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Cops accused of cover-up attempt in burning of prisoner

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:21
Police are being accused of trying to cover up the alleged torture of detainee Junior Thorrington, the 19-year-old who claims he was burnt by police officers while in custody at the Sparendaam Police...

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Tower Hotel remains closed

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:20
The Tower Hotel remains closed as power has not been restored to the building and employees who opted to remain on the job will have to wait until tomorrow to see if they will be paid outstanding...

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Sugar first crop near 80,000 tonnes

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:19
The preliminary first crop figure for sugar is just shy of 80,000 tonnes however GuySuCo is still pushing the beleaguered Skeldon factory to make its individual 13,795-tonne target before finally...

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PNCR lawyer urges perjury charges over Hamilton’s House of Israel testimony

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:18
People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) lawyer Basil Williams yesterday attacked the credibility of former House of Israel priest Joseph Hamilton, suggesting that all the testimony that he has given...

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Reconvened congress illegitimate – GFF president

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:18
Embattled Guyana Football Federation (GFF) President Christopher Matthias said the congress held by several associations on Saturday is illegitimate as it did not conform to the regulations of the...

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Eccles man charged with shooting sex workers in drive-by

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:17
Eccles resident Devar Kissoon was yesterday charged with assaulting two transgender sex workers, following an attack in which the women were shot at with a pellet gun. Kissoon, 28, of Lot 41 Almond...

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Taylor poised to play first test in nearly five years

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:17
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Fast bowler Jerome Taylor is poised to play his first Test in nearly five years after being named in a West Indies 13-man squad to face New Zealand in the opening Test of...

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Benn, Shillingford among wickets as first Test looms

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:16
CAVE HILL, Barbados, CMC – Spinners Sulieman Benn and Shane Shillingford warmed up for next Sunday’s start of the first Test against New Zealand, with three-wicket hauls on the final day of West...

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Albouystown man awaits sentencing after admitting to killing wife

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:16
An Albouystown man yesterday pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his wife in front of the Georgetown Prison. Haydock Baxter, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter for the death of his wife Carol Baxter,...

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‘Blatant lack of respect for the nation’

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:15
President of the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) Keith Foster yesterday called the decision by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to pull the third Test match between the West Indies and New Zealand...

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Lands and Surveys official at centre of mega farm probe back on the job

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:15
The senior Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission (GL&SC) official entangled in alleged breaches of procedure involving surveying for the Santa Fe mega farm in the Rupununi has returned to work....

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HPC takes control after curbing Bangladesh fight back

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:15
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Pace and spin smothered a middle innings fight back and helped West Indies High Performance Centre take control against Bangladesh A in Barbados yesterday. WI HPC are now...

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Diamond/Grove NDC residents call for local gov’t polls

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:14
By Mario Joseph   Being deprived of the opportu-nity to decide who takes care of their community for 20 years,   the residents of the Diamond/ Grove Neighbourhood Demo-cratic Council (NDC) have...

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Hosororo man commits suicide, lover takes poison

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:13
A 22-year-old Hosororo Hill, Mabaruma man committed suicide on Monday evening and his teenage lover tried to do the same after the two had encountered problems in their relationship. This newspaper...

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Local Gov’t Ministry receives bids for solid waste equipment

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:12
To assist in the cleaning up of communities countrywide, the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development yesterday received tenders for two projects. The bids were divided into three lots...

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Witnesses give conflicting testimony as PM’s son begins defence in assault case

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:11
Samuel Hinds Jr yesterday began leading his defence in the alleged of assault of his fiancée’s sister but his two witnesses gave conflicting testimony. Hinds, who is the son of Prime Minister Samuel...

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Baltimore Orioles director scouting local baseball talent

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:10
Executive Director of International Recruiting for the Baltimore Orioles, Fred Ferreira tipped Guyana as the country with most potential to source players to major league baseball in the US due to...

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AG: Undoing financial blacklisting could take years, cost millions

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:10
Guyana has been advised of a stringent review process costing millions of dollars with an international body policing the local financial sector likely to set up shop here as a result of the...

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No water leak at place letter-writer indicated

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:10
Dear Editor, Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) wishes to respond to the letter published in the Stabroek News, on Saturday, May 31, titled ‘Water wastage continues on the East Coast.’ GWI thanks your...

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Overseas-based siblings to audition for CBC national team

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 05:09
Siblings Damian and Tyler Persaud will be the first overseas-based players to audition for the Guyana national side of the upcoming 2014 Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championship...

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