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Inter-faith Service ushers in Amerindian Heritage month celebrations
An inter faith prayer service, yesterday afternoon, at the Umana Yana in Kingston brought together members of the local religious bodies, Amerindians, government officials including Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, and Minister of Amerindian Affairs Pauline Sukhai, and representatives of the diplomatic community.
Gov't snubs parliamentary journalists workshop
Despite being invited, no government representatives were present yesterday at a media workshop on reporting on the National Assembly and Leader of the Opposition David Granger said that government's stranglehold on the state media is an abuse of power.
Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, performing the duties of President, last evening urged hinterland youths educated under the Hinterland Scholarship Programme to be the impetus of greater socio-economic growth for the country.
Lethem power costs go up from July 1
Residents of Lethem and neighbouring communities have agreed to pay increased costs for electricity beginning July 1, following a meeting with Prime Minister Samuel Hinds.