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Our ‘force ripe’ generation

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:01
Guyana is one of a number of countries in the western hemisphere where child-begging is a manifestation of poverty and while the practice may not be as pronounced   here as in the capitals and...

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Ali wins blitz chess in Suriname

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:01
NATIONAL junior chess player Sheriffa Ali maximised on her stay in Suriname with a first place finish in a blitz chess tournament last Sunday in Paramaribo. After helping Guyana to a second place...

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Mexico arrests four gang members in students’ disappearance

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 05:01
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican authorities yesterday said they had arrested four drug gang members involved in the kidnapping of dozens of student teachers who disappeared last month and are feared...

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Bandits ambushed by police at Prospect

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 19:54
At about 0330h. today, police say that three men, two of whom were armed with firearms, entered the home of Kalicharran Surujpaul, 43 years, of Prospect, EBD, and held him up along with his wife. The...

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PNCR hosts seniors

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 18:03
The People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Sunday 26th October 2014, hosted two events in commemoration of Senior Citizens Month. A release from the party said that in Georgetown, a team...

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Speaker asks clerk to summon Parliament sitting for November 6

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 17:50
Speaker of the National Assembly Raphael Trotman today disclosed that he has asked the Clerk of the National Assembly to fix a sitting of Parliament for November 6. His decision follows weeks of...

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Granger refers to `coming election’ in General Council address

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:12
In an address to the PNCR’s General Council on Saturday, party leader David Granger adverted on several occasions to coming elections and warned against factionalism in the party. In a copy of his...

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‘Wrong’ brother gunned down in T&T

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:45
(Trinidad Express) ANIL Jaikaran was shot dead in Marabella on Saturday night by people intent on killing his brother Ramnaresh Jaikaran, who had refused to end a love affair with a woman despite...

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Sugar output still dismal, Skeldon far below target

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:30
With its sugar output continuing to be far below expectation, the Skeldon sugar factory is preparing for the conversion of the current hydraulic dump system to an electric winch system which will...

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GRA Head says bought salvaged Prado at auction

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:29
Commissioner-General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Khurshid Sattaur says that a Toyota Prado imported by him was a used one thus the taxes paid was less than if it was a new one. Sattaur, in...

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Corentyne fisher stabbed to death

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:28
A Corentyne fisherman died at the Skeldon Public Hospital after he was reportedly stabbed by a fellow fisherman who he was drinking with yesterday. The fishermen were drinking at a shop opposite the...

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Happy Acres woman dies in accident

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:27
A 58-year-old woman was struck down and killed on the Happy Acres Public Road on Saturday night. Dead is Joan Williams of Happy Acres, East Coast Demerara. When Stabroek News spoke with the woman’s...

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Phone robbery seen behind fatal stabbing of nurse

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:26
Police are yet to arrest anyone for the killing of James Peter, the nurse from India who was fatally stabbed to his neck over a phone as he waited to see the Diwali motorcade. His friends say that...

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GCAA to probe Travelspan’s ticket sales for Dynamic Airways

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:25
The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) will launch an investigation to see if there have been any infractions as it relates to Travelspan selling tickets for Dynamic Airways as the latter airline...

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Contemptuous to say Parliament convening must await political talks – Ramkarran

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:24
Telling the nation that a sitting of the National Assembly must await the outcome of a meeting between the President and Opposition Leader demonstrates contempt for the people and the Speaker must...

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Linden IMC against hire car drivers demand for lower toll

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:23
By Jeff Trotman   Hire car drivers staged a protest on October 20th, calling for the removal of   a $20 increase in the toll   on cars crossing the Mackenzie/Wismar Bridge but the Linden IMC...

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Trotman to outline ‘way forward’ on Parliament

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:22
Amidst wrangling on a date for a sitting of the National Assembly, there will be no sitting this week as, even if the political parties reach agreement on a date, members have to be given at least...

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Salem residents want basic facilities at National Library branch 

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:21
Residents of Salem, Parika, East Bank Essequibo are pleased that a branch of the National Library was established in the village two years ago but lamented that the building still lacks basic...

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Guyana hosting Caribbean Statisticians

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:20
Guyana will be hosting the 39th Meeting of the Standing Committee of Caribbean Statisticians (SCCS) and the 24th Regional Census Coordinating Committee (RCCC) today. In a press release, Guyana’s...

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 Breast cancer message taken to Berbice High

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 05:19
Breast cancer is a leading cause of death in women around the globe while hundreds of women in Guyana had lost their lives simply because they were not screened in time. This is according to Dr....

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