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Lillian Gilbert aka Auntie Lilly

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 00:22


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Fire reported at GuyOil at Providence

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 20:46
Fire erupted at the GuyOil facility at Providence, East Bank Demerara this evening. The cause of the fire is yet unknown.

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Granger meets Jagdeo at Ministry of the Presidency

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 17:54
President David Granger (right) today met with Opposition leader Bharrat Jagdeo at the Ministry of the Presidency. A statement posted this afternoon on the Ministry of the Presidency Facebook page...

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Granger meets UN team on Venezuela border controversy

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 16:54
President David Granger, this morning, met with a team from the United Nations to discuss his Government’s position on relations between Guyana and Venezuela and the ongoing border controversy...

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Three juveniles recaptured after fleeing La Grange Police Station

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 16:09
At about 1410h. yesterday, the police say that it was discovered that three juveniles who were in custody and together in the same lock-ups at the La Grange Police Station had escaped.

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Cayman Islands police looking into soccer association, gov’t halts funding

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 13:11
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA), until recently headed by arrested FIFA official Jeffrey Webb, is facing an investigation from police on the Caribbean island...

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Gandhi and Mandela have future test series named after them

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 07:56
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – Australia and England might have the Ashes but India and South Africa have evoked the memory of two iconic historical figures to name future cricket series between the...

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Just Call Me Boss lives up to name

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:13
Even if it was just for one day, Just Call Me Boss was in charge of all local thoroughbreds. Yesterday, the Dark Brown Gelding galloped to a shocking gate to pole victory in the feature C and Lower,...

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Kiprop hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:12
BEIJING, (Reuters) – Asbel Kiprop produced a trademark sprint finish to win a third straight 1,500 metres gold and ensure Kenya topped the medals table at successive world championships after...

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GGMC criticised over reported big gold smuggling

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:12
Columnist Rawle Lucas has criticised the mines commission and the gold board for their failure to detect what government and law enforcement officials have said has been major smuggling of gold to...

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Gov’t should take high road when revising contract with Cheddi Jagan Research Inc to avoid appearance of petulance

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:12
Dear Editor, If it were properly done, there would have been much to commend the Government of Guyana for leasing Red House at a token rental to Cheddi Jagan Research Inc (CJRI) for use as the home...

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Reported salary of GPL CEO absurd

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:11
Dear Editor, Former Prime Minister Samuel Hinds mentioned a “North American compensation package” for the CEO of GPL in his letter published in Stabroek News on August 27, 2015. 

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Wake up call for much greater scrutiny of future private/public sector infrastructure projects

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:11
Dear Editor, The reluctance of the BCCI to accept the toll reduction proposed by Government in the 2015 budget which was to take effect by September 1, 2015 is indeed troubling and while I do agree...

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Griffith looking to evolve this PCL Season

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:11
Guyanese Trevon Griffith said his new stint with the Jamaica Scorpions franchise for the 2015/16 Professional Cricket League (PCL) season, is a move which is geared towards the evolution of his...

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AFC to press for restoration of ferry service across Berbice River – Patterson

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:11
While in opposition, the AFC had heavily lobbied for the reintroduction of a ferry service across the Berbice River that would provide an affordable alternative to the bridge crossing, however, the...

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Fruta Conquerors rebound to capture U15 club c/ships

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:10
Fresh off of losing the I-Net Communications U13 final to Santos on Saturday, Fruta Conquerors rebounded in emphatic manner, downing Renaissance FC on sudden death kicks when the inaugural Tannehill...

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Half-Mile Bulls of Linden achieved a marvelous victory in substance and spirt

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:10
Dear Editor, Marcus Aurelius once wrote: “Everything that happens, happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so”.

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Stop paying Chinese contractor until Skeldon fixed – Ram

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:10
Halting payments to the Chinese builders of the problematic Skeldon sugar factory until its many problems are fixed as well as the lease of the Guyana Sugar Corporation’s (GuySuCo) West Demerara...

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Half Mile Bulls reach GABF Burnham Memorial final

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:09
harp-shooter Terron Welch led the way for the winners with a monstrous showing of 35 points while Michael Turner assisted with 13 points.

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Two men wounded on Lamaha St after shooter makes good on threat

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 05:09
One man was discharged from the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) while another is nursing a gunshot wound to his foot after they were shot just after exiting a night club on Lamaha Street yesterday...

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