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Ramotar promises investors highly-educated work force

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:30
With Guyana recognised as a “real contender” in the region for the outsourcing industry, President Donald Ramotar yesterday said his administration is working on creating a highly-educated workforce...

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Dismembered body of woman found at Annandale

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:29
The dismembered body of an unidentified woman was found at the Annandale foreshore yesterday morning. The head, legs and arms were found later at the foreshore after the water receded at about 12:10...

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Qualfon opens US$4M Providence campus

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:28
Eleven years ago, a young woman journeyed from Mexico to Guyana to determine the feasibility of opening an office for the business process outsourcing company with which she worked. As the plane...

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Cops seek clues in schoolgirl’s death

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:27
Police yesterday continued to comb the area where the body of schoolgirl Alicia Alli, 15, was found in hopes of finding out more about her death, Crime Chief Leslie James said. In addition, a male...

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Giftland Mall for Independence Day opening

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:26
The new multi-million dollar Giftland Mall, which is nearing completion at Turkeyen, East Coast Demerara, is set to be opened on Independence Day May 26, 2015. Giftland President Roy Beepat told...

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Father jailed 13 years for killing daughter

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:25
Charles Albert, who killed his daughter in 2011 at Corriverton was sentenced to thirteen years imprisonment yesterday by Justice Brassington Reynolds. Albert, 54, of Lot 56 Princetown, Corriverton,...

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Giftland to be exclusive Levi’s and Dockers retailer

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:24
Giftland signed a deal yesterday to house their first “stand alone concept store” in the Caribbean for internationally-known brands Levi’s and Dockers. The store will be one of those housed in the...

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GPL misses some key targets

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:22
The Guyana Power and Light (GPL) missed several key targets in 2014 including in relation to the number of blackouts and the utilities commission will be reviewing the company’s performance and...

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Man gets 14 more years in jail after admitting to killing ex

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:21
Rudolph London, 43, will be spending the next 14 years in jail for killing his former partner, Shaunell Warrick. London, 43, who was originally charged with Warrick’s murder but pleaded to the...

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Woman on trafficking charge after Ogle airport cocaine-in-flour bust

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:20
Marsha Maria de Caires, accused of trying to smuggle cocaine onto a flight to Barbados, was yesterday remanded to prison after she appeared in court facing a charge of cocaine trafficking. de Caires,...

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Vanessa Kissoon denies being arrested over disruption at meeting

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:19
APNU parliamentarian Vanessa Kissoon has denied being arrested for disrupting a PPP meeting and has called on Guyanese to denounce the intolerance of freedom of expression in Linden and Guyana even...

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Gregory Smith was not agent for PNC gov’t or Burnham

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:18
Gregory Smith, the man long implicated in the murder of Dr Walter Rodney, was not an agent of the then PNC government or then Prime Minister Forbes Burnham, according to his sister, Anne Wagner....

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Canal boy shot after accident ruckus

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:17
A 17-year-old boy of Canal No 2 Polder, West Bank Demerara sustained gunshot injuries to his foot while rendering assistance during an accident involving a truck and a car early yesterday morning in...

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Crum-Ewing’s parents protest

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:16
The parents of slain political activist, Courtney Crum- Ewing yesterday continued protests outside of the Attorney General’s Chambers on Carmichael Street. Donna and Eustace Harcourt say that they...

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Australia sets up final showdown with New Zealand

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:16
(ICC) India’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 campaign, colourful and vibrant and fearless, ended with a whimper yesterday, allowing Australia to set up a title clash against trans-Tasman neighbours and...

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Dolphin Secondary, Chase Academy to clash in final

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:15
Dolphin Secondary and Chase Academy will contest the finale of the third annual Milo Secondary Schools u-20 football tourney, defeating champion Lodge Secondary and Morgan Learning Centre...

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Discipline, hard work led to four-day title

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:13
Guyana Jaguars skipper Leon Johnson who now joins an elite cadre of Guyanese cricketers that have won a Regional four-day title, said the discipline and hard work displayed by his team throughout the...

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T&T minister apologises over child-of-rape remark

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:05
(Trinidad Express) In response to widespread condemnation over her contribution in Parliament on Wednesday in which she decried Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley as a child of rape, Minister in the...

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Rice farmers are having a difficult time

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:05
Dear Editor, On Tuesday, March 24, I decided to go down on the ground to get a first-hand look at the rice fields and hear complaints from farmers, and the reasons they are suffering at this time. I...

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Lee Kuan Yew tried to lift the lot of his people rather than calculate what he could seize for himself

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:04
Dear Editor, Amidst the sharp controversies and dull, brittle evasions surrounding the royal lifestyles of the grasping political greedy in this country, an old man died far away. President Obama...

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