life of the aging vessels.In the meantime, he disclosed, Guyana has managed to acquire an Indian line of credit to buy two ferries that will be placed on the North West District route.The Minister yesterday also urged residents to pay close attention to the work being done by the contractors and to report any problems to the inspectors, Wholesale Jerseys From China Supply, and even the Neighbourhood Democratic Councils and to the Regional Democratic Councils.He also disclosed that it is the expectation of the administration that jobs will be created.As a matter of fact, Wholesale Jerseys From China, Harmon said, Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys China, the contractors have been urged to hire workers from the communities they will be in.The state contracts will be among the biggest clump approved by the new administration since it took office in May.There was a slowdown in the issuance of contracts, one of the big spinners of the economy, as the new Government moved in August to pass its budget.