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Monday Apr 14 | Caribbean News Now!

New Swedish ambassador to CARICOM sees his appointment as historic

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The newly accredited ambassador of Sweden to the Caribbean Community , Claes Hammar, has described the formalisation of his country's ties with the Community as an historic and significant step.

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Monday Apr 14 | Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Smoke and mirrors: A closer look at Guyana's looming debt crisis

By Avinash Pulchan, MFM, FQF According to World Bank data, Guyana's external debt has risen over 117%, US$850,393,000 in 2008 to US$1,845,561,000 in 2012.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Stabroek News

Skeldon producing energy, supplying GPL

The Guyana Sugar Corporation is successfully producing energy at the Skeldon Cogeneration Plant and supplying to the Guyana Power and Light Inc grid, according the Agriculture Minister Dr Leslie Ramsammy.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Stabroek News

My next big adventure

As the Chinese Philosopher Lao-tzu taught "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" and so a year ago, I made the first step in my commitment to explore this country; its cultures and people, places and things in what I deem would be my ultimate adventure, spiritual even as I try to be in touch with Guyana.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Stabroek News

Budget divides nation into two -APNU

A Partnership for National Unity says this year's Budget has the potential to dangerously divide Guyana into two nations - one poorer and one richer.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Stabroek News

PM warns against cutting GPL allocations

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds has warned against the cutting of the proposed allocations for the Guyana Power and Light Inc , which he said are necessary for several capital investment projects.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Stabroek News

Pilot first alerted to unlocked door on plane - Nascimento

It was the pilot of the Trans Guyana plane who first noticed that the plane's door was open during flight and returned to the Ogle Airport, PR for the company Kit Nascimento said.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Stabroek News

Suspect in two Berbice murders killed in shoot-out with police

Police today said that acting on information received, at about 2315h. last night, police ranks went to Back Street, Betsy Ground, Canje, Berbice, where two men were seen on bicycles.

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Newsday

Calls for probe into man's death

THE Guyana Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday expressed 'deep concern' over an incident in which a Guyanese national was refused emergency medical attention at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope and later died while en route to another medical institution.

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Stabroek News

All-weather road to Brazil on the cards

The Linden-Lethem trail is to be transformed into an all-weather road with Brazilian help if the plans of the Ministry of Public Works are realized.

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Stabroek News

Increase in aviation accidents recorded over last year

There was an increase in the number of aviation accidents over the last year and the reports on some of these cases are still to be completed as the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority awaits the result of the analyses of plane engines sent overseas.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

ABC News

Guyana Probing Extent of Gold Fraud Scheme

Police have closed the Guyana Gold Board's buying office in a remote Guyanese mining town that regulated the sale of raw gold.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

ABC News

Guyana Reports Gold Fraud Scheme

Police in Guyana have closed a government office that regulated the sale of gold after discovering that millions of dollars worth of gold had been laced with silver.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Diana Ingalls Leyba to judge upcoming members-only show in Pinos Altos

SILVER CITY >> Local artist and art instructor Diana Ingalls Leyba has been chosen by the Grant County Art Guild to judge the 2014 members-only show, according to a news release.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Lives Lived: Muriel Jean Collins, 80

Trade union activist and pioneer, mother, friend. Born on May 19, 1933, in Georgetown, Guyana; died on Nov. 12, 2013, in Toronto, after a long illness, aged 80. She arrived in Canada from Guyana in 1963 with two young children, and eventually found work as a nursing attendant at Kipling Acres, one of Toronto's municipally run "homes for the aged."

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Caribbean News Now!

Head of Green Climate Fund to deliver memorial lecture at CDB annual meeting in Guyana

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Hla Cheikhrouhou, executive director of the Green Climate Fund, will be the keynote speaker of the 15th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture in Georgetown Guyana on May 27, 2014.

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Stabroek News

Attorney General sues Stabroek News, Chris Ram

Attorney General Anil Nandlall has sued Guyana Publications Inc, publishers of Stabroek News and the Sunday Stabroek for $20M over a letter in the March 19th edition of the newspaper.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Deming Headlight

Leyba to judge Grant County members only show

SILVER CITY, N.M. >> The Grant County Art Guild is pleased to announce that the chosen judge for the 2014 Members Only Show is local artist and art instructor, Diana Ingalls Leyba.

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Bajan Reporter

Head of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to Deliver Memorial Lecture at CDB's Annual Meeting

Hela Cheikhrouhou , Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund, is the keynote speaker of the 15th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture at the Pegasus Hotel, in Georgetown Guyana on May 27, 2014.

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Stabroek News

Annai now able to measure forest carbon

Annai is one of several Amerindian communities which are now able to measure the carbon contained in their forests and the north Rupununi village hopes to become the first community to join a scheme under the Guyana-Norway partnership and receive funds for protecting its forests.

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