Stabroek


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Stabroek

(Dutch ˈstaːbruːk)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1812) of Georgetown
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Noun1.Stabroek - port city and the capital and largest city of Guyana; "the city was called Stabroek by the Dutch but was renamed Georgetown by the British in 1812"
British Guiana, Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Guyana - a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
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6-million acre Stabroek Block that is located 120 miles offshore.
During the meeting, Persaud was updated on the deployment of the Company's oil rig (Deep Water Champion) which will depart from Louisiana, in the US for the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana where it is expected to start drilling in mid-March Persaud said the Cabinet recently approved a request from ESSO for a geological and geophysical survey in the form of 3D seismic survey within offshore Guyana.
ExxonMobil has started exploration drilling at the large Stabroek Block off the coast of Guyana, in a move that could inflame a long-running territorial row with neighbouring Venezuela.
In Guyana, Shell acquired a 25% interest in the Stabroek exploration license
As a consequence, the environment is subjected to deforestation, pollution, dredging, discoloration, siltation, and land sterilization from mercury use in mining activities (Lall 2000a, 2000b; Jacobson and Kratochvil 1998; Stabroek News 22 February 2000).
A United States Agency for International Development study reported in Stabroek News (8 November 2002) indicate that in 1997 remittances to Guyana amounted to US$57 million, but by 2001 remittances increased significantly to US$92 million in 2001 or approximately 13 percent of Guyana's GDP.
As far away as my native land, Guyana, South America, the Stabroek News reported the event as "Guyanese Scholar in Storm over Islam and Antisemitism.
The age of miracles is not over for West Indies cricket, not as long as Curtly Ambrose and Courtney Walsh are around to inspire them,' Tony Cozier wrote in Guyana's Stabroek News yesterday.
The story of Guyana's clocks and bells, however, is told primarily by the older towers, such as the great 1881 iron clock tower of Stabroek Market, at the heart of the capital's commercial life, and the four-dialed wood steeple of a New Amsterdam church, some sixty miles down the Atlantic coast.
Desiree Kissoon Jodah is a freelance reporter for the Guyana daily, The Stabroek News.
Tony Shields, Executive Director of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association, the Guyana Gold Board has recorded official production of 78,000 tr oz of gold for the period January through April, 2009 [as reported by Stabroek News, June 7, 2009 issue].
Guyana halted exploration of the offshore block called Stabroek in 2000 following a protest by Venezuela;