Guyana

Type: Country
Name: Guyana
population: 877,721
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Easter and the Guyanese tradition

Christians the world over will today celebrate the triumph of one man over death. The story has it that this man was born of lowly parentage, grew up simply but demonstrated intelligence beyond his years and preached the gospel.He had many followers during ... [Published Kaieteur News - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Shakira Baksh (Caine) did Guyana proud

to a Guyanese Muslim family. The daughter of a dressmaker, she aimed to follow in the footsteps of her mother and become a fashion designer. It was while working as a secretary that Shakira was urged by her boss to participate in the 1967 Miss Guyana ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 17 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

US pursues project despite Govt objection – Dr. Luncheon

Head of the Presidential Secretariat (HPS) Dr. Roger Luncheon has expressed in no uncertain terms that Government will not be re-engaging talks with the United States as it pertains to their (US) initiated Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project under ... [Published Kaieteur News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Middleman earns US$16M on Venezuela rice deal

Farmers lose out on better paddy priceGuyana’s rice-for-oil deal with Venezuela has been hailed as a blessing for the country but there is growing anger over the management of this billion-dollar trade initiative.Farmers and millers are now critical of ... [Published Kaieteur News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Musician, Engineer and Teacher, David Dewar, is a ‘Special Person’

“For over a decade, in the 1970s and 1980s I did a technical, business, or music examination every year, all the while still employed at the Waterworks. In fact, my education is ongoing, and I am still doing studies to become a better musician.” Today ... [Published Kaieteur News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Disappointed at use of this term

Dear Editor,Your paper does a very good job of exposing to the public what some of our countrymen are doing to bring our country down. And because of this I read your paper almost daily.So it was with much disappointment that I read in your article of ... [Published Kaieteur News - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Guyana, Ignorance, Fake
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

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

(Reprinted from Caribbean News Now)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. During that same time period gross national income per capita (purchasing power parity) has ... [Published Kaieteur News - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

From the Diaspora…ROBBING A “WAKE”! CAN IT GET ANY LOWER FOR GUYANA?

I could not believe what I was reading – bandits holding up a wake and robbing the mourners in Georgetown. I had to read the article in detail to be sure it was not a joke. At a most traumatic moment of their lives people had to suffer at the hands of ... [Published Kaieteur News - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Guyana, Diaspora, Crime
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Inner Wheel Club of Georgetown holds Easter Hat Show 2014

FOR OVER twenty years, the Inner Wheel Club of Georgetown has been hosting a hat show that has become a major annual event in Guyana, attracting hundreds of visitors each year at the Promenade Gardens. This year’s Annual Hat Show and Garden Party will ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Voter education outreach underway for local government elections

–WhittakerMINISTER of Local Government and Regional Development, Mr. Norman Whittaker said that in preparation for Local Government Elections, the ministry is currently reaching out to various communities to provide voter education.Minister Norman Wh ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

“Operation caribex-2014” to begin soon

A Brazilian team will be in Guyana shortly to conduct a naval exercise dubbed "operation caribex-2014."The Brazilian Naval Task group under the command is scheduled to arrive at the Guyana Defense Force Cost Guard Headquarters on Monday.The team will ... [Published National Communications Network - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Copa Airlines tickets go on sale, airfares to Guyana drop

Star Alliance member, Copa Airlines, which is all set to enter the Guyana market on July 11, began selling tickets a few days ago, which has led to lower airfares between Guyana and New York. However, airfares remain relatively high for peak season but ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 19 2014]

Quotes

"Warrior shares her knowledge as a mentor and coach, particularly in the science, technology, engineering and math area, and has used her prominence to support other women following in her wake."
When he retires, Singh is not sure if he will return home to Guyana. "Time teaches us patience. Sometimes the answer to these questions is a whisper. So you just wait and listen. One thing I can say, however, Alpha has been the centre of my life for the past three decades and I should always be available to Alpha."
"I have [lesbian friends] who live in Guyana, and they say walking down the street, people taunt them," Nhojj said. "Even while I was there, I was walking down the street with a friend and someone from across the street yelled a slur at us."

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MARCEL RAYMOND HUTSON-A man who elevated himsel... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 17 hours ago]
Middleman earns US$16M on Venezuela rice deal [Published Kaieteur News - 18 hours ago]
Ed Ahmad land deal…Investigate all state assets... [Published Kaieteur News - 18 hours ago]
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Dem boys seh…Good Friday lef de Waterfalls boss... [Published Kaieteur News - 18 hours ago]
Photo exhibition fights Guyana myths [Published New York Daily News - 18 hours ago]
President Ramotar chides Opposition for major g... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 18 hours ago]
Royston King allegedly signs City Hall tax waiv... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 18 hours ago]
Amerindians protest budget cuts denouncing Oppo... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 18 hours ago]
Annandale PPP group distributes 350 kites [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 18 hours ago]
Disappointed at use of this term [Published Kaieteur News - 18 hours ago]
The schools Priya Manickchand belong to [Published Kaieteur News - 18 hours ago]
Government must say how much money was wasted o... [Published Kaieteur News - 18 hours ago]
Creating beams of light [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 20 hours ago]
USA ENVOY AND ‘PROVOCATION’ [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 20 hours ago]
Prioritise Region Eight health services – says ... [Published Kaieteur News - 21 hours ago]
Minister explains Hope Canal operation [Published Kaieteur News - 21 hours ago]
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There be monsters [Published Harvard Gazette - Apr 18 2014]
Shifting European notions between the late Middle Ages and the Scientific Revolution of what it meant to be human were shaped by many things, including the concept of monsters and werewolves. Surekha Davies, assistant professor of history at Western ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: International Finance Corpo... [Published MicroCapital - Apr 18 2014]
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private-investment arm of the US-based World Bank Group, has recently partnered with Mongolia’s Ministry of Justice to augment Mongolia’s regulatory system for secured-transaction payments, transactions ...
Caribbean Loses Valuable Steward with Passing o... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 12 2014]
The Caribbean has lost another giant; prominent Caribbean intellectual Norman Girvan passed away in Cuba on the same day that A.N.R. Robinson , former Prime Minister and President of Trinidad and Tobago, died. Jamaican born and a true Caribbean man, ...
‘More than just a sport’: Toronto students drea... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Apr 10 2014]
Cricket has come a long way in Mahendra Ram’s 31 years in Toronto. He arrived from Guyana in 1983 at age 13 and still remembers the one game he played as a student, for Parkdale Collegiate Institute. His team faced a squad from Upper Canada College, ...
Chile: Post-quake opportunity in Chile [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 10 2014]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: Chile SANTIAGO DE CHILE, 10 April 2014 - The Head of UNISDR, Margareta Wahlström, arrived yesterday in Chile, where she was received by the President, Michelle Bachelet, prior to a regional ...
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Guyana Platinum Discoveries [Published Financial Services - Mar 24 2014]
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