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Indian police charge ex-minister, Malaysian tycoon in telecoms scandal

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 08:21
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – India’s federal police have filed charges against a former minister, his media mogul brother, and a Malaysian tycoon over alleged corruption to help Malaysia’s...

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APNU renews pitch to AFC for elections alliance

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:17
The main opposition coalition APNU wants the AFC to come under its umbrella at possible 2015 general elections but the smaller party says it will not as it wants to keep its identity and support...

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PPP will regain majority -Ramotar

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:16
President Donald Ramotar said yesterday that new elections will restore a parliamentary majority to the ruling party but again stopped short of confirming whether a snap election are on the cards. “I...

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Man beaten to death after robbery at Grove

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:15
By Mario Joseph A man was beaten to death after he allegedly robbed a woman yesterday morning at Samantha Point, Grove, East Bank Demerara. Although police say Eldon Sampson, 24, of Old Road, Craig,...

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Bartica woman dies after being hit by lightning

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:14
A woman died yesterday after she was stuck by lightning in her yard at Bartica. Elizabeth Henry, 52, of 4 Miles, Bartica, succumbed at the Bartica Hospital, while receiving treatment after she was...

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PNC gov’t also wanted to ‘get rid’ of Donald Rodney – Dow testifies

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:13
Working People’s Alliance (WPA) supporter Jocelyn Dow yesterday said she believed that the then PNC government also wanted to “get rid” of Donald Rodney the night his brother Walter Rodney was...

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PNCR has responsibility to retrieve missing army weapons -Ramotar

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:12
President Donald Ramotar yesterday challenged the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) and leader David Granger to aid in the recovery of military weapons missing since its time in government,...

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Piracy complaints dominate Top Cop’s Berbice visit

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:11
On his first official visit to Berbice yesterday, acting Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud heard from residents that piracy was a key problem and he acknowledged that it was a major concern....

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Barnwell named Demerara skipper

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:10
All-rounder Chris Barnwell was yesterday named captain of the Demerara team ahead of next week’s Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) 50-over Inter-county tournament. The right-hander, who played an integral...

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Barama worker drowns during company fun day

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:10
A Barama Company Limited employee drowned during a company fun day yesterday after he chased a cricket ball that went into a nearby canal. Dead is 18-year-old Shawn Atkinson, of Timehri. According to...

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Jacobs looking to dominate with bat and ball

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:09
National all-rounder Steven Jacobs said he’s looking to dominate and prove a point once selected in the 14-man team to represent his county Demerara in next week’s Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)...

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GuySuCo in talks with farmers to expand cultivation at Uitvlugt

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:09
The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) is grinding its first set of cane sourced from private cane farmers through a land release programme at the Uitvlugt Estate. Chief Executive Officer Raj Singh...

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Fortune favours Alisha at World Masters c/ships

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:09
After hoisting three gold medals in the 35-39 years category at the recent North, Central and Caribbean World Masters Athletics (NCCWMA)  in Costa Rica, sprint queen Alisha Fortune yesterday said...

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GFF names 18 for CFU C/ships

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:08
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has officially selected their 18-member squad to represent Guyana at the upcoming Caribbean Football Union (CFU) tournament to be hosted in St. Kitts/ Nevis from...

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Young businesswoman set to promote African culture

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:08
Franale Holder is Guyana’s newest Miss Emancipation, but she is much more than just a beauty queen. Firmly grounded, this 24-year-old entrepreneur manages her own catering business: Franale’s Creole...

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Cops undergoing training to improve implementation of sexual offences law

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:08
Members of the Guyana Police Force are currently undergoing training to improve their understanding of the Sexual Offences Act and their role in its implementation in order to ensure victims have...

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Pakistan PM tries to distance himself from army as crisis drags on

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:07
ISLAMABAD, (Reuters) – Pakistan’s prime minister, weakened by weeks of opposition protests calling for him to resign, distanced himself from an army move to intervene in the crisis yesterday,...

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Alpha United routed 6-0 by Olimpia

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:07
Alpha United’s mathematical hopes of qualifying for the second round of the CONCACAF Champions League was abruptly ended as they were blown away 6-0 by Honduran outfit Olimpia FC on Thursday at the...

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Exploring Georgetown: Improper management

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 05:07
Over the last few weeks I have been writing reviews on my experiences around the city; the culture, arts and night life. It would not be fair if I didn’t give you the other half of the picture that...

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Controversial T&T constitution Bill passed after marathon Senate session

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 07:41
(Trinidad Express) With a vote of 18 for and 12 against, the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2014 was passed in the Upper House, Tower D, International Waterfront Centre, Port of Spain, last night. The...

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