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Georgetown, Guyana Newswire

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  1. ACMF Receives Grant from Former SeaFreight BossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Marine News

    The American Caribbean Maritime Foundation announced it received a contribution of $150,000 from Mr. and Mrs. Roland Malins-Smith. Mr. Malins-Smith, now retired, is founder of SeaFreight Line Ltd. which was acquired by Crowley in 2015.

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  2. Venezuela tells World Court won't take part in Guyana's application over border controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 18 | Stabroek News

    Venezuela today told the International Court of Justice that it will not take part in proceedings brought by Guyana for juridical settlement of a long-running border controversy. In a communique today, the Venezuelan foreign ministry said that a high-level delegation headed by Executive Vice President, Delcy Rodriguez Gomez today delivered a letter to the court signed by President Nicolas Maduro Moros notifying of the "sovereign decision of Venezuela of not taking part in the action that has been unilaterally filed by our neighbouring country without Venezuela's consent".

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  3. Man rushing dying snakebite victim to hospital told it's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 17 | Metro UK News

    ... was bitten by the deadly labaria snake in a remote jungle. He began a five-hour journey to hospital in Georgetown, Guyana , after guards at the nearest medical centre didn't want to wake the nurses. However, police pulled Kevin over after he sped ...

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  4. Belle WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Stabroek News

    Belle West Housing Scheme sits in the heart of Canal Number Two, bordered by the village of Clay Brick , sugarcane fields and the main canal to the north. The scheme, which is divided into two phases, provides a haven for almost 5,000 people who call it home.

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  5. Man fined for speeding while rushing dying snakebite victim, 19, to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Mail on Sunday

    Man rushes dying snakebite victim, 19, to hospital through dense jungle - only for police to pull them over for speeding and tell him the six-hour mercy dash was 'not a good enough excuse' to break the limit A Guyanese man heroically rushed a dying snakebite victim through winding jungle roads to hospital - only for police to refuse to let him off for speeding. Kevin Rodrigues and his friends Lizzy and Nikhel were hunting in isolated jungle and left camp late at night to check on their boat.

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  6. Woman who allegedly jumped from car died of head trauma - autopsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Stabroek News

    Sasia Adams, the 19-year-old woman who died on Tuesday, almost two days after she allegedly jumped out of her boyfriend's moving car along Lamaha Street, died as a result of blunt trauma to the head. The Guyana Police Force in a press statement yesterday confirmed the findings of the autopsy which was performed by Government Pathologist Dr Nehaul Singh.

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  7. ExxonMobil announces the start of drilling off shore in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Jamaica Observer

    ... with more than 300 local suppliers in 2017, and opened the Centre for Local Business Development in Georgetown, Guyana, to promote the establishment and growth of small and medium-sized local businesses. The centre has enabled access to training and ...

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  8. MovieTowne Guyana sets sights on end of August for launch of cinemas, some concessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Stabroek News

    One of the eight theatres at the MovieTowne complex. Although partially finished, it is expected to be ready and opened by the end of August.

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  9. EXXONMOBIL CORPORATIONExxonMobil Advances Liza Phase 1 DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Electric Energy Online

    ... with more than 300 local suppliers in 2017, and opened the Centre for Local Business Development in Georgetown, Guyana, to promote the establishment and growth of small- and medium-sized local businesses. The centre has enabled access to training ...

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  10. Exxon Starts Drilling At Offshore Liza Guyana ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Marine News

    ... with more than 300 local suppliers in 2017, and opened the Centre for Local Business Development in Georgetown, Guyana, to promote the establishment and growth of small- and medium-sized local businesses. The centre has enabled access to training ...

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  11. Guyana's Roraima Airways partners with Canadian companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - Roraima Airways has partnered with aerospace and defence organisation PAL aerospace to help build a made in Guyana aerospace and defence sector. Director of Roraima Airways, Gerald Gouveia, who made the announcement on Friday, said the partnership came about following a visit to Newfoundland, Canada last November by a private sector team.

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  12. Smooth-billed AniRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | Stabroek News

    Smooth-billed Ani on a lotus seedpod in the Botanical Gardens, Georgetown, Guyana The smooth-billed ani is a large near passerine bird in the cuckoo family. It is a resident breeding species from southern Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, parts of Central America, south to western Ecuador, Brazil, and northern Argentina.

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  13. Mendis nears century as Sri Lanka battle to save Windies TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | Rediff.com

    ... session before Holder declared. It was the first time since the drawn 1985 fixture against New Zealand in Georgetown, Guyana that the West Indies had declared in both innings of a Test match. Most of the attention in the morning session surrounded ...

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  14. West Indies v/s Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Kusal Mendis leads fightback but hosts hold on to advantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | DNA India

    ... session before Holder declared. It was the first time since the drawn 1985 fixture against New Zealand in Georgetown, Guyana that the West Indies had declared in both innings of a Test match. Most of the attention in the morning session surrounded ...

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  15. In pursuit of 453 Kusal fighting hard on 94 to save the matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | CricketCountry.com

    ... session before Holder declared. It was the first time since the drawn 1985 fixture against New Zealand in Georgetown, Guyana that the West Indies had declared in both innings of a Test match. Impressing with his elegant stroke play in reaching 64 ...

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  16. Sri Lanka 65-1 chasing daunting West Indies win targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | Jamaica Observer

    ... the innings at 223 for seven. It was the first time since the drawn 1985 fixture against New Zealand in Georgetown, Guyana that the West Indies had declared in both innings of a Test match. Shannon Gabriel struck an early blow in the West Indian ...

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  17. Anglican Bishop urges review of discriminatory same sex laws in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | Stabroek News

    Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Guyana Charles Davidson has urged the review of the same sex intimacy laws, which he says are discriminatory. According to the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination , the Bishop made the call last Tuesday when he hosted a forum on faith for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Guyanese at his official residence, Austin House, in Kingston, Georgetown.

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  18. Guyana's opposition loses court challenge of appointment of elections chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - Acting Chief Justice Roxanne George-Wiltshire Friday dismissed an application by a senior member of the main opposition People's Progressive Party challenging President David Granger's decision to appoint a Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission from outside the lists provided to him by the Leader of the Opposition. In the motion, the PPP, through its Executive Secretary, Zulfikar Mustapha, asked had called on the High Court to declare that the appointment of retired Justice James Patterson violated the constitution and is "accordingly unlawful, illegal, unconstitutional, null, void and of no effect".

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  19. LGBT persons face discrimination, violence on almost daily basisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Stabroek News

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender persons continue to face discrimination, stigmatisation and violence on an almost daily basis, according to a recent study, which also reported that a minister of government was dismissive of the findings and adamant that current legal protections are enough. Over the period October, 2017 to February, 2018, students from the Washington, D.C-based Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute conducted desk and field research, including 68 interviews in an attempt to analyse the trends and state of Guyanese law and policy affecting LGBT persons and their rights.

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  20. Guyana discussing licensing teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | The Gleaner

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - Guyana education officials are discussing with stakeholders a recommendation that teachers in the Caribbean Community country be licensed. President David Granger said recently that "teachers are the foundation on which a good education system is built and a good education system is a foundation on which any nation is built,".

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