Guyana

Type: Country
Name: Guyana
population: 877,721
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Court puts a hold on Ajax man’s deportation with aboriginal daughter

A Guyanese-born man has been granted a last-minute reprieve from deportation so he can stay in Canada with his daughter, a Canadian aboriginal girl for whom he is the sole guardian.On Friday, the Federal Court of Canada held an emergency hearing into ... [Published Toronto Star Online - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Guyana, Deportation, Lewis's
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Cabinet approves appointments of Belgian, Indonesian Ambassadors

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Dr. Roger Luncheon at his weekly post-Cabinet press briefing at the Office President today announced the appointment of His Excellency, Patrick de Beyter as non-resident Ambassador of the Kingdom ... [Published CaribSeek - 9 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

The project Guyana Early Childhood Education Project is now in the pipeline.

PROJECTHow We Work ... [Published World Bank - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Guyana, Education
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Alleged gunman charged with threatening behaviour

Two days after being nabbed while preparing to board a flight destined for the United States of America (USA), the man suspected to have discharged a firearm at Congress Place – the headquarters of the Peoples National Congress Reform (PNCR) – last Sunday, ... [Published Kaieteur News - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Guyanese woman appointed to top UN post

A Guyanese has been elected to serve as President to the Caribbean Organisation of Tax Administrators (COTA) Executive Council for the third time in its history.The country recently hosted the 23rd General Assembly and Technical Conference of COTA during ... [Published Kaieteur News - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Guyana, Taxes, Revenue
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Guyana reaches provisional agreement with US on FATCA

The Guyana government said on Wednesday it had concluded an intergovernmental agreement with the United States for implementation of the United States (US) Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh said as a result, Guyana ... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Emancipation Day messages…

His Excellency, the President…Here’s to Freedom! And the sacrifices of our foreparents!ON the occasion of the 176th Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery, I extend best wishes to Guyanese in general, and to Afro-Guyanese in particular. This is, without ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

US Embassy in historic Iftar dinner

THE Chairman/Founder of the Electric Mosque’s Teachings of Islam, Haji Roshan Khan, and spouse were among the invitees to the United States Embassy’s hosting of Iftaar (Breaking of the Fast) and Dinner evening at the residence of Charge d’Affaires, the ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

CHEAPSKATE!

Is the United States Embassy in Guyana serious? How far does it think US$7,600 worth of supplies is going to go to help clean up the city? How much is US$7,600 going to achieve? And what is US$7,600 to the richest country in the world? Is that the best ... [Published Kaieteur News - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

GT&T launches “Shop ‘n go”

Following the successful launching of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) Company’s Mobile Money Guyana (MMG) last year, the telephone company last evening launched the second phase of this service called “Shop ‘n go”.GT&T’s customers will now be ... [Published Kaieteur News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Goldsource Announces Positive Preliminary Economic Assessment on Eagle Mountain Gold Project, Guyana

Base Case Pre-Tax NPV(5%) of US$69.4 Million, 84% IRR ... [Published A.M. Best - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

UNDP’s report on Guyana shows improved Human Development

I was so disappointed to read the Kaieteur News’ headline “Despite eight years of consecutive growth….Guyana lags behind LatAm, Caribbean in Human Development.” The headline was disappointing, primarily because it made clear its unpatriotic and biased ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 31 2014]

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A government statement said that "the conclusion of the agreement, in substance, comes after several months of review and negotiation between the US and Guyana authorities on the text of the agreement, and will see the two countries concluding a Model 1 reciprocal agreement within the coming months"
Following the conclusion of the New York leg of the visit, Mr Sloper said, "Having proven its worth in its response to the global financial crisis, the G20 is now shifting its focus to driving sustained global economic growth.  We must deliver on what we have set outout to achieve, not only for the G20 but also for non-members who are counting on the positive spill-overs from the G20 growing faster than it otherwise would."
The opening of routes from Medellin and Bogota to Panama , by the airlines AirPanama and VivaColombia with fares "... up to 70% less than those offered by the subsidiary of Copa Holdings" is already generating benefits to travelers
"It’s definitely a blessing," said Van Niekerk. "It’s a stepping stone to the future and gives me belief in myself. I wasn’t in the most positive place, but I pulled through and finished well. I said to myself I had to go as hard as I could from the start, and when it came to the last 100m, I gave it a big push."

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Rastaman on trial for incest, indecent assault ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 19 hours ago]
Gicharu Kenya's only hope gold after the exit o... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 19 hours ago]
Congress Place shooter on self bail [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 19 hours ago]
GoldSource Mines president outlines opportunity [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - 19 hours ago]
Youth leadership and policy concerns [Published Kaieteur News - 20 hours ago]
Alleged gunman charged with threatening behaviour [Published Kaieteur News - 20 hours ago]
Guyanese woman appointed to top UN post [Published Kaieteur News - 20 hours ago]
Guyana reaches provisional agreement with US on... [Published Jamaica Gleaner - 20 hours ago]
Emancipation Day: Time for reflection [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 21 hours ago]
Emancipation Day messages… [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 21 hours ago]
AG raps ‘Kaieteur’ for its bizarre’ headline [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 21 hours ago]
US Embassy in historic Iftar dinner [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 21 hours ago]
As part of the Ministry of Housing and Water ‘e... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 21 hours ago]
Fire Chief: Sharp increase in vehicles being de... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 21 hours ago]
RedJet CEO dies of heart attack in Ireland [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 21 hours ago]
Minibus driver stabbed to death in passenger row [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - 21 hours ago]
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Talks Global He... [Published Washington Diplomat - 21 hours ago]
Have Afro-Guyanese become like Afro-Brazilians? [Published Kaieteur News - 22 hours ago]
CHEAPSKATE! [Published Kaieteur News - 22 hours ago]
The constitution does not say there cannot be c... [Published Kaieteur News - 22 hours ago]
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Goldsource Announces Positive Preliminary Econo... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 31 2014]
Base Case Pre-Tax NPV(5%) of US$69.4 Million, 84% IRR ...
World: Japan and UNDP to boost Caribbean’s abil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 31 2014]
Source: UN Development ProgrammeCountry: Japan, World Port-of-Spain, 28 July – The Government of Japan and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) sealed today a new partnership to help disaster-prone Caribbean countries mitigate the effects and adapt to ...
New Piracy Problem Emerges [Published Shiptalk - Jul 30 2014]
Suriname has been sounding the alarm for a year already about the shocking incidents at sea, but neighbouring Guyana has never responded. Surinamese officials say the western neighbours could have done more to stem the increasing cases of piracy at ...
Cayman Islands: Chikungunya Update for 28 July [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 30 2014]
Source: Government of the Cayman IslandsCountry: Cayman Islands Total cases investigated for chikungunya since 25 June 2014 is 10. •Since the last update on 21 July 2014, there have been three new cases for testing during the week of 22-28 July, 2014, ...
A century after the rum trade drew them in, Can... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
The open-air Ballahoo Restaurant in Saint Kitts and Nevis overlooks a roundabout with a landmark green clock in the hub of the Caribbean country’s capital. Diners also get a bit of Canada with the view. “We have three banks in this area — FirstCaribbean, ...
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GlobalMin Ventures Inc. Now with 100% of the Gu... [Published Financial Services - Jul 18 2014]
Guyana Platinum Project [Published Financial Services - Jun 03 2014]
VIASPACE Signs Contract and Plants Giant King G... [Published Financial Services - Apr 28 2014]
Guyana Platinum Discoveries [Published Financial Services - Mar 24 2014]
IOM opens UK visa application office in Guyana [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Feb 21 2014]
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