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Sunday | Stabroek News

Mahaica minibuses to strike come tomorrow

Route 44 minibus operators are planning to strike tomorrow for an increase in fare to offset the high gas price. Speaking with Stabroek news yesterday, one of the drivers stated that the decision has been made to go ahead with the strike, since they are not profiting from the present circumstances.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Stabroek News

$700M Popeye's Camp St restaurant opens

The second Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen location in Guyana was commissioned yesterday on Camp Street by Minister of Finance Dr Ashni Singh who hailed the franchise as "another manifestation of investor confidence." He said that the $700 million restaurant was continuing a long tradition of overseas Guyanese recommitting to the economic development of Guyana.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Trinadad Express

Fr - Cutty' celebrates his 90th birthday

Fr Cuthbert Van de Sande, a Dutch missionary monk resident here for 67 years, celebrated his 90th birthday on August 18. Fr "Cutty" also had the distinction of being the former prior of the Abbey of Mt St Benedict and Troop Leader of the second Mount St Benedict Scout Troop. He had also displayed his entrepreneurial bent supervising operations at the Mt St Benedict yogurt factory, which was an initiative of former Abbot Francis Alleyne.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

WWF commends Guyana government on allocation to protected areas trust fund

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- WWF Guianas has welcomed the announcement by the government of Guyana on Monday that the amount of GY$2.0 billion will be allocated to the National Protected Areas Trust Fund . This significant contribution more than doubles the existing fund that comprised US$5.3 million committed by the government of Germany and US$3.5 million from the Conservation International's Global Conservation Fund.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

CARICOM kicks off government procurement consultations

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Caribbean Community Secretariat has convened three regional consultations to discuss the findings of a major consultancy on government procurement in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy .

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Stabroek News

Firm flayed over shoddy Supenaam stelling continues to bid for gov't contracts

VIKAB Engineering, The supervisory firm that was flayed by engineers for shoddy work on the Supenaam stelling never faced any penalties by government yet continues to work in Guyana.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Report published on Norway's forests and climate partnership with Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A real time evaluation report on Norway's international climate and forest initiative with countries including Guyana, which summarizes its partnership support under this programme over the period 2007-2013, was released on Monday.

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Caribbean News Now!

Guyana reports 76 cases of chikungunya

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Caribbean News Now!

CARICOM Secretariat strengthens internal risks management system

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Caribbean Community Secretariat is actively pursuing enhancements to systems and procedures required of organisations to be entrusted with resources and budget implementation tasks under protocols designed by development partners.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

China to increase military aid to Guyana

Major General, Kong Li from the People's Liberation Army of China and Chief of Staff, Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier, Mark Phillips signing the aid agreement at the opening ceremony of the Guyana-China Bilateral Conference GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A bilateral conference between the Guyana Defence Force and the People's Liberation Army of China on ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Stabroek News

Bai Shan Lin and the Great Guyana Giveaway

Janette Bulkan is Assistant Professor, Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada "On the occasion of Chinese New Year, the Guyana Chronicle headlined Ambassador Zhang Jungao's message as 'Bound to be another fruitful year' .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Guyana to supply 5,000 tonnes of rice per month to Panama

Minister of Agriculture Dr Leslie Ramsammy and Panama's Vice Agriculture Minister Dr Esteban Giron shake hands after inking the agreement.

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The Times-Tribune

Local history: Nun earned rare honor for helping leper colony

Thomas S. Tull, right, British consul general at Philadelphia, presents the insignia and certificate of honorary membership in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to its first American recipient, Sister Mary Margaret, R.S.M., a patient at Mercy Hospital.

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