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Essequibo Chamber head says ferry delays aggravating economic slowdown in region

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:15
The Essequibo Chamber of Commerce wants the damaged ramp at the Supenaam Stelling to be fixed urgently since it has resulted in undue delays and a downturn in trade.

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Lewis’s ton, Bravo brilliance seals one run win for Windies

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:15
LAUDERHILL, Florida,  CMC — Evin Lewis stroked an astonishing maiden Twenty20 International century but West Indies required all-rounder Dwayne Bravo’s guile in a brilliant last over, to beat India...

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Every day made marvellous by reading

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:15
If one had the power to give a child a single gift but no other, the gift to choose would be a love of reading.

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Foo, 151, Permaul 10-80 lead

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:14
A sterling batting effort headlined by Johnathan Foo’s 152 and another career 10-wicket haul from skipper Veerasammy Permaul helped Lower Corentyne surge to an innings and 122-run win over...

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A new regional context for tourism

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:14
A few days ago, Karolin Troubetzkoy, the President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), spoke to the media about some of the challenges that she believes now face the tourism sector...

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Trophy Stall on board for today’s President’s Cup meet

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:13
Top government officials are expected to attend today’s Rising Sun Turf Club President’s Cup horse race meet at the Rising Sun Turf Club which yesterday benefited from a massive investment by the...

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Robb St businesses say parallel parking, meters will drive commerce out of city

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:13
Between the now year-old transition from diagonal to parallel parking and the impending implementation of controversial parking meters in the central business district, some Robb Street...

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AFC backing Carrington’s move to relax ganja use penalty – Ramjattan

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:13
Alliance for Change (AFC) Leader and Minister of Public Security Khemraj Ramjattan has said that his party is in full support of the amendment to the Narcotics and Psychotro-pic Substances Act that...

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Wealth accounting and the green economy

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:13
Criticism The international community is grappling with the issue of properly measuring the wealth of countries in a comprehensive way.  People have complained for years about the inadequacy of the...

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Guyana’s proposed national log export policy

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:12
Introduction Today’s column concludes my discussion of Guyana’s extractive forest sub-sector. I shall return later to the issue of its governance, when I attempt a more general assessment of...

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Signing of Cummingsburg Accord was right decision for future of PNCR – Clarke

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:12
People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) General Secretary Oscar Clarke yesterday said that the signing of the Cummingburg Accord—which was the basis for the pre-election alliance between APNU and...

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Pacesetters, Ravens defeat Colts, UG

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:12
Pacesetters and Ravens basketball clubs overcame Colts and the University of Guyana (UG) Trojans respectively in the Open division when the Turbo Hard-Court Championship continued Friday at the...

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Songs as reflection

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:11
I did a television interview here recently along with Al Creighton and Ron Robinson on the subject of the arts as a propellant for social cohesion. 

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Government’s final offer to public servants is disappointing

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:04
Dear Editor, The APNU+AFC government’s final offer on wages and salaries increases for public servants for 2016 is disappointing and leaves much to be desired.

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Bolivia accuses mining leader and two others of minister’s murder

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:03
LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivia yesterday formally accused three miners of the murder of Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes this week, including the president of the federation that had...

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Qualified teacher waiting months to hear from Teaching Service Commission

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:03
Dear Editor, In a recent conversation with a young relative, she lamented to me that she, a qualified teacher, was looking to return to the profession but was having much difficulty.

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Nadal aims to carry Olympic boost into US Open

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:03
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal was exhausted yet exhilarated following his emotional return to action at this month’s Rio Olympics after an injury-absence and is looking forward to...

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Turkey ratchets up Syria offensive, says warplanes hit Kurdish militia

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:03
KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) – Rebels supported by Turkey fought Kurdish-backed forces in northern Syria yesterday, as Ankara ratcheted up its cross-border offensive by saying it had launched air...

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What if you miss the ferry?

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:03


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The parking meter contractor should be paid only 10% of revenues for 50 years

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 02:02
Dear Editor, I refer to your headline in the Friday August 26 edition of the Stabroek News: ‘Parking meters company recruiting staff -though city still to act on damning findings about...

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