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Damaged main switch at GPL station leaves Bartica in the dark

A damaged main switch of a generating unit that experienced problems on Monday caused the recent power outages in Bartica, Guyana Power and Light Divisional Director of Operations Elwyn Marshall says.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Mahdia Gold Corp (CSE: MGD) Announces results of Annual and Special...

Mahdia Gold Corp Announces results of Annual and Special Meeting, Major Joint Venture Agreement, and Resignation of Director / ACCESSWIRE / July 22, 2014 / Mahdia Gold Corp announces results of annual and special meeting, major joint venture agreement, and resignation of Director.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Stabroek News

East Berbice farmers benefiting from Canada project

About 150 vulnerable farmers from Plegtanker to Mara in East Berbice, Corentyne are now benefitting from a Canadian-funded project which aims to enhance their livelihood, as well their capability to handle agricultural disasters, GINA said.

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Guyanese Gay Prostitutes Stabbed Dead, Suspect Commits Suicide

The main suspect in the stabbing murder of two gay sex workers in Guyana's capital of Georgetown last week died on Sunday, July 20 at Georgetown Hospital after confessing to the murders and setting himself on fire.

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Upper Corentyne Chamber wants drastic reform of sugar industry

The Upper Corentyne Chamber of Commerce and Industry is questioning the Guyana Sugar Corporation's formula for paying farmers and wants drastic changes to the industry.

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GRA Head rejects nepotism charge

Commissioner-General of the Guyana Revenue Authority Khurshid Sattaur has rejected charges of nepotism in relation to his children being employed at the organisation and says that they were subjected to competitive interviews before being employed.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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South man granted bail over embezzlement from boss

A man accused of embezzling more than $1.5 million from his employer was granted bail when he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

Children of the Commonwealth: Guyana

Maria Ignatius has been training to be a nurse at a hospital near Guyana's capital, Georgetown, for nearly six months.

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Jamaica Observer

Resignations, delays hit Fly Jamaica

A number of flight delays have rocked Fly Jamaica Airways Limited over the past month, leaving passengers angry at the inconvenience.

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Trinidad Guardian

Japan expecting Caricom in full force at summit

The Japanese embassy in T&T says the majority of Caricom leaders are expected to attend the upcoming Japan-Caricom summit in T&T when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits T&T later this month.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Migrant awareness raising sessions held in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The first of a series of training sessions intended to heighten awareness of risk factors affecting mobile and migrant populations in Guyana was held in Georgetown on 24 and 25 June 2014.

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Tenders in for supervision of controversial East Coast road project

Tenders for supervisory consultancy services for the US$57.6M, East Coast of Demerara Four Lane Extension Project from Better Hope to Belfield Village were yesterday opened.

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Corentyne field foreman strangled

A field foreman attached to the Guyana Sugar Corporation's Skeldon estate was found dead behind a popular backtrack boating service at Springlands, Corentyne early yesterday morning and an autopsy revealed that he was strangled.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Trinadad Express

Venezuela/Guyana border tango

WHILE the International Monetary Fund was signalling a warning last week to Trinidad and Tobago on its "vulnerability" to a decline in energy prices, Caribbean Community heads of government were urging Venezuela to move "definitively" for a resolution to its territorial dispute with Guyana.

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Movers and Shakers: SouthTech Announces Addition of Dave Bharratt as Systems Support Specialist

SARASOTA SouthTech, an IT services firm that has delivered and supported infrastructure and business management solutions throughout Florida since 1994, is proud to announce the addition of Dave Bharratt as Systems Support Specialist to the SouthTech team.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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Inaugural COPA flight arrives in Guyana from Panama

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- COPA Airlines, the flag carrier of Panama, officially made Guyana its 67th destination after it touched down at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Friday, inaugurating a direct link between Panama and Georgetown, Guyana.

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Port security training

In a joint effort by the United States and Guyana to improve global maritime transport security, the US Embassy in Georgetown facilitated a week-long workshop on auditing management systems.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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Lusignan girl gunned down for phone

An 18-year-old cosmetologist hurrying home to tend to a client's hair was yesterday shot dead by a lone gunman moments after he snatched her cell phone.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Guyana minister sticks to her guns over breach of diplomatic protocol by US ambassador

Guyana's Acting Minister of Foreign Minister Priya Manickchand and outgoing United States Ambassador to Guyana, Brent Hardt sharing a toast on the celebration of the 238th independence anniversary of the United States of America GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Minister of Education Priya Manickchand has again reaffirmed the government's position on the ... (more)

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Chamber President wants qualified youngsters to 'think' business

President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry Lance Hinds has told Stabroek Business that the creation of a culture of entrepreneurship in Guyana must be reflected in an instinctive inclination among young people to establish their own businesses.

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