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Honduras’ Miss World contestant and sister found murdered

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:32
TEGUCIGALPA, (Reuters) – A Honduran beauty queen has been found murdered just days before she was due to compete in the Miss World pageant in London, police said on Wednesday. The bodies of...

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Cuban doctor in Sierra Leone tests positive for Ebola

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 06:09
HAVANA, (Reuters) – A Cuban doctor treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the disease and was being sent to Geneva for treatment, officials said, the first Cuban known...

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Bandit dies, partner hurt after being run over during getaway

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:30
A bandit is dead and his alleged accomplice is in a critical condition at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) after they were run over shortly after robbing a woman of a quantity of cash at La Bonne...

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Cop charged with stealing $7.5M from police force

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:29
The former Sergeant-in-Charge of the Leonora Police Station is being accused of stealing just over $7.5 million from the Guyana Police Force. Aleem Subhan, 34, whose address was given as 403 Block...

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Farmers to get urea at $5,000

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:28
Seven thousand tonnes (140,000 bags) of urea fertilizer is on its way from Venezuela for farmers in Guyana. A release from the Ministry of Agriculture yesterday said that the fertilizer will be...

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Arson suspected in fatal Robb and King streets fire

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:27
The Guyana Fire Service is working with the belief that arson was the cause of the early morning fire at King and Robb streets which claimed the lives of two children on Monday, Fire Chief Marlon...

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Approval rating for President has fallen, sharp rise in those gloomy about economy

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:26
The latest round of surveys here by the Latin American Public Opinion (LAPOP) Project has found a decline in the approval rating of President Donald Ramotar and a sharp rise in those who think the...

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Kato secondary school likely to be completed early next year

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:25
The Kato Secondary School in Region Eight should be completed by the end of January 2015, according to Regional Executive Officer (REO), Ronald Harsawack. A GINA release said the REO accompanied...

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Complaint by KN against Nandlall with DPP

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:24
The complaint against Attorney General Anil Nandlall that he threatened the lives of the staff of Kaieteur News during a conversation with one of the newspaper’s senior reporters is now in the hands...

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Bullet grazes NAREI manager during robbery

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:23
A week of robberies at the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI) at Mon Repos, ECD came to a head yesterday when an employee of the institute was shot while attempting to...

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Student/mason accused of being chain snatcher

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:22
An 18-year-old, said to be a Freeburg Secondary School student, was yesterday charged in a city court with stealing a gold chain. It was alleged that Devin Green, of 112 East La Penitence, stole a...

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Robbery accused faces more charges

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:21
Randy Rampersaud, who appeared in court on Monday charged with armed robbery, made a second appearance in court yesterday on four other charges. Rampersaud, 26, a DVD vendor of 124 Middle Road, La...

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Local gov’t ministry withdraws appointment of Plaisance overseer

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:20
The Ministry of Local Government has withdrawn its recent appointee to the overseer post at the Industry/Plaisance Neighbourhood Democratic Council (NDC) and re-advertised the position after a...

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Labour Ministry intervenes as GGMC workers continue strike

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:19
A strike by Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) workers continued into a second day, while the Ministry of Labour moved to resolve the dispute. The Ministry of Labour facilitated a meeting...

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NEW GPC cleared for continued exports to US

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:18
The United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) recently completed a current Good Manufactur-ing Practices (cGMP) inspection of the NEW GPC INC. facility located on the East Bank of Demerara...

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Water treatment plant commissioned at GPHC

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:17
The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Friday commissioned a $34.5M water treatment plant to provide safer water for both patients and staff at the facility, a release from the...

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North Georgetown rules in the pool

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:17
By Delvon Mc Ewan Once again the North Georgetown District/ District 11 has dominated the other districts to top the swimming segment of the 54th National Schools Championship yesterday at the...

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Gaskin upsets Mc Kenzie to win 10k race

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:16
Guyana’s premier junior distance athlete, Matthew McKenzie was touted to win yesterday’s 10km road race of this year’s 54th edition of the National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field...

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Pregnant woman among trio remanded on ganja trafficking charge

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:16
A pregnant woman was among three persons who were remanded to prison yesterday after police charged them with being in possession of marijuana for drug trafficking. Natoya Osborne, 19, and her...

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Port Mourant TC roll over Jaguars

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 04:05
Port Mourant Training Center (PMTC) were crowned champions of the 2nd Annual Rollers Old Boys Lien Trophy Volleyball Competition after defeating the Port Mourant Jaguars 3-1 last Sunday at the Port...

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