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Colin Munro carves up Guyana to lead Trinbago to CPL win

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Colin Munro carves up Guyana to lead Trinbago to CPL win


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Honduras obtiene los tres puntos tras alineación indebida de Guyana Francesa | Diario El Mundo

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Honduras obtiene los tres puntos tras alineación indebida de Guyana Francesa | Diario El Mundo


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Le Guyana fête le 51e anniversaire de son indépendance

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Le Guyana fête le 51e anniversaire de son indépendance


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  • Power, Corruption and Murder Roils Little Guyana
    Power, Corruption and Murder Roils Little Guyana

    , nytimes.com

    A gruesome crime in Guyana has threatened a tightly knit immigrant community in Queens, pitting Hindu against Muslim, rich against poor, and cousin against cousin.
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Politics & Government

  • IMF assisting Guyana in development of oil industry
    IMF assisting Guyana in development of oil industry

    , nationnews.com

    THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF) is currently in Guyana providing technical assistance to the government for the development of the oil and gas industry. Minister of State Joseph Harmon at Thursday’s post Cabinet press briefing said the IMF is working with the Ministry of Finance and will help to build capacity to manage anticipated revenues generated from the industry. Minister Harmon explained that Guyana is now eligible for IMF assistance under a donor-funded trust fund
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Sports

  • Colin Munro carves up Guyana to lead Trinbago to CPL win
    Colin Munro carves up Guyana to lead Trinbago to CPL win

    , stuff.co.nz

    Black Caps batsman Colin Munro has set the Caribbean Premier League alight as he bludgeoned his side to victory with a man-of-the-match performance. The left-hander smashed an unbeaten 70 from 47 balls to lead the Trinbago Knight Riders to a seven-wicket win over the Guyana Amazon Warriors with an over to spare on Friday (Saturday NZ time). He got underway early after Brendon McCullum was caught first ball as the Knight Riders set out to chase down the Amazon Warriors' 156-7 off their 20 overs
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Business

  • Guyana finance minister promises no new taxes in 2017-18 budget
    Guyana finance minister promises no new taxes in 2017-18 budget

    , nationnews.com

    GEORGETOWN – The Guyana government will present the 2017-18 national budget to the National Assembly on November 27 with finance Minister Winston Jordon indicating that there would be no new taxes in the fiscal package. “Our focus in the budget now is to make people their own boss so we are increasingly putting more and more resources that aim to increase the skill pool and in many ways offering you some assistance,” Jordan told a news conference
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Health

  • Guyana doctors get training to detect microcephaly
    Guyana doctors get training to detect microcephaly

    , barbadostoday.bb

    Doctors from all regions in Guyana are being trained to detect microcephaly in expectant mothers. The training is being conducted by the Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and RAD-AID International. Microcephaly is a condition where the head of the foetus is smaller than normal. It may be caused by genetic abnormalities or by drugs, alcohol, certain viruses such as the mosquito-borne Zika, and toxins that the foetus is exposed to during pregnancy
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Society & Culture

  • Power, Corruption and Murder Roils Little Guyana
    Power, Corruption and Murder Roils Little Guyana

    , nytimes.com

    A gruesome crime in Guyana has threatened a tightly knit immigrant community in Queens, pitting Hindu against Muslim, rich against poor, and cousin against cousin.
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    Tags: Death & Dying |  Murders | 
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Education

  • Corrupt police and fake news used by Guyana university to attack local newspaper editor | Caribbean News Now

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    INSET: Saju Bhaskar and Ashok Kumar, the key figures behind Texila American University, which saw many students leaving the institution after discovering that its medical degrees are not accredited by CAAM-HP By Andrea Fernandes GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A Guyana-based offshore university that issues questionable medical degrees to mostly unsuspecting foreign students is alleged to have hired corrupt elements of the Guyana Police Force and two street thugs to intimidate
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Law & Crime

  • Massive prison riot in Guyana destroys maximum security jail, leaving at least one officer dead
    Massive prison riot in Guyana destroys maximum security jail, leaving at least one officer dead

    , ottawasun.com

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Dozens of rebellious inmates set fire to the maximum security prison in Guyana’s capital Sunday, destroying most of the building while they exchanged gunfire with police and soldiers, authorities said. At least one officer was killed. Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan said Sunday night that security forces had regained control of the prison, but firefighters were still dealing with the blaze
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