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Attacks highlight security deficiencies at NA prison

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:20
The recent violent attacks at the New Amsterdam Prison have raised serious concerns about security deficiencies at the facility, including the ability of inmates to procure sharp implements and acid...

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Belfield

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:18
Story and photos by Dacia Whaul Originally a rice field, Belfield lies16 miles from the capital city between Nooten Zuil and Victoria on the East Coast Demerara. “People started squatting here in...

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Victoria man killed in head-on crash

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:16
A Victoria resident died and his US-based brother was injured following a head-on collision between a car and a mini-bus at Cove and John, East Coast Demerara yesterday. Dead is Sabastian Frank, 33,...

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Police deny stripping leader of rice farmer protest

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:15
The Guyana Police Force (GPF) yesterday denied any wrongdoing in attempting to disperse a protest by rice farmers along the Essequibo Coast, including the stripping of Region Two councilor Naith Ram...

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Brutal Kvitova stamps authority on Canadian upstart

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:15
LONDON (Reuters) – After delivering a final devastating blow, Petra Kvitova lay sprawled on the turf, her arms raised in celebration having crushed tennis’s would-be princess in a Wimbledon...

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Ram says power sharing only way to reverse high migration

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:14
Estimating that the findings of the latest census indicate that roughly 128,000 persons have left the country in the decade between 2002 and 2012, analyst Christopher Ram believes that migration that...

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Argentina show they are about more than Messi

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:14
BRASILIA (Reuters) – With 82 minutes of brilliant game management, Argentina dispelled the notion they are a one man team dependent wholly on captain Lionel Messi to win the World Cup. The...

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Krul shootout saves send Dutch into semis

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:13
SALVADOR, Brazil (Reuters) – The Netherlands advanced to a World Cup semi-final with Argentina by beating Costa Rica 4-3 in a shootout yesterday with substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul saving two...

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Too many trainee nurses not enough tutors, says nursing association CEO

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:13
The dismal performance of nursing students at their final examination is a result of the large numbers being taken into the programme, stretching the small teaching staff and creating a situation...

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The census crash

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:11
Early days These might be early days to be discussing the results of the census taken in 2012, but the population decline may have dashed the hopes of the government to brag about its handling of the...

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Did Gregory Smith leave Kwakwani on June 17 in army aircraft?

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:10
Did Gregory Smith leave Kwakwani on June 17, 1980 in an army aircraft? This is the question that still lingers 34 years on. Smith then a member of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) had been implicated...

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The roles the Guyana Government performs in the economy

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:10
Introduction Thus far I have identified two of what have been described in the economic literature as the “four essential roles or functions governments perform in the economy.” There has been...

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The defence of Guyana’s sovereignty

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:10
Contempt such as Ambassador Hardt is accused of in relation to the Head of State is a serious matter. In 1631, in one of the earliest reported cases of contempt, a prisoner, condemned for felony,...

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US misses the point on Central American children migrants

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:09
President Barack Obama’s vow to take executive actions to fix the immigration system and stem the avalanche of Central American children migrants to the United States is good news, but I’m afraid it...

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GBTI Open…Ramdyhan and Downes take Ladies, Men’s Singles titles

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:09
Nicola Ramdyhan and Anthony Downes took the respective Ladies and Men’s Singles titles when the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA)/ Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open Tournament...

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May our children never go hungry

Sun, 07/06/2014 - 05:09
I do not think the young, intelligent and opened-minded Minister of Education will mind me delivering again a little, well-meant lecture to her. It concerns the need to make really heroic efforts to...

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