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Friends accused of hiring, stealing car

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:32
Two friends found themselves in court yesterday after it was alleged that they punched an associate and stole his $3.2M car.

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Spiritualist Alves accused of attempted murder of elderly woman

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:31
Spiritualist Patricia Alves, who was previously convicted for killing a woman, was on Tuesday charged with the attempted murder of an elderly woman, whom she allegedly beat as part of a “spiritual...

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Police files not ready to begin proceedings in MFK murder conspiracy case

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:30
Leon Lindo, the police officer implicated in a conspiracy to murder businessman Mohamed Khan, yesterday made an appearance in court but the police files were not ready for the proceedings to begin.

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Suspect in Digicel store hold-up held after being sighted near crime scene

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:29
Three bandits robbed a Digicel store on Sheriff Street, Campbellville on Wednesday and one of the men was held a day later after being spotted in the vicinity.

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Commonwealth to set up centre of excellence for small states

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:28
(Barbados Nation) The Commonwealth Secretariat is moving ahead with plans to set up a Centre of Excellence for Small States. This was disclosed by outgoing Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh...

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Teen denied bail on attempted murder charge

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:27
A youth accused of wounding a man with the intention of murdering him was yesterday refused bail after being arraigned in a city court.

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Bulkan meets with Guyana Water Inc management

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:26
On July 1, the Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan visited the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) to meet with officials and advised “GWI is now within the purview of the new Ministry as a vital arm...

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Known character charged with armed robbery

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:25
Delroy Park, who is known to the police and the court was on Wednesday slapped with a charge of robbery under arms when he appeared at the Whim Magistrate’s Court.

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Recht door Zee housing development to include schools, improved roads

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:24
Minister within the Ministry of Communities Keith Scott identified construction of schools and improved road and drainage networks, among other areas that can be enhanced to ensure a good life for...

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Shaheed Orphanages seek help to improve its facilities

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:23
As the Muslim world observes the month of Ramadan, the management of the Shaheed Orphan-ages is seeking financial assistance from members of the public to complete projects aimed at improving the...

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Ministry commits to working with mining stakeholders

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:22
Minister of Governance and MP Raphael Trotman on Friday assured members of the Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) that the new administration plans to collaborate with mining...

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Harmon ridicules suggestions of APNU+AFC coalition collapse

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:21
Minister of State Joseph Harmon says suggestions that the governing APNU+AFC coalition is falling apart is ridiculous, while insisting that the alliance is solid and is working together as a single...

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Cuba, an Internet laggard, opens Wi-Fi hotspots across country

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:04
Havana, (Reuters) – Cuba has opened 35 Wi-Fi access points nationwide, offering unprecedented online access in a country that until now has restricted use of the Internet to an elite few.

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Minister Amna Ally will have to be almost apolitical in her job

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:03
Dear Editor, It is true, I googled it, and there is none. There is no other country in the world that has a Ministry (or Minister) of Social Cohesion.

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IMF warns of huge financial hole as Greek vote looms

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:03
ATHENS/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund delivered a stark warning yesterday of the huge financial hole facing Greece as angry and uncertain voters prepare for a...

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Cannabis cures (Part 2)

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:03
As noted previously, cannabis as medicine has been used worldwide for centuries; there are records documenting its use dating back to as early as 2737 BC.

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Australia paceman Harris a doubt for first Ashes test

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:03
LONDON, (Reuters) – Australia’s selectors may be spared the headache of choosing who to leave out of the team’s pace bowling unit for the first Ashes test against England after Ryan Harris was...

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Pope’s South American trip: defending the poor and the planet

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:02
VATICAN CITY, (Reuters) – Pope Francis sets out on Sunday to three of South America’s poorest and smallest countries, taking his message of solidarity with the downtrodden to prisoners,...

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Appeal should be heard quickly

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:02
Dear Editor, My husband Robert Gates, was sentenced to 4 years in prison for contractual breaches. The maximum allowable sentence is 3 years for these charges.

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Brazil police arrest another former Petrobras exec in probe

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 05:02
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Brazilian police arrested Jorge Zelada, former director of Petrobras’ international division, as part of an ongoing investigation into bribery and corruption at the...

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