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  1. Airports have been successfully audited since 2003Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    The Ministry of Public Works yesterday said that a statement by Minister Robeson Benn that Guyana's airports are not meeting security standards was his personal perspective and since 2003, the Cheddi Jagan International Airport , Timehri has been successfully audited by international agencies.

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  2. Airports not meeting security standards -BennRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    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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  3. Two doctors injured in West Coast Berbice accidentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stabroek News

    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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  4. Plantation Brahan man dies after accidentRead the original story

    Tuesday | Stabroek News

    A West Coast Berbice man died after he was struck down on the D' Edward Village Public Road on Sunday morning by a speeding driver who fled the scene but was later apprehended.

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  5. UNSIDS conference outcome important for CARICOMRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) views the third international meeting on small island developing states (UNSIDS) in Apia, ...

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  6. NORAD report on Guyana-Norway forest pact a 'telling blow' to the government, says RamjattanRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Stabroek News

    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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  7. Firm flayed over shoddy Supenaam stelling continues to bid for gov't contractsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Stabroek News

    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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  8. Lawyers for Commissioner of Forests demand apology from Capitol NewsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Stabroek News

    ... logging company Bai Shan Lin. We write on behalf of our client, MR. JAMES SINGH, the Commissioner of Forests of the Guyana Forestry Commission. We are instructed by our said client that on or about the 22nd day of August, 2014, statements were ...

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  9. Report published on Norway's forests and climate partnership with GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    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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  10. CARICOM Secretariat strengthens internal risks management systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    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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  11. Guyana reports 76 cases of chikungunyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... to rising sea levels brought about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Chief medical officer (CMO), Dr Shamdeo Persaud, has confirmed that Guyana has recorded a total of 76 cases of the chikungunya ...

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  12. China to increase military aid to GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    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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  13. Norway agency warns of Chinese risk in Amaila projectRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Stabroek News

    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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  14. Portland Timbers at Alpha United in CONCACAF Champions League group play: Live chat, match updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | OregonLive.com

    TV: Fox Soccer Plus . Streamed live at FoxSoccer2Go. com . CONCACAF Champions League competition has arrived for the Portland Timbers , who open group play on Tuesday against Alpha United in Georgetown, Guyana.

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  15. Will Portland Timbers open Champions League play with victory against Alpha United? Match...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Oregonian

    ... Timbers open CONCACAF Champions League play at 5 p.m. Tuesday as they go up against Alpha United in Georgetown, Guyana. The Timbers will be without nearly all of the starters from last Saturday's 1-1 draw with the New England Revolution, as coach ...

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  16. Portland Timbers vs. Alpha United - Champions League Preview InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Stumptown Footy

    Tonight on a cricket oval in Guyana, the Portland Timbers will play their first CONCACAF Champions League fixture with Alpha United as the opponent.

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  17. Lottery for mining blocks held in BarticaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Stabroek News

    The lottery for mining properties organised by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission covered lands from all six mining districts of Guyana, GINA said.

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  18. Portland's Early Soccer History: Part IRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Stumptown Footy

    ... to play in continental competition with a CONCACAF Champions League group stage game at Alpha United in Georgetown, Guyana. To mark this important occasion in the history of the club and soccer in the city, we're looking back to the game's earliest ...

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  19. Lottery of mining propertiesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Stabroek News

    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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  20. Portland Timbers open Alpha phaseRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Soccer America

    ... debut, it will mean a trip of 7,200 miles from Boston, where they played New England on Saturday, to Georgetown, Guyana, and back to Portland for the match against Alpha United, the first Guyanese team to ever qualify for the CCL. The Timbers ...

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