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Narine leaves Amazon Warriors to reunite with KKR family

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 19:40
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Off-spinner Sunil Narine has switched allegiance to reigning Caribbean Premier League champions Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in a move that will see him reunited with...

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Chanderpaul was not forced to retire says WICB

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 19:36
ST.JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is refuting a suggestion that it forced veteran cricketer Shivnarine Chanderpaul to retire from international cricket so that he can...

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Ultra-modern facility for differently-abled persons on stream

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 19:01
The Government of Guyana, with support and funding from the Cuban Government, will soon embark on the construction of a state-of-the-art medical services and care facility to meet the needs of...

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Yesu Persaud pays courtesy call on President Granger

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:57
Guyanese businessman, Dr. Yesu Persaud (right), today paid a courtesy call on President David Granger (centre), at the Ministry of the Presidency.

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Lindeners benefit from land re-allocation

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:34
  After waiting for over a decade, 36 persons of Linden, Region Ten have finally been allocated house lots, GINA said.

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Eddy Grant visits President

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:38
Legendary Guyanese singer, Eddy Grant, today, paid a courtesy call on President David Granger at the Ministry of the Presidency, a release from the Ministry of the Presidency said today.

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GRA says seized uncustomed goods with revenue value of $20m in January

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:49
The Guyana Revenue Agency says that for the month of January it seized uncustomed goods with a revenue value of $20m.

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Ministry denies that number of contract workers has ballooned

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 12:27
The Ministry of the Presidency (MOTP) has denied that the hiring of contract workers has ballooned as reported in today’s Stabroek News.

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T&T man slain, wife clings to life after cutlass attack

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 06:35
(Trinidad Guardian) A Cascade man was gunned down while his wife was fighting for her life at hospital last night, having been beaten with a brick and chopped by the men who killed her husband.

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Hiring of contract workers balloons under new gov’t

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:28
Despite criticising former PPP/C administrations for subverting the public service through the heavy use of contract workers, the APNU+AFC Coalition government has not only continued the practice but...

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Parika Sea Dam farmer murdered

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:25
Five men are in police custody in connection with the robbery/murder of a 64-year-old man of Parika Sea Dam, East Bank Essequibo whose bound and gagged body was discovered around 6:20 am yesterday.

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Rosignol pastor charged over sex activity with girl under 15

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:24
Andrew Hannibale, aged 45 years, of Benneth Dam, Rosignol , was remanded to prison yesterday after a charge of sexual activity with a girl under 15 years was laid against him.

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Contestants for Georgetown election unveiled

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:23
With local government polls drawing closer, the candidates for Georgetown were unveiled yesterday and a fierce battle is expected in a new system where First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) voting can shake up...

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Rapist of girl, 12, gets 25 years jail

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:22
A man was yesterday sentenced to 25 years in jail after a jury found him guilty of raping a 12-year-old child.

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Overseas partners pledge support for Zika virus management

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:21
Although Guyana has only recorded one case of the Zika virus, both regional and international partners have extended support to the Ministry of Public Health in the management and control of the...

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5 years jail, $61M fine for taxi driver busted with over 90lbs of ganja

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:20
Saying she was sending a strong signal to drug traffickers, Berbice Magistrate Rhondel Weaver yesterday handed down a five-year jail sentence and a $61M fine to a taxi driver who was found guilty of...

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Drug mule gets 4 years jail over cocaine found in underwear

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:19
Drug mule Quami Cumberbatch, who tried to board a plane to Barbados with cocaine hidden in his underwear and in his stomach, was yesterday sentenced to four years in jail and fined over $2 million in...

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PPP says supporters tricked into backing APNU+AFC local gov’t candidates

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:18
The PPP on Monday said some of its supporters were tricked into signing up as backers for APNU+AFC candidates for the upcoming local government elections.

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Opposition wants assurance of independence for participation in state boards -Jagdeo

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:17
The opposition will not submit nominees for membership on some state boards unless government assures that it will not be involved in their running, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo said yesterday.

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Westminster single mom asks court to declare CH&PA’s attempt to repossess home unlawful

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:16
A second woman has moved to the court to challenge a move by the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) to repossess her home.

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