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  1. Indian PM to visit T&TRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    This was disclosed by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley in Georgetown, Guyana, on Wednesday at a joint news conference with Guyanese President David Granger following the signing of a memorandum of an understanding on the Energy Sector Co-operation between Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago. Rowley said a Caricom meeting will be held in Trinidad on December 3 and 4 to discuss the Caricom Single Market and Economy .


  2. India Prime Minister Narendra MoodynewsIndia PM to visit T&T for CSME meeting20180920081550Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    The brief disclosure was made by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley while in Guyana yesterday, as he spoke to the media after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Guyana President Brigadier David Granger. Speaking to the Guyana media after the signing in Georgetown Guyana, Rowley said the issue of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy which was raised by Guyana two years ago at a CARICOM meeting, had remained on the agenda and "treated with such seriousness and urgency that it has formed the basis for a unique development," which is that Trinidad and Tobago will host a meeting of the heads in December.


  3. Wesley Gibbings Allan Ganpatopinion leadRebirthing cricket and regionalism20180918133147Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Trinidad Guardian

    The Caribbean Premier League has done more for popular support for the game of cricket in five years than the West Indies Cricket Board in decades. It should also be helping us redefine the integration project.


  4. First Guyanese Catholic Bishop Benedict Singh passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Stabroek News

    The Roman Catholic Church of Guyana has announced the death of Bishop Emeritus Benedict Ganesh Singh, the first Guyanese Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church, who passed away yesterday after a period of illness. Bishop Singh, born to parents Joseph Alexander and Matilda Amanda Singh, was 90-years-old at the time of his death.


  5. Jamaica Tallawahs crash out of CPLRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Gleaner

    Jamaica Tallawahs captain Andre Russell is disappointed with his team's bowling after crashing out of the Hero Caribbean Premier League by a two-wicket defeat to the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots at Providence, Georgetown, Guyana, last night. "Obviously, we are disappointed.


  6. Bishop Benedict Singh passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Stabroek News

    It is with great sadness that the Roman Catholic Church in Guyana announces the death of our beloved former bishop, Bishop Emeritus Benedict Ganesh Singh. He was admitted to a private hospital one week ago suffering from an unspecified illness.


  7. Rowley wanted Guyana land for debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Trinadad Express

    AS Prime Minister Keith Rowley gets ready to sign a controversial Memorandum of Understanding to promote cooperation between T&T and Guyana on energy issues in Georgetown today, a search of the Parliamentary records reveals that in June 1996 he opposed the debt relief programme that the Basdeo Panday administration agreed to grant Guyana in May 1996.


  8. Austin Peay State University School of Nursing donates stethoscopes to GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Clarksville Online

    Austin Peay State University says that earlier this summer, The Stabroek News, "Guyana's Most Trusted Newspaper Since 1986," published a story about that country's nurses needing stethoscopes. Many of the nurses, working for Guyana's Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation , often have to scrounge for working stethoscopes while examining patients.


  9. Interpol Breaks Up Human Trafficking Ring in SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Voice of America

    This photo made available by Interpol Monday April 30, 2018 shows Interpol officers during a raid in night clubs in Georgetown, Guyana, on April 7, 2018. The victims were found at several locations, including Khartoum's international airport and open-air gold mines east of the city.


  10. Union to seek bus fare rise in other parts of countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Stabroek News

    Representations will be made for there to be an increase in bus fares for those travelling to and around Berbice, Linden, Bartica and Lethem, Head of the United Minibus Union Eon Andrews said. After discussions between the Union and the Ministry of Business to settle an impasse which had resulted in some Demerara mini bus operators striking for an increase in fares, an increase of $20 was granted across the board for the routes 31, 32, 40, 41, 42, 44, 46, 47 and 48 .


  11. Nightclub manager, six foreigners held in suspected case of human trafficking in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - The police have held the manager of a nightclub and six female foreigners in a case of suspected trafficking in persons. The police report that the seven were taken into custody late yesterday following a joint search of the club by members of the police force and officers from the Guyana Revenue Authority .


  12. Foulis youth stabbed to death by father - -after trying to protect motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Stabroek News

    A Fifth Street, Foulis, East Coast Demerara man was taken into police custody last night after allegedly stabbing and killing his son in an altercation at their home. A Guyana Police Force press statement said the fatal stabbing had its genesis in an altercation between the 44-year-old suspect and his spouse at around 8.35 pm.


  13. Gov't to proceed with signing of energy cooperation MoURead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Stabroek News

    The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on Energy Sector Cooperation between the governments of Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago, paving the way for cooperation in oil and gas between the two states, will proceed as planned next week, despite a call by the city chamber of commerce for it to be put on hold. Meanwhile, the Guyana Oil and Gas Energy Chamber President Manniram Prashad has said that even though it has not seen the MoU, it will support it if it is in the interest of Guyanese businesses and the Guyanese people.


  14. Guyanese need more places at law school - -Granger tells CLE meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Stabroek News

    Though emphasising that the number of places available to Guyanese at the Hugh Wooding Law School is inadequate, President David Granger yesterday stopped short of calling on the Council of Legal Education to grant Guyana permission to establish its own school. "Guyana's need for a greater number of legal practitioners cannot be satisfied by the present quotas imposed on our students at regional law schools.


  15. Guyana says new salary demands by teachers will cost billionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | The Gleaner

    Guyana's Education Minister Nicolette Henry flanked by ministry officials at a press conference on September 3, 2018 - CMC photo GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - The Guyana government says it will cost the state four billion dollars if it is to meet the demands by striking teachers for a 40 per cent and incremental five per cent salary increases as being demanded by their union. Education Minister Nicolette Henry and Chief Education Officer, Marcel Hutson, speaking at a news conference on Monday night, said that while no new figure had been put forward to the Guyana Teachers Union , talks were ongoing with the Ministry of Finance on the issue.


  16. Teachers in Guyana continue strike as new school term beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - A new school term began on Monday with teachers staying away from the classrooms in support of the demands of the Guyana Teachers Union for a 40 per cent salary increase. Teachers picketed outside the Ministry of Education even as the government issued a statement indicating that schools across the country opened today after the summer holidays and that "students and teachers alike head back to classrooms to begin a new school year" The statement sought to give the impression that parents were satisfied with the situation and that in some instances they were seen giving their children "reassuring hugs and words of encouragement".


  17. Establishing law school in Guyana high on CLE agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - The feasibility study for the establishment of the JOF Haynes Law School in Guyana will be a major focus of the executive meetings of the Council for Legal Education this week. In January 2017, Guyana's Attorney General Basil Williams signed the historic Memorandum of Understanding with the University of the Caribbean and Law College of the Americas for the establishment of the school.


  18. Energy cooperation MoU to be signed between Guyana, Trinidad soon -Energy MinisterRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 2 | Stabroek News

    A long-delayed Memorandum of Understanding between Guyana and Trinidad on energy cooperation is expected to be signed in the coming weeks, according to Trinidad and Tobago's Minister of Energy, Franklin Khan. "The Government of Trinidad and Tobago is due to sign a memorandum of energy cooperation in the coming weeks, most likely there in Georgetown," Khan told Sunday Stabroek via telephone.


  19. Guyana President wants teachers to end strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - President David Granger Friday described as "an unhappy resort" as retired and student teachers get ready to take over classrooms in the country abandoned by teachers who have embarked on industrial action in support of their union's demands for a 40 per cent wage hike. "We would prefer to have the regular teachers in the classroomsa .this is an unhappy resort but it is the only way we could ensure that our students receive continuous education, more so those who are preparing for exams next year, we would prefer to have unbroken schooling for them.


  20. GuyBow launches LGBTQ equal rights ad campaignRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | Stabroek News

    One of the LGBTQ equal right ads, which has been placed in a bus shelter along Regent Street, in Georgetown Guyana Rainbow Foundation has announced the launch of a public advocacy campaign promoting equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Guyanese. The ad campaign, which will run for six months, began on Tuesday, August 28th.