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  • 15 Nov 2013- 10:11 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Survival International Plans to build a massive hydro-electric dam on the land of two unique tribes in Guyana would lead to the destruction of a unique people and vast tracts of rainforest, a new report has revealed. The report ‘Dug out, dried out
  • 29 Oct 2013- 10:00 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Stabroek News A multinational team of scientists is now in Guyana under the auspices of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF-Guianas), to gather data on the biodiversity of the South Rupununi, home to over 1400 species of vertebrates, including many
  • 21 Aug 2013- 09:52 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Missoulian Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended a 15 percent reduction in the number of U.N. troops in Haiti on Tuesday and an examination of whether the beleaguered peacekeeping operation remains the best way to support to the impoverished
  • 13 Aug 2013- 10:22 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Reuters U.S.-based power developer Sithe Global has pulled out of an $858 million USD hydroelectric generation project in the South American nation of Guyana, citing political wrangling that prevented it from obtaining financing. Sithe Global,
  • 29 Jul 2013- 10:13 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE Inter Press Service Lack of financing for a 10-year eradication plan means that cholera will likely be endemic to Haiti for years to come. Cholera spreads via contaminated food, water and fecal matter. One of the essential parts of the
  • 23 Jan 2013- 07:28 by Local Press Report GEORGETOWN Stabroek News The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is on the verge of intensifying major infrastructural works countrywide, heralded by the opening of several bids yesterday at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board’s office at