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Stabroek News is Guyana's leading independent newspaper.It was first published in November 1986, first as a weekly but it later changed to a daily print newspaper. The entry of the paper into the mass media in Guyana brought a new openness to the media environment in the country.It was founded by David DeCaires, who died on November 1, 2008.Mailing Address: 46/47 Robb Street, Lacytown, Georgetown, Guyana, South America Telephone: +592-227-4080

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Sase Gunraj speaking to reporters

GECOM to decide on recount process

More than a month after the March 2nd general elections, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has promised that a decision will be made today on the way forward in the protracted process which has triggered political gridlock.

Cover mouths, noses when leaving homes

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence yesterday urged persons to protect themselves from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by covering up their mouths and noses when leaving their homes.

Ricky Skerritt

Working capital among CWI financial challenges: Skerritt

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt has painted a challenging portrait of the governing body’s finances, pointing to a shortage of working capital as a continued problem while underscoring the need to secure sustainable revenue streams.

Coronavirus triggers FAO ‘wild meat’ warning

A warning from the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) about the consumption of “wild meat” in the face of the global coronavirus pandemic outbreak could compel large numbers of Guyanese to set that particular preference aside at least for as long as the virus persists.

Coronavirus: IPED to waive late fees

In recognition of the difficulties many of its clients are currently experiencing because of the coronavirus, the Institute of Private Enterprise Development Limited (IPED) will waive all late fees generated after February 29 and suspend the penalty interest for late or deferred installments.

School children at Lethem ‘lunching’ courtesy of the local school feeding programme

Schools’ closure should not halt delivery of meals – FAO

With the halt of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)-supported school meals programme for children in Latin America and the Carib-bean, the UN organisation wants regional governments to implement measures to support schoolchildren whose families “have greater difficulties in accessing food,” and ensure that children’s access to nutritious food is maintained, in the current conditions of emergency associated with the global coronavirus pandemic.

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