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Shop owner remanded on ganja charge

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:16
A woman who was accused of having a quantity of cannabis in her possession for the purpose of trafficking was yesterday remanded to prison after she denied the allegation. Simone McPherson pleaded...

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Child rights commission, CIOG mourn tragedy on Burma Road

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:15
The Rights of the Child Commission has called for a day of mourning and reflection and a minute of silence to be observed in all schools countrywide, in the wake of the tragedy on Burma Road,...

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Venezuelan fined for overstaying

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:14
A Venezuelan national was on Tuesday fined $30,000 for overstaying his time in Guyana, where he was on vacation. The charge against Rogelio Perez stated that he overstayed after being granted...

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Man refused bail over gold fraud charge

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:09
A man was yesterday remanded to prison after he appeared in court charged with fraudulently converting a quantity of gold and cash. Royston Harry denied the charge read to him by Chief Magistrate...

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Massacre at the Manuka Oval

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:09
 By Cosmo Hamilton In a cable from London to the Associated Press in 1897 in response to erroneous news that was being circulated, Mark Twain the lamented American author once said “The report of my...

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Local Gov’t Ministry hands over tractors and trailers to Region Three NDCs

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:08
The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, yesterday handed over 12, 65 HSP-Double wheel drive tractors, along with 12 Bison Hydraulic lift trailers, to 12 of the 14 Neighbourhood...

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GBA shortlists boxers for overseas engagements

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:08
The Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) has shortlisted 32 pugilists to go into training for possible selection for upcoming overseas assignments. According to a release, the association’s boxers were...

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Alleged ganja seller nabbed in police sting

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:07
A man who police have charged with possession and trafficking of narcotics was yesterday refused bail when he appeared in a city court. Sunil Persaud pleaded not guilty to the charges which stated...

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Conquerors replace Bartica Beacons

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:07
Two-time champions Fruta Conquerors will officially participate in the 25th edition of the Kashif and Shanghai football tournament, replacing relative newcomers Bartica Beacons. Initially left out of...

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Wounding accused on bail after self defence claim

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:06
Dexter Rosemay, accused of wounding another man in Lethem, was on Tuesday released on $75,000 bail after claiming self defence. It is alleged that on February 20th, at Lethem, Rosemay of Agricola,...

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Eddie Fredericks gave much in service to Guyana and the region

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:06
Dear Editor, I am saddened to learn of the passing of Mr Paul Edward (Eddie) Fredericks on February 18, 2015. I feel very fortunate to have met him briefly only six months ago, and in one short visit...

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Britton wins men’s singles at Mash TT competition

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:06
Southpaw Shemar Britton on Sunday stopped national men’s singles champion Nigel Bryan to win the men’s singles title as the National Sports Commission Mashramani table tennis competition ended at the...

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A member of the vanishing minority disapproving of what Mashramani now portrays

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:05
Dear Editor, I hereby declare I belong to a vanishing minority represented by Ryhaan Shah in the February 25 SN, which is willing to openly disapprove of what Mashramani now portrays (‘Which party is...

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On Bush turf, Obama blames immigration woes on Republicans

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:05
MIAMI, (Reuters) – President Barack Obama yesterday told Latinos that Republicans were to blame for holding up changes to U.S. immigration laws, urging them to hold Republicans accountable for...

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De Groot, Mekdeci among early winners

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:05
Raphael deGroot and Benjamin Mekdeci were amongst the winners when the Guyana Squash Association in collaboration with its number one corporate sponsor Digicel commenced its 2015 season with the...

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Hague man to do community service after copping to drug possession

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:05
A Hague man will be doing community service for the next six months after admitting to drug possession. Godfrey Alves was also fined $3,000. Alves was charged with having four grammes of cannabis in...

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Several arrests made in Essequibo Coast woman’s murder

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:04
Police on the Essequibo Coast have arrested several persons for questioning in relation to investigations into the murder of 74-year-old Surspattie Ramlakhan who was found dead in her home on Friday...

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U.S. charges 3 with conspiring to support Islamic State

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:04
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Three men were charged yesterday with conspiring to support Islamic State, including two who planned to travel to Syria to fight on behalf of the radical group, U.S....

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Weekes at 90

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:04
By Tony Cozier   OF all the numbers stacked against the name E.deC.Weekes in scorebooks the world over, 90 carries an unfortunate significance. It was his score in the West Indies’ first innings...

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Knowledgeable persons need to be brought together to chart a course for literary development

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 04:04
Dear Editor, I’ve been too engaged with personal work to respond as comprehensively as I’ve wanted to regarding the latest interventions on the Guyana Prize. At this point, addressing the specifics...

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