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Guyana: Woman dies in fire set by robbers

From Antigua Observer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan. 3, CMC – The police have launched a probe into an incident in which woman was burned alive early Sunday after robbers set her home on fire as they fled the scene. The police…

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Facing international criticism, Guyana government reiterates position on press freedom

From Caribbean360 GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Guyana government facing international criticism over allegations that Attorney General Anil Nandlall had threatened the safety of journalists at a daily newspaper, has reiterated its position on press freedom in the Caribbean Community…

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Malaria cases on the decline in Guyana

From Caribbean360 Health authorities gave no figures regarding deaths but said malaria mortality rates however, continue to fall as increased malaria prevention and control measures continue to dramatically reduce the impact of the disease. GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana recorded…

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Caribbean Community’s first strategic plan now online

From Caribbean News Now GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Executive Plan may be downloaded from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) website, or here. Further background papers will be provided in due course. CARICOM heads of government approved the strategic plan at their…

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Guyana minister resigns

By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana’s minister of local government and regional development, Ganga Persaud, resigned on Thursday, citing personal reasons and future commitments. The minister, in a statement, thanked President Donald Ramotar, in whom he expressed…