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  1. New report shows significant drop in agreed 20,000 annual immigrant visas for CubansRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... switched all but emergency visa-issuing operations to its embassy in Bogota and then to the embassy in Georgetown, Guyana. Cubans who want visas to visit the United States also must apply for their documents at U.S. consular offices outside Cuba. ...

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  2. Region Nine Community Health Workers get tool kits for better maternal careRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stabroek News

    Community Health Workers from various communities in Region Nine, on Friday received tool kits for improved antenatal care as the Ministry of Public Health continues its fight against maternal and child deaths, the Department of Public Information reported. The kits worth more than two million dollars were made possible through an Inter-American Development Bank US$8M loan to Guyana in February 2017.

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  3. Exxon subsidiary seeking tax advisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stabroek News

    With its tax affairs here coming under increasing scrutiny, ExxonMobil's subsidiary here, EEPGL has advertised for a tax adviser. In yesterday's Sunday Stabroek, Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd said that the tax advisor would be responsible for providing it with tax advice and for ensuring timely tax reporting obligations to the Guyana Revenue Authority.

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  4. 'Goat ain't bite we' - -AFC launches local gov't campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stabroek News

    The Alliance For Change on Saturday launched its campaign for Local Government Elections with the party's chairman Khemraj Ramjattan defending the decision to close some sugar estates and the right of the party to contest the polls. A sparse group of just about 30 persons listened as Ramjattan, also the Minister of Public Security, spoke at length at the rally held at New Street, New Amsterdam, Berbice.

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  5. Guyanese pilot who illegally removed planes from Ogle airport dies in US crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stabroek News

    ... see it, and then 'phoom,' it was done," he said. "It was like the engine was stopped immediately," Carbone said. In Guyana, news of the pilot's death saw an outpouring of shock and messages of condolence to his family from persons in the local ...

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  6. Why 918 people died in the jungleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | The Mercury

    ON A warm Saturday afternoon in the dense jungle, cult leader Jim Jones led the massacre of 918 followers. WARNING: Graphic On the grisly scene of death in a gas mask, days after the Jonestown massacre in Guyana in November 1978.

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  7. Six more students awarded DDL Foundation scholarships for secondary educationRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 14 | Stabroek News

    Six First Form students, who excelled at the National Grade Six Assessment earlier in the year, are the latest recipients of full scholarships from the Demerara Dis-tillers Limited Foundation.

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  8. Fugitive armed robbery convict among 38 arrested in police raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Stabroek News

    A Sophia resident, who was sentenced in absentia to six years in jail for armed robbery, was among 38 persons arrested during a massive police operation in parts of 'A' and 'C' divisions early yesterday morning. In a press release issued last night, the Guyana Police Force informed that as part of the ongoing "Restore Order" operation, ranks conducted several cordon and search exercises in the two divisions.

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  9. 14 reported deaths from mining in Mahdia since January - -ministry...Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 14 | Stabroek News

    ... scheduled to concluded tomorrow, miners and other residents of Mahdia have complained about the approach taken by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC), whose officers they have accused of destroyed millions of dollars' worth of mining ...

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  10. Fight to take back Guyana starts at local gov't polls -JagdeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Stabroek News

    ... that City Halla this is the beginning of the fight to take back our countrya you are part of a movement to take back Guyana from the incompetent APNU+AFC," he declared. For more than an hour, the opposition leader declared to the modest crowd that ...

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  11. SOCU ordered to release plane seized from Charity minerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Stabroek News

    High Court Judge Gino Persaud last Thursday issued an order directing the Special Organised Crime Unit to release a Beechcraft airplane it had seized from gold miner Jerome Parkes, as part of a money laundering probe. This decision came almost a month after Parkes, who has gold mining operations in Guyana and Venezuela, filed an application in the High Court using the recently enforced Judicial Review Act.

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  12. Guyana, Canadian province signing oil and gas pact - -during visit by large trade missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana government and the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador will be signing a technical cooperation agreement on oil and gas in the coming week, when Georgetown will also be hosting a visit by a 50-odd member trade mission from the territory seeking partnerships with local companies to tap the sector. The High Commission of Canada yesterday said in a statement that Minister of Natural Resources from Newfoundland and Labrador Siobhan Coady will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of her province with the Government of Guyana for technical cooperation on oil and gas.

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  13. Georgetownera s AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | The George Towner

    Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" album - is in order, along with a pat on the back, giving credit where and forwhat it's due. For a newspaper of our size and type to still be publishing in these perilous times for print- black and colored ink on paper pages - is no small achievement.

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  14. Trinidadian student killed in Industry accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Stabroek News

    A Trinidadian national became Guyana's latest road fatality victim after being struck down on the Industry, East Coast Demerara Public Road on Wednesday afternoon. The now deceased woman has been identified by the Guyana Police Force as 20-year-old Shivanan Brazlon, a student at the St. Augustine Campus of the University of the West Indies .

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  15. $3B budget request for house-to-house registration signals huge danger -JagdeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Stabroek News

    The request for $3 billion for the conduct of a national house-to-house registration in the Guyana Elections Commission Secretariat's proposed budget for the next fiscal year "is a cause for worry," says Leader of the Opposition, Bharrat Jagdeo. At a press conference last Friday, GECOM's Chief Election Officer Keith Lowenfield said the Secretariat had budgeted for house-to-house registration but he did not disclose the sum.

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  16. Mahdia miners protest mining safety crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Stabroek News

    Miners in Mahdia, in Region Eight, yesterday protested in front of the Mahdia office of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission over what they claim is victimisation of small miners. The protest came days after the start of safety enforcement operation that was ordered by Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman following several recent mining-related deaths.

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  17. Nigg mother of two dies after road accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Stabroek News

    A woman lost her life this morning along the Nigg Public Road, in Berbice, this morning, after she was struck by a motorcyclist. Armogan had left home to head to a shop along the public road.

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  18. 2,588 documented Venezuelans in Guyana - -gov't says making plans for long term supportRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Stabroek News

    Venezuelan migrants who have settled in Region One, taking supplies handed over to them on Thursday back to their camp. There are a total of 2,588 documented Venezuelan migrants in Guyana and the Ministry of the Presidency has said that the government is working to support them.

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  19. Drought relief, knowledge transfer expected from drilling of new South Rupununi wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | Stabroek News

    ... of knowledge transfer and capacity building of Guyanese in the area of well drilling techniques. He said soon Guyana will be in a better position to drill its own wells, not only at the technical level but more importantly, at the community level. ...

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  20. Ministry of the Preisdency deplores fake article, Facebook page citing GrangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Stabroek News

    ... mischief and falsehoods, which have been emanating from the various Social Media platforms. While the Government of Guyana respects the fundamental right of its citizens to freedom of speech, as well as press freedom, it condemns, in the strongest ...

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