Georgetown, Guyana Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. U.S. oil giant adds fuel to Venezuela-Guyana territorial dispute fireRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Venezuela and Guyana have been seeking solutions to the Essequibo territorial dispute, yet the U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil's exploration in the area has added fuel to the fire of dispute, local media reported Friday. According to local media reports on Friday, Venezuela's Foreign Ministry welcomed the statements made by Guyana's Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge on Thursday when he said his country had decided to accept the conditions of the Treaty of Geneva 1966. 8 comments

  2. 10% hike in serious crimes, murders up by 12% -policeRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | Stabroek News

    At the end of May 2015 the Guyana Police Force recorded a 10% increase in serious crimes in comparison to the same period in 2014. Among the serious crimes policed by the Force are murder, robbery under arms, robbery with violence, robbery with aggravation, larceny from the person, break and enter and larceny, burglary, rape, and kidnapping.


  3. Allegations of financial impropriety have no basis in factRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | Stabroek News

    Let me from the outset say that the statements circulating alleging financial impropriety on my part have no basis in fact. It is unfortunate the Region has returned to an era where those who disagree find being disagreeable an appropriate conflict resolution tool.


  4. FIFA says no legal grounds to remove 2018 World Cup from RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- In a press release on Wednesday, the Russian Embassy in Guyana referred to a number of reprints from US and British press claiming that Russia's World Cup 2018 application could be reconsidered that have been published in local newspapers. However, on June 8, 2015, the FIFA Committee announced it has no legal grounds to remove Russia of the World Cup 2018: "Russia was awarded the 2018 FIFA World Cup by democratic vote of the Executive Committee, based on expert opinions and available facts, FIFA has no legal grounds to take away the hosting of the FIFA World Cup from Russia and Qatar," the embassy pointed out.


  5. Multiracial coalition unseats Guyana ruling PPP/C partyRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | The Daily Herald

    Guyana's multiracial opposition coalition has won a national election, breaking the ruling Indo-Guyanese party's 23 year-old grip on power, the election board said on Thursday, signalling a new era in the ethnically-divided South American nation. The APNU+AFC coalition, led by former army brigadier and publisher David Granger, won 206,817 votes, versus 201,457 for President Donald Ramotar's PPP party, the election authorities said after all votes were counted.


  6. Venezuela decree a flagrant violation of international law, says GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The government of Guyana has denounced a decree by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro purporting to annex maritime areas ... 1 comment

  7. Guyana denounces Venezuelan maritime decreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Stabroek News

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today denounced a Presidential Decree by Venezuela purporting to annex maritime zones belonging to Guyana and the government here is to internationalize the matter. Over the weekend, reports out of Caracas adverted to the Decree which had apparently been gazetted in Venezuela since May 27th 2015.


  8. New Venezuelan decree claims ownership over Guyana's continental shelfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Dr Odeen Ishmael GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on May 27 issued a decree creating the "Atlantic coast of Venezuela", which now includes ... 2 comments

  9. Time for Guyana to move forward, says OAS assistant secretary generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... will keep Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- Assistant secretary general of the Organisation of American States (OAS), Albert Ramdin, has called for all stakeholders ...


  10. Guyana Sugar Corporation CEO firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Chief executive officer of the Guyana Sugar Corporation Dr Raj Singh has been dismissed. GuySuCo has been suffering increased losses over the years. 3 comments

  11. What about those blocked culverts?Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Stabroek News

    As I write this from the ground floor of my residence in Upper Charlotte Street, Bourda, the road outside is covered with a few inches of rain water from the deluge early Sunday morning, May 31, and as a result the yard is flooded and now water has seeped into the house downstairs from outside. The only thing I wish to say about this is that where I am located about a corner from Vlissengen Road, should be the highest part of the drainage system for old Georgetown, which drains from east to west into the Demerara River.


  12. Several schools remain closed todayRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Stabroek News

    The Ministry of Education has announced that several schools in Georgetown and on the East Coast Demerara which were closed yesterday due to flooding will remain closed today, June 2. In Georgetown these schools are South Road Nursery, Headstart Nursery, Albouystown Nursery, St. Agnes Primary, Gacestock Primary, Queenstown Secondary, and Sophia PIC. Schools on the East Coast Demerara which will be closed are Annandale Secondary, Annandale Primary, Chateau Margot Primary, Montrose Primary, Vryheid's Lust Primary, North Vryheid's Lust Nursery, St. Paul's Primary, Ogle Nursery, Plindola Nursery, Better Hope Nursery, and Prince Williams Street Nursery.


  13. Mexican Embassy joins the clean-up campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Stabroek News

    The Mexican Embassy today said that it joined the clean-up campaign by tidying up the surroundings of its Brickdam Road building. On the initiative of the local employees of the mission, the release said that Mexican diplomats joined them in an effort to clean up the road and trenches and trimming plants and grass.


  14. Guyana president seeks to fight graft, ease racial tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | AlertNet

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  15. Chanderpaul sacking distressing, says Guyana sports ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Guyana's minister of education with responsibility for sport, Dr Rupert Roopnaraine, has described the 'sacking' of veteran Guyanese batsmen Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the West Indies cricket squad as 'distressing'. "The manner of his going, really does no justice to the manner of his performance over the years, and what he has meant to us," Roopnaraine said of the unceremonious and abrupt end to Chanderpaul's cricketing career, who spent over two decades playing for the West Indies.


  16. Shaggy, pop and reggae star from Long Island, ready for his comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Newsday

    Shaggy performs prior to the opening cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match in Georgetown, Guyana, on Friday, April 30, 2010. Photo Credit: AP / Andres Leighton After all, it's been more than a decade since the Grammy winner topped the album charts with "Hotshot" and the singles charts with "Angel" from his base in Valley Stream.


  17. Police probe Indian national's death as murder in GuyanaRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 |

    Police in Guyana are treating the death of an Indian national as murder after his body with multiple stab wounds was found in a relative's apartment on Tuesday, a media report said on Thursday. Amendria Singh, 32, was found dead in his sister's flat in capital Georgetown's D'Aguiar Park in East Bank Demerara.


  18. Guyana's new president defends size of cabinet and renaming of ministriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... will keep Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- President David Granger has dismissed claims that the new APNU/AFC coalition government in Guyana is a "large ...


  19. Traffic arrangements for presidential inauguration at stadiumRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Police Force is informing the general public that due to the Inauguration Ceremony for President David Granger, which will be held tomorrow at the National Stadium, Providence, EBD, the flow of road traffic would be restricted and delays are expected along Mandela Avenue, Georgetown, and the East Bank Demerara Public Road between 1200h. and 2000h.


  20. TAU has launched its Third Volume of South American Journal of MedicineRead the original story

    May 24, 2015 | PR Log

    TAU has launched the third volume of the First issue of South American Journal of Medicine on 15th May 2015 with 9 articles. PRLog - May 25, 2015 - GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Texila American University had published the third volume of the First issue of the South American Journal of Medicine on May 15th, 2015.