Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana Newswire

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  1. PM Skerrit To Chair CARICOMRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WINN FM 98.9

    Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, will once again chair CARICOM, as of 1 July 2016 and will chair the 37th CARICOM Heads of Government meeting in Georgetown, Guyana from 4 - 6 July 2016. The Meeting, under the Chairmanship of Dominica's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, begins with an Opening Ceremony at the Guyana Cultural Centre on Monday 4 July from 5:00 pm.

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  2. Draft gaming legislation before year endRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Legislation designed to update existing local laws to ensure that they keep pace with the evolution of gaming is currently being drafted and could be completed before the end of this year, Chairman of the new Gaming Authority of Guyana Roysdale Forde has told the Stabroek Business. Forde, an Attorney-at-Law, who was named Head of the Gaming Authority in April said that the focus of the new legislation would be on bringing all forms of gaming under the ambit of the law.

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  3. Athletes compete for CARICOM 10K title on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Top three men in 2015 : Pamenos Ballantyne 3rd; Cleveland Forde 1st; and Kirk Browne 2nd GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The 12th Annual CARICOM 10K race takes place this Sunday at 6:00 am in Georgetown, Guyana, under the Theme 'Promoting Healthy and Peaceful Societies'. The CARICOM 10K race is held to coincide with the regular meeting of the conference of heads of government of the Caribbean Community each year.

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  4. U-16s in Carib tourneyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    For the first time in 18 years, a Jamaica youth basketball team will compete in a regional-international tournament when the national under-16 team leaves the island today for Georgetown, Guyana, to participate in the Caribbean Under-16 Basketball Championships from July 2-9. Jamaica Basketball Association president Mark Broomfield told the youngsters that they have a great responsibility for the resurgence and revitalisation of basketball locally.

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  5. EU hands over $2b, coastal engineering design manualRead the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | Stabroek News

    Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, today received a final copy of the Coastal Engineering Design Manual for the Guyana Sea and River Defences from European Union Ambassador, Jernej Videtic. A release from the Ministry of Public Infrastructure said that Guyana also received EU funding to the tune of $2B for sea and river defences.

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  6. United Nations' Valerie Amos on Accountability and Intervention in Humanitarian WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | CFR.org

    RUPP: Well, I'm very pleased, delighted to welcome all of you to this Sorensen Distinguished Lecture on the U.N. And Gillian Sorensen is here. I want to express appreciation from all of us to you, Gillian.

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  7. Chase-Green to face election in a year, parking meters could be defining momentRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 26 | Stabroek News

    With mayoral elections due each year, Georgetown's Chief Citizen, Patricia Chase-Green will have her stewardship put to the test and the current controversy over the parking meters contract could be a defining moment. Hamilton Green served as mayor of Georgetown for 20 years and during that time the council, which served for 22 years held mayoral elections only twice.

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  8. GPL invites bids for 11 MW Anna Regina plantRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 26 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Power and Light is inviting bids for the construction of an 11 MW plant at Anna Regina on the Essequibo Coast and one for 5.5 MW at Canefield on the East Berbice. Both areas have experienced power supply problems in recent years because of faulty generators.

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  9. Aurora VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Stabroek News

    Things in Aurora Village are much livelier than in Aurora Estate. Women walk in and out of the health centre with babies hanging from their hips; policemen stand outside the police station bracing against a wooden rail as they talk amongst themselves and shouts of chatter from children playing fill the air.

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  10. Guyana and Brazil look to China to finance jungle highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | The Washington Post

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The governments of Guyana and Brazil will try to tap China's $10 billion Latin American infrastructure fund to finance a 350-mile jungle highway linking the two South American nations. Guyana Finance Minister Carl Greenidge said Saturday the two countries have agreed to begin talks with China to finance the project, which is aimed at spurring trade and open up jungle areas for development.

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  11. Caribbean weighs Brexit implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Caribbean News Now!

    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 . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  12. Democratic congresswoman shows one of the Jonestown bullets that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    Before Jackie Speier was a House member she was the legislative counsel to Rep. Leo Ryan, the only House member to be assassinated Speier went to Jonestown, Guyana in 1978 with her boss to check on Californians who had gone off with People's Temple founder Jim Jones Cult members tried to defect and come back to the states with Ryan and his group, leading them to be ambushed by Jones' people Ryan was killed, while Speier was shot five times at point-blank range and had to wait 22 hours for help to arrive 'I cannot describe the pain of being shot, of living in a disfigured body that is a daily reminder of my experience,' she tweeted During the House Democrats' 25-hour sit-in, Rep. Jackie Speier came armed with a souvenir of her own shooting.

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  13. Sharing of school uniform voucher underwayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Stabroek News

    A release from the ministry yesterday said that it is ready to distribute approximately 150,000 uniform vouchers to parents and guardians of children attending public schools in Regions 2,3,4,5,6,10, Bartica, and Georgetown. Each voucher is valued $2,000, a rise from $1,500 in previous years, and is valid until October 31, 2016.

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  14. Kuwait embassy in Guyana still on the cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    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 . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  15. Guyana Anglicans to allow women to be ordained as priestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Washington Post

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana - An Anglican diocese that represents three small South American countries has broken with local tradition and is allowing women to be trained and ordained as priests. The Diocese of Guyana said Tuesday that women in Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana are eligible.

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  16. Three Phone Calls a Father Receives After His Daughter's Been ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Slate Magazine

    This article was first published by the Trace , a nonprofit news organization that covers gun violence in America. You can sign up for its newsletter here , or follow its reporting on Facebook or Twitter .

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  17. Fraudulent house sales accused granted $500,000 bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Stabroek News

    Floyd Primo, who was wanted by the Guyana Police Force, appeared in a city court yesterday for a second time where he faced a charge of attempting to sell a non-existent property. According to the charge read by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, between May 1, 2015 and May 31, 2015 at Georgetown, Primo, with intent to defraud, conspired with a person or persons unknown to obtain money by false pretence.

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  18. Keeping fans away*Jun. 12, 2016, 9:50 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Trinadad Express

    SHOT BOY!: West Indies' Carlos Brathwaite hits down the ground for a six during an ODI clash between the West Indies and Australia in the Tri-Nation Series in Georgetown, Guyana, last week Sunday. Australia won the game by six wickets.

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  19. Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl June 8th, 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The George Towner

    Eric Sommer, who drives around the good old U.S. of A. strumming his guitar, made an appearance at Gypsy Sally's on May 5. He performed renditions of Johnny Cash as well as his own material. Sommer previously owned an advertising agency on M Street and led the short-lived Georgetown Film Festival.

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  20. Guyana is soullessRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | Stabroek News

    To say that Guyana is losing its soul would be to suggest that it had one. Maybe it did.

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