Georgetown, Guyana Newswire (Page 14)

Georgetown, Guyana Newswire (Page 14)

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  1. Boy, nine, desperately needs help for liver transplantRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The mother of nine-year-old Jamal Williams, who was diagnosed with a tumour on his liver more than a year ago, is seeking the public's assistance to raise funds for him to undergo a life-saving operation. "I am desperately asking for help so that his life can saved.

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  2. Camp Street was a tragedy waiting to happenRead the original story

    May 21, 2017 | Stabroek News

    There are approximately 2,000 prisoners in the five facilities in Georgetown, New Amsterdam, Mazaruni, Lusignan and Timehri. Of these 35 per cent are on remand awaiting trial.

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  3. Timehri prisoner shot dead during bid to flee - prisons serviceRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Director of Prisons Gladwin Samuels last night confirmed that a fatal incident occurred at the Timehri Prison at approximately 5 pm yesterday involving prisoner Winston Hinds, 26, who was on remand for murder. The circumstances, as reported to the Director of Prisons by Timehri Prison officials, are that several prisoners were involved in a serious physical altercation and assault in which they were using improvised weapons.

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  4. StrandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    Jamaica's Under-17 female footballers and support staff were left languishing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown, Guyana, yesterday, after they missed their connecting flight to Trinidad and Tobago. The young Reggae Girlz were en route to St Vincent and the Grenadines to participate in the first round of the Caribbean Football Union Qualifiers, which got underway yesterday with the host nation taking on St Kitts and Nevis.

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  5. Short circuit triggers another GPL shutdownRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Stabroek News

    At approximately 1.40 this morning, the Demerara-Berbice Interconnected System suffered an interruption in service due to a fault on the breaker of the F6 Feeder, the Guyana Power and Light said today. Restorative efforts, GPL said, commenced at 1.45 am and all affected customers were repowered by 4:59 am with the exception of customers in 'A' to 'E' Fields Sophia.

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  6. No explanation from GPL for spate of blackoutsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Despite citizens' outcry over the spate of blackouts over the weekend and the last two days, the Guyana Power and Light is yet to give an explanation for the problem which has been plaguing residents all around the country for months. Over the weekend, Monday and Tuesday, residents around Georgetown and parts of the East Bank and East Coast of Demerara were affected by power outages throughout each day.

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  7. In Guyana, a writer finds new inspiration for speaking out at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Natalie Hopkinson, a former Washington Post writer who teaches culture and media at Howard University, has forthcoming book about activists' speaking out in the face of threats. For nearly 20 years, writer Natalie Hopkinson has penned blistering critiques about gentrification in the District.

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  8. West Dem teen shot in shoulder after gunman threatened friendRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | Stabroek News

    A teenager of Recht door Zee, West Bank Demerara was shot to her shoulder on Sunday while standing with a group of persons on Westminster Public Road, WBD around 8.30 pm just after the group had left church. The injured girl has been identified as Lovern Pryce, 16, of Recht door Zee, Canal Number One.

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  9. Azam replaces Lynn in Warriors line-upRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | Stabroek News

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana,CMC - Promising Pakistan stroke-maker Babar Azam has been named to replace injured Australian batsman Chris Lynn in the Guyana Amazon Warriors squad for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League which bowls off next month. The 22-year-old right-hander has been successful across all formats, scoring consistently since his international debut two years ago.

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  10. Lopsided wins for UDFA and EBFARead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Upper Demerara Football Association and the East Bank Football Association secured lopsided wins when UDFA/GT Beer Intra-Association tournament continued Sunday. Played at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground, Linden, UDFA downed the Essequibo/Pomeroon Football Association 3-1 with Kellon Primo leading the home side with a double in the 46th and 49th minute.

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  11. GFF presents footballs to RMAsRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Football Federation has presented a quantity of footballs to its Regional Member Associations to aid in their preparation for the Frank Watson National U15 tournament. The presentation, which occurred at the GFF's headquarters in Section-K Campbellville on July 21st, was done by President Wayne Forde.

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  12. Venezuelan women deported after illegally entering countryRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Two Venezuelan women, who said they came on a quest for food and medication for their families, were yesterday ordered deported for illegally entering Guyana. Johannelya Acevedo, 32, and Adriana Carolina Ruiz, 26, were read separate charges when they appeared in Georgetown before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan, who eventually discharged them after they explained their circumstances.

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  13. It is unacceptable to have a public security ministry which does not deliver public securityRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | Stabroek News

    It was indeed shocking to learn that over a dozen prisoners escaped from the Lusignan Prison on Monday July 24, 2017. This new breakout has occurred a little over two weeks after the Camp Street inferno which destroyed the Georgetown Prison resulting, according to reports, in six prisoners having escaped.

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  14. 13 Prisoners Dig Tunnel to Escape Guyana JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Voice of America

    The remains of the Camp Street Prison, after it was destroyed by a fire during a riot, are seen in Georgetown, Guyana, July 10, 2017. Monday's jailbreak at Lusignan Prison is the latest in a series of security breaches in the South American country's penal system Police in the South American country said the prisoners dug a tunnel disguised as a latrine under a high wall to escape Lusignan Prison, a minimum-security facility on the country's east coast.

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  15. IMPACT Justice legislation committees meet in GuyanaRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Canadian government-funded Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean project will host meetings for its business names legislation and legal profession legislation committees on July 26, 27 and 28, 2017 in Guyana. These meetings will be officially opened with a formal opening reception on July 26. At the opening, remarks will be delivered by Basil Williams, attorney general of Guyana and Jan Sheltinga, counsellor, development cooperation, High Commission of Canada will deliver remarks on behalf of Pierre Giroux, High Commissioner of Canada to Guyana and Suriname.

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  16. How is it no one is being held responsible for the prison fire on July 9?Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2017 | Stabroek News

    Since the APNU+AFC assumed office there have been loud public outcries for at least two ministers to resign; they are Ministers Norton and Ramjattan. And while most ministers have been called out from time to time to account for their less than stellar performances, two particular cases stand out, ie those related to Ministers Simona Broomes and Volda Lawrence.

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  17. Letter: The Sentinel: Urbanization as a new economic frontierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... populations". In the Anglophone Caribbean he singled out two capital cities: Kingston, Jamaica, and Georgetown, Guyana, for quite different reasons, which "may in the coming decade emerge as cities that will drive national developments". In the case ...

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  18. House in Santa Cruz destroyed after heavy rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Raphael Govia will flick off preparations for the upcoming Pan American Indoor Hockey Championship in Georgetown, Guyana, from October 14-22... Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says he has been forced to personally intervene in operations at ...

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  19. Cabo successfully sails to Tobago and backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... ach Raphael Govia will flick off preparations for the upcoming Pan American Indoor Hockey Championship in Georgetown, Guyana, from October 14-22...

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  20. Anti-bullying group visits OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Raphael Govia will flick off preparations for the upcoming Pan American Indoor Hockey Championship in Georgetown, Guyana, from October 14-22... The Government's appeal over the dismissal of its application for the appointment of two provisional ...

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