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  1. The President has many rivers and mountains to cross to reach national unityRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    ... from the agricultural fields to the aristocracy of authority and power. At the peak of the power pyramid in Guyana stands political power. Political power opens and scales all gates, marshals all assets, shapes all forces, and drives all decisions. ...

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  2. Five-year plan being drawn up for South Ruimveldt/Industrial EstateRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    ... residents. We hope to continually provide capacity building by working with the Community Policing Organisation of Guyana (CPOG), and related agencies. We intend to secure Constituency 14 with the utilization of CCTV Cameras with links to a Policing ...

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  3. Leaders, pols welcomed to network at Brooklyn Christian CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    ... by presentations from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Under an appropriate and powerful theme, the 47th Republic Anniversary of Guyana was held last week in New York, presented by the Guyana Republic Day Committee. Consul General Barbara Atherly supported the ...

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  4. The Constitution is clearRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stabroek News

    The decision by Appeal Court Justices Chancellor Carl Singh and Justice BS Roy, with Chief Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards dissenting, to uphold retired Chief Justice Ian Chang's ruling that Bharrat Jagdeo can run for a third term, despite the Guyana Constitution's requirement to the contrary, must spark a spirited debate about and acquaintance with this instrument , including through the education system. The Constitution is the nation's supreme law.

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  5. Tourism vital to Caribbean economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    ... said CARICOM heads of government in the communiquE that followed their recent inter-sessional meeting in Georgetown, Guyana. Taken at face value, the statement is unremarkable, even obvious; but the language chosen, its inclusion, and the ...

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  6. Costly Kato school will require major remedial worksRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stabroek News

    ... their technical staff. The team was accompanied by Regional Executive Officer for the Region, Raphael Downes and a Guyana Association of Professional Engineers (GAPE) representative. According to Patterson, the building is in a much worse state ...

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  7. PPP says any charges against ex ministers will be stoutly defendedRead the original story

    Saturday | Stabroek News

    ... with unemployment and a lack of job creation opportunities; massive laying off of employees in the private sector at Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) and Barama as a result of the economic conditions further compound the situation. ...

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  8. GGMC shuts down illegal mining operations in regions Eight and NineRead the original story

    Friday | Stabroek News

    Following concerns raised by Region Nine Chairman Bryan Allicock about illegal mining operations causing water pollution, the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission has shut down three illegal mining operations in regions Eight and Nine. According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources yesterday, a team comprising officers of the ministry, the GGMC and the Environmental Protection Agency visited the Region Nine communities of Karasabai and Yurong Paru as well as the Region Eight community of Monkey Mountain during the past week and discovered the illegal operations, which were subsequently shut down.

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  9. 'We ask government to change decision on private education VAT'Read the original story

    Friday | Stabroek News

    ... a host of private and public schools. The great majority of students attending private educational institutions in Guyana are from humble backgrounds and can only attend these places of learning as a result of sacrifice on the part of their family ...

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  10. Eastman wins Courts 40-mile race in B/ceRead the original story

    Friday | Stabroek News

    National rider, Hamza Eastman secured his first victory of the season on Thursday, sprinting away with the spoils of the Courts 40-mile 'Mash Day' road race in Berbice. After lurking in the shadows on the lower podium steps for the last three races, the Team Coco's standout had the coming out party for his 2017 campaign.

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  11. Commentary: The View from Europe: Tourism is vital to the Caribbean economyRead the original story

    Friday | Caribbean News Now!

    By David Jessop "Tourism is a vital sector to the economies of member states." So said Caribbean Community heads of government in the communiqu that followed their recent inter-sessional meeting in Georgetown, Guyana.

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  12. GRA responds to KN reports on Chinese embassyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Revenue Authority today issued a response to two reports in the Kaieteur News pertaining to containers cleared for the Chinese Embassy. The Guyana Revenue Authority has read with interest the Kaieteur News Articles of February 23, 2017 and February 24, 2017 entitled: "Chinese Embassy container imports attract GRA's attention and Container racket Collusion between Customs officers, brokers stymieing GRA's crackdown on corruption" respectively.

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  13. Three illegal mining operations shut in Region EightRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | Stabroek News

    Three illegal mining operations have been shut in Region Eight, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources. A release from the Ministry follows: A visit to the Region 9 communities of Karasabai and Yurong Paru, and Monkey Mountain in Region 8 from Monday February 20 to Wednesday 22, 2017 by a team comprising Ministry of Natural Resources, the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency resulted in the shutting down of three illegal mining operations.

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  14. Petition calling for removal of VAT on private education to be delivered to gov't todayRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | Stabroek News

    ... a host of private and public schools. The great majority of students attending private educational institutions in Guyana are from humble backgrounds and can only attend these places of learning as a result of the sacrifice on the part of their ...

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  15. Chinese embassy says KN report on containers `baseless and unsubstantiated'Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Stabroek News

    Chinese Embassy in Guyana solemnly states that the report "Chinese Embassy container imports attract GRA's attention" by Kaieteur News dated February 23, 2017 is baseless and unsubstantiated.

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  16. Five mobile pumps for Georgetown under India dealRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | Stabroek News

    ... a loan agreement signed today Wednesday, February 22, 2017 between the Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Export-Import Bank of India in Washington, D.C. Sailesh Prasad (left), Resident Representative of the Export-Import Bank ...

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  17. Why are child masqueraders allowed to perform on the streets in school hours?Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Stabroek News

    ... do? Can't they get something else to do during that time so that they masquerade after other work that contributes to Guyana's social and economic development? Back to the child masqueraders, because they are the major concern here. What is their ...

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  18. President pardons nine women prisonersRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Stabroek News

    A release from the Ministry of Public Security yesterday said that the President issued the pardons pursuant to powers under article 188 of the Constitution of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. The nine pardoned prisoners from the New Amsterdam Prison are: Kamla Bisram ; Malinda Beaton ; Charissazan Charles ; Sasha Christopher ; Jenny Davis ; Vanessa Frank ; Barbra Hunte ; Kamwattie Persaud ; and Dhanmattie Seenarine .

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  19. President Trump congratulates Guyana on Republic anniversaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Stabroek News

    The following letter was sent to President David Granger on behalf of the people of the United States, according to the US Embassy here. On behalf of the people of the United States, I congratulate you and the citizens of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on the occasion of your Republic Day.

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  20. President of India's message on Guyana's Republic DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Feb 22 : President of India Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the eve of their Republic Day . In a message to the President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Brig.

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