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Daily Archives: December 27, 2017

Brazil maintains support for Guyana’s border position

Brazil maintains that the settlement of the Guyana/Venezuela Border is final and must be respected, according to Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge. Following his attendance at the recently concluded MERCOSUR Summit held in Brazil, Greenidge said Guyana’s South American neighbour has been updated on Venezuela’s contention that the 1899 Award is null and void, and remains resolute to its original position. ...

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Guyanese Microbiologist is 2018 Entrepreneur Laureate

The 2018’s Entrepreneur Laureate of the Caribbean is the local microbiologist and the Chief Executive Officer of the Eureka Medical Laboratories, William Andrew Boyle. The Entrepreneur Laureate Award forms part of the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence (ANSCAFE).  The Sabga awards, which is now the English-speaking Caribbean’s leading recognition programme, was initiated by Anthony Sabga, founder and chairman of the ANSA ...

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Corriverton-based NGO launches after-school program with support from USAID’s Community, Family and Youth Resilience (CFYR) Program

GEORGETOWN – The United States Government is partnering with a community-based non-governmental organization (NGO) to continue its support to Guyanese youth. Family Awareness Consciousness & Togetherness (FACT), a Corriverton-based NGO, received a US $64,800 (GYD$13,353,000) grant from the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Community, Family and Youth Resilience (CFYR) Program to carry out after-school activities in Corriverton. The ...

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Verdict pending in lawsuit over 2011 Guyana plane crash

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge is considering whether an airline company should pay damages to a Connecticut woman injured in a plane crash in Guyana, South America, in 2011. Judge Michael Shea in Hartford presided over a non-jury trial this month in a lawsuit by Waterbury resident Indrawatie Shiwbodh against Caribbean Airlines. The judge is expected to rule ...

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