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Trade between Guyana, China grew by 123% last year - -Beijing’s Ambassador says Chinese investment here growing rapidly

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:17am

In 2021, trade between Guyana and China grew by 123% to US$710m and over the last ten years it has increased nearly four-fold with Chinese investment changing the look of Guyana and improving the livelihoods of its people, according to Beijing’s Ambassador here, Guo Haiyan.

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Cambio businessman dies after vehicle hits carcass on East Bank

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:16am

A Cambio businessman succumbed to his injuries yesterday morning after the vehicle he was driving crashed into the cadaver of a cow along the New Diamond Access Road, on the East Bank of Demerara (EBD); his wife suffered injuries.

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Alexander has to pay $2.5m for defaming former GECOM PRO - -after court says challenge not filed on time

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:15am

With a finding by the Court of Appeal that he did not file his challenge to a $2.5 million defamation judgment within the time required, Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Vincent Alexander, will now have to pay that sum to former Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Commission, Vishnu Persaud, whom he defamed.

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Islington three-year-old dies after struck by speeding car

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:14am

A three-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries yesterday at the New Amsterdam Public Hospital after he was struck by a speeding car along the Canefield Public Road on Sunday evening.

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Broadcaster Ray Robinson passes away

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:13am

Broadcasting icon Raymond `Ray’ Robinson has passed away at the age of 83.

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Suspect to be charged over De Kinderen murder

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:12am

A Venezuelan national is likely to be charged later this week in connection with the murder of 34-year-old Lindsford Kenwayne Duguid, which occurred during the wee hours of Sunday morning De Kinderen.

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Panic gripped passengers in Essequibo River mishap but they pulled together – Gopaul - ` they acted responsibly, people weren’t looking for luggage, they actually looked at life and other people first’

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:11am

While there was panic on the boat which began sinking in the Essequibo River on Saturday with mothers screaming for their children to be saved, the passengers acted responsibly in the hurried evacuation and a collision with Courida bush helped to anchor the craft, according to one of the travellers, Chris Gopaul.

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Seafarers given one month to renew licences free of cost

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:10am

Beginning yesterday, seafarers have been given  one month to renew their licences free of cost.  

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GDF is best gym, Hyman, best boxer

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:10am

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Junior Hyman took home the marquee accolades when the final bell of the Andrew Lewis National Novices Championships chimed on Sunday night at the National Gymnasium.

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Discussions on regional energy strategy underway - -Ali tells Suriname oil conference

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:09am

President Irfaan Ali says that discussions are underway with several CARICOM leaders on developing a Regional Energy Strategy and providing a clear direction on the way forward.

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GBTI Open tennis tournament serves off Sunday

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:09am

The Guyana Tennis Association (GTA) and the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) will continue its two-decade long partnership when the GBTI Open 2022 serves off on July 3.

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Guyana committed to Muslim-Friendly Tourism - -Ambassador tells Organization of Islamic Co-operation meeting

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:08am

Guyana is committed to Muslim-Friendly Tourism.
This was the message that  Guyana’s Ambassador to Qatar, Safraaz Ahmad Shadood delivered at the Eleventh Session of the Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers conference in Baku, Azerbaijan yesterday.

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Berbice River commuters pleading with NA Council to fix ‘atrocious’ access path

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:07am

Berbice River residents are expressing their disgust at the access path which they have to utilize to board boats when leaving New Amsterdam to head home along the river and are pleading with the Mayor and Town Council to fix it.

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Skeldon estate land would appear to offer tremendous scope for well-organised agricultural development

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:07am

Dear Editor,
‘Food Security’ has become an urgent international challenge. Guyana has asserted that it can become the centre of agricultural development amongst the Caribbean territories.

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Declare the daily production of oil and gas

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:06am

Dear Editor,
Now we have the Senior Finance Minister asserting at the Guyana Anti-Corruption Framework training workshop, organized by the Ministry of Governance, that he firmly believes transparency and accountability are crucial in the fight against corruption.

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Ramdhani siblings training hard for next month’s Commonwealth Games

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:06am

Guyana’s badminton representatives at this year’s Commonwealth Games, Narayan and Priyanna Ramdhani, are gearing up to put their best forward next month in Birmingham, England.

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Leron Patterson wanted by police in relation to attempted murder

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:06am

The police yesterday said that Leron Patterson is wanted for questioning in relation to the attempted murder of Sharon Hoppie.

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Andrew Morgan held over cocaine, gun, ammo

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:05am

The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) yesterday arrested businessman Andrew Morgan after finding a quantity of cocaine and ammunition at his Eccles, East Bank Demerara home.

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Exxon’s energy portfolio is not transitioning as quickly as it needs to

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:05am

Dear Editor,
The recent documentary on Exxon that also discussed Guyana was concerning.

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Aguilleria excited about Inaugural women’s CPL

Stabroek News Guyana - Mar, 28/06/2022 - 8:05am

Former West Indies women’s team captain, Merissa Aguilleira is excited about the inaugural women’s Caribbean Premier League this season.

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