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By Edition On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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OIC secretary general to visit Guyana and Suriname

NEW YORK - The secretary general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, will make his first official tour of the Western hemisphere’s only two OIC member states, Guyana and Suriname, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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ExxonMobil’s significant oil find off Guyana leads to questions about the country’s future

GEORGETOWN - US oil giant ExxonMobil made waves in Guyana last Thursday by announcing it had confirmed a “world-class discovery” of oil offshore. The company said results from its exploration well in the Stabroek More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Corruption and red tape raised at Guyana investment forum in NYC

NEW YORK - At the just concluded “Guyana Means Business” investment conference in New York City last Friday, many participants raised the issue of corruption and red tape that frustrated the efforts to invest More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 27th, 2016
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Insel Air becomes first airline to reconnect Guyana and Brazil

WILLEMSTAD - As of July 4, 2016, Insel Air of Curacao will connect Guyana and Brazil by air after a five-year void of no direct air services between the two countries that share a vast frontier. This long awaited More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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Guyana and Suriname should renegotiate restrictive air agreements with Brazil and Colombia, says IDB report

WASHINGTON - An Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report calls for Guyana and Suriname to renegotiate their respective air services agreements (ASA) with Brazil and Colombia because they are very restrictive More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 15th, 2016
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Former diplomat promotes juridical resolution of Venezuela’s claims to Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The signing of the Geneva Agreement was the only available option of resolving peacefully the conflict of Venezuela’s outrageous claims to Guyana, according to former Guyanese diplomat Sir More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Thousands of Guyanese to stop paying income tax as threshold increases

GEORGETOWN - Over 68,000 workers will be removed from the income tax roll, as a result of an amendment to the Income Tax Act that will see the income tax threshold increased to GUY$660,000 (US$3,248) from GUY$600,000 More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 28th, 2015
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Guyana-born cardiologist sentenced to 20 years in US prison for overbilling Medicare

CLEVELAND, USA -- A Guyana-born cardiologist was sentenced to 20 years in prison on December 18, 2015, for performing unnecessary catheterizations, tests, stent insertions and causing unnecessary coronary artery More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Guyana and US discuss Venezuelan trade embargo, aggression

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - A recent visit to the Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Mexico City, Mexico, by Guyana’s Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and Governance Minister Raphael Trotman afforded the opportunity More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 16th, 2015
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Guyana President outlines new national defence policy amid disputes with Venezuela and Suriname

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Against the background of what he said were continued territorial threats from both Venezuela and Suriname, President David Granger has announced a Total National Defence Policy. “All the More...