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Monday Apr 14 | Caribbean News Now!

New Swedish ambassador to CARICOM sees his appointment as historic

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The newly accredited ambassador of Sweden to the Caribbean Community , Claes Hammar, has described the formalisation of his country's ties with the Community as an historic and significant step.

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Monday Apr 14 | Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Smoke and mirrors: A closer look at Guyana's looming debt crisis

By Avinash Pulchan, MFM, FQF According to World Bank data, Guyana's external debt has risen over 117%, US$850,393,000 in 2008 to US$1,845,561,000 in 2012.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Guyana, University of Minnesota

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Stabroek News

My next big adventure

As the Chinese Philosopher Lao-tzu taught "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" and so a year ago, I made the first step in my commitment to explore this country; its cultures and people, places and things in what I deem would be my ultimate adventure, spiritual even as I try to be in touch with Guyana.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Newsday

Calls for probe into man's death

THE Guyana Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday expressed 'deep concern' over an incident in which a Guyanese national was refused emergency medical attention at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope and later died while en route to another medical institution.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Central America

Stabroek News

All-weather road to Brazil on the cards

The Linden-Lethem trail is to be transformed into an all-weather road with Brazilian help if the plans of the Ministry of Public Works are realized.

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Related Topix: South America, Guyana, World News,

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Diana Ingalls Leyba to judge upcoming members-only show in Pinos Altos

SILVER CITY >> Local artist and art instructor Diana Ingalls Leyba has been chosen by the Grant County Art Guild to judge the 2014 members-only show, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Pinos Altos, NM, Grant County, NM, World News, Guyana, Temple University, Silver City, NM, Mimbres, NM

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Lives Lived: Muriel Jean Collins, 80

Trade union activist and pioneer, mother, friend. Born on May 19, 1933, in Georgetown, Guyana; died on Nov. 12, 2013, in Toronto, after a long illness, aged 80. She arrived in Canada from Guyana in 1963 with two young children, and eventually found work as a nursing attendant at Kipling Acres, one of Toronto's municipally run "homes for the aged."

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Caribbean News Now!

Head of Green Climate Fund to deliver memorial lecture at CDB annual meeting in Guyana

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Hla Cheikhrouhou, executive director of the Green Climate Fund, will be the keynote speaker of the 15th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture in Georgetown Guyana on May 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Guyana

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Deming Headlight

Leyba to judge Grant County members only show

SILVER CITY, N.M. >> The Grant County Art Guild is pleased to announce that the chosen judge for the 2014 Members Only Show is local artist and art instructor, Diana Ingalls Leyba.

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Bajan Reporter

Head of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to Deliver Memorial Lecture at CDB's Annual Meeting

Hela Cheikhrouhou , Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund, is the keynote speaker of the 15th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture at the Pegasus Hotel, in Georgetown Guyana on May 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Guyana

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Stabroek News

Private sector welcomes budget

Welcoming the measures in the 2014 budget, the Private Sector Commission yesterday said it believed that continued growth will be stimulated.

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Related Topix: South America, Guyana, World News,

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Sumintra Hussain

Sumintra was born in Cane Grove, East Coast Demerara, Guyana on August 15, 1928.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Stabroek News

Cop seriously hurt in West Berbice accident

A Guyana Police Force officer is in a critical state at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation after his vehicle crashed into a donkey on the West Coast Berbice public road yesterday.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

CARICOM-Cuba solidify diplomatic relations

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Diplomatic relations between the Caribbean Community and Cuba were further strengthened on Tuesday with the accreditation of Julio Csar Gonzlez Marchante, at the headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Sys-Con Media

SG Spirit Gold Appoints New Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Crawford brings almost 20 years of international mineral exploration experience to SG, having held a number of corporate and field-based positions including Manager, Investor Relations for Peregrine Diamonds; Field Manager, Kennecott Canada Exploration's Western Canadian Coal Project; and Senior Mineralogist, Golden Star Resources in their ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Guyana, Pepperdine University, Geology, Science

Stabroek News

$220B budget unveiled

Government yesterday unveiled a $220 billion budget with a whopping $6.9 billion in power subsidies, $6 billion for the troubled sugar corporation, $500 million to clean up Georgetown, bumped up concessions for the elderly and parents but no new income tax relief.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Canada announces changes in visa application procedures

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The procedure to apply for a temporary resident visa at the High Commission of Canada in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, has changed.

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Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America, Guyana Travel, Guyana

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Caribbean leaders support efforts to pass anti-money laundering bill in Guyana

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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