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Georgetown, Guyana Newswire

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

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

    Monday | 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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  3. United Nations' Valerie Amos on Accountability and Intervention in Humanitarian WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | CFR.org

    ... the privilege of introducing Valerie Amos who will be our Gillian Sorensen lecturer. Valerie was born in Georgetown, Guyana. She went -- moved to the U.K. when she was nine years old and was educated in the U.K. I just asked her because her accent ...

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Caribbean weighs Brexit implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... consequences of an exit, but the UK voted to Leave by 52% to 48%. By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has begun responding to the news that Britain has voted to leave the European Union (EU). On ...

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

    Thursday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    ... an expensive mortgage on the other side of the country from California. When the delegation arrived in Georgetown, Guyana, they were made to wait two days to visit, having to seek permission from Jones. Jones, whose mental health was failing and who ...

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

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The first Kuwaiti embassy in a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country, Guyana, is still on the cards, according to diplomats ...

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

    Thursday Jun 16 | Slate Magazine

    ... expecting. Mercurius answers and begins to recite the information about his child. Born July 29, 1999, in Georgetown, Guyana. Social security number is, is - he double-checks the notes he made on his phone before putting his mouth back to the ...

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket off to great startRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Trinidad Guardian

    Shiloh Adams, centre, a participant of Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket stands with West Indies captain Jason Holder and Australia skipper Steve Smith at the toss ahead the second match of the Tri Nation series in Georgetown, Guyana on Sunday. Photo courtesy WICB.

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  19. Farmer, wife seriously injured after speeding car collided with minibusRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | Stabroek News

    A farmer is seeking justice after being hit by a speeding vehicle over two weeks ago while travelling along the Mahaica, East Coast Demerara roadway. Afraz Sattaur was on his way to the Woodlands Hospital on May 16, with his common-law wife Razena Hassan, when he was hit by a speeding car along the Mahaica old road.

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  20. Aussies must adapt, says Finch, but will reboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Stabroek News

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - Opener Aaron Finch says Australia need to quickly come to grips with the slow, low Caribbean pitches but has backed them to bounce back during the remainder of the Tri-Nations Series. The World champions plunged to a 47-run defeat to South Africa at the Guyana National Stadium here Tuesday, after their batting collapsed for 142 in pursuit of 190 for victory.

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