Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana Newswire

Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana Newswire

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  1. No need to import rice says Guyana Rice Development BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - The Guyana Rice Development Board says there is no need for the country to import rice as local production is adequate to meet local demand. According to the board's General Manager, Nizam Hassan, there is an adequate production of rice for local consumption as well as for export.

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  2. Exxon's eight oil finds can yield US$20B for Guyana - -energy research companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | Stabroek News

    Energy research company Rystad told a private sector forum last Tuesday that Guyana could reap about US$20 billion in profits from the eight oil discoveries by ExxonMobil. The Oslo, Norway-headquartered Rystad Energy, which has produced a report on Guyana's fiscal framework for oil, is hoping to gain new clients here, including the government.

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  3. Constable held with over 45 lbs of ganjaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Stabroek News

    A police constable is now being prepared to face the full force of the law after being intercepted along the Cove and John Public Road, on the East Coast of Demerara, with over 45 pounds of cannabis. The rank, identified as Delon Alexander, who was stationed at the Force Headquarters, Eve Leary, was intercepted around 9 am yesterday by a team of fellow law enforcers, comprising ranks from the Narcotics Branch and 'C' Division.

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  4. Jonestown survivors who survived massacre speak out in new specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Daily Mail

    The Dateline NBC special Jonestown: An American Tragedy will air Friday at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. CT on the network Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Stephen Sung, who were shot in the 1978 massacre at Port Kaituma airstrip, recount how they clung to life After the attack that left five dead including Congressman Leo Ryan, the members of the cult who carried out the shooting returned to help poison kids 'Someone was saying, and I remember this, you know, "They're killing them, man. They're killing all the babies,"' says Ron Javers Over 900 people were killed in the mass murder and suicide event that occurred in Jonestown on November 18,.

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  5. ExxonMobil assures systems in place to prevent oil spill in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - United States oil and gas giant ExxonMobil has assured that all systems are in place to prevent any occurrence of an oil spill off Guyana's shores. The recent oil spill in the Gulf of Paria in neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago brought Guyana's state of preparedness for such an eventuality into focus, and questions were raised by stakeholders at an Environmental Protection Agency's meeting on the Environmental Impact Assessment of the EEPGL Liza Phase 2 project on Monday afternoon.

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  6. Motivating Students to Love Math through the Queen's College Summer Maths InstituteRead the original story

    Monday Jul 9 | MaplePrimes

    For the past two years the Queen's College of Guyana Alumni Association has been hosting its Queen's College Summer Maths Institute, and Maplesoft has supported this initiative by giving students access to Maple. With Dr. Terrence Blackman at its helm, the institute aims to sustainably implement a developmentally appropriate and culturally resonant middle school learning environment that engages Guyanese students in a cognitively rich mathematics learning experience.

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  7. Live Birds Seized By CBP at JFKRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 7 | San Diego NewsCape

    The bird is the word as U. S. Customs and Border Protection Officers and Agriculture Specialists at John F. Kennedy International Airport discovered this past weekend. On June 5, a Guyanese citizen, arrived on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana and was inspected by CBP Officers.

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  8. Accused getaway driver says Canal No. 2 home invaders forced him to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | Stabroek News

    Harry James, the taxi driver who was held after the attack on an Alliance, Canal Number 2, West Bank Demerara family, in which over $1 million in cash and jewellery was stolen, was yesterday charged with the crime even as he maintained that he was unwittingly ensnared in the plot and forced to help the two armed robbers to escape. The charge read against James, 31, of 317 Zeelugt, East Bank Essequibo, stated that in the company of others armed with guns, he robbed Daenfra Sumdhat of $792,000 and a quantity of gold jewellery.

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  9. Guyana Goldstrike Inc.Trenched High-Grade Results of 5.98 g/t and 7.45 g/t Gold from Paunch AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | World News Report

    VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA, July 6, 2018 / EINPresswire.com / -- Guyana Goldstrike Inc. announced that the geological team has commenced trenching, sampling and mapping at the Toucan Ridge area on its Marudi Gold Project located in the Guiana Gold Belt, Guyana, South America. The initial area of trenching on the western end of Toucan Ridge is located 1 km east of the Marudi North Zone.

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  10. US$100m Pegasus investment set for take-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | Stabroek News

    The US$100m Pegasus Suites & Corporate Centre in Kingston is set to commence preparatory works for the foundation and land filling. A release from proprietor Robert Badal said that the project, adjacent to the iconic Pegasus Hotel, represents the largest local private sector investment ever to be undertaken here.

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  11. Do trans lives matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Trinadad Express

    IT'S a Monday morning in February 2009. We're in the chief magistrate's court in Georgetown, Guyana.

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  12. US Customs seize live birds from Guyanese passenger at NY airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | Jamaica Observer

    The United States Customs and Border Protection agency says officers and agriculture specialists at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York have seized eight live birds from a passenger arriving from Guyana. CBP said on Tuesday that the unidentified Guyanese citizen arrived on a flight from Georgetown and was inspected by CBP officers.

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  13. ICJ to consider jurisdiction in Venezuela border controversy case -...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 2 | Stabroek News

    Following Venezuela's rejection of proceedings at the International Court of Justice on its longstanding border controversy with Guyana, the ICJ says that written pleadings in the matter must first address the question of its jurisdiction and Guyana has up to November 19, 2018 to file its memorial. According to a press release posted on its website yesterday, the ICJ, based in The Hague, Netherlands, said by an Order dated 19th June 2018 the Court fixed November 19, 2018 and April 18, 2019 as the respective time-limits for the entering of a memorial by Guyana and a counter-memorial by Venezuela.

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  14. ASTM International hosts educational eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | Professional Roofing

    ASTM International conducted codes and standards outreach and hosted educational events in Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago during its "Caribbean Roadshow" June 4-8. The roadshow's purpose was to highlight how ASTM International standards and International Code Council codes are the foundation for quality and safety in construction projects.

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  15. Attorney, Marcus Bisram's mother charged with witness tampering in murder inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 30 | Stabroek News

    An attorney and the mother of United States-based Guyanese murder accused Marcus Bisram were yesterday both charged with attempting to get a witness to give false evidence in his preliminary trial. Attorney Chandra Sohan, who was once a magistrate, and Sharmila Inderjali, the mother of Bisram, were charged separately with the crime in separate courts in Berbice yesterday.

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  16. Cubans are flocking to Guyana for economic reasons a " but there's a twistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | The Miami Herald

    Cuban shoppers are attracted by low-cost goods in Guyana. Some resell their purchases at home to finance trips to Guyana to apply for visas at the U.S. Embassy.

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  17. Jahdan Blakkamoore at Vibes Social Club show previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Next up is Jahdan Blakkamoore, a Georgetown, Guyana, native who first made his name in New York City. As writer and feature artist on Snoop Dogg's Reincarnation album, he earned a 2015 Grammy nomination and has been going strong ever since.

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  18. Guyana's citizenship minister dismisses allegations of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - Minister of Citizenship Winston Felix has dismissed the opposition's insinuation that 20,000 foreign nationals, mainly Haitians and Cubans, are being granted citizenship to vote in the 2020 General Elections. Felix who said the allegation is "utter nonsense" was speaking on the sidelines of the 89th Sitting of the National Assembly.

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  19. Guyana president declares national day of mourning over massacre of fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - President David Granger has proclaimed Monday as a national day of mourning for the victims of the massacre of Guyanese fishermen off the Coast of Suriname between April 27 and May 3. The proclamation calls for "all authorities, Boards, Commissions, Corporations, Public Agencies, Ministries and citizens to fly the National Flag of Guyana at half-staff to demonstrate solidarity with the families of those killed in these grisly and gruesome acts and to accord due homage, respect and reverence to the memory of the victims". According to survivors, they were assaulted with machetes and forced to jump into the sea by the assailants who are suspected to be of Guyanese heritage.

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  20. recognizes physician Narendra Chetram Singh with honorary degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | York University

    TORONTO, June 18, 2018 a' Dr. Narendra Chetram Singh, a compassionate physician who is devoted to global pediatric and neonatal health care, received an honorary doctor of laws from York University today during Spring Convocation for the Faculty of Health A physician who elevates the standard of care everywhere he works, Dr. Singh recently retired as Chief of Staff at Humber River Hospital. Dr. Singh founded Guyana Help the Kids in 2009 to combat the high neonatal and infant mortality rates in his birth country, developing a sustainable program in partnership with the Guyanese government and the local Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation .

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