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Guyana Newswire

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  1. Probe underway into death of patient at psychiatric hospitalRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    An investigation has been launched into the death of a patient at the National Psychiatric Hospital at New Amsterdam, according to Minister of Public Health Dr George Norton, who yesterday once again decried the scandalous condition of the facility and announced a plan to rectify the situation. "An investigation has been launched into the incident so that we can tell the nation exactly what happened," Norton told Stabroek News yesterday.

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  2. September First Friday at the Art CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KAFM Grand Junction

    ... musical journey with John Bayley. The roots of his music go deep into West Indian culture. Born in Georgetown, Guyana--a tropical domain on the sun-splashed north coast of South America--John brings from there a fresh and exciting sound, a uniquely ...

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  3. Female tourist missing after visit to Kaieteur FallsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stabroek News

    ... were joined by other staffers in executing an immediate search operation. All relevant authorities including the Guyana Police Force (GPF), the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) were notified. An expanded search party ...

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  4. PPP complains about coverage by some newspapersRead the original story

    Tuesday | Stabroek News

    The People's Progressive Party yesterday complained that Stabroek News and some other media houses have not been reporting on the press releases issued at its weekly press conferences. At its press conference yesterday, General Secretary Clement Rohee said that during the period June 6th to August 19th the PPP issued a total of thirty Press Statements/Releases which were sent to the Editors of the Guyana Chronicle, the Stabroek News, the Kaieteur News and the Guyana Times.

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  5. Family Science NightRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | KAFM Grand Junction

    ... musical journey with John Bayley. The roots of his music go deep into West Indian culture. Born in Georgetown, Guyana--a tropical domain on the sun-splashed north coast of South America--John brings from there a fresh and exciting sound, a uniquely ...

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  6. Mahdia, Eteringbang airstrips for rehabRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Stabroek News

    Yesterday's Guyana Chronicle carried an Invitation for Bids from the Ministry of Public Works for rehabilitation of the Eteringbang Airstrip in Cuyuni/Mazaruni to the tune of $98m and the Mahdia airstrip in Potaro/Siparuni in the amount of $62m. The notice said that qualifications and experiences for these projects include but are not limited to the completion of hinterland airstrip projects.

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  7. Stop paying Chinese contractor until Skeldon fixed - RamRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Stabroek News

    Halting payments to the Chinese builders of the problematic Skeldon sugar factory until its many problems are fixed as well as the lease of the Guyana Sugar Corporation's West Demerara estates are among the solutions proffered by Accountant Christopher Ram to the crisis facing the sugar industry. In a submission to the Commission of Inquiry into the sugar industry, which he posted on his blog ChrisRam.net, Ram made a number of recommendations even as he noted that unless each estate is producing at the same level of efficiency and cost, then there is cross-subsidisation and the stronger estates are forced to carry the weaker ones.

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  8. Singer-Songwriter Will WhalenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | KAFM Grand Junction

    ... musical journey with John Bayley. The roots of his music go deep into West Indian culture. Born in Georgetown, Guyana--a tropical domain on the sun-splashed north coast of South America--John brings from there a fresh and exciting sound, a uniquely ...

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  9. Concert: Carson McHoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | KAFM Grand Junction

    ... musical journey with John Bayley. The roots of his music go deep into West Indian culture. Born in Georgetown, Guyana--a tropical domain on the sun-splashed north coast of South America--John brings from there a fresh and exciting sound, a uniquely ...

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  10. Take a Magical Mystery Tour of MedicareRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | KAFM Grand Junction

    ... musical journey with John Bayley. The roots of his music go deep into West Indian culture. Born in Georgetown, Guyana--a tropical domain on the sun-splashed north coast of South America--John brings from there a fresh and exciting sound, a uniquely ...

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  11. The new government needs a national policy for drug rehabilitationRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Stabroek News

    Dear Editor, Economics have led many down a dark road; with some it was pure callous greed, while others confessed it was a springboard to needed finances. In the majority of cases, the people enveloped by cocaine cannot be described as 'evil' consumed by vanity, but Mama Koka will make them evil eventually, as we have witnessed with lawyers, law enforcement and politicians before our eyes in Guyana.

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  12. New batch of Project Trust volunteers hereRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Stabroek News

    A total of 28 new Project Trust volunteers have arrived in Guyana, ahead of the start of the new academic term, to take up teaching posts in fourteen hinterland communities, a release from the UK High Commission said today. The volunteers, who will be here for one academic year, will be posted in the communities of Wauna, Yarashirima, Leguan, Orealla, Bartica, Paramakatoi, Kato, Chenapau, Shulinab, Sawariwau, Sand Creek, Aishalton, Goshen and Kwakwani.

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  13. Jagdeo complains of lack of accountability for gov't's $8.8B in sugar, rice bailoutsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Stabroek News

    Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has criticised Minister of Finance Winston Jordan for refusing to account for a total of $8.8B that was channelled to GuySuCo and the Guyana Rice Develop-ment Board . During the consideration of the budget estimates, which were approved early yesterday morning by the Committee of Supply, several opposition members questioned where in the estimates was the $3.8B that was used to bail out GuySuCo and $5B that was transferred to the GRDB.

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  14. Estimates for regions five, six passed after intense probingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Stabroek News

    After a period of intense questioning the budget estimates for Region 5 and Region Six were cleared in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

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  15. UG student succumbs after Mahaicony accidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Stabroek News

    Days after being seriously injured in an accident at Mahaicony, a final year University of Guyana student succumbed early yesterday morning at the Georgetown Public Hospital .

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  16. JetBlue eyes future Guyana marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... YORK, USA -- The Guyanese public has been using Facebook and other social media outlets to lobby JetBlue to enter the Guyana market especially, since JetBlue commenced services to Trinidad, airfares from New York and Florida to that Caribbean island ...

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  17. Exxon's $60 billion find renews age-old feud off Venezuela coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Stuff.co.nz

    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is accused of using the oil claim to divert attention away from his own country's economic woes. For generations, Venezuela has formally laid claim to most of its tiny neighbour, Guyana.

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  18. Suspect in West Berbice home invasion remanded on robbery chargesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Stabroek News

    Gopaul Seecharran, one of the suspects in the attack carried out on a West Coast Berbice family last Sunday, has been arrested and charged with three counts of armed robbery.

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  19. Exxon's $40 billion find renews age-old feud off Venezuela coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    For generations, Venezuela has formally laid claim to most of its tiny neighbor, Guyana. Many dismissed the case, given Venezuela's oil wealth and Guyana's penury.

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  20. Family finds broken glass in teen's stitched wounds after hospital dischargeRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Stabroek News

    A week after his discharge from hospital, accident victim Christopher Naipaul's relatives discovered pieces of broken glass in his wounds, which had been stitched and bandaged. "People does talk good about the public hospital but like I really don't know what to say," said Naipaul's mother, Amanda Lam, who is questioning the service which is being offered by Guyana's premier health institution, the Georgetown Public Hos-pital .

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