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  1. Hat trick of awards for Albion at GCC awards ceremonyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Top Berbice club Albion snatched three of the top awards when the Guyana Cricket Board held its annual awards ceremony Thursday night at the Georgetown Cricket Club pavilion. The top accolades in the male and female categories were won by Albion players Veerasammy Permaul and Treymayne Smartt for their outstanding performance during the 2014 cricket season while Albion prevailed over the Demerara Cricket Club and the Police Cricket Club of Berbice to gain the club of the year award and make a clean sweep in the Premium Award category.


  2. Insel Air expands flight operations to GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The flagship air carrier of Curacao, Insel Air has expanded its flights to and from Guyana. This was formally conveyed to President Donald Ramotar when he met with senior company officials including director of international affairs, Edward Heerenveen on Thursday.


  3. InselAir celebrates first Guyana flightRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

    Thursday, December 18, marked the date of InselAir's first flight from CuraA ao to Guyana. The flights are available twice a week between CuraA ao and Georgetown.


  4. CGX Energy Provides a Year-End Operational UpdateRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Canada NewsWire

    ... for the Company as we continued our exploration offshore in and the heightened level of exploration activity in the Guyana-Suriname Basin. There will be at least two offshore wells drilled prior to our next exploration commitment well on the ...


  5. Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    Yesterday | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... Congo , China International Communications Service , More than four years after an agreement was signed between Guyana and Brazil for a fibre-optic cable to link government facilities, the project appears to have collapsed because of technical ...


  6. Letter from Guyana: the dictator as sitting duckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Statesman

    They've started calling him Donald de Duck. "If it look like a duck, if it quack like a duck, if it walk like a duck, it a duck," Guyana's opposition leader David Granger said of the country's president, Donald Ramotar.


  7. Georgetowners of the YearRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The George Towner

    A Georgetowner newspaper tradition for decades, the naming of Georgetowners of the Year include: a person who has devoted time and talent to keeping a lively band of senior citizens even more active with programs that range from recitals to lectures and field trips; a non-profit relocated to town that is making an impact in the world of music, science and social innovation; and an everyday service business that has stressed a personal touch and community involvement that leaves you feeling you've known them for years. When co-founder Virginia Luce Allen died in 2009, the future of the Georgetown Senior Center seemed uncertain.


  8. Texila's Another Breakthrough: Online school of Alternative MedicineRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PR Log

    Texila American University launches School of Alternative Medicine in partnership with University of Central Nicaragua in which students can study the Doctoral program from their home town or from work place without leaving his / her job PRLog - Dec. 17, 2014 - GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Texila American University is pleased to launch a new, advanced program called Alternative Medicine. Alternative Medicine deals with the health and health related procedures based on the natural treatments The new advanced PhD in Alternative medicine program focuses on the traditional kind of medicine which suits the current generation life styles.


  9. CARICOM partners with WICB to boost cricket in schoolsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Stabroek News

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC- Schools throughout the Caribbean Community are being given an opportunity to vie for cricket nets as part of a new initiative announced by the Georgetown based CARICOM Secretariat yesterday called the "Pitch in Schools Project".


  10. CARICOM to partner with WICB for 'Pitch in Schools Project'Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A new era for cricket in schools across the Caribbean Community region is about to begin with an innovative initiative from the CARICOM Secretariat called the "Pitch in Schools Project". The project will pioneer fresh innings for primary and secondary schools with a proven cricketing background, by providing them with an opportunity to vie for the construction of cricket net facilities or an upgrade to such facilities where they already exist.


  11. InselAir adds Trinidad to route networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... celebrate the launch of another route. On Thursday, InselAir will start non-stop service from Curacao to Georgetown, Guyana. Flights from Curacao to Georgetown will be on Thursdays and Sundays at 8:15 pm and will arrive at 10:20 pm in Georgetown. ...


  12. CARICOM hosts regional monitoring and evaluation workshopRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Two-day regional monitoring and evaluation workshop to provide training in the use of the Caribbean Community online monitoring and evaluation tool began on Monday at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana. Participants at the workshop include professionals from CARICOM member states who work in the areas of youth development, education and crime prevention and security.


  13. Who will be No.2 on next PPP/C ticket?Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stabroek News

    Even as Guyana's already longest serving Prime Minister, Samuel Hinds remains tight-lipped about his future plans, speculation continues to mount that the PPP/C will field a new candidate for the number two spot at general elections and there are said to be several frontrunners.


  14. Trinidadian investors assessing agricultural lands in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Caribbean News Now!

    Minister of Agriculture, Dr Leslie Ramsammy along with Trinidad's Minister of Food Production Devant Maharaj at a meeting held on Thursday GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Minister of Agriculture Dr Leslie Ramsammy and other officials met last Thursday with a 15-member team of investors from Trinidad and Tobago at which presentations were made on land availability, investment incentives, trade logistics, and ongoing investments in Guyana's agricultural sector. The visiting delegation was led by Trinidad and Tobago's minister of food production, Devant Maharaj.


  15. A stitch in timeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Trinadad Express

    ... too, could get a start on a career which has proven to be very rewarding. A young Thakur worked in the rice fields in Guyana helping his family survive which prevented him from attending school and making something of himself away from the village ...


  16. Qualfon Expands Operations in Georgetown, Guyana, South America to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | PRWeb

    Qualfon Expands Operations in Georgetown, Guyana, South America to Serve One of the Largest Telecom Companies in the U.S. With native-English services, nine years of operations experience, high-quality services, and pricing competitive with India and the Philippines, Qualfon Guyana offers our client program scalability backed by strong employee tenure. Qualfon, a people-driven business process outsourcing company and global provider of call center services, has expanded its operations in Georgetown, Guyana in South America to serve one of the largest telecommunications companies in the U.S. The new customer care and sales support program was launched in October and further diversifies Qualfon's work for the telecom client.


  17. The monument our ancestors builtRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Stabroek News

    ... born and raised in the midst of it, as I was, and be largely unaware of it, as I was. In the 1950s, as a young man in Guyana working with British Guiana Airways, I was familiar with the interior, as far south as Aishalton, but it was only in recent ...


  18. No crime upsurge in Tuschen, Zeelugt housing schemes - policeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Stabroek News

    The police today denied reports of an upsurge in crime in the Tuschen and Zeelugt communities on the West Demerara. Cognisant of comments attributed to Alliance for Change Councillor Mr. Harry Narine Deokinanan to the effect that there is "rampant criminal activity" in the communities of Tuschen Housing Scheme and Zeelugt Housing Scheme, EBE, of the Police 'D' Division, the Guyana Police Force wishes to state that the available statistics do not support such an assertion.


  19. Giving BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Trinadad Express

    ... too can get a start on a career which has proven to be very rewarding. A young Thakur worked in the rice fields in Guyana helping his family survive which prevented him from attending school and making something of himself away from the village ...


  20. Guyanese as New Secretary General Named for a.C.P GroupingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Bajan Reporter

    Ambassador Dr. Patrick I. Gomes of Guyana has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States. Ambassador Gomes' appointment took place during the 100th session of the ACP Council of Ministers in Brussels, making him the ninth Secretary General since the inception of the organisation in 1975.