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  1. Reunion Gold Announces Filing of Year-End Financial Statements,...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... strategic land position to conduct exploration and development activities for manganese in the North West District of Guyana, South America. Manganese is the fourth largest metal consumed in the world, behind iron, aluminium and copper. It is a key ...

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  2. When Jonestown was about a South American border dispute, not mass deathRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Bodies are seen on the ground after more than 900 people were forced to commit suicide by the direction of the Rev. Jim Jones in Jonestown, Guyana, in 1978.

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  3. Texila American University had hosted a meeting with the Harvard Review TeamRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Texila American University had hosted a meeting with the Harvard Review Team Texila American University as the top medical University in Guyana is always seeking to attract students and partnerships. City, State, India., July 28, 2015 - - On Friday, July 17, 2015, the President, Mr. Saju Bhaskar; Vice President- Operations, Mr. Ashok Kumar ; Vice Chancellor, Dr. Dilip Kumar Patnaik and; Director of Operations, Mr. Sreebalakumar of Texila American University met with a three member team from the Harvard Business Review.

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  4. AG pursuing permanent solution to woes of law studentsRead the original story

    Monday | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Times front page headline and photograph dated July 25, 2015 which screamed, "Law students AG clash over "uncertain' Hugh Wooding agreement", with the accompanying photograph captioned, "A law student making a point during Friday's forum with Attorney General Basil Williams at the Arthur Chung Convention Centre, Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown" is erroneous. The facts would reveal that the lady in the photograph is not a "law student" but an Attorney at Law from the Attorney General's Chambers and the question she raised was totally unrelated to the Hugh Wooding Agreement but was focused on the accreditation of the new law programmes being launched by the University of Guyana .

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  5. UitkomstRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Stabroek News

    Uitkomst is a petite village in Canal Number One. In fact, it is so small that it is not well known to persons; some of the drivers of taxis who traverse the area do not even have a clue as to where it is.

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  6. Guyana: hard times now, oil cash laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... operations because he had no cash to pay his workers. Together, gold, sugar and rice make up close to 70 per cent of Guyana's exports. Another ten per cent comes from bauxite, which isn't doing that well, either. A huge slice of the rural ...

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  7. New world market price could spell doom for many smaller operations - miners bodyRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Stabroek News

    ... in 1999 and with gold getting close to US$2000 per ounce, prices have slipped dramatically in the last few years. The Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) has noted with serious concern the recent fall in the price of gold on the world ...

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  8. Melius, Pope lift Windwards to victoryRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Stabroek News

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - Half-centuries from captain Kimani Melius and Tijourn Pope steered Windward Islands to a comfortable 46-run victory over Jamaica on the Duckworth/Lewis method, in the rain-hit opening round of the Regional Under-15 Championship here yesterday.

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  9. Colombian stole over $1M using fake bank cardRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Stabroek News

    A Columbian national was yesterday remanded to prison after denied that he stole over $1M from the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry using a fake ATM card. Freddy Rival, 42, was arraigned on six counts of simple larceny at the Georgetown Magistrates' Courts.

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  10. US Targets Venezuela Using Border Dispute as PretextRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Counterpunch

    The ongoing border dispute between the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and its eastern neighbor Guyana is no simple disagreement over an arbitrary line on a map. Instead, it is a conflict of significant political and economic dimensions, one which will have deep and far-reaching geopolitical implications in the near and long term.

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  11. MercosurRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Stabroek News

    It is perhaps a moot point as to whether it was the best of wisdom for President David Granger to have attended the Mercosur summit in Brazil last week. Along with Suriname, Guyana became an associate member of the Southern Cone organization in 2013, although the thinking behind that decision was never fully explicated. 2 comments

  12. Investigations into car robbery completedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Police Force is responding to an article published in the Kaieteur News of Thursday, July 23, under the caption 'Remigrant loses vehicle to carjackers, calls for justice.' The Police Force wishes to state that investigations into the matter where taxi-driver Errol Andar of Tuschen, EBE, was robbed of his motor vehicle HC 4463, have been completed and the police are in the process of seeking legal advice from the Director of Public Prosecution.

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  13. Forensic audit in Guyana reveals unauthorised transfers from PetroCaribe fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... will keep Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- Aerswar Deonarine, deputy chief executive officer (DCEO Administration) of the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) Company, and ... 1 comment

  14. Steps afoot to clear Guyana agri produce for BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Stabroek News

    Steps are to be taken to enable Guyana's agricultural produce to enter Brazil following a meeting on Saturday in Boa Vista between Agriculture Minister Noel Holder and an advisor to the Governor of Roraima Agriculture Minister Noel Holder flanked by Special Advisor to the Governor of Roraima, Neudo Ribeiro Campos , CEO, NAREI, Dr. Oudho Homenauth and Permanent Secretary, George Jervis GINA said that Holder while engaged in talks with the former Governor and current Special Advisor to the Governor of Roraima, Neudo Ribeiro Campos expressed Guyana's support for any efforts aimed at fostering closer cooperation in areas of mutual interest.

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  15. Benefits unnecessary given sum of former presidents' pensions - AGRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Stabroek News

    ... has been spent under the heading of benefits." Defending his government's position on the issue, he stressed that Guyana is a poor county and that the benefits being given were untenable and as such the government decided to go to Parliament with ...

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  16. Suspects charged with murdering mall owner, robbing judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Stabroek News

    Following their arrest after a shootout with police at Craig last week, charges were yesterday read to suspects in the murder of businessman Ganesh Ramlall and the violent robbery of Justice Nicola Pierre and her husband. Faizal Bacchus, and Lennox Roberts, were indicted for Ramlall's murder, while Damion Millington, Nicholas Narine, and Anthony David were charged with robbing the land court judge and her husband during a home invasion and discharging a loaded firearm at a security guard during their getaway.

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  17. Warriors, Red Steel for titanic clashRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Stabroek News

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - Last year's losing finalists, Guyana Amazon Warriors, could prove the spoilers for Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel, when the two teams clash in the final game of the Caribbean Premier League group phase here tomorrow. Red Steel are on a three-game winning streak and victory at the National Stadium at Providence will carry the top of the standings on 13 points, and earn them an automatic berth in the final.

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  18. There are no free lunchesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | Stabroek News

    The change of government and the aggression shown by Venezuela towards Guyana have brought the PetroCaribe energy agreement into sharp focus. In existence since June 2005, the PetroCaribe agreement existed like a submersible operating at shallow depths below the surface of the water and with parts of the programme becoming visible every now and then.

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  19. January 2014 Cessna crash likely engine failure due to manufacturer's fault - reportRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2014 | Stabroek News

    The crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan aircraft while on a shuttle from Olive Creek to Imbaimadai on January 18, 2014, which caused the deaths of Canadian pilot Captain Blake Slater and Guyanese cargo handler Dwayne Jacobs has officially been deemed the likely result of engine failure. Investigations conducted by the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority with support from the Transport Safety Board of Canada and the National Transport Safety Board of USA and the aircraft engine manufacturer, Pratt & Whitney Corp , Canada concluded that "the probable cause of the accident was due to a power loss suffered by the engine."

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  20. Matthew J. McDermott, accomplished physicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Cape Gazette

    ... month volunteering with Health Volunteers Overseas in the pediatric hospitals in Siem Reap, Cambodia and Georgetown, Guyana. On moving to Rehoboth Beach Matthew served on the Henlopen Acres Board of Commissioners. In Mac's spare time he could be ...

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