Georgetown, Guyana Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Regional officials gather in Guyana for electoral workshopRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... the participants of the regional workshop on Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- Senior electoral officials, experts from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and representatives of other regional ...

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  2. Prison deaths have shattered myth that Granger gov't best equipped to handle security - PPPRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | Stabroek News

    The opposition PPP today excoriated the government over Thursday's 17 prison deaths. In a statement, the PPP said that the reforms it started augurs well for the prisons and expressed the hope that they are not jettisoned by the current government.

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  3. Minister should take immediate preliminary action to address concerns of prisonersRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2016 | Stabroek News

    The Working People's Alliance Overseas Associates would like to express our condolence and sympathy to the families of the 17 inmates at the Georgetown prison who lost their lives in the fire, in the ensuing riot, and the attempt of the prison authorities to bring the situation under control. According to reports out of Georgetown, early Friday morning March 4, 2016, 17 inmates met their death and 4 others were injured in the riot that ensued over deteriorating conditions at the Camp Street prison.

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  4. Parika has problemsRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Parika Stelling is very congested. There is a big, wide, rotten hole on the wharf 40 40, with lots of old wood around the place where vehicles park.

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  5. Guyana government to address concerns of prisoners after fatal fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- Following a fatal fire on Thursday, the situation at the Georgetown Prison in Guyana is returning to normalcy. This ...

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  6. Third man held in killing of city mall ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Stabroek News

    A third suspect in the murder of Regent Multiplex Mall owner Ganesh Ramlall was yesterday arrested by the police after he was implicated by two others who are currently charged with the crime. This was confirmed by a source close to the investigation, who told Stabroek News that Christopher Erskine, called "Banana," 35, of Section 'C,' Block 'Y,' Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara, was arrested at Hadfield Street, Georgetown yesterday.

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  7. Guyana prisoners killed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WINN) -- At least 16 prisoners died on Thursday in a fire inside a prison in Georgetown, Guyana. Public security minister Khemraj ...

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  8. At least 16 killed in prison fire in Guyana amid riotRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Police stand guard outside Georgetown Prison after a riot and fire at the facility in Georgetown, Guyana, Thursday, March 3, 2016. At least 16 prisoners died in the fire as they protested conditions inside the prison in the capital of the South American country, authorities said.

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  9. At least 16 killed in prison fire in Guyana GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) - At least 16 prisoners died Thursday in a fire inside a prison in the capital of the South American country of Guyana, ...

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  10. CARICOM explores new platforms in fight against youth crime, violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Each year, approximately 200,000 youths aged 10 to 29 die, and many more sustain serious injuries because of violence across the ...

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  11. Noble picks up hat trick and mankad's BerbiceRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Spinners Michael Puran and Andre Seepersaud starred as Demerara edged Berbice by four runs in yesterday's Guyana Cricket Board /Dave West Indian Exports Inter-county U15 final played at the Georgetown Cricket Club , Bourda Ground.

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  12. CARICOM Strengthens Relations With Japan and IsraelRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | WINN FM 98.9

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 27 - The 15-member Caribbean Community grouping is deepening its relations with Japan and Israel. A CARICOM statement said that since 1993, relations between CARICOM and Japan have been moving apace evidenced by a Summit of Heads of Government, four ministerial sessions, and 17 consultations held among senior officials.

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  13. Georgetown's Black History Lives Anew at Gaston HallRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | The George Towner

    Celebrating 25 years of the book, "Black Georgetown Remembered": Valerie Babb, Maurice Jackson, Kathleen Lesko, Vernon Ricks, Monica Roache and Neville Waters. The evening began with winds, thunder and flooding, as participants made their way to Georgetown University's Gaston Hall for a discussion of the town's black past and its people as well as recognition of the 25th anniversary of the ground-breaking "Black Georgetown Remembered," published by the university in 1991.

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  14. Hew Locke's first solo exhibition with Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art opens in New YorkRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Art Daily

    ... Imperial War Museum for the museum ship HMS Belfast, London. Born in Scotland in 1959, Locke grew up in Georgetown, Guyana before returning to Britain for his university education. His work has been exhibited around the globe, most recently at the ...

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  15. Guyanese poet Jan Carew, new bookRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Dear Kitty

    The poems of Jan Carew which have just been published are testimony to a passionate engagement with the struggle for human liberation which transcends his life and times, says ANDY CROFT IN THE early 1960s, the new university in Georgetown , Guyana , asked the Guyanese writer Jan Carew , then living in London, to help them stock their library. With a cheque for A 16,000 to spend but with no idea where to start, Carew contacted comrades in the Communist Party who helped him select the books and ship them out to Guyana.

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  16. Guyana to join Islamic Bank by mid-yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana Guyana, which joined the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in 1998, but not the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), an organ ...

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  17. Ex-Presidential Spokesman Detained In Guyana Activist DeathRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2016 | WINN FM 98.9

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 20 2016 - A former spokesman for the two previous presidents of Guyana has been detained in the slaying of a political activist before last year's general election in the South American country. Police officials said Kwame McKoy was in custody Thursday after turning himself in to authorities for questioning in the March 2015 death of activist Courtney Crum-Ewing.

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  18. Guyana To Raise Border Issue At CARICOM SummitRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | WINN FM 98.9

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Guyana says it will raise the border issue it has with Venezuela at the Caribbean Community Inter-sessional summit that began in Belize yesterday. In addition, President David Granger will travel to New York later this week for talks with United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon to push for a judicial settlement on the issue ahead of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Geneva Agreement. 2 comments

  19. Who can look that far into the future..?*Feb. 17, 2016, 12:32 Am AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Trinadad Express

    ... to examine regional energy trading opportunities is expected to take place in the last week in April in Georgetown, Guyana, where the secretariat has its headquarters. Interestingly, this meeting was triggered by Jamaica's request for a reduction in ...

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  20. Soldier still unconscious after being hit by busRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Selwyn Woodroffe, the Guyana Defence Force Sergeant who was hit on Saturday morning by a speeding Route 45 minibus, remains hospitalised in a critical state. Woodroffe, 36, of Lot 125 Crane Housing Scheme, West Bank Demerara, was attempting to cross Church and Water streets around 9 am on Saturday when he was hit by the minibus, which pitched him several feet across the road.

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