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Reflections on another birthday

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 05:11
A few weeks, it seems, since the last one, a new birthday has come along – the 81st no less, hardly believable when one thinks how not so long ago one could joyfully spring up stairs three at a time...

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Good Hope resident reaches out to fire victims

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 05:11
The family of seven left homeless after fire flattened a one bedroom shack in Good Hope on the East Coast Demerara on Tuesday has been given a place to stay by a resident in the village. Yamkumeran...

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North East La Penitence defeats East Ruimveldt

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 05:11
North East La Penitence defeated East Ruimveldt 2-0 in their quarterfinal matchup when the first annual Grassroots Foundation inter-ward knockout football tourney continued at the Georgetown Football...

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Nominal fees to be charged for vehicles entering parks, gardens today

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 05:10
The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNRE) in collaboration with the Protected Areas/National Parks Commission advises that nominal fees will be charged for vendors and patrons wishing to take their...

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Jamaica snatch honours as Barbados stumble

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 05:10
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Jamaica defied a half-century from Shane Dowrich to grab an early advantage over Barbados in their Headley/Weekes Trophy semi-final here yesterday. Left-arm fast bowler...

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Danuta Radzik: A dislike for injustice

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 05:10
A dislike for injustice is what led to Danuta Radzik becoming a women’s activist, and after more than 30 years in the field she cannot turn a blind eye to people abusing power especially in relation...

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Sunken Korea ferry relatives give DNA swabs to help identify dead

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 05:10
JINDO/MOKPO, South Korea (Reuters) – Some relatives of the more than 200 children missing in a sunken South Korean ferry offered DNA swabs yesterday to help identify the dead as the rescue...

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Way of the Cross

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:14
The St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church of Portuguese Quarter, Port Mourant, Corentyne held a outdoor Way of the Cross along the Rose Hall Town Public Road today. The event, planned and executed by the...

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Way of the Cross

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:12
The St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church of Portuguese Quarter, Port Mourant, Corentyne held a outdoor Way of the Cross along the Rose Hall Town Public Road today. The event, planned and executed by the...

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Way of the Cross

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:07
The St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church of Portuguese Quarter, Port Mourant, Corentyne held a outdoor Way of the Cross along the Rose Hall Town Public Road today. The event, planned and executed by the...

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Way of the Cross

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:05
The St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church of Portuguese Quarter, Port Mourant, Corentyne held a outdoor Way of the Cross along the Rose Hall Town Public Road today. The event, planned and executed by the...

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Craig man shot in home invasion

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:36
At about 0145h. today, police say that Amarnauth Ramdeen, 19 years, of Craig Village, EBD, was aroused by noise in his home and on checking was confronted by three men, two of whom were armed with...

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Barbados to move to value-added sugar

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:52
(Barbados Nation) GOVERNMENT intends to put a stop to the high volume of sugar that the country imports, says Minister of Agriculture Dr David Estwick. Speaking at a symposium organised by the...

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Vice-principal of S.Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 08:47
MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea, (Reuters) – The vice-principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on what turned out to be a disastrous ferry trip has committed suicide,...

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Five charged with murder of Enmore businessman

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:25
By Desilon Daniels Five men accused of murdering kidnapped Enmore businessman Rajendra Singh were remanded to prison yesterday after being charged with the capital offence. Doodnauth “Pumpkin”...

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Further talks with US on hold until democracy project shelved -Luncheon

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:23
Labelling the US’ decision to proceed with the USAID-funded Leadership and Democracy (LEAD) project “provocative,” government yesterday said there would be no further talks on the initiative unless...

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West Canje man fatally shot in property dispute

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:22
A New Amsterdam businessman, Charles Henry aka Charlie Bristol, is currently in police custody in connection with the shooting to death of 52-year-old Errol Lindo called ‘Sono’ and ‘Son-son’ of...

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Bill for Aug 1st local polls still at AG’s chambers

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:21
Guyana is no closer to local government elections as the bill required to mandate the elections by a specified date this year is yet to engage President Donald Ramotar’s attention. During a press...

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Enterprise man, 75, gets 10 years for killing step-son

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:20
Seventy-five year old Albert Andries was sentenced to 10 years in prison by Justice Dawn Gregory yesterday in the High Court for killing his step-son during an early morning fight in 2012. Andries,...

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Alleged sender charged over cocaine in mail plot

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:19
Niron Wilson, the man accused of providing a Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) officer with cocaine to post in the mail, was yesterday remanded to prison on a drug trafficking charge. Wilson, 35, of 38...

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