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Five youths awarded cash grants from IDPADA-G to fund their businesses

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:20am
Kaieteur News – Five youths were awarded on Friday May 20, 2022 with cash grants from the International Decade for People of African Descent Assembly – Guyana (IDPADA-G) to invest in their businesses. Clinton Samuels of COBBEC Vision received $500,000; Earlecia Hieronymo of Khayr Organics – $250,000; Brian Smith of Dragonfly Geospatial Aerial Productions – […]
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Singh, Vansertima shine as Demerara beat Essequibo by nine wickets

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:19am
Heema Singh and Joaan Vansertima shared nine wickets between them as Demerara defeated Essequibo by nine wickets when the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Female 50-over Inter County Tournament continued yesterday. Essequibo women won the toss and opted to bat at Providence, but their decision didn’t pay dividends as Singh produced an incisive spell, picking […]
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Women’s Cricket returns next month with CG Insurance Super 50 and T20 Blaze in Guyana

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:18am
(SportsMax) – The best women’s cricketers in the West Indies will be back in action as Cricket West Indies (CWI) hosts the CG Insurance Super50 Cup and the T20 Blaze regional tournaments in Guyana. The CG Insurance Super50 Cup matches will be played at three venues – Everest Cricket Club, Enmore Cricket Ground and the […]
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Digicel donates teaching aids to educator providing free lessons to Laing Avenue youngsters

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:18am
Kaieteur News – Since March 2022, Ms. Florance Rowe has been providing free after-school education to approximately 65 youngsters on Laing Avenue and volunteering her time on a full-time basis. Her commitment to this effort recently caught the attention of Digicel Guyana through social media, and the company jumped at the opportunity to help her. […]
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Schools receive cricket gear as developmental programme expands

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:17am
BCB/Cricket Kindness/Bat for a Chance Gears Project… The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) is forging ahead with its cricket developmental programme by assisting several primary and secondary schools with cricket gears. The donations were done over the last week under the BCB/Cricket Kindness and Bat for a Chance project. Among the schools receiving gears were Linepath […]
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Coordinated CARICOM a pre-requisite ahead of upcoming multilateral meetings — CARICOM SG Dr. Barnett

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:17am
Kaieteur News – Foreign Ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) met virtually on Wednesday last for the Twenty-Fifth Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) where among other things, there was a clarion call for Small States to rely more than ever on focused, organized and coordinated diplomacy. This is in addition […]
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Back Circle, Sparta Boss to settle the argument tonight

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:16am
2022 Magnum Independence Cup… An unstoppable force will collide with an immovable object this evening at 10:00pm, when national powerhouse Sparta Boss lock horns with fierce rival Back Circle in the final of the Magnum Independence Cup at the National Park Tarmac. Tournament coordinator Edison Jefford, said, “All systems are in place for a wondrous […]
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Dedicated Fund Proposed for Indigenous Communities with revenues from Guyana’s forest climate services

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:15am
LCDS Series Pt 6… – To be invested in communities’ priorities Kaieteur News – The provision of meaningful financial support for Amerindian and other hinterland communities and villages has always been at the core of the nation’s Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) since 2009. In fact, revenues earned during that period were used to start […]
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Rockaway Group of Companies supports LBI CC

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:15am
The Rockaway Group of Companies has supported the La Bonne Intention (LBI) cricket club of East Coast Demerara. Chief Executive Officer of the entity, Hafeez Ali, recently presently a quantity of uniforms to the club at a simple ceremony held at club’s cricket ground. Ali said he is happy to be given an opportunity to […]
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Dominoes action set for Melanie on May 22

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:14am
Next Level in association with Cigars and Cognac will be hosting a dominoes tournament on May 22 at Cigars and Cognac Eco bar and Longue, Melanie, East Coast Demerara. The organiser has advised that teams should reach at least 20 minutes prior to the 13:00hrs commencement to get registered. A tag of $15,000 is set […]
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‘Food and water more important than oil’

Ven, 20/05/2022 - 6:59am
– PM Mottley tells Agri Investment Forum By Davina Bagot Kaieteur News – After cheering President Irfaan Ali on for being the host of the inaugural Agri Investment Forum which provides Regional leaders an opportunity to tap into the rich resources available in the respective Caribbean countries, Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley went on […]
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Guyana targets aquaculture, soya, poultry to cut food import bill – Pres. Ali

Ven, 20/05/2022 - 6:58am
By Zena Henry Kaieteur News – Guyana is looking to upscale its food production in key areas to avoid the pitfalls of food insecurity challenges. Addressing numerous regional Heads of Governments and their Cabinet members, Caribbean Community officials, diplomats, dignitaries and invited guests at the inaugural Agri-Investment Forum and Expo at the Arthur Chung Convention […]
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PM Rowley offers to build business model to boost regional food supply

Ven, 20/05/2022 - 6:57am
– Mulls one CARICOM register for businesses – Calls on int’l donors to help fund supply vessels By Kiana Wilburg Kaieteur News – Now more than ever, Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are gripped by the inescapable need to break free from rhetoric and commit to meaningful, collaborative action that will improve the […]
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Gunmen abandon car during gunfight with police

Ven, 20/05/2022 - 6:56am
Kaieteur News – Three men on Thursday abandoned their car in vicinity of Crown Dam Industry, East Coast Demerara (ECD) after they opted to discontinue a gunfight with police. According to the Guyana Police Force (GPF), its ranks on the ECD district were conducting patrol duties around 01:22hrs in the Sparendaam area. While approaching Plaisance, […]
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Lack of access to loans continues to stifle local businesses

Ven, 20/05/2022 - 6:55am
By Renay Sambach Kaieteur News – In 2021, Guyana passed its local content legislation, which caters for locals getting first preference in the country’s oil and gas sector. The Local Content law is intended to regulate the way companies operate in Guyana’s oil and gas sector; employ persons, buy services and the way that they […]
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Govt. issues warning about air quality over Sahara dust

Ven, 20/05/2022 - 6:54am
Kaieteur News – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Hydrometerological Service on Thursday advised the public that air quality monitoring has determined that the concentrations of particulate matter have exceeded the World Health Organization’s Standard in several regions across Guyana. The increase in concentrations of particulate matter is due to the significant amounts of […]
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CCJ orders GRA to refund taxpayer over $45M

Ven, 20/05/2022 - 6:53am
Kaieteur News – The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ordered the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) to refund a taxpayer over $45 million which was deducted from a judgment award he had secured from his previous place of employment. According to legal documents, the plaintiff James Ramsahoye was awarded damages of approximately GYD $78 million […]
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Foreign taxi driver beaten, robbed by passenger

Ven, 20/05/2022 - 6:52am
Kaieteur News – A midnight trip on Thursday, for only $600, has left a foreign taxi driver without a car, a cell phone and $40,000 cash after his passenger and two accomplices beat and rob him at gunpoint along Ice House Road, West Ruimveldt, Georgetown. Beaten with a handgun to face for his belongings is […]
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One more COVID death; 62 new infections

Ven, 20/05/2022 - 6:51am
Kaieteur News – After reporting its last COVID-19 death over a month ago, the Ministry of Health on Thursday revealed that a fully vaccinated 74-year-old man from Region Six is now the country’s latest fatality. The Ministry stated that the man died on Wednesday while receiving treatment at a medical facility. Following a spike in […]
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$20M default judgment against Jagdeo stands

Ven, 20/05/2022 - 6:50am
– as Full Court split on decision in libel case Kaieteur News – A split decision by the Full Court on Thursday has resulted in a default judgment against Vice President (VP) Bharrat Jagdeo being upheld. The default appeal was granted against the VP, in favour of Opposition Member of Parliament Annette Ferguson over a […]
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