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Deep South Rupununi teachers write local government ministry about salaries being paid into Lethem banks

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 05:09
Teachers of schools across the Deep South Rupununi have written to the Ministry of Local Govern-ment saying that they cannot comply with a directive that they open bank accounts in order to receive...

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Kako River’s discolouration fuels contamination fears among villagers

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 05:08
Pollution, believed to be the result of mining activities in tributaries of the Kako River, last month discoloured the water, leaving villagers worried that their only source of water could be...

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Guysuco’s Disrespect, Eye-pass and Other Corporate Iniquities

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 05:08
Culture of losses GuySuCo is a state-owned corporation. Readers already have in their possession firm details of how deeply mired it is in what I have termed “a sea of losses and indebtedness”...

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Feeding the elderly dog

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 05:07
Continued from last week I had promised last week to continue the discussion on the different types of commercial dog food on the market.  Dry food Mostly this type of food comes as dried kibble in a...

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Memorable musical moments

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 05:07
For each of us there is the memory of a particular performance of a song at a particular time that stirred us deeply in some way, creating such an impact, for different reasons, that the memory stays...

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Riddim Squad gets the better of Sunburst camptown

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 05:07
Riddim Squad overcame Sunburst Camptown by a 3-1 score line in their quarterfinal showdown when the Namilco sponsored Fruta Conquerors One Love football festival continued at the Tucville Community...

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Where is the money coming from?

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 05:06
Grief and anguish The budget debate might be over but not the grief and anguish of the Guyanese people.  At least, so it would seem from the ever-widening gap between their income and expenditure, a...

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RDC not fully represented in Region 10, gov’t negotiations on Linden agreement – AFC Councillor

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 19:35
AFC Region 10 Regional Democratic Council (RDC) member Audwin Rutherford has voiced concern about the composition of the region’s team that is continuing negotiations with government for...

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First Surinam Pilot-in-Command arrives

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 15:56
Astrid Deira (centre) the first female Surinam Pilot-in-Command to fly a Boeing 737, being congratulated by SLM staff today at the Timehri airport She guided Surinam Airways (SLM) Flight 421 – her...

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First female Surinam Pilot-in-Command completes mission

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 15:44
Astrid Deira, the first female Surinam Pilot-in-Command to fly a Boeing 737, guided Surinam Airways (SLM) Flight 421 – her inaugural flight – to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA)...

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T&T AG wants DNA testing for deportees

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:04
(Trinidad Express) Attorney General Anand Ramlogan wants anyone deported back home to be subjected to DNA fingerprinting. Employers who dismiss employees or otherwise prevent them from doing jury...

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Time to let old wounds heal -T&T PM says in tribute to ANR Robinson

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:15
(Trinidad Express) IT is time to allow “old wounds to heal” because the past is best honoured by “learning and letting go”. So said Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, one of the country’s Cabinet...

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‘Impact Albouystown’

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 09:55
The Guyana Police Force in collaboration with Heavenly Light Full Gospel Fellowship and Masjid An-Najm Social Centre of Albouystown launched ‘Impact Albouystown’ project yesterday, the first of its...

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Improving Albouystown

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 09:52
Commissioner of Police (Ag) Seelall Persaud (left) and other members of the Guyana Police Force, and residents gathered at the launch of the Albouystown Impact Project which was held at Hunter...

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Budget sub-committee fails to fly

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 05:14
With some $9.3B of estimated expenditure already cut from government proposed $220B national budget, the Committee of Supply sub-committee mechanism suggested by House Speaker Raphael Trotman to...

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Sooba to continue as ‘acting’ Town Clerk

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 05:13
Minister of Local Govern-ment Norman Whittaker yesterday announced that Carol Sooba will remain as “acting” Town Clerk, following a court ruling that her appointment last year as the substantive...

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Bishoo bags seven wickets on return to national side

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 05:12
Devendra Bishoo bagged a seven wicket haul on his return to the national side which dwarfed half-centuries from Trinidad & Tobago’s Darren Bravo and Evin Lewis yesterday on day one of the final...

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Opposition grounds $6.5B CJIA modernisation

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 05:12
The combined opposition late Thursday night voted down allocations totaling $6.7 billion for transport works, including the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) Modern-isation Project. Despite...

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Opposition votes down $1.1B Amerindian Development Fund

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 05:11
Government has failed to get approval for its proposed $1.1B Amerindian Development Fund, which the opposition voted down due to concerns about its potential misuse by the administration for...

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Bodybuilding now officially in Kerwin Clarke era

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 05:11
Whether you like it or not we are officially in the ‘Kerwin Clarke Era” in local bodybuilding. On March 29 before a raucous crowd at the National Cultural Centre, the muscle man dubbed ‘Chisel’...

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