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  1. New capacity-building project to provide support for Cariforum-Eu EpaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Key partners involved in a new capacity-building project to support effective implementation of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement met in Georgetown, Guyana, on 19 January 2015, to chart the way forward. The project, valued at 3,099,915, is financed from the 10th European Development Fund Caribbean Regional Indicative Programme .

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  2. Qualfon Employees Donate 26,366 Hours of Service to Community Organizations in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    ... for Humanity and its response to Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines. In Dumaguete, Philippines and in Georgetown, Guyana, South America, employees rebuilt homes for those in need. Additionally, in the hardest hit areas of Tacloban, Philippines, ...

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  3. Guyana did not use Dr Harding as it should haveRead the original story

    Tuesday | Stabroek News

    ... the police-you name it, Dr Harding spoke critically to these issues. Sadly, there won't ever be a woman like her in Guyana. We have lost one of the best female leaders of our time. Guyana should mourn the loss of Faith Harding. She was bipartisan ...

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  4. French Guiana seeks associate membership of CARICOMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Caribbean News Now!

    President of the Regional Council of French Guiana, Rodolphe Alexandre, with Secretary General of the Caribbean Community, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Caribbean Community Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque met on Thursday with a team from French Guiana led by the president of the Regional Council Rodolphe Alexandre, as the French territories in the Caribbean begin discussions with CARICOM on their applications to become associate members of the Community. This followed a meeting on Wednesday with a team from Martinique and will be followed by similar discussions next month with representatives of Guadeloupe.

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  5. No election of office bearers as GCB holds AGMRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Cricket Board went ahead and staged their Annual General Meeting yesterday but there was no election of office bearers. The media was not allowed to attend yesterday's meeting held upstairs of the Georgetown Cricket Club Pavilion, but attended a press briefing held afterwards.

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  6. East Canje man jailed for three years over break and enterRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Stabroek News

    Clifton Ramsarran who on Tuesday last, pleaded guilty to a break and enter charge, was sentenced to three years imprisonment by Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs Marcus in the New Amsterdam Magistrate Court on Friday. Ramsarran of Palmyra, East Canje, Berbice admitted to committing the crime after being charged in the Sisters Magistrate's Court.

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  7. Angoy's Avenue residents get legal access to powerRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Stabroek News

    With the long-awaited electrification of Angoy's Avenue, some 4,000 residents will now be able to receive electricity legally for the first time. Scores of residents turned out on Thursday to witness Prime Minister Samuel Hinds flipping the switch to light the community, which is located in greater New Amsterdam, Berbice.

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  8. Guyana seeks to develop international relations with non-traditional partnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... will keep Caribbean News Now fully independent. Please chip in to help support our work this year. GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- Minister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett said that Guyana is looking at non-traditional partners, even while ...

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  9. India insist on US$42mRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Jamaica Observer

    ... In a letter dated January 20 and sent to the Caribbean Community (Caricom) Secretariat, headquartered in Georgetown, Guyana, to the attention of Secretary General of Caricom Irwin LaRoque, as well as West Indies Cricket Board President Whycliffe ...

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  10. United Nations' Valerie Amos on Accountability and Intervention in Humanitarian WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | CFR.org

    ... the privilege of introducing Valerie Amos who will be our Gillian Sorensen lecturer. Valerie was born in Georgetown, Guyana. She went -- moved to the U.K. when she was nine years old and was educated in the U.K. I just asked her because her accent ...

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  11. Guyana and Suriname both go to the polls in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Please chip in to help support our work this year. By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Guyana and Suriname, both members of Caribbean Community (CARICOM), will go to the polls in May. Suriname's President Desi ...

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  12. Upstream oil and gas resourcesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Stabroek News

    The National Upstream Oil and Gas Policy was yesterday launched by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment. A statement from the ministry said that it represents Guyana's first attempt at setting out specific policy objectives and implementation measures for the exploration and potential development of upstream oil and gas resources in Guyana.

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  13. Guyana's president calls national election for May 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | AlertNet

    ... By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. GEORGETOWN, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Guyana's president on Tuesday called a national parliamentary election for May 11 after his suspension of the legislature last year ...

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  14. Commentary: Copa Airlines and the Guyana, Suriname aviation marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Ray Chickrie Connecting the Guyanas globally With few airlines only servicing the Guyanas, Copa Airlines of Panama, the only global carrier that flies to Guyana, is looking to connect the Guyanas with the world via its Panama City hub. Moreover, the carrier is interested in the Suriname market and it's only a matter of time before it adds Paramaribo to its list of destinations in the Americas.

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  15. Caribbean Airlines pilots suspended pending investigation of near miss at JFKRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Aviation Authority (TTCAA) said in a statement. The Caribbean Airlines Boeing 737-800, arriving from Georgetown, Guyana, reportedly failed to stop short of a runway as instructed and caused a JetBlue Airbus A320-200 to abort its takeoff at high ...

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  16. Guyana to take part in inaugural US -Caribbean Energy Security SummitRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Stabroek News

    Guyana will participate in the first ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington, DC on January 26, 2015, GINA said today. It is to be hosted by US Vice President Joseph Biden.

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  17. Search ends for missing ASL plane, workersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Stabroek News

    After three weeks and no success, the search and rescue operation for the Air Services Limited plane with its pilot and worker that went missing somewhere over the jungle in Region Eight has been called off. This decision was taken after three weeks of efforts, including aerial and ground searches, came up empty, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority announced yesterday.

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  18. Caribbean Airlines aircraft forces JetBlue to abort takeoff at JFKRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... By Caribbean News Now contributor NEW YORK, USA -- A Caribbean Airlines Boeing 737-800, arriving from Georgetown, Guyana, on Saturday night, reportedly failed to stop short of a runway at New York's JFK International Airport as instructed and caused ...

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  19. Search and rescue operation for ASL plane endsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority today said that a search operation for an Air Services Limited plane that went missing on December 28 over Region Eight jungle has ended without any sighting of the craft. Despite an intensive twenty one days of aerial and ground searches in mountainous and densely forested terrain in Region Eight for the ASL Britten Norman Islander, the aircraft and its occupants have still not been found.

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  20. Jilted man murders Edinburgh teenRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Stabroek News

    A Berbice man is in police custody after he stabbed a teenaged girl to death at Rosignol, West Berbice on Saturday after she reportedly ended a relationship with him. Dead is Sheniza Mohamed, 19, of Lot 53 Edinburgh, East Bank Berbice.

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