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Dwight Yorke denies deal with chutney singer

4 hours 29 min ago
(Trinidad Guardian) Former T&T and Manchester United footballer Dwight Yorke yesterday denied he entered into any contract with Chutney Monarch Neval Chatelal to loan him money to pay off a debt...

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Gov’t seeking $10b-15b to reopen estates

9 hours 53 min ago
For the limited reopening of the Skeldon and Enmore sugar estates next month, government is in the process of borrowing some $10B to 15B from local commercial banks here, Minister of Finance Winston...

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Contractor shot in head, robbed after leaving bank

9 hours 54 min ago
A 38-year-old electrical contractor narrowly escaped death yesterday after he was shot and robbed of $600,000 by two motorcycle bandits who trailed him from a bank before cornering him at his Enmore,...

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Guyana moves up in transparency ranking

9 hours 55 min ago
Guyana has registered its highest score on the Transparency International (TI) Corruption Index Report but even with a mark of 38 and ranking at 91 out of 180 countries it is still viewed as a very...

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Third term hearing now set for March 12 at CCJ

9 hours 56 min ago
Guyana’s appeal over the constitutionality of presidential term limits will now be heard on March 12 by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), according to the Trinidad-based court’s schedule of...

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GWI argues strongly for water tariff hikes but PUC insists on seeing accounts

9 hours 58 min ago
Despite GWI’s Managing Director, Richard Van West-Charles arguing strongly for tariff increases, the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) yesterday insisted that the accounts of the utility be presented...

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Municipalities keeping unspent subvention funds

9 hours 58 min ago
There was approximately $60 million in unspent funds lying in special accounts across municipalities at the end of 2016, and a significant portion of that money is still unspent, according to...

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D’Urban St woman remanded for alleged possession of six lbs ganja

9 hours 59 min ago
A 27-year-old D’Urban Street woman was yesterday remanded to prison for the alleged possession of six pounds of cannabis The charge alleged that Anisha Daniels on February 19th at D’Urban Street, had...

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Pride beat Spitfires by 13 runs to reach final

10 hours 24 sec ago
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Defending champions Barbados Pride defeated Kent Spitfires by 13 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method, in the day/night opening semi-final of the Regional Super50 at...

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Providence duo remanded over gun, ammo possession

10 hours 1 min ago
Two men were yesterday remanded to prison for the alleged possession of a gun and ammunition.

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Pastor jailed for raping girl appeals conviction

10 hours 1 min ago
Pastor Andrew Hannibal who was earlier this month sentenced to 40 years in jail for raping a 15-year-old girl, has appealed his conviction and sentence, arguing among other things that there were...

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Jaguars take on Volcanoes with finals spot at stake

10 hours 2 min ago
Group B winners the Guyana Jaguars will today’s oppose Group A runners up the Windward Island Volcanoes in the second semi-final of Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Super 50 tournament with a spot...

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Local football referees call for removal of Head Referee

10 hours 2 min ago
Seventeen referees signed a letter on February 2nd 2018 calling for the removal of Stanley Lancaster, Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Head of Referees Department, alleging unprofessionalism and...

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GRO registration process transparent, not partisan

10 hours 2 min ago
Minister of Citizenship, Winston Felix yesterday refuted claims of impropriety and publicly legitimised Member of Parliament,  Richard Allen’s involvement in the outreach activity last week by the...

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Border villages are the guardians of Guyana – Granger  

10 hours 3 min ago
“Frontier communities are guardians of Guyana’s territorial integrity and national security. They are our first line of defence against any attempt at incursions and invasions,” President David...

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West Demerara steals two-run victory over East Coast

10 hours 4 min ago
West Demerara recorded its first win of the Demerara Cricket Board’s U-17 Inter Association competition with an incredible two-run win over East Coast yesterday at the Everest Cricket Club ground.

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PPP defends concerns raised by Bar Association over appointments to judiciary

10 hours 4 min ago
Charging that the government had been a serial violator of the constitution, the opposition PPP yesterday defended the concerns raised by the Guyana Bar Association (GBA)  about the possible...

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Russell reiterates commitment, available for Windies A

10 hours 4 min ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – All-rounder Andre Russell has dismissed claims about his lack of commitment to West Indies cricket, and has again reiterated his desire to represent the Caribbean...

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Australia beat New Zealand in T20 tri-series final

10 hours 5 min ago
AUCKLAND, (Reuters) – Australia claimed the trans-Tasman Twenty20 tri-series after Glenn Maxwell and Aaron Finch helped secure a 19-run win against New Zealand under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern...

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GFF improves technical capacity of Region One referees/coaches

10 hours 5 min ago
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF), staged a two-day training programme for 47 coaches and referees in the Moruca Sub-District of Region #1 on February 17th-18th.

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