Guyana

Police ‘could do more’ - - son of woman killed in hit-and-run

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:10

The son of 78-year-old hit-and-run victim, Veronica Lewis, is calling on the Guyana Police Force (GPF) to do more so that justice can be served for his deceased mother.

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West Coast Berbice man charged with 2018 stabbing death

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:09

A Berbice man has been charged over the killing of Deon Delph almost four years after the fatal stabbing occurred at Buxton.

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Windies chasing consistency in Ireland series 

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:09

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Consistency will be the key aim for West Indies when they face Ireland in the first of three One-Day Internationals at Sabina Park starting here today.

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Defiant Djokovic remains in detention - —joined by Czech player in Australian immigration hotel

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:08

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Tennis world No. 1 Novak Djokovic was joined in Australian immigration detention by Czech women’s player Renata Voracova yesterday in a row over COVID-19 vaccines that could scupper the Serbian’s shot at a record-breaking 21st Grand Slam.

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Exxon offshore personnel test positive for COVID-19

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:08

ExxonMobil Guyana yesterday confirmed that eight rotational staff on board the Liza Unity Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) have tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently isolated.

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Younger persons most affected in new COVID-19 cases – Anthony

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:07

Almost 850 new COVID-19 cases were recorded yesterday with the Health Minister stating that younger persons are most affected.

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Covid infections have increased but there has been no corresponding rise in deaths

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:07

Dear Editor,
Guyana is experiencing a surge in infections that some are attributing to Omicron. 

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Pressure unavoidable at young age, says confident Seales

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:07

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Gifted seamer Jayden Seales believes pressure will be inescapable at the young stage of his international career but has backed himself to confront the challenges, as he prepares to make his white-ball debut for West Indies.

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There may have been Covid transmission among the staff at this ministry

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:06

Dear Editor
Kindly publish this brief letter as a matter of urgency. 

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West Bank Demerara core homes almost completed – CH&PA

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:06

The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) has announced that 21 of the 25 core homes under construction on the West Bank of Demerara are between 50-100% completed.

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NBA roundup: Knicks rally from 25 down to top Celtics at buzzer

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:06

RJ Barrett banked a 3-pointer at the buzzer Thursday night to cap a historic comeback by the host New York Knicks, who overcame a 25-point deficit to stun the Boston Celtics 108-105.

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Schools remaining open should not mean full in-person teaching

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:05

Dear Editor,
I was disheartened after reading the following statement from President Ali, on January 6, 2022, regarding the closure of schools given the critical surge of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in Guyana.

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Medical personnel can differentiate flu from coronavirus – Dr Anthony

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:05

While COVID-19 cases in the country continue to rise, Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony has said that medical personnel here are capable of differentiating the flu from the novel coronavirus.

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Sri Lanka board lifts one-year suspension imposed on trio

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:05

(Reuters) – The Sri Lanka cricket board (SLC) has lifted the one-year ban from international matches imposed on Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella.

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Lewandowski, Messi, Salah short-listed for FIFA Best Men’s Player award

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:04

(Reuters) – Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, Paris St Germain forward Lionel Messi and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah have been short-listed for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award, soccer’s world governing body said yesterday.

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Mayor blasts City Engineer over unfinished work

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:04

The Mayor of Georgetown, Ubraj Narine, has blamed City Engineer, Colvern Venture and his department for an insouciant attitude towards their work which resulted in the incompletion of tasks for the year 2021.

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Why this rush to reopen schools?

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:04

Dear Editor,
Schools should not have been opened while Covid-19 is on the increase.

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GPL, union to meet on January 13 for wage talks

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:03

After taking note of reports regarding a difference of opinion between the Guyana Power & Light Inc (GPL) and the National Association of Agricultural, Commercial & Industrial Employees (NAACIE) over an increase in wages and salaries, the Ministry of Labour held a conciliation meeting with both parties on Thursday.

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U.S. Women’s Open purse to nearly double to $10 million

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:03

(Reuters) – The U.S. Women’s Open purse will nearly double this year to $10 million from $5.5 million in 2021, the highest amount in women’s golf, the USGA announced yesterday.

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We have a problem: the current Covid situation is a clear and present danger

Stabroek News Guyana - Sab, 08/01/2022 - 07:03

Dear Editor,
We have a problem situation on our hands with these COVID-19 surges. 

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