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  1. Arbitrator to be named for Skeldon worker disputeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    The Guyana Sugar Corporation and the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union will meet with the labour ministry today to finalize arrangements for an arbitrator to be appointed in the case of a Skeldon estate employee who was sacked after an altercation with the manager. The Labour Ministry under the auspices of the Chief Labour Officer , Charles Ogle had met with GuySuCo and GAWU at conciliation on multiple occasions, however GuySuCo rejected the CLO's recommendation to have the Skeldon worker, Stephen Daniels, reinstated and paid for his time off the job.

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  2. Defending champs Monedderlust/ Victoria Kings to clash in finalRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Defending champs Monedderlust Football Club and Victoria Kings reached the final of the Starlite Generation/Monedderlust FC second annual Berbice Cup after defeating Cougars FC and Ann's Grove respectively in the semi-final round on Saturday. Played at the No.

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  3. Texila Launches the Online Learning Short-term ProgramsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PR Log

    TAU launches PG Diploma, PG Certificate, and Executive Certificate and Certificate programs exclusively for the people who are on a long wait for the advancement in their career. PRLog - Oct. 21, 2014 - GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- TAU launches PG Diploma, PG Certificate, and Executive Certificate and Certificate programs exclusively for the people who are on a long wait for the advancement in their career.

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  4. Queen's College Guyana tops CSEC againRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- A student from Queen's College in Guyana is once again the Most Outstanding Candidate in the region in the May/June Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations. Elisa Hamilton leads a trio of Queen's College top performers as the 2014 Most Outstanding Candidate Overall in the region.

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  5. Kuwait-funded mosque opens in GuyanaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Guyana's Foreign Minister, Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett , speaking with CEO of the Central Islamic Organization of Guyana , Fazeel Ferouz. Guyana Times photo By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Central Islamic Organization of Guyana on Sunday formally opened the completed mosque and cultural centre at Meten Meer Zorg, Guyana, which was funded by Zakaat House, a non-profit NGO in Kuwait that has been involved in charitable work in Guyana for the past two decades.

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  6. Education cash grant rolled out in BerbiceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stabroek News

    The Government of Guyana's, "Because We Care," $10,000 education grant was rolled out in Region Six yesterday, with parents from 20 schools benefitting. GINA said that the Berbice High School, Berbice Educational Institute, New Amsterdam Secondary and St. Therese Primary School served as the distribution centres.

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  7. Silence on remigrant probeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stabroek News

    With only one set of charges thus far from what was said to be a broad probe into the abuse of remigrant duty-free concessions, the Guyana Revenue Authority has still not been able to confront a claim by the publisher of Kaieteur News that he was targeted because of his newspaper. The probe was initiated by the Auditor General's office under the direction of the GRA Board of Directors.

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  8. Services trade in focus at Amcham talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinidad Guardian

    ... of the Caricom Council on Trade and Economic Development (COTED) at its ministerial meeting in Georgetown, Guyana. The delegation led by Hugh Howard and Derrick Nembhard, respective presidents of the T&T and Jamaica AmChams, held meetings with the ...

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  9. Number 66 VillageRead the original story

    Sunday | Stabroek News

    ... the public road. Many of the residents are engaged in large-scale rice farming, small-scale fishing, working with the Guyana Sugar Corporation in Skeldon, or plying a trade. There are too, a small number of professionals, in particular, teachers. ...

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  10. Guyanese girl tops region at CSECRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Stabroek News

    Guyana has once again secured the regional award for top performance at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations in the person of Elisa Hamilton, who also topped the country. A Ministry of Education press release issued yesterday said Hamilton, of Queen's College won the award for Most Outstanding Candidate in the region.

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  11. Guyana imposes travel restrictions for West AfricansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- All persons travelling to Guyana from West African countries affected by the Ebola virus disease have been barred from Guyana until further notice. This was announced by Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr Roger Luncheon at his post-Cabinet media briefing.

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  12. Guyana interested in Islamic Development Bank membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Caribbean News Now!

    Guyana's Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh meets with the president of the Islamic Bank, Ahmed Al Madani, in Washington By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- After more than a decade of contemplating joining the Islamic Development Bank , Guyana seems set to join, especially after seeing that the transportation, education and health sectors of its neighbour Suriname have been benefiting from Islamic Bank funding as a result of the country's membership. Guyana's Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh met the president of the Islamic Bank, Ahmed Al Madani, in Washington to discuss Guyana's interest in joining the institution and the required process.

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  13. Guyanese girl tops CSECRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Stabroek News

    A student from Queen's College in Guyana is once again the Most Outstanding Candidate in the region in the May/June Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations. Elisa Hamilton leads a trio of Queen's College top performers as the 2014 Most Outstanding Candidate Overall in the region.

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  14. Quarantining will be part of Ebola response - President says in address to nationRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Stabroek News

    President Donald Ramotar in an address to the nation today said a range of measures have been instituted to combat the possibility of Ebola here and these will include quarantining at ports of entry. Fellow Guyanese, I am addressing you on a matter of great significance to Guyana and to the world, that is, the Ebola Epidemic.

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

    Friday Oct 17 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... Cables is investing about USD270 million in the US/Brazil cable project, the Elsewhere in Latin America, Digicel Guyana is expected to receive formal approval to land its own fibre-optic submarine cable in the country. The Stabroek News reports that ...

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  16. The Humanism of Ali MazruiRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Counterpunch

    ... Rodney and his service with the international commemoration committee for Walter Rodney and our trip to Georgetown Guyana in June 2005. Many older East Africans will remember that great debate between Walter Rodney and Ali Mazrui at the Main Hall of ...

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  17. Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited (RBL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | PR-inside.com

    2014-10-17 11:09:56 - New Financial Services market report from GlobalData: "Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited (RBL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited (Republic Bank (Guyana)) is a financial services ...

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  18. Caribbean nations impose Ebola banRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | BBC News

    ... required to present a "recent medical certificate" clearing them of the virus he said. In Georgetown, the capital of Guyana, Foreign Minister Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett said Guyanese diplomatic missions had been directed not to issue visas to people ...

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  19. CARICOM, Turkey to strengthen trade linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    The newly accredited envoy of Turkey to CARICOM, Ambassador Sul Oztun presents her Letters of Credence to the CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Caribbean Community and Turkey will continue to strengthen their relations with the accreditation of Ambassador Sul Oztun, as new plenipotentiary representative of Turkey to the Community. In accepting her credentials on Tuesday, CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque said the occasion signaled Turkey's growing commitment to ensure "the immense potential" of its relationship with CARICOM was "fully realized.

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  20. Guyana still at risk of blacklisting by FATF, says attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Caribbean News Now!

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The failure of Guyana to pass the internationally recognised amended anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism legislation means that the risk of being blacklisted still remains. Guyana's case to the Financial Action Task Force will be put forth during the body's plenary meeting on October 18-24 in France. 1 comment