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Date for Parliament can’t be lobbied – Clerk tells APNU

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:18
Clerk of the National Assembly Sherlock Isaacs has written to A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) stating that setting a date for the sitting of the House cannot be forced through lobbying. This...

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Ramotar seeking national response to Ebola threat

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:17
President Donald Ramotar yesterday announced plans to meet with opposition leaders and civil society to join forces in a national response to “prepare and protect” the country from the Ebola virus....

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Granger stands by decision to lock out Linden protesters

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:16
PNCR Leader David Granger yesterday defended the locking out of protesters at a Linden meeting last week Friday, while rejecting renewed criticisms that he was aloof. “I am a people’s person. I may...

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Chavez homeless centre to receive first occupants next week

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:15
By Desilon Daniels   More than a year after it was officially opened, the Hugo Chavez Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintegration at Onverwagt, Berbice will finally begin letting in occupants...

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Ex-con gets five years for attempt to mail cocaine in nail files

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:14
Sandra Daniels, the woman accused of trying to mail cocaine to Spain in a box of nail files in May, will be spending the next five years of her life in prison after being found guilty of the crime....

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US man cleared of cocaine in milk powder charge

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:13
An American citizen was reunited with his new wife yesterday after being found not guilty of trying to smuggle cocaine on to an outbound flight to the United States. Jermaine Carter was told by...

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It’s off!

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:13
DHARAMSALA, India, CMC – The ongoing pay dispute between West Indies players and their union, WIPA, has forced the team to cut short their One-Day International tour of India, a move that has...

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WICB Directors to meet, players blame Board for failing to intervene

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:12
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board directors were scheduled to hold an emergency meeting at 3 pm yesterday, to discuss the one-day squad’s controversial decision to quit the...

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Paradise boy dies after being hit by car

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:12
Dexter Peters, a 14-year-old Paradise boy, was struck down and killed by a car yesterday as he made his way along the Enmore Public Road. According to a relative of Peters, he had been sent to a shop...

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Greaves reclaims yellow jersey

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:11
With Team Coco’s withdrawal from this year’s ‘Ride for Life’ five-stage road race, first stage winner, Alanzo Greaves was able to reclaim the leader’s jersey yesterday. The Roraima Bikers standout,...

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Family mulls private DNA testing to determine if corpse is missing businessman

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:11
Relatives of missing businessman Mohamed Khan are contemplating doing private DNA testing to confirm if the decomposing remains of a body and head found a month ago were his, even as they await a...

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Samuels sublime…

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:10
DHARAMSALA, India, CMC – Marlon Samuels stroked another sublime hundred as West Indies crashed to a 59-run defeat to India in a high-scoring One-Day International here yesterday, but the result was...

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Nigeria says reaches deal with Boko Haram over abducted girls

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:10
ABUJA, (Reuters) – Nigeria’s government has reached a deal with Islamic militant group Boko Haram for a cease-fire and the release of around 200 girls kidnapped six months ago from a school in...

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Guyanese girl tops region at CSEC

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:10
Guyana has once again secured the regional award for top performance at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations in the person of Elisa Hamilton, who also topped the country....

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Caribs, UG Wolves meet today in rugby Sevens final

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:10
The experienced Yamaha Caribs and the game UG Wolves will clash in the final of the Golden Brook/Windjam-mer/ Toney Seven league today at the National Park. This highly anticipated match up should be...

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Troy Resources inks pact with gov’t for Karouni gold mine

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:09
Australian gold mining company Troy Resources Guyana Inc (TRGI) and the Guyana government have signed the Mineral Agreement for the company’s Karouni project with the company looking to start...

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Food prices soar in Ebola-hit countries, aid workers deliver rations

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:08
GENEVA/MONROVIA, (Reuters) – Food prices have risen by an average of 24 percent across the three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, as aid...

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Chicka D and Pizza D replace KFC, Pizza Hut

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:08
Got a craving for Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) or a Pizza Hut pizza? You’re out of luck as both restaurant chains no longer have a local presence and Friendship Hotel & Restaurant Holdings...

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Defending champs seek first win; spot in knockout phase

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:08
Winless since the beginning of the Petra Organization/Courts Pee football tourney, defending champs St. Pius will attempt to secure their spot in the knockout stage when they faceoff with F.E....

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Hurricane Gonzalo scores direct hit on Bermuda

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 05:07
HAMILTON, Bermuda, (Reuters) – Hurricane Gonzalo scored a direct hit on Bermuda last evening, knocking out most of the electricity there as it lashed the tiny Atlantic island chain with...

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