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Some suggestions for constitutional reform

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 05:01
The general direction of my last two columns has been that as things stand, the most likely outcome of the coming general election – whenever it happens and if the major political parties go to...

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Scotland’s proposed secession from Britain

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 05:01
With a proposed date for a vote on secession from Great Britain of September 18 now almost within reach, the governing Scottish National Party (SNP) finds itself facing stiff competition from the...

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Silva surges in Brazil election race, threatens Rousseff -poll

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 05:01
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – A surging Marina Silva has narrowed President Dilma Rousseff’s lead in Brazil’s presidential race, a new opinion poll showed yesterday, paving the way for a likely...

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Politikles

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 05:01


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Emmys exalt old favourites over TV’s shiny newcomers

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 05:01
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – For all the talk about newcomers raising the game of television, the industry today chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows “Breaking Bad” and “Modern...

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Former papal diplomat could face trial in Dominican Republic -Vatican

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 05:01
VATICAN CITY, (Reuters) – A former Polish archbishop and papal diplomat who was defrocked after allegations of paying children for sexual acts has lost his diplomatic immunity and could be...

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Iris Cox nee Green

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:54


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Low carbon briefing for Kato residents

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:36
Residents of Region Eight were recently briefed on the Low Carbon Development Strategy by government officials. This GINA photo shows residents of Kato at the nursery school in the village.

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Airport training

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:12
The Government has embarked on an airport modernisation project for which new equipment have been purchased and 34 staff of the Ogle International Airport (OIA) and the Cheddi Jagan International...

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Usain Bolt to face Yuvraj Singh in cricket contest

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 17:17
NEW DELHI, India, CMC- Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt will make his first trip to India next week to play cricket against India’s World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh, organisers said today. The...

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Second man charged in Vlissengen Rd murder

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:05
Jermain Otto, the second accused in the murder of businessman Ashok Raghoo was this morning remanded to prison after being arraigned on the capital offence before city magistrate Judy Latchman at the...

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T&T opposition leader knocks AG on Emailgate

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 07:51
(Trinidad Express) Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley has descried as “laughable” claims made by Attorney General Anand Ramlogan that the Emailgate scandal is now invalidated. Rowley, who is currently...

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PPP exploring ‘national alliance’

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:30
Facing possible early general elections, the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has announced that it is meeting with various stakeholders to gauge interest in the formation of what it is calling a...

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President pledges duty concession for miners

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:29
With gold declarations still worryingly down, Presi-dent Donald Ramotar last evening said that duty- free concessions for a certain type of vehicle that miners have made representation to Government...

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Army weapons issued to ‘R. Corbin,’ ministry were never returned

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:28
A comprehensive audit has revealed that a number of weapons issued by the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to ‘R. Corbin,’ the Ministry of National Development and other external agencies in the latter...

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Better Hope fisherman found dead with stab wounds

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:27
A fisherman was found dead with stab wounds to the chest in his friend’s yard at Cummings Lodge on Sunday and two persons have since been held by police. Bharrat Sugrim, 37, also known as “Lusty,” of...

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Plantation Brahan man dies after accident

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:26
A West Coast Berbice (WCB) man died after he was struck down on the D’ Edward Village Public Road on Sunday morning by a speeding driver who fled the scene but was later apprehended. Police in a...

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Shooter in restaurant murder caught on surveillance footage

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:25
Police have been able to pick up useful information from surveillance footage from the Chinese Delicious Restaurant, where cashier Debra Blackman was gunned down on Saturday night during an attempted...

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Royston King charged with forgery

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:24
City Hall Public Relations Officer Royston King was yesterday arraigned on a forgery charge, based on the allegation that he wrote a letter purporting that he was the acting Town Clerk, when he was...

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UG classes postponed to Monday

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 05:23
The commencement of the University of Guyana’s (UG) 2014/2015 academic year has been postponed until Monday, September 1 to facilitate late applications. This is according to Public Relations Officer...

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