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Deborah Backer hospitalized

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:18
A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) MP Deborah Backer has taken ill and has been hospitalised, Opposition Leader David Granger says. Granger made the disclosure yesterday afternoon during the...

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Ramkarran defends award of Muri survey permission

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:17
Columnist Ralph Ramkarran has defended the award of the mining survey permission in the south east of Guyana to Muri Brasil Ventures Inc. The award in November 2012 has come under serious scrutiny as...

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Bids opened for new phase of Leonora synthetic track

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:15
Another phase of construction will soon begin for Guyana’s first synthetic Track and Field Facility. Bids for the project, which entails building of the pavilion and clubhouse at the Leonora...

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Testing Time!

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:14
Chairman of the national selectors of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Rayon Griffith said yesterday that today’s fitness sessions to be held at the Guyana National Stadium will be used as a...

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Protest over 5% pay hike called off again

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:14
Another march organised by the Guyana Public Service Union was yesterday called off and First Vice President Mortimer Livan said this was due to the late response of the police in granting...

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Collapsed Lethem bridge fixed

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:13
The bridge on the Lethem trail which collapsed last week, virtually bringing the community to a standstill, has been repaired. Minister of Public Works Robeson Benn told Stabroek News that by...

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Guyana tops English-speaking Caribbean in road fatalities

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:12
Guyana has the worst road fatality ranking of all Anglophone Caribbean countries, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) has said. According to the APNU, Guyana, at 27.8 deaths per 100,000...

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Richmond scores sensational knockout of Walcott

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:12
Derrick ‘Lights Out’ Richmond scored a sensational knockout over James Walcott (3-7-1) to clinch the vacant national super middleweight title on Boxing Day when Nation’s Promotions staged the ‘Linden...

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… Patient care takes heavy toll on GPHC resources

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:11
The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) expends over $100 million annually to care for seriously injured traffic-related accident victims APNU member Dr George Norton says. Norton, a doctor...

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Bravo banking on bowlers to hand Windies the edge over New Zealand

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:11
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, CMC-West Indies One Day International (ODI) captain Dwayne Bravo says he is relying on his bowling attack to give his side an advantage in the current five match ODI series...

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Oswald Singh to be buried today

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:10
Radio Guyana Inc (RGI) announcer, Oswald Singh, 55,  died of a massive heart attack on Monday and will be buried today. A post-mortem was performed on his body yesterday at the Georgetown Public...

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The Scene’s most inspiring artists for 2013

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:10
As we say goodbye to 2013, The Scene presents quotes from the 12 most inspiring artists featured in these pages for the year. The list is not hierarchal but presented in chronological order from...

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WICB president praises Chanderpaul for achieving milestones

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:09
ST.JOHN’S Antigua, CMC- President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Dave Cameron, has praised veteran middle order batsmen Shivnarine Chanderpaul for achieving several miles stones in his...

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Broadside!

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:08
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - A resurgent England attack tore through Australia’s batting lineup with six wickets in the final session to leave the hosts reeling at 164 for nine at the close of an...

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Christmas in GT

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:08
The way the season started, I just was not feeling it. Murphy’s Law kicked in and everything that could possibly go wrong did. It started with UG semester finals – late nights studying and exams hot,...

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Rose Hall club comes to rescue of wheelchair-bound man  

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:08
The Rose Hall Town Youth & Sport Club (RHTYSC) came to the rescue of a person in dire circumstances and presented a quantity of items to accident victim, 33-year-old, Goobraj Durjan. Secretary...

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Wakenaam thrilled by Santa Parade

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:07
Residents of Wakenaam were thrilled on Saturday to have a ‘Santa Claus Parade’ for the first time on the island, compliments of a former resident and the Aditya Kids Trust Fund Foundation (AKTFF)....

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A Memorable Year

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:07
Hi Everyone, It’s been another memorable year for Tastes Like Home. It was often the simple things that evoked the most memories. In reading the comments and messages sent by readers, it was a...

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No Swann-song for England paceman Anderson

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:07
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - England paceman James Anderson has no intention of following good friend Graeme Swann into retirement and said there were other “big characters” in the dressing room to...

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The Scene Cartoon

Sat, 12/28/2013 - 04:06
The Scene Cartoon

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