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PSC against premature call for polls

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:24
The Private Sector Commission (PSC) says a premature call for elections would not be good for the country and leaders from the business community yesterday said engagement and compromise are what is...

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Orphanage employee charged with child sexual abuse

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:23
A Berbice orphanage caretaker was yesterday placed on $200,000 bail after he was charged with sexually abusing a child. Mohamed Deen, manager of the Anjuman Orphanage, Philadelphia Street, New...

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Cocaine-in-handbags accused gets $500,000 bail

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:22
A week after being charged with trying to smuggle cocaine out of the country aboard a flight to the United States, 19-year-old Darren Harris Jnr was granted $500,000 bail. Harris Jnr was charged...

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Goolsarran dismisses gov’t rationale for $4.55B spending

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:21
Government is seeking shelter for $4.55 billion of extra-budgetary expenditure under an article of the constitution that is not applicable, former Auditor General Anand Goolsarran says and he roasted...

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Rohee deflects questions on no-confidence vote possibility

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:20
PPP General Secretary Clement Rohee yesterday deflected questions on whether the party has had any comprehensive discussions about the possibility of a no-confidence motion proposed by the opposition...

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Bullets rained when armed bandits tried to steal livestock from Corentyne farm

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:19
A Corentyne farmer is thankful that he managed to escape injury after gunmen trying to steal his livestock in the wee hours of Saturday opened fire on him after he raised an alarm. According to...

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New appointments at St Joseph Mercy Hospital

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:18
Beginning today, Dr Vivakeanand Bridgemohan takes the helm at St Joseph Mercy Hospital (SJMH) as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The decision was made during the hospital’s last board meeting and,...

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Windies crash to series loss after batting debacle

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:18
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies crashed to a 2-1 series defeat here yesterday after producing another inept batting performance to hand New Zealand a 53-run victory in the decisive third Test...

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Woman fined $150,000 after forging birth certificates for passports

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:17
A woman was yesterday fined $150,000 after she admitted to forging birth certificates for herself, her husband and their three children in a bid to obtain passports. If she fails to pay the fine,...

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Germany beat brave Algeria 2-1 in extra time

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:17
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (Reuters) – Germany were pushed all the way by an inspired Algeria yesterday before Andre Schuerrle and Mesut Ozil secured them a 2-1 extra-time victory to send them into a...

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U-17 footballers for CFU Championships

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:16
As part of the Guyana Football Federation’s (GFF) vision of success plan, the federation will be sending a national male under-17 team to the Dominican Republic later this month to compete in the...

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Market Square looks to transform advertising

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:16
Innovative marketing techniques aimed at utilising social media platforms to address the advertising stagnation that is currently the Guyanese landscape, is the backbone of Market Square. Co-founders...

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Appeal against ruling on Sooba’s appointment thrown out

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:15
Justice Yonette Cummings-Edwards has struck out an appeal filed on behalf of Carol Sooba with respect to a ruling by Chief Justice (ag) Ian Chang that she was unlawfully appointed to the substantive...

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France strike late to see off Nigeria

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:15
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – France ended Nigeria’s hopes of a first World Cup quarter-final appearance when they scored two late goals to beat the Super Eagles 2-0 in a rough and physical...

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Klinsmann tells U.S. to forget the future and win now

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:14
SALVADOR, Brazil, (Reuters) – The future of soccer in the United States has never seemed brighter. Like the rest of the planet, the land of the free has been swept up in the excitement of the...

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‘Financial issue’ delays GuySuCo staff salaries

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:14
The Guyana Sugar Corporation’s (GuySuCo) financial crisis has affected its ability to pay employees on time, as information received by Stabroek News indicated that they were not paid on Friday, the...

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Kris Ramnarine in stunning all-round showing

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:13
An outstanding all-round performance from Berbice Under-15 cricketer Kris Ramnarine helped Bush Lot New Generation to secure the full 24 points against D’Edward in their zone ‘A’ preliminary match...

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RDC employee granted bail over exposure of genitals charge

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:13
A worker from the Regional Democratic Council (RDC), Region Six was placed on $75,000 bail yesterday after he was charged with exposing his genitals. Narine Chattergoon, 49, of Bath Settlement, West...

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Thompson focused on Commonwealth gold, not times

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 05:12
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next month will mean more to Trinidadian sprinter Richard Thompson than clocking fast times. The 29-year-old posted a...

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