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4 hrs ago | Stabroek News

Airports not meeting security standards -Benn

Guyana's international airports, the Cheddi Jagan International Airport , Timehri and the Ogle International Airport "are not meeting the minimum standards" on security, Minister of Public Works Robeson Benn says.

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14 hrs ago | Stabroek News

Two doctors injured in West Coast Berbice accident

Several persons, including two doctors attached to the New Amsterdam Hospital were rushed to the Fort Wellington Hospital yesterday morning following separate accidents on the West Coast Berbice road.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Stabroek News

Firm flayed over shoddy Supenaam stelling continues to bid for gov't contracts

VIKAB Engineering, The supervisory firm that was flayed by engineers for shoddy work on the Supenaam stelling never faced any penalties by government yet continues to work in Guyana.

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NORAD report on Guyana-Norway forest pact a 'telling blow' to the government, says Ramjattan

Leader of the AFC Khemraj Ramjattan says that the Norwegian Agency for Development Coopera-tion's recent report on the Guyana-Norway forest protection pact is a "telling blow" to the government and exposes what many have been saying all along.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Stabroek News

Lawyers for Commissioner of Forests demand apology from Capitol News

Lawyers for Commissioner of Forests, James Singh have written to Capitol News demanding an apology over a report that suggested that Singh had rented his Ogle property to logging company Bai Shan Lin.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Report published on Norway's forests and climate partnership with Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A real time evaluation report on Norway's international climate and forest initiative with countries including Guyana, which summarizes its partnership support under this programme over the period 2007-2013, was released on Monday.

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CARICOM Secretariat strengthens internal risks management system

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Caribbean Community Secretariat is actively pursuing enhancements to systems and procedures required of organisations to be entrusted with resources and budget implementation tasks under protocols designed by development partners.

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Guyana reports 76 cases of chikungunya

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

China to increase military aid to Guyana

Major General, Kong Li from the People's Liberation Army of China and Chief of Staff, Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier, Mark Phillips signing the aid agreement at the opening ceremony of the Guyana-China Bilateral Conference GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A bilateral conference between the Guyana Defence Force and the People's Liberation Army of China on ... (more)

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Norway agency warns of Chinese risk in Amaila project

The Norwegian government agency through which funds are channelled to Guyana for protecting its forests has warned of the risk to Norway's reputation if the controversial Amaila Falls Hydropower Project is funded by the Chinese and has urged Oslo to send a high-level team here to discuss these and other issues.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Stabroek News

Bai Shan Lin and the Great Guyana Giveaway

Janette Bulkan is Assistant Professor, Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada "On the occasion of Chinese New Year, the Guyana Chronicle headlined Ambassador Zhang Jungao's message as 'Bound to be another fruitful year' .

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Lottery of mining properties

Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Guyana Geology and Mines Commission, Clinton Williams witnessing the lottery of mining properties at the Bartica Community Centre today.

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Miners grab over 95% of lands up for auction

More than 95% of the blocks of mining lands put up for auction last week by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission were snatched up over the four days that the auction lasted with bids reaching into the millions of dollars.

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BK Aviation takes off

BK Aviation launched yesterday with the inaugural flight of its new Cessna Grand Caravan from the United States to Guyana via Antigua.

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Bai Shan Lin and the Great Guyana Giveaway

Janette Bulkan is Assistant Professor, Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada "On the occasion of Chinese New Year, the Guyana Chronicle headlined Ambassador Zhang Jungao's message as 'Bound to be another fruitful year' .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Guyana to supply 5,000 tonnes of rice per month to Panama

Minister of Agriculture Dr Leslie Ramsammy and Panama's Vice Agriculture Minister Dr Esteban Giron shake hands after inking the agreement.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Local history: Nun earned rare honor for helping leper colony

Thomas S. Tull, right, British consul general at Philadelphia, presents the insignia and certificate of honorary membership in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to its first American recipient, Sister Mary Margaret, R.S.M., a patient at Mercy Hospital.

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GMSA to seek disclosure on terms for foreign logging operations

The Guyana Manufactur-ing and Services Associa-tion will be moving for access to the agreements under which all foreign investors are permitted to operate in Guyana's forestry sector, in order to ensure they are operating within agreed parameters, president of the group Clinton Williams said on Thursday.

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Exploring Georgetown Nightlife - Bars and Clubs

Bars and "rum shops" as they are called are numerous. There are 'street hangs' around some bars.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Stabroek News

Lightning shuts down Demerara power system

The Guyana Power and Light today said that at approximately 7:58hrs this morning, the link between the Garden of Eden and Sophia was broken when both sections of the two transmission lines from Golden Grove and Garden of Eden were struck by lightning.

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