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  1. Police to decentralise passport distributionRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Police Force yesterday announced that from Wednesday passport distribution would be decentralised and applicants would be able to collect their travel document from locations other than the Central Immigration and Passport Office in Georgetown. In a press release yesterday the Force advised the general public "that with effect from Wednesday October 01, 2014, passport applicants will be able to uplift their passport at locations around the country other than at the Central Immigration and Passport Office in Georgetown where issuing will however, continue as normal."

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  2. Health Ministry tracking all visitors from Africa to guard against EbolaRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | Stabroek News

    The Health Ministry is monitoring all arrivals from West Africa, where the death toll from the Ebola virus has risen to over 3,000, but Chief Medical Officer Dr Shamdeo Persaud says it is "highly unlikely" that it the disease will reach Guyana since the country is an "end of travel zone." He said the Health Ministry has set up a register at both the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and the Ogle International Airport to list persons who are coming with passports from Africa and they are making contact with those people on a weekly basis to ensure that they are well.

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  3. Guyana, China sign five-year health pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    China on Saturday agreed to train Guyanese doctors in medical specialities, as part of a five-year deal with the South American country. GEORGETOWN, Guyana: China on Saturday agreed to train Guyanese doctors in medical specialities, as part of a five-year deal with the South American country.

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  4. Commentary: Rohee's threat against Granger and APNU must not be taken lightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... that it takes such a situation for granted. Government bullying becomes normative. We may be almost there in Guyana, but it's not too late to do something about it. Take the following statement from a high government functionary that appeared in one ...

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  5. Briefing session held on new CARICOM statistics projectRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Staff members of the Caribbean Community Secretariat and representatives of GOPA Worldwide Consultants on Thursday participated in an interactive briefing session on a new project that is aimed at boosting the capacity of national statistics offices . GOPA Worldwide Consultants will undertake the project that is funded by the European Union under the Tenth European Development Fund .

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  6. Republic daydreamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... in West Indian capital cities? Only the poorest of the poor and one-two Venezuelan student. Other than Georgetown, Guyana, which, like its Washington counterpart, still has a well-off section (also separated from the mass of sufferers by a little ...

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  7. GAWU agrees to end strikeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Stabroek News

    Following days of tense negotiations the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union and the Guyana Sugar Corporation have finally decided on the terms of resumption that will see sugar workers back at work after a five-day strike. During a meeting yesterday at the Labour Ministry, GAWU and GuySuCo agreed that workers must be back on the job by today and the dismissal of Stephen Daniels from the Skeldon Estate be amended to a suspension pending a full investigation.

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  8. Trinidad And Tobago Marks Celebrates 38th Republic DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Ghanamma.com

    ... Today, the Republic Bank Group employs over 4,300 people in 71 branches throughout Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Guyana, the Cayman Islands and Barbados. Governance history The twin-island, unitary state of Trinidad and Tobago achieved independence ...

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  9. Key decision-makers tackle important issues affecting regional response to HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Key decision-makers of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS met this week for a series of strategic meetings vital to the region's continued response to HIV. Notable achievements of the meetings were the endorsement of the Caribbean regional strategic framework , 2014-2018 and the endorsement of the next steps in the process of applying for a valuable Global Fund grant under the new funding model.

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  10. Talks to resume today towards ending sugar industry strikeRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union and the Guyana Sugar Corporation will continue talks today towards finalising the terms of resumption that will see sugar workers back on the job as soon as possible. GAWU President Komal Chand told Stabroek News that the talks were postponed until later in the afternoon yesterday with GuySuCo requesting additional time to prepare.

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  11. AFC calls for Sattaur to goRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Stabroek News

    The AFC yesterday called for the immediate removal of Khurshid Sattaur as Commissioner-General of the Guyana Revenue Authority , following the publication of what appeared to be an email exchange between him and Attorney-General Anil Nandlall discussing actions to be taken against the Kaieteur News. The Kaieteur News, whose publisher Glen Lall has accused Sattaur of targeting the newspaper in retaliation for its exposure of government wrongdoing, published the redacted emails purporting to show collusion by the GRA boss and Nandlall on Monday.

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  12. APNU holds protests in towns for local pollsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Stabroek News

    The main opposition APNU yesterday held picketing exercises in the country's six municipalities to demand the holding of local government elections to allow citizens to manage their own communities. Protests were held in Georgetown, New Amster-dam, Rose Hall, Corriver-ton, Linden, and Anna Regina after APNU mobilised supporters in keeping with a recent announcement by coalition leader David Granger of a campaign of peaceful demonstrations.

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  13. TAU Offers Nursing Programs in its Campus at affordable feesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | PR Log

    Texila American University offers the Nursing programs in its campus in Guyana at affordable fees. The rendered nursing programs include Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Advanced Standing in Nursing .

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  14. Six-week training programme for state mediaRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Stabroek News

    The state media is set to benefit from an Integrated Training Programme, which will see veterans of the media and other communications experts and consultants sharing their knowledge and skills over the next six weeks, GINA said. Delivering the charge to participants at the launch of the programme yesterday at the Guyana International Conference Centre, Prime Minister Samuel Hinds who is performing the duties of president said that the organisers must be commended and urged participants to "make the best use of the opportunity".

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  15. Ministry moves to defuse Skeldon strikeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Stabroek News

    The Agriculture Ministry will be mediating talks between the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union and the management of the Guyana Sugar Corporation today to end a strike by workers that shutdown the Skeldon factory and which is being blamed for the burning of just over 80 acres of cane. As a result of the shutdown and GuySuCo's resulting inability to supply power to the national grid, the Guyana Power and Light Inc yesterday announced that it had been forced to load shed in Demerara and Berbice since Sunday.

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  16. International Day of PeaceRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Stabroek News

    Guyana joined the rest of the world yesterday in observing International Day of Peace with Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, urging Guyanese to appreciate the fact that they are living in a multi-religious and multi-ethnic society where fundamental human rights are constitutionally enshrined.

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  17. Blackouts for Demerara, BerbiceRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Power and Light this afternoon said that generating capacity in the Demerara/Berbice Integrated System has been significantly lowered since yesterday due to shortfall in expected imported energy from GuySuCo, Skeldon, and the failure of the turbo charger on GPL's No.3 Wartsila set located at Kingston, Georgetown. A release from GPL said that these two incidents arose at a time when the No.1 Wartsila generator at the Kingston 1 plant is undergoing a major overhaul.

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  18. CSE Top 5: Shoal Point Energy, Mahdia Gold on TopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Resource Investing News

    ... Mahdia Gold traded 25,875 shares during the week at a price of $0.03. It operates two pits at its Omai gold mine in Guyana, South America, and announced June 30 that it had produced 118.5 ounces of gold for the month through its joint venture ...

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  19. Guyana reports slight drop in deforestation rateRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Guyana's environment ministry says the country saw less deforestation in 2013 thanks to a decrease in gold mining activity.

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  20. Tuschen man dies following attack on Issano mining campRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Stabroek News

    At about 2100h. on Thursday, police say that Joseph Nurse, of Belmonte, Mahaica, ECD, was in his camp at 14 Miles, Issano, with two of his workers when they were attacked and beaten by two men armed with a piece of wood and a gun.

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