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  1. T&T pugilists dominate C'bean ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO'S national boxing team, consisting of juniors, novices, youth and elite, brought back ten gold, six silver and two bronze in an 18-medal haul from the 2018 Caribbean Boxing Championships, which was held in Georgetown, Guyana, from December 6-10. The medal tally is the largest ever by the twin-island Republic.

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  2. Traveler caught trying to smuggle 70 live birds through JFK in hair rollersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... A passenger flying into New York from Georgetown, Guyana, was caught with 70 live birds in a carry-on bag. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story. A passenger flying into New York's JFK Airport was caught smuggling 70 live birds in a carry-on bag. ...

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  3. BUSTER: Feds: Air Traveler Caught Trying To Smuggle 70 Birds Into U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Smoking Gun

    A passenger who arrived in New York City on a flight from Guyana had 70 live birds hidden in a piece of luggage, according to federal agents. The smuggling attempt was thwarted Saturday when U. S. Customs and Border Protection agents inspected a black duffel bag being carried by a traveler who flew from Georgetown to John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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  4. Nyrell Hosein, centre, who made a successful defence of his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Trinidad Guardian

    Nyrell Hosein, centre, who made a successful defence of his featherweight title and was named Jumnior Boxer of the Tournament at the Caribbean Boxing Championships in Guyana on Saturday night. T&T's national boxing team fought their way to 17 medals, ten gold, six silver and one bronze at the Caribbean Championships which ended on Sunday in Georgetown, Guyana The medal haul is the largest ever of the twin-island republic which had boxers competing in the elite, juniors, novices and youth categories in the tournament which started on Thursday.

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  5. Pearson calls for indigenous communities to be allocated tourism $$...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Stabroek News

    PPP/C parliamentarian Yvonne Pearson says funds should be made available for indigenous communities to develop their tourism products even as she raised questions about the success of government's flagship employment programme for hinterland youths. "When we talk about Destination Guyana, and when we talk about tourism and visitors coming to Guyana, no visitors are coming to see Georgetown, they are coming to go out there in our hinterland and rural areas; they are coming to see us, the first peoples of this country; that is what they are coming to see and they are coming to see where we live and what we have to offer," Pearson said during her contribution to the 2019 Budget debate last Monday.

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  6. Wins for Paul, AlexanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Trinadad Express

    Trinidad and Tobago amateur boxers Michael Alexander and Nigel Paul will look for gold medals on the final night of the Caribbean Boxing Championships, this evening in Georgetown, Guyana. But the tournament ended early for Aaron Prince, who was beaten on opening night.

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  7. Bank of Baroda divesting Guyana subsidiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Stabroek News

    ... (Guyana) Inc. was one of the earliest overseas branches of the Bank of Baroda. It was established in Georgetown, Guyana on March 31, 1966, less than a year after the formation of the Bank of Guyana, and prior to Guyana's independence. In 1999 the ...

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  8. United Airlines for talks with Guyana gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Stabroek News

    With one major United States carrier already plying routes here, the Guyana Government is upbeat that another may fly here as United Airlines will soon be meeting with officials to discuss the possibility of entering this market. American Airlines made its inaugural flight to Guyana on November 15th last .

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  9. SVL to take Jamaican horse racing to Guyana in iBet roll-outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Gleaner

    Jamaica's lottery company, Supreme Ventures Limited, SVL, has converted the Satro building in Georgetown, Guyana, into space for its video-gaming operation, which debuts in that market next week. The company is licensed to offer sport-themed gaming, and the marquee of the first iBet shop to be operated under two new subsidiaries - Supreme Ventures Guyana Holdings Inc and Supreme Ventures Enterprise Inc - is already emblazoned on the building.

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  10. 4 Guyanese firefighters charged with theft following Fly Jamaica crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | 680News

    A Fly Jamaica plane is seen after a crash-landing at Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown, Guyana, on Nov. 9, 2018. HANDOUT/Facebook Four Guyanese firefighters have been charged after items were allegedly stolen from bags following a crash-landing at the island airport last month.

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  11. SVL to open Guyana lounge next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Jamaica Observer

    Supreme Ventures Limited will open the doors to its Betting Shop Lounge in Georgetown, Guyana, during the week of December 8 to 16, before opening a second location in 2019. Last month, SVL released information that it was getting ready to start operations in Guyana after signing off on an agreement with the Guyana Gaming Authority in March.

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  12. Jamaica's Supreme Ventures to open first betting shop lounge in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Stabroek News

    Supreme Ventures Limited will open the doors to its Betting Shop Lounge in Georgetown, Guyana, during the week of December 8 to 16, before opening a second location in 2019. Last month, SVL released information that it was getting ready to start operations in Guyana after signing off on an agreement with the Guyana Gaming Authority in March.

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  13. GTA to promote Rupununi's tourism productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Stabroek News

    Visit Rupununi's President Melanie McTurk signing the MoU on behalf of Visit Rupununi, while Brian Mullis signs for the Guyana Tourism Authority. The Guyana Tourism Authority and the non-governmental organisation, Visit Rupununi, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to strengthen linkages between Region Nine and the national and international communities to market the Rupununi's tourism products.

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  14. 'Big Head' extradited to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Stabroek News

    Tower Suites co-owner Shervington Lovell has been extradited to the United States, just over a month after his arrest in Jamaica. A Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit official last evening confirmed that Lovell, known as 'Big Head,' was extradited sometime during yesterday morning.

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  15. Passengers in Fly Jamaica crash launch class action lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | GlobalNews

    ... injured after the Boeing 757-200 aircraft skidded off the runway at Cheddy Jagan International Airport in Georgetown, Guyana, on Nov. 9. Approximately one week later, Global Affairs also confirmed that 86-year-old Rookhia Kalloo, a Canadian citizen, ...

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  16. BBCI takes gov't to court over Berbice Bridge takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Stabroek News

    The Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated says it yesterday served Notice on Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, and the Attorney General that legal proceedings have commenced in the High Court of the Supreme Court of Judicature over the government's takeover of the bridge in a dispute about tolls. The Berbice Bridge Company Incorporated says it has has filed a Notice of Application to the High Court of the Supreme Court of Judicature for hearing on the 5th Day of December, 2018, at 3:00 p.m or soon after that time as the motion can be heard, at the Law Courts, Georgetown, Demerara.

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  17. Irfaan Ali charged over Pradoville housing schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Stabroek News

    PPP/C MP and former Minister of Housing Irfaan Ali has been slapped with 19 charges laid by the Special Organised Crime Unit in connection with the Pradoville 2 Housing Scheme on the East Coast of Demerara. Sources told Stabroek News that Ali was read these charges early this morning in Georgetown and is to be taken to the SOCU headquarters.

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  18. Motoring for MinistriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... $75,000. Of the funds raised, 100 percent will be used to advance ministry in Paris, Liberia, Africa, Georgetown, Guyana and Senegal, Africa. Many of the representatives' Facebook friends have commented on how they enjoyed following them along their ...

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  19. Pick your poison, but 'toxic masculinity' is only inflamed by boozeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... sports. Step forward Ellyse Perry playing cricket for Australia against India in the Women's World T20 in Georgetown, Guyana, at exactly the same time as husband Matt Toomua was playing five-eighth for the Wallabies in Padova, Italy. On the same ...

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  20. Caricom to waive taxes on oil as Petrotrin refinery closes Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | WSB-TV

    ... us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) - A Caribbean trade bloc is removing taxes on imported oil and petroleum products for the region as a major refinery on ...

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