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Lusignan girl gunned down for phone

An 18-year-old cosmetologist hurrying home to tend to a client's hair was yesterday shot dead by a lone gunman moments after he snatched her cell phone.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Guyana minister sticks to her guns over breach of diplomatic protocol by US ambassador

Guyana's Acting Minister of Foreign Minister Priya Manickchand and outgoing United States Ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt sharing a toast on the celebration of the 238th independence anniversary of the United States of America GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Minister of Education Priya Manickchand has again reaffirmed the government's position on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Guyana

Stabroek News

Chamber President wants qualified youngsters to 'think' business

President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry Lance Hinds has told Stabroek Business that the creation of a culture of entrepreneurship in Guyana must be reflected in an instinctive inclination among young people to establish their own businesses.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Guyana foreign minister highlights challenges facing CARICOM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Guyana's minister of foreign affairs Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett attended the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations ministerial meeting of the high level political forum on sustainable development at UN headquarters in New York on Monday.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Global Voices Online

Guyana's Foreign Minister Comes Out Swinging After the US...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Guyana, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Sys-Con Media

RT Minerals Corp. Announces Exclusive Exploration Rights on Tiger...

These properties lie within the regional Makapa-Issano belt which is part of a larger gold bearing system within the Guiana Shield that trends from Venezuela to French Guiana.

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Related Topix: South America, Guyana, Geology, Science,

Caribbean News Now!

US ambassador crossed line, says Guyana acting foreign minister

Guyana's Acting Minister of Foreign Minister Priya Manickchand and outgoing United States Ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt sharing a toast on the celebration of the 238th independence anniversary of the United States of America GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Outgoing US ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt was on Wednesday evening reminded that his attack on ... (more)

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Guyana confirms 12 more cases of chikungunya

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Health Minister Dr Bheri Ramsaran on Tuesday disclosed that there are 12 more confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne disease, chikungunya in Guyana.

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Related Topix: World News, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Central America, Medicine, Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Dynamic Airways commences direct service from New York to Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A new air service commenced on Thursday, connecting Georgetown, Guyana, with New York, on a four times weekly, all year round basis.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Guyana,

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

US approves setting up DEA office in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A United States Drug Enforcement Administration country office in Guyana has been given congressional approval.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Guyana, World News, Drugs

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

New Canadian visa application centre now open in Port of Spain

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The new and improved visa application centre in Port of Spain, Trinidad, is now open and ready to accept applications for visas to Canada.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Guyana braces for expanded financial blacklisting by FATF next week

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr Roger Luncheon, speaking at his weekly post-Cabinet press briefing on Thursday, said that for Guyana, a Financial Action Task Force compliant anti-money laundering legislation is essential in order for the country to escape the blacklisting trap in which it currently finds itself.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Region's cultural showpiece must be sustained despite economic crisis, says CARICOM deputy

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- CARIFESTA must be sustained despite current economic challenges.

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The Jersey Journal

Man tries to smuggle 5 pounds of cocaine on flight to JFK in luggage handle rails,...

A 37-year-old Connecticut man tried to smuggle nearly 5 pounds of cocaine in the handle rails of his bag on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana to John F. Kennedy International Airport, officials said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Travel, Guyana Travel, World News, Guyana, East Hartford, CT, Hartford, CT

Stabroek News

Two charged with killing taxi-driver

A murder charge was yesterday read to Asaf Alli and Abdool Shazim Razack, the two persons accused of killing 17-year-old taxi-driver Dhanraj Latchman.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Guyana, World News

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Stabroek News

Hospital tardy with medical report on burnt teen, police say

The investigation into the burning of Junior Thornton's hands while in custody at the Sparendaam Police Station last month is on pause as the police await a medical report from the Georgetown Public Hospital, while the teen who has since been discharged said he is living in fear.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Teenager on Father's Day visit dies in US house fire, along with mother, 4 others

A teenager on a Father's Day visit to honour his deceased dad died, along with his mother and four others, when a fast-moving fire ripped through a three-story, authorities and the boy's grandmother said.

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Related Topix: Guyana Travel, Guyana, Oglethorpe County, GA, Crawford, GA

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