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16 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

CARICOM Secretariat to empower Guyana's youth with animation skills

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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Mon Jul 21, 2014

EDGE

Guyanese Gay Prostitutes Stabbed Dead, Suspect Commits Suicide

The main suspect in the stabbing murder of two gay sex workers in Guyana's capital of Georgetown last week died on Sunday, July 20 at Georgetown Hospital after confessing to the murders and setting himself on fire.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, South America, World News, Guyana, IGN Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Stabroek News

South man granted bail over embezzlement from boss

A man accused of embezzling more than $1.5 million from his employer was granted bail when he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Resignations, delays hit Fly Jamaica

A number of flight delays have rocked Fly Jamaica Airways Limited over the past month, leaving passengers angry at the inconvenience.

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Trinidad Guardian

Japan expecting Caricom in full force at summit

The Japanese embassy in T&T says the majority of Caricom leaders are expected to attend the upcoming Japan-Caricom summit in T&T when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits T&T later this month.

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Guyana Travel, Georgetown Guyana, Guyana Travel, Guyana, South America Travel

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Migrant awareness raising sessions held in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The first of a series of training sessions intended to heighten awareness of risk factors affecting mobile and migrant populations in Guyana was held in Georgetown on 24 and 25 June 2014.

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Stabroek News

Tenders in for supervision of controversial East Coast road project

Tenders for supervisory consultancy services for the US$57.6M, East Coast of Demerara Four Lane Extension Project from Better Hope to Belfield Village were yesterday opened.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Trinadad Express

Venezuela/Guyana border tango

WHILE the International Monetary Fund was signalling a warning last week to Trinidad and Tobago on its "vulnerability" to a decline in energy prices, Caribbean Community heads of government were urging Venezuela to move "definitively" for a resolution to its territorial dispute with Guyana.

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The Bradenton Times

Movers and Shakers: SouthTech Announces Addition of Dave Bharratt as Systems Support Specialist

SARASOTA SouthTech, an IT services firm that has delivered and supported infrastructure and business management solutions throughout Florida since 1994, is proud to announce the addition of Dave Bharratt as Systems Support Specialist to the SouthTech team.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Inaugural COPA flight arrives in Guyana from Panama

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- COPA Airlines, the flag carrier of Panama, officially made Guyana its 67th destination after it touched down at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Friday, inaugurating a direct link between Panama and Georgetown, Guyana.

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Stabroek News

Port security training

In a joint effort by the United States and Guyana to improve global maritime transport security, the US Embassy in Georgetown facilitated a week-long workshop on auditing management systems.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Stabroek News

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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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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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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