Georgetown, Guyana Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. 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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  2. Guyanese journalist wanted for questioning over commercial fraud allegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Police in Guyana are said to be seeking the whereabouts of a local journalist against whom an allegation of commercial fraud has ...

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  3. CARICOM Heads To Tackle Key Development Issues At Belize MeetingRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2016 | WINN FM 98.9

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Advancing the regional response to the Zika threat will be among matters engaging CARICOM Heads of Government at their 27th Inter-Sessional meeting in Placencia, Belize, 16-17 February. The ...

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  4. Former Gannon Women's Soccer Standout Rodrigues One Step Away From...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Gannon University Athletics

    Former Gannon women's soccer standout Justine Rodrigues is back on the national stage this week as her Guyana national team attempts to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A native of Canada with Guyanese descent, Rodrigues has been playing with the Guyana National Senior Women's Soccer Team since the age of 16. With three qualifying rounds to reach the Olympics, Guyana has already advanced through the first two.

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  5. New golf partnershipRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | Fiji Times

    TIFFANY's of Canada is eager to team up with the Lautoka Golf Club through hosting of its tournament at the Lautoka Golf Links Course. And in its quest to further promote the sport in Lautoka, plan is in the pipeline to again work with the club in hosting major tournaments this year.

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  6. Regional Transportation Commission Meets In GeorgetownRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | WINN FM 98.9

    The Regional Transportation Commission met at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana, on February 1, to continue its work towards the provision of adequate, efficient and safe transportation services at affordable cost to the people of the Community. In July 2013, conscious that transportation services delivered in CARICOM had to address the needs of the travelling public and intra-Regional trade and also serve to integrate the Community, the CARICOM Heads of Government agreed to the urgent establishment of a Transportation Commission to address air and maritime transportation matters.

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  7. Rescue Plans For Wales Sugar Estate FloatedRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | WINN FM 98.9

    Rescue plans for Wales Sugar Estate have been floated, even as calls have intensified for government to commission a socio-economic study of the impact of closing that West Bank Demerara operation of the state-owned Guyana Sugar Corporation . Speaking at a panel discussion Friday night on the topic ""The Closure of Wales Estate: Are there alternatives?", former Guysuco Chairman, Vic Oudit said government should lease the Wales Sugar Factory and Estate lands for GYD$1.00 per year to an investor renewable for 25 years.

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  8. GWI urges hotels, hospitals to store waterRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Hotels, hospitals, restaurants and other service providers in Georgetown are being urged to store water as the Guyana Water Inc further reduces the supply to the city in the face of a deepening crisis caused by the prolonged drought. On Wednesday, GWI advised that water levels in the East Demerara Water Conservancy had decreased further, resulting in the utility reducing service provided to Georgetown customers via the Shelter-Belt Water Treatment Facility from 10:00pm.

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  9. Two guards shot after gunmen attack Movie Towne construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Two Sentinel Security guards are nursing gunshot wounds after armed men launched a surprise attack at the Movie Towne construction site located at Pattensen, East Coast Demerara early yesterday morning. The injured men are Stanley Brown, age 50, of Mahaica who was shot in the left ankle and David Barrow, age 53, of West Ruimveldt who sustained a gunshot wound to the right foot.

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  10. Neo-natal clinic re-opens at West Demerara Hospital after refurbishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Stabroek News

    As part of the Ministry of Health's efforts to reduce infant mortality, the Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit at the West Demerara Regional Hospital, has been refurbished. The unit was formally reopened today, GINA said.

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  11. GWI advises of reduction in service, urges storing of waterRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Guyana Water Incorporated , the Nation's supplier of Water and Sanitation Services, advises of another decrease in the level of the East Demerara Water Conservancy due to the prolonged dry season. As a result, GWI will be reducing service provided to customers of Georgetown via the Shelter-Belt Water Treatment Facility from 22:00hours , commencing today, Wednesday February 3, 2016.

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  12. Shot Belizean law student improvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Glenfield Dennison, the Belizean law student who was shot twice two Thursdays ago, has improved but remains hospitalised at the Georgetown Public Hospital. Dennison, who was a patient in the Intensive Care Unit has been transferred to the High Dependency Unit and is said to be in a stable condition.

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  13. CARICOM Statement On The Situation In HaitiRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | WINN FM 98.9

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community condemns the acts of violence which have, in recent days, marred the ongoing electoral process in Haiti. These events have contributed to the decision to postpone the ...

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  14. Ex among three held over shooting of UG law studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Three persons, including the ex-girlfriend of University of Guyana law student Glenfield Dennison, are currently in police custody in connection with the shooting that has left him hospitalised. This was confirmed by Crime Chief Wendell Blanhum, who told Stabroek News that the other two persons in custody include a relative of Dennison's ex-girlfriend.

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  15. No stranded CAL passengersRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2016 | Newsday

    ... 24, 'so everybody was accommodated. No one is on standby.' The first CAL flight from Piarco to JFK via Georgetown, Guyana departed Trinidad at 6 am yesterday while a direct flight from Piarco to JFK took off at 10.30 am yesterday. Other flights were ...

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  16. Belizean law student shot at Cummings LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Stabroek News

    A Belizean University of Guyana law student remains in a critical condition in a city hospital after he was shot twice on Thursday evening outside his Cumming's Lodge, East Coast Demerara residence. Injured is Glenfield Dennison, 31. Police said the shooting occurred at about 9pm on Thursday.

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  17. Lunch talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Stabroek News

    The fifth installment of 'Lunch Talk' was held on January 14 at the Advancing Partners and Communities Office. Lunch Talk is facilitated by the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination in partnership with APC.

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  18. Teen fined $25, 000 for driving dangerouslyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | Stabroek News

    A teenager accused of dangerous driving was fined $25, 000 after admitting to the offence when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrate's Court yesterday. Fiyad Sattaur, 19, of 136 Ogle, Goedverwating, East Coast Demerara pleaded guilty to the charge of driving a motor car without care or attention when it was read to him by Magistrate Renita Singh.

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  19. Water level in conservancies, canals being monitoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Stabroek News

    Government is monitoring the level of the water in the conservancies and canals in the main agricultural regions and taking the necessary interventions to help farmers, GINA said. The water level in the East Demerara Water Conservancy today, stood at 52.65 Georgetown Datum , while the Boerasirie Conservancy was 58.15GD.

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  20. Guyana charges 3 more suspects in British man's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Newsday

    ... other men bury the victim, Dominic Bernard, and his camera equipment. The other suspects are already... GEORGETOWN, Guyana - (AP) -- Authorities in Guyana have charged three more people in connection with the killing of an 18-year-old British man. ...

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