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Leaders Guyana, Leewards front runners for U19 title

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 05:08
After a nail-biting win over the Windward Islands in the second round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U19 three-day tournament, table leaders Guyana face last placed Trinidad &...

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Sooba grilled over use of city resources, budget

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 18:17
City Councillors yesterday deferred consideration of a no confidence motion against Finance Committee Chairman Junior Garrett but they asked numerous questions over resources being used by Town Clerk...

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Chinese police shoot dead dozens after attack in Xinjiang

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:18
BEIJING, (Reuters) – Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua...

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ICC bans Moeen Ali from wearing ‘Save Gaza’ wristbands

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:52
SOUTHAMPTON, England, (Reuters) – England batsman Moeen Ali has been banned from wearing wristbands featuring the slogans “Save Gaza” and “Free Palestine”, the...

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Karzai’s cousin and Ghani ally killed in Afghan suicide attack

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 07:51
KABUL,  (Reuters) – President Hamid Karzai’s powerful cousin, a close ally of presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani, was killed today in a suicide bomb attack at his home, the...

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Despite rift, Linden groups sticking with PNCR – Solomon

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:25
Region 10 Chairman Sharma Solomon yesterday said despite the rift torn between the PNCR and some Linden groups in the recent weeks, he and other “disenfranchised” members remain committed to the...

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PPP seeking to bring Ramjattan, Hughes before Privileges Committee

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:24
The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) is preparing to move motions seeking the referral of the Alliance for Change (AFC) parliamentarians Khemraj Ramjattan and Catherine Hughes to the Privileges...

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Immigration office still applying birth certificate requirement for new passports despite court ruling

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:23
Despite a court ruling nullifying the recent birth certificate requirement for passport applications, the Central Immigration and Passport Office is asking all applicants to produce birth documents...

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Bodies of 2 missing Corentyne fishers found

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:22
The bodies of two Corentyne fishermen, who went missing after an alleged pirate attack at sea, yesterday washed ashore in Bush Lot, Berbice. The captain Deownanan ‘Rajesh’ Ravindranauth of Crabwood...

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Deputy Mayor files $15M lawsuit against Sooba

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:21
Deputy Mayor Patricia Chase-Green has filed a lawsuit against acting Town Clerk (ag) Carol Sooba, seeking $15 million in damages for defamation. Sooba is required to enter an appearance within 10...

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Readiness of society must be considered in addressing anti-gay laws – Ramotar

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:16
President Donald Ramotar on Saturday said that the readiness of the society has to be taken into consideration before changing anti-gay laws. “I am against any kind of discrimination as far as jobs...

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Sankar, Sattaur pilot Guyana to four wicket defeat of Windwards

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:15
By Delvon Mc Ewan   Inspired by leg-spinner Steven Sankar’s five-wicket haul on the final day of the second round West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-19 match, Guyana recorded a...

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Beaton – The Unbeaten Amazon Warrior Prince

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:14
By Cosmo Hamilton   Ronsford Beaton, the lanky lithe prototype 21 year old fast bowler blessed with considerable raw talent, just two days earlier was entrusted with the immense responsibility...

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James, George qualify for 400m semis today

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:13
Team Guyana suffered mixed fortunes on the track, the court, the rifle ranges and the ring for day five of the ongoing Commonwealth Games is Glasgow, Scotland. Yesterday, quarter milers Stephan James...

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Police still hunting husband of murdered Crane woman

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:13
Vidol Rawlins, who allegedly fatally stabbed his wife Candy Rawlins more than a week ago at their Crane, West Coast Demerara home is still at large said the Police Crime Chief. Thirty-year-old Candy,...

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Cops probing reported shooting at Congress Place

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:13
The Guyana Police Force has launched an investigation into the reported discharge of a gun during the PNCR’s 18th Biennial Congress on Sunday afternoon, Crime Chief Leslie James has confirmed. Amidst...

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Buxton man charged over Ekereku wounding

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:12
A Buxton resident charged with wounding another man, was placed on bail yesterday at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. It is the police’s case that on 22 July at Ekereku Landing, in the Essequibo...

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PNCR youth leader claims verbally abused over support for Norton campaign

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:12
The National Secretary for the youth arm of the PNCR has vowed to renounce the party over verbal abuse he has suffered at the hands of fellow group members for supporting Aubrey Norton’s aborted...

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Granger says party yet to discuss no-confidence vote proposal

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:12
Returned PNCR leader David Granger said the party is yet to discuss whether it will support the no-confidence motion the Alliance For Change (AFC) has vowed to bring against the government because it...

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Turkeyen body stabbed to abdomen multiple times – autopsy

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 05:11
An autopsy carried out on the skeletal remains of an unidentified woman, found in a clump of bushes along the Turkeyen Road, East Coast Demerara last Thursday, revealed that the woman was stabbed...

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