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Caricom backs Guyana against Venezuela’s border assertions

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015, 22:57 by GxMedia CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has stated its concern about several recent assertions from Venezuela, and has again expressed its hope for an early resolution of the controversy arising from Venezuela’s contention that the 1899 Arbitral Award, which settled the boundary between the two countries, ...

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Fisherman killed, dumped in Atlantic Ocean

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015, 14:45 by GxMedia Police are probing the alleged murder of a fisherman and the dumping of his body overboard. Three men were arrested on Thursday, March 19, 2015 “and are in police custody assisting with the investigations.”  The dead man has been identified as 19-year old Avo Singh of Dundee, Mahaicony, East Coast ...

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Alleged Lethem school thieves caught with cash

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015, 14:30 by GxMedia Two men, who allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from a school in Lethem, have been arrested, police said. Investigators said at about 7 O’clock Thursday morning (March 19, 2015) it was discovered that the Machuine Primary School at Lethem, had been broken into and the sum of GUY$408,000.00 ...

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ANALYSIS: Guyana’s elections-It is all about numbers

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015, 14:19 by GxMedia It is all in the numbers, and numbers don’t lie.  Guyanese know that talk of numbers during an election season is talk of race.  When the numbers were comforting, and a solid cushion of confidence existed, there was no need for any appeal of any kind at Babu John; or ...

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Govt, Private Sector hope observers will minimise challenge of election results

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015, 12:13 by GxMedia The Guyana government and the business community appear to be banking on international observers, including the well-respected Carter Centre, to quell any unease about the results of the upcoming general and regional elections. Less than one week after government said it was asking foreign observers to be here well in ...

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Britain offers to help GECOM for elections

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015, 11:00 by GxMedia The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) says Britain has promised to provide assistance to hold the upcoming general elections. The elections management authority said the pledge was made by Britain’s new High Commissioner to Guyana, Greg Quinn last Friday during a courtesy call on GECOM’s Chairman, Dr. Steve Surujbally. “The British ...

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Key Club of Georgetown International Academy officially chartered

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015, 10:48 by GxMedia GEORGETOWN, GUYANA: The  Key Club of Georgetown International Academy was officially chartered as a member of the Kiwanis International Service Leadership Program, earlier this month under the auspices of Key Club International Caribbean Atlantic District. Held on March 5, organisers said that momentous event marked the formal establishment of the first ...

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Legal wrangling over whether PM Hinds’ son should face fresh trial

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2015, 10:37 by GxMedia Legal wrangling continue in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court over whether the son of Prime Minister Samuel Hinds should be sentenced for unlawful wounding or he should face a new trial because the magistrate who convicted him has been fired. He is Samuel Hinds Jr. When the matter came up again ...

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