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A lesson for Guyana…French Oil company sends auditors on fishing expedition in Mozambique

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:59
– as hundreds of millions in ineligible costs detected – Guyana still to scrutinise billions of US dollars expended by Exxon By Kiana Wilburg Kaieteur News – Natural gas discoveries in the Rovuma Basin off the coast of northern Mozambique are among the most significant in the world. The discoveries are of such massive quantities […]
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Marudi residents up ante against Govt. over agreement signed with Canadian gold company

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:58
Have respect for us! Kaieteur News – Residents of Marudi, in the deep-South Rupununi, Region Nine continue to protest the signing of new agreement between Government and a Canadian-based gold company for prospecting work to be done in their community. Following the announcement on social media of the signing, residents became alarmed and protested the […]
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Policeman refuses $700,000 bribe

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:57
– as relatives of fraud accused try to buy his freedom for Christmas Kaieteur News – Two relatives of an alleged fraudster have joined him in the lock-ups after they tried to buy his freedom on Saturday for the Christmas holidays. The alleged fraudster was identified as 37-year-old resident of Houston, East Bank Demerara (EBD). […]
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Proposed amendments to elections laws inadequate – Civil Society Group

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:56
Kaieteur News – The pro-democracy group- Article 13 is calling on the government to extend the duration of the public consultation for the proposed amendments to the Representation of the People Act (ROPA), even as they said the proposals are “inadequate and unsatisfactory and fail to address some of the more fundamental problems associated with […]
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New mobile learning app helping women grow their businesses

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:55
— expected to surpass target of 3,000 downloads Kaieteur News – HerVenture; the mobile learning app launched last September, as part of efforts to help female entrepreneurs in Guyana grow their businesses, is moving rapidly towards its target of reaching 3000 Guyanese women in business. According to Selena Bacchus, Marketing Officer for ActionInvest Caribbean Inc; […]
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Govt. to spend over $200M to clear city drains

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:55
Kaieteur News – With more rains expected in the next few months, the Government of Guyana is rushing to spend over $200 million to clear city drains, canals, streets and alleyways in bid to prevent flooding. This is according to two ‘Invitation for Bids’ published on November 24th edition of the Kaieteur News. Chief Hydromet […]
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Rice farmer dies after tractor topples

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:53
Kaieteur News – A 20-year-old man was pinned to death by the tractor he was operating on Sunday at Vryheid Backdam, Corentyne. . The dead man has been identified as Samuel Singh, of Dun Robin Farm, Corentyne, Berbice. His uncle, Manoj Kumar Singh disclosed that he received a call just before 12:00 noon and was […]
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Harmon calls for push back against Ramson for disparaging remarks against African Guyanese

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:45
Kaieteur News – Opposition Leader, Joseph Harmon has urged African Guyanese to fight back against Youth Sports and Culture Minister, Charles Ramson Jr. who on Saturday said that they lacked role models. “I think that in the Black community, young Black kids also need lots of examples of success because they have to be able […]
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Increase beneficial ownership screening in oil industry to reduce corruption risks – NRGI advises

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:44
Kaieteur News – In light of the fact that the oil and gas sector is prone to corruption, Guyana is being urged to increase beneficial ownership screening so as to reduce the sector’s risk to corruption. This was recently noted by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to improving countries’ […]
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GFF ATC Challenge Trophy… Georgetown and East Bank to contest final

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:41
Kaieteur News –Both semifinal matches of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Academy Training Center (ATC) Challenge Trophy competition were contested yesterday at the National Training Center (NTC) at Providence where kicks from the penalty mark decided the victors in each clash. In the opening semifinal match was a six-goal affair between Bartica and eventual winners […]
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GAPLF issues statement on Carlos Petterson-Grifith possible Anti-Doping Rule Violation

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:40
Kaieteur News – “The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPLF) has received an official notice of a possible Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) under the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) AntiDoping Rules (“ADR”) by Mr. Carlos Pettterson-Grifith,” a release from GAPLF informed. “This is as a result of tests conducted during the 18th NAPF / FESUPO Pan-American Regional […]
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Motie set to make senior team debut in Pakistan – Intends to maximize every opportunity

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:39
Kaieteur News – By Sean Devers Twenty-six year-old left-arm spinner Guyanese Gudakesh Motie has been named in the West Indies’ One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) squads for their series against Pakistan at the National Stadium in Karachi from December 13 to 22. The Berbician is set to make his West Indies ‘white […]
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PanAm Games Boxing… Inverary, Jackman, Harvey out of Medal hunt after suffering Q/F losses

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:38
Kaieteur News – The trio of Youth boxers Travis Inverary, Patrick Harvey and Alesha Jackman all drew byes in the opening round and moved into the quarter finals of the Junior Pan Am Games which began Thursday and concludes on December 5, in Cali Colombia. Harvey, Inverary and lone female Jackman are among 22 Athletes […]
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Junior PanAm Games… Swimmers all improve times but fail to advance – Persaud set new Guyana 100m free record

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:38
Kaieteur News – Led by 15-year-old Olympian Aleka Persaud, Guyana’s swim quartet of Leon Seaton, Patrice and Paul Mahaica junior all improved on their entry times yesterday at the inaugural U-23 Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia. Aleka Persaud swam yesterday and broke Britney Van Lange 100meters free record which she set as an 18 […]
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Region 2 man is Guyana’s latest COVID-19 fatality

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:27
Kaieteur News – A sixty-nine-year-old man from Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) is now deemed the country’s latest COVID-19 fatality, according to the Ministry of Health. The Ministry is a press release said that the man was a fully vaccinated patient who died on Saturday while receiving treatment at a medical institution. As a result of this, […]
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West Ruimveldt woman dies in Mocha accident

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:26
Kaieteur News – A West Ruimveldt woman died on Saturday afternoon following a car accident at Mocha on the East Bank of Demerara. Dead is Euclin Joseph, 49 of Lot 270 West Ruimveldt, Georgetown Guyana. The accident involved motorcar # PSS 7652 driven by Aaron Rodrigues age 21 years of Lot 4 Freeman Street East […]
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Man dies after bike crashes into culvert

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:26
Kaieteur News – A 28-year-old man of Stanleytown, New Amsterdam died on Saturday morning following an accident on Asylum Street, NA, Berbice. Dead is Rodriques Anthon. He was riding his red CBR motorcycle CH 2475 when he lost control and crashed. Reports are that Anthon was proceeding west along the northern side of Asylum Street, […]
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It is illegal for private security, others to have sirens, flashing lights – GPF

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:25
Kaieteur News – The Guyana Police Force is urging operators of Private Security Services and other persons, who have sirens and/or flashing lights attached to their motor vehicles to comply with the law and have them removed. In a statement on Saturday the GPF said it is a flagrant violation of the law for unauthorised […]
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Teen dies after falling off building at construction site in E’bo

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:20
Kaieteur News – Police on the Essequibo Coast are investigating the death of a sixteen-year-old boy who died after reportedly falling off a building at a construction site last Saturday afternoon. According to reports reaching Kaieteur News, the incident occurred at a rice mill at Vilvorden on the Essequibo Coast. The victim has been identified […]
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CAPE students now receiving $19,000 cash grant

Kaieteur News - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 05:17
Kaieteur News – The Ministry of Education last week commenced the distribution of the $19,000 ‘Because We Care ‘ cash grant to Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) students in the public and private schools. A total of 582 students are registered to receive the grants across the country, which includes 429 in the public schools […]
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