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  1. Commentary: Is public stripping a PPP political tool?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ... University. More of his writings and commentaries can be found on his Youtube Channel Hinds' Sight: Dr. David Hinds' Guyana-Caribbean Politics and on his website . Some of us have been crying out as loud as we could, without success, for some ...

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  2. 'Think carefully before you vote'Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    At the People's Progres-sive Party/Civic rally held at Stewartville, West Coast Demerara yesterday, former president of Guyana, Bharrat Jagdeo urged the armed forces to "think before you vote."

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  3. Region Eight administration building ravaged by fireRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stabroek News

    ... welve persons from four families completely lost all of their belongings. The cause of the fire is still unknown. The Guyana Fire Service is expected to launch an investigation, the release said.

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  4. CXC visual arts exhibition opens in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- After first hosting the Caribbean Examinations Council Visual Arts Exhibition 11 years ago, Guyana will once again host the annual showcase of Caribbean secondary school students' best visual arts works. The 2015 edition of the CXC Visual Arts Exhibition will open on Monday at Castellani House in Georgetown, Guyana, and will run until Saturday 3 May. Priya Manickchand, minister of education in Guyana will deliver the feature address at the opening ceremony and declare the exhibition officially opened.

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  5. Energy, security, competitiveness commitments: CARICOM-US summit outcomesRead the original story

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Bahamas; and Prime Minister of Jamaica, Portia Simpson-Miller at the CARICOM-US Summit earlier this month GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is moving forward from the recent CARICOM-US summit with seed funding for a sustainable ...

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  6. Guyana's Health Minister Assails Women's Activist, Says He Would 'Slap Her Ass'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Global Voices Online

    Two participants at the Rising Against Rape Walk on International Women's Day 2014, in Georgetown, Guyana. Photo by Amanda Richards, used under a CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.

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  7. GDF removes Lethem Location CommanderRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Defence Force has removed the Lethem Location Commander who was involved in an altercation with another man earlier this month and are currently proceeding with disciplinary action against him.

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  8. Arriving Guyana passenger arrested at JFK with cocaine hidden in sneakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Caribbean News Now!

    A passenger arriving from Guyana at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York tried to 'sneak' past US Customs and Border Protection officers, but was stopped in his tracks. On April 7, CBP officers stopped Thenga Adams, who arrived on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana.

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  9. Opposition alliance flays gov't over Ramsaran attackRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Stabroek News

    ... tired of their constant spewing of racist rhetoric and their indulgence in hate mongering. The PPP/C is a stain on Guyana's international image. This is the time to remove this party from government so that this nation could move forward in an ...

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  10. Guyana tourist arrivals up by 13.9 percent in first quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The ministry of tourism and the Guyana Tourism Authority have reported a record high of 46,369 arrivals in the first quarter, or a13.9 percent increase over last year's first quarter arrivals. "It is clear that the country's interest in tourism is very aggressive at this moment.

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  11. New Peace Corps batchRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Stabroek News

    Forty-three Peace Corps trainees arrived in Georgetown yesterday to begin their two years of service to the people of Guyana. The new trainees make up the 27th group of Peace Corps Volunteers to serve in Guyana, and they will soon begin their pre-service training.

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  12. Man tried to sneak 2 pounds of coke into JFK in his sneakers, feds chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | NJ.com

    Two pounds of cocaine were found in the soles of four pair of running shoes stashed un the luggage of a man who arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport from Guyana on April 7, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials. NEW YORK - Two pounds of cocaine were found hidden in the soles of a pair of running shoes a man tried to smuggle into the region on a flight from Guyana, officials said Wednesday.

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  13. Jagdeo failed to request transfer during claims and objections - GecomRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Stabroek News

    Former president Bharrat Jagdeo failed to request a transfer during the multiple claims and objections period that were undertaken by the Guyana Elections Commission prior to the eventual certification of the Official List of Electors .

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  14. Manchester Boys crowned B/ce Guinness in the Streets champsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Stabroek News

    Underdogs Manchester Boys were crowned the inaugural Guinness of the Streets Berbice champions, upsetting favourites Unruly Gang 1-0 via sudden death kicks on Sunday at the New Amsterdam Ferry Tarmac.

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  15. Elderly woman arrested at JFK airport with 4 pounds of cocaine in her underwearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Washington Times

    A passenger search at John F. Kennedy International Airport of a 70-year-old woman turned up 4 pounds of cocaine - in her underwear. Olive Fowler of Georgetown, Guyana, arrived in New York on April 12 when officials found her in possession of $73,000 worth of cocaine.

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  16. Woman, 70, arrested at JFK with 4 pounds of cocaine in underwearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | CBS News

    Authorities quickly found out why an arriving passenger at John F. Kennedy International was so nervous: She had four pounds of cocaine hidden in her girdle and underwear. CBS New York reports that authorities said Monday that 70-year-old Olive Fowler seemed nervous when she arrived in New York from Georgetown, Guyana on April 12. Customs and Border Protection officers escorted her to a private room at the airport and found the cocaine while they were searching her.

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  17. Cops: 70-year-old woman smuggled cocaine in girdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | MyFoxNY

    An elderly woman, described by authorities at JFK Airport as nervous, was found to be carrying four pounds of cocaine in her girdle and underwear. The U. S. Customs and Border Protection agency says that Olive Fowler, a Guyanese citizen, arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport from Georgetown, Guyana on April 12. "This seizure is just another example of our CBP officers being ever vigilant in protecting the United States from the distribution of these illicit drugs," said Robert E. Perez, Director of CBP's New York Field Operations.

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  18. Police say probing report that objects thrown at vehicle with PPP/C supportersRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Stabroek News

    ... respectively, and a female child was struck to her left hand. They were treated at the Skeldon Hospital. "The Guyana Police Force is taking this opportunity to call on members of the public to be tolerant of the political activities that are taking ...

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  19. 'Spanx Smuggler,' 70, Arrested With Four Pounds Of Cocaine In Her Girdles, UnderwearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Smoking Gun

    A 70-year-old woman had four pounds of cocaine stashed in her girdles and underwear, according to federal agents who found the stash during a pat down at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Olive Fowler, a Guyana resident, arrived at JFK last Sunday on a Caribbean Airlines flight from Georgetown, Guyana.

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  20. Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Hotel News Resource

    Marriott Hotels , announced the grand opening of Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown, the first Marriott International property for the country. Marriott Hotels , announced the grand opening of Guyana Marriott Hotel Georgetown, the first Marriott International property for the country.

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